Happy Birthday Mr. Lennon

Yesterday was supposedly John Lennon’s 70th birthday. As a New York newcomer, I really experienced the spirit of the city come together when I walked towards Central Park at night. They were screening Michael Epstein’s new documentary LENNONNYC (2010) at Central Park as part of the 48th New York Film Festival. Here’s a synopsis of … Continue reading

What does Heritage mean to us? LV sees Shanghai, Kenzo to Kabuki, Armani goes Nomadic

The ‘H’ word is back it seems – with new meanings. In the globalised climate, the issue of heritage is in the height of discussion (think the ‘Made in Italy’ crisis and Burberry’s shift away from plait and being quintessentially British). The term itself has shifted away from simply indicating geographical origin, to suggesting genuine ethos, promises, and … Continue reading