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09/09/2016

London Design Biennale – Somerset House

Today I visited the London Design Biennale at Somerset House. Bringing 37 countries/ territories together in London, with the Theme Discovering Utopia My morning started with Sir John Sorrell in Conversation with Ian Callum, Currently serving as Director of Design at Jaguar, Ian has been responsible for some of the most celebrated cars of his generation, including the Escort RS Cosworth, the Aston Martin DB7 and Vanquish.  The relationship between footwear and car designers has always intrigued me and I left the mornings talk feeling inspired that his idea of Design Utopia was similar... Read More

27/03/2015
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PARIS FASHION WEEK : 2015/16 ROUND UP

Valentino, we salute you ! The designers runway show served as a filming location for the movie “Zoolander”. Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and his nemesis, Hansel McDonald (Owen Wilson) strutted their stuff down the runway, sporting their infamous zoolander pout. Watch the footage here. Chanel took us back in time to the Gabrielle brasserie in the Grand Palais. Bow-tied waiters busied themselves clearning glasses and making coffees, while the models took their seats and browsed the ‘menu’. In terms of the clothes, it was a modern take on Chanel’s infamous tweed and... Read More

12/02/2015

Art Inspo: The Connor Brothers

Franklyn and Brendan Connor were brought up in California, USA. Their childhood however was other than the norm, having been brought up under the controversial Christian group, ‘The Family’, started by David Berg. It takes its roots from the hippie movement in the 60’s, and is based around the notion of sharing love endlessly – but often without acknowledgement of traditions or norms held in the current society. Berg himself believed the idea of  ‘love the sinner, but hate the sin’ [1].  The group sheltered the Connor boys from outside the community confines,... Read More

07/01/2015

Red or Dead’s getting hitched…

Well not quite… But we’re talking all things wedding related at RoD HQ, with our marketing exec’s wedding just 3 months away. After much debate over a cuppa and a cheeky hobnob, here’s our top 5 celeb wedding dresses…of all time! At number 5, it has to be the very beautiful Kate Bosworth, for the sheer simplicity and elegance of this dress, designed by Oscar de la Renta! Her simple hair and make-up off set this fit-for-a-princess gown and give it an edge (and when you’re that naturally beautiful, who needs false... Read More

07/11/2014

Have you heard?!

So we thought we’d give you the lowdown on what the team at Red or Dead are listening to at the moment; artists and songs we can’t get enough of in the office. Its quite a mix between the team, so there should hopefully be something for everyone! Let us know what you think @ Red or Dead London Twitter ! So first up is the American born Miloh Smith with her track French. If you like jazz, easy listening, and beautiful lyrics, this song is for you. Second up is London trio All About She, with... Read More

yohji, cape, red or dead, style, fashion, ss14, 18/06/2014

Red or Dead’s summer trend countdown

Hotting up our summer at number 3 is… ‘THE CAPE’ !… And no, not the superhero type, but the super fashion HOT type. As the weather is heating up, us ladies are getting our legs out, and there’s no better way to complete an outfit than with a beautiful trail left behind you; enter, THE CAPE. Depending on what style of look you’re going for, a long cardigan can often add a boho feel to your outfit;  a slouchy and easy style for example, coupled with some shorts. Or, if... Read More