Sunday 05 February, 2012

Review: Marni for H&M Video

By Olivia McLeod / Tha-One.Newness writer Following a string of designer collaborations, H&M is now to join forces with Marni. The television campaign has been posted online after much anticipation, after all, it was directed by Sofia Coppola (who also directed Marie Antoinette, Lost in Translation, the Virgin Suicides…), features Imogen Poots (seen in last […]

By Sadruddin Junejo / Tha-One.Music writer                   “Oh my God, Freddie Mercury’s back from the dead!” That was the first thought that popped into my head after hearing the opening track on the latest album from this peculiar bunch of pseudo-glam rockers.   First, a bit of background […]

Saturday 04 February, 2012

Top 5: Sweet as Candy

By Olivia McLeod / Tha-One.Newness writer    Refresh your spring wardrobe with a new colour palette of pretty pastels.  Seen throughout the catwalks such as at Mulberry and Tibi, this is a really simple trend to follow, and you can simply wear a flash of pastel in the form of shoes or a handbag, or […]

Saturday 04 February, 2012

Artist Spotlight: AM & Shawn Lee

By Sadruddin Junejo / Tha-One.Music writer What do you get when you combine a multi-instrumentalist cult favourite with a psychedelic musician firmly rooted in folk sounds of old?             A collaboration between said multi-instrumentalist cult favourite and psychedelic musician, that’s what! …I’m sorry? You were expecting a witty joke? Sorry […]

ByNatasha Coombes-Liddle / Tha-One.Newness writer 2012 is the year for designer and high street collaborations. These collaborations allow us normal Normans to get the designer look at a fraction of the cost, but only if we can get there before some entrepreneur clears out the shop and sells their spoils for twice the price on […]

Friday 03 February, 2012

Queen Of Hoxton

By Shams Albadri / Tha-One. Music writer   In the heart of…nowhere…Queen of Hoxton situated on the left, followed by a right then another left from Old Street Station is a spot certainly not for the faint-hearted. With the likes of Bell Biv Devoe’s “Poison” and Jocelyn Brown’s “Somebody Else’s Guy,” Hoxton (on a Saturday night) is certainly […]

Thursday 02 February, 2012

East Coast Drifting: Duo Dynamic

By Shams Albadri / Tha-One.Music writer We all have very intimate relationships with our MP3 players and iPods and whatever our fast capitalist world has sucked us into. However, if you break it down, there is a legitimate reason behind the late Steve Jobs’ genius creation (besides the obvious). It’s so we can walk down New […]

Thursday 02 February, 2012

Four Moments of Fashion’s “Bad Taste”

By Natasha Coombes-Liddle / Tha-One.Newness writer                 The latest Jean-Paul Gautier show paid tribute to the late Amy Winehouse. The models went down the catwalk with bouffant hair and smoking cigarettes, emulating Miss Winehouse at the height of her success. However, it turned out that the family had […]

Thursday 02 February, 2012

Article: The Roaring Twenties!

By Olivia  McLeod / Tha-One.Newness writer                     The 20’s in the US saw a time of great prosperity following the end of WW1, and with it evolved the flapper girl – think scandalously short skirts (knee-length and longer was actually scandalous once-upon-a-time), bob hair cuts and cloche hats. […]