Katharine Hamnett T shirts

Some of the most outspoken voices in British culture have combined forces to represent the voice of British youth.

In support of Youth Music’s Build A Band initiative, which encourages young people to have a political voice via their music-making, legendary British fashion designer and ethical campaigner, Katharine E Hamnett has designed an exclusive series of organic, limited edition T-shirts featuring one of the iconic slogan designs she has become famous for.

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The men’s/women’s ‘REVOLTING YOUTH’ T-Shirts are available in black or white with slogans in a choice of pink, purple, orange or green. The T-shirts are a complimentary gift with every donation of £25 to Youth Music. You can find out more about youth music and Katharine Hamnett’s work together at youthmusic.org.uk/revolt.

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Andy Espin – fashion Photography

Established in 2005, Andy Espin Photography is based in the Midlands and specialises in fashion and music photography throughout the UK (including London).

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Fashion

As a fashion photographer, Andy is fully involved in the creative process, and works directly with models, model agencies, designers and fashion magazines. Andy has a wide range of equipment and experience in studios, on location and at fashion shows. Studios are hired where necessary, and location shoots are undertaken using portable lighting and backgrounds where appropriate.

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A model portfolio service is also offered. Each shoot is tailored to the style(s) the model requires in their portfolio, and typically includes high fashion, commercial, print/editorial and swimwear.

Sessions may be indoor or outdoor and can involve a number of set and clothes changes. Pictures are delivered on CD (including both full-size and smaller internet-ready images), and a selection of the model’s choice are made into high-quality A4 prints ready for inclusion in their book. Please enquire for current pricing and availability.

 

Events

A wide range of entertainment and corporate events are also covered, from festivals to conferences. A fully digital workflow is employed and photos are normally supplied digitally on CD, although images can also be sent to media agencies directly by e-mail, FTP or web-upload for particularly tight deadlines.

 

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Andy’s website is http://www.andyespin.com

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Pink and Lilly – T-shirts, hoods and sweats

You’ve launched your range of T-shirts; you’ve added to the collection with a few hoods, sweats, and maybe some headwear; but how do you then begin to convince retailers you’re an established clothing brand? That’s going to mean jackets, denim, knitwear, some proper ladies wear and the rest.

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A top end pair of denim jeans out of China can still cost £15.00 with a 1000 piece minimum, so unless your surname is Branson or Gates you’re about to hit the glass ceiling that awaits all small to medium size brands.

Now what? Well there is a half way house, where you can get a nice cup of tea and a leg up to the next level. Pink and Lilly bespoke manufacture all manner of more structured tackle, that will help you convince the big knobs that you’re on your way to becoming a major player. Customization, re-labelling, brand new garment patterns – it’s all do-able.

Fill them in on your plan for world domination:

caroline@pinkandlilly.co.ukwww.pinkandlilly.co.uk

 

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Dr Albert Hackett and the Hoxton Half Hitch

There has been considerable debate recently regarding the emergence of the half hitch scarf knot. In the old days, you knew where you were; a quick up and over, a splash of eau de cologne, and you were ready to receive your guests in the parlour.

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There was then a brief once-around period inspired by a certain Time Lord, followed ten years ago by the Hoxton half hitch, now sported by celebrities and hooligans alike.

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Having emerged seamlessly into the mainstream and questioned recently by comedian Sean Lock, we thought it was time to discover the inventor of this recent and potentially dangerous method. The earliest protagonist seems to be a certain Dr Albert Hackett, pictured here in conjunction with the release of his 1998 paper ‘Flammable Polymers’.

Dr Hackett

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Kneedeepinsleep – tshirt and clothing sale

Set up by one man who spends too much money on amazing clothing and another who has dedicated years to making amazing clothing, kdis was founded one year ago in 2006 and since then has strived to deliver you quality in every stitch and every drop of ink put into each garment. In short, Kneedeep is a clothing label for the connoisseur. Serving you clothing that is hand printed, not mass produced and given the care and attention many giant fashion brands have forgotten all about.

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Our clothing will appeal to those who expect the highest quality and strive for something unique. All of our garments are produced in minimum quantities, when they are gone, they are gone forever.

If you are tired of being seen in the same clothes as everyone else…look no further.’

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visit our site: http://www.kneedeepinsleep.com

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The BKSA Powered by a Deadman

2008 sees new clothing company ‘Deadman Kitesurfing’ teaming up with the ‘British Kite Surfing Association’ to become the official sponsor of the BKSA Race Crew at the 2008 BKSA Grand Prix events.

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After visiting last season’s events the boys were hooked on everything from the great venues & watching the UK’s finest pulling out their awesome moves, to the friendly party atmosphere the BKSA provide at all the events.

They wanted to be involved straight away, to raise their profile and help the BKSA boost the sport in this country.

It was at the events that they met their 1st Sponsored rider, Dan James who went on to become Junior champion 2007, ending a great year all round.

As part of the deal there will be an official BKSA & Deadman 2008 tour T-shirt being released on both the websites.

At the moment ‘Deadman’ are working on their new men’s and women’s range and the 1st ladies hoodies have gone down a storm so there’s loads more to come!

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Deadman are also working with a kite surfing instructors around the UK to offer deals to anyone new to the sport. If anyone is interested get in touch through their website.

You can find information about all their products and services at www.deadmankitesurfing.co.uk

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‘Holistic massage for T-shirt printers’

Holistic massage

How to scare a group of rock hard 15 stone un-shaven printers, well known for their tastiness in the punch up department? Easy; announce that a 6ft 4” ex model turned masseur will be making a weekly visit to October, to give them a damn good rub down!

“You want us to do what, take our shirts off, lie down on a mobile massage bench, and then some bloke’s going rub oil on us and touch us….. with his hands?” And then some language of the expletive variety was exchanged, as voices were raised and arms waved about in the air. It’s a sad thing to see so many men clearly uncertain of their own sexuality.

But we were determined to see this one through, and the annoyingly handsome Richard, pictured above, arrived with all his paraphernalia to give the lads a bit of a seeing to. Obviously as a father of three I had to go first, to prove that a heterosexual can have a massage and still prefer girls when it’s all over. It was rather amazing, and no, you don’t experience any sensations that you need to talk to your therapist about. And soon, one by one the condemned men requested a final cigarette and a blind fold, and in they went.

Now obviously no one spoke for the rest of the afternoon, clearly in denial, shuffling about and looking at their trainers; but over the last week it has gradually emerged that it’s the best thing that’s happened to them at work since a group of lap dancers came in for a thong fitting. Rather than avoiding the issue there are daily requests of ‘Hey Boss, you know that massage bloke, when’s he coming back?’

So if you want to get your shoulders loose as a goose and swing your hips like Elvis, check get in touch with the totally qualified Richard on 07769 917 244, or email: richard.butterworth@yahoo.co.uk for some upper body, back neck and shoulder, or obviously in my case the full Swedish.

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