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Monday, 14th Apr 2014
Established in the summer of 1982, Southsea Deckchairs are the small UK company responsible for the majority of deckchairs you see in our Royal Parks and dotted along the British coastlines. We paid a visit to Southsea Beach to explore the setting that inspired this enduring British deckchair company.
Classic striped deckchairs were originally designed so that each colour represented a different seaside resort, making it more difficult for them to be removed from their righful spot. Alongside our clothing collaboration, Southsea Deckchairs have created a limited edition run of deckchairs sporting red and navy stripes, based on the Fred Perry tipping dimensions. See our men's and women's collaboration collections with Southsea Deckchairs online and in our Authentic shops now.
Wednesday, 5th Feb 2014
London's Proud Galleries opens with a new exhibition this month, featuring a retrospective by photographer Colin Jones of iconic British band The Who. Whilst photographing the group, Jones built up a friendship with the band, gaining unlimited access to them on the road, backstage and at home.
In a series of intimate shots, Jones captures Keith Moon thrashing riotously at his drums, Pete Townshend sitting in front of the guitars he destroyed while performing and a candid shot of John Entwistle practising the guitar whilst his mother darns his socks.
The exhibition is a must-see for fans and photography lovers alike, shedding new light on a band regarded as one of the most important British rock groups of all time. Hosted at Proud's Camden gallery space, the exhibit opens on the 6th February and will run until 23rd March 2014.
Wednesday, 4th Dec 2013
Photographers Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon have produced a new book documenting the London Punk scene from 1976 to 1977. Available in a limited edition run of 1,000, PUNKS features 80 pages of images alongside an accompanying essay by the duo.
Rather than shooting their subjects unaware, Knorr and Richon enaged directly with young Punks, asking them to play up to the camera and interact. Describing the process, Knorr reflects: "our starting point was to get away from the candid photography strategy of the invisible but hit and run photographer...we chose a direct confrontation with our subject." The images were first exhibited at The Photographers' Gallery in 1978, before being exhibited as part of Another London at the Tate Britain in 2012.
PUNKS is available via GOST Books now.
All images courtesy of GOST Books / Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon