The iconic ivy league and modernist retailer is always worth a visit if you happen to be in the Baker Street area of London. But now, you don’t have to be in the area, with the introduction of online shopping at John Simons.
Back in November, we mentioned that the new Lambretta LN scooter was priced up for the UK, with other models to follow. Well, new models have just landed, with one retailer offering a number of variations of the new Lambretta scooter for the UK.
If the name is familiar, it’s perhaps from the Max and the Lost Note book or indeed, from the essential The Ivy Look book, both of which he authored. Well, staying on that 60s jazz/modernist tip, Graham Marsh has a new book on the market soon, specifically Coast to Coast […]
Not as interesting as perhaps the title suggests, the Modernist Magazine is primarily about modernism in the design and architecture sense. Although the opening issue does contain a feature about mods too. The magazine is the work of the Manchester Modernist Society, which organise events and talks around midcentury and […]
Ignore the wacky models and check out these newly-launched Uniqlo x Blue Note Records t-shirts, which are both varied and cheap. Uniqlo has teamed up with Blue Note for a range of shirts based on classic album sleeves or the fonts used on the sleeves.Dexter Gordon's Go and Joe Henderson's […]
We mentioned about the new store coming a few weeks back, but now we have details of the actual opening of the new J. Simons. Just to remind you, the J. Simons store has closed in Covent Garden, with a new one opening at 46 Chiltern St, London W1U 7QR, […]
The old one has departed Covent Garden, but a new John Simons store (aka J. Simons) will be open soon, albeit in a different area of central London. The new store will be at 46 Chiltern St, London W1U 7QR, offering 'all the aspects of my lifelong experiences in modernist […]
Ok, I've put it off long enough – the lazy side of me has been overcome and I've finally got round to writing a review of The King of Carnaby Street: The Life of John Stephen by Jeremy Reed. Published by Haus, it's pretty much a 'warts 'n' all' biography […]