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Remembering Generation X, dammit...

I’m not a massive fan of labels like ‘Gen Z’ and ‘Millenials’. However, when it comes to belonging to Generation X, it’s something I’m ...

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A Decade of Tattoos in South Korea...

It was not so long ago that tattoos in South Korea were entirely taboo; assumed to be reserved for those living on the fringes of – or entirely out...

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Introducing... MAOTA

Talking to Masa, the designer at Maota, was a little bit like talking to myself, which his wife Alisa [who is half-Japanese and half-German] also com...

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PTMAD: Uniqlo

In 2003, sci-fi writer William Gibson wrote the book Pattern Recognition, which prompted people then - and ever since - to ask me a] if I’d met him...

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Read the room, Streetwear.

2020 was the year I fell out of love with Stüssy. Yes, of course, lots of other things happened last year, but this is the sentence I’m opening wi...

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Talking Japanese?

The Japanese language is a hard one to learn, trust me; I’ve been trying to learn it on and off for nearly seventeen years [rubbish of me, huh?]. S...

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What We Can All Learn From Schitt's Creek

On Sunday night, Schitt’s Creek [finally] won an incredible amount of Emmy’s [9] for their final season - including a historic first wh...

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5 coffees a day while the consumer's away...

The BBC announced today that Pret a Manger is to offer customers up to five coffees a day if they sign up for a monthly in-store subscripti...

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Age before authority?

Campaign Live today is once again addressing the concern that adland prizes youth over experience after WPP Chief Exec Mark Read commented boasted...

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Empty Tokyo

For years we have been sold images of a frenetic Tokyo through pop-culture; whether it’s movie moments of a protagonist crossing the infa...

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Get Out and Vote!

Today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for [read: dreading] — it’s polling day! We get to vote on what has been claimed to be a once-in-...

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