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Mother of Pearl founder Amy Powney on her new sustainability platform

The Mother of Pearl founder and creative director talks to us about the future of the creative industry, fashion’s impact on climate change and her new platform, Fashion Our Future

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Billy Porter on London Pride and being a fashion icon

The Pose star opens up about how far Pride has come since it began, and the roots of his iconic dressing

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Jordan Firstman on impressions, Instagram and internet fame

Some people went rather quiet during lockdown — not so Jordan Firstman, who became a hilarious Insta sensation. Jessica Benjamin meets the internet’s new funniest person

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A dark romantic soul: meet Lauren Auder

Far more than just a purveyor of irresistible neo-gothic pop, Lauren Auder is an important new voice who won’t allow the trans community to be ‘swallowed up and tamed’. Jessica Benjamin meets her

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Celeste won’t let anything — not even a pandemic — stand in her way

Celeste is set for very big things and is not going to let anything — least of all a pandemic — stand in her way

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Jimi Famurewa reviews the Tramshed Project: Palate-jangling brilliance

Jimi Famurewa finds just what he’s looking for at Shoreditch’s sprawling Tramshed Project

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Rich pickings: how the other half shops

Midnight browsing, secret changing rooms, deliveries to private jets and stylists on hand to bag the latest limited editions before anyone else… Is it any wonder the rich and famous have never seen a Chip and PIN?

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Salon society: highbrow nights out

Forget going to book club or arguing about Nietzsche over a few pints in the pub, Londoners hungry for knowledge are flocking to evenings of organised intellectual stimulation, says Alice-Azania Jarvis

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Jimi Famurewa reviews The Dairy Bermondsey: It blazes with confidence

Views aside, The Dairy Bermondsey’s radical new home is an absolute delight, says Jimi Famurewa

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Inside interiors wonderland Retrouvius

Adored by Damon Albarn and feted by Londoners in the know, Adam Hills and Maria Speake’s salvage store is having a fantastic year. Leonie Cooper has a nose around

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Why Pa Salieu is the rapper to have on your radar

And what a life it has already been: at 23, Pa Salieu has worked with the likes of FKA twigs, found himself all over the radio… and survived being shot in the head. Jimi Famurewa meets the most exciting, inventive and original rapper to come out of the UK in a long, long time

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Get to know Arlo Parks, the sound of young London

Signed while still at school and now lauded by Billie Eilish, Arlo Parks is a singer — and poet — on the rise. She talks to Tom Ellen about meeting her heroes, imposter syndrome and why she’s proud to speak of the experiences of queer people

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Annabel Rivkin's post-lockdown beauty guide

However you might be feeling after some of the strangest months in living memory, Annabel Rivkin has your essential beauty toolkit to face the brave new post-lockdown reality

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Jimi Famurewa reviews Chuku's: A rousing expression of cultural pride

In the heart of Tottenham, Jimi Famurewa finds Nigerian food being done loud and proud at Chuku’s

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Simone Rocha on how lockdown has shaped the future of her work

The past six months have been as strange for Simone Rocha as they have for everyone. But, as Lynn Enright learns, she’s relieved ‘the plaster has been ripped off’ the old way of working

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Is fashion going out of fashion?

Lockdown has changed our attitudes to what we wear and how we shop. So, asks John Arlidge, what does the future look like for the $1.5 trillion global fashion industry?

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You can now read ES Magazine on your mobile phone for the first time

To coincide with its return to print, ES Magazine has launched a new mobile site at esmag.co.uk

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Raven Smith: The Boy with the Pearl Earring

Emerging from lockdown requires all kinds of care — not least a subtle sartorial reboot. Raven Smith has one tiny, exquisite solution…

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Rick Owens on lockdown, new designs and Kanye West

Designers don’t come any more spectacularly individual than Rick Owens. As he launches his latest collaboration, Laura Craik takes a virtual trip inside the Paris lair of a true fashion iconoclast who’s only just getting started

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Afua Hirsch: my life in fashion

Finding ways to express her identity through fashion in the worlds she inhabited was a difficult journey. Now Afua Hirsch has arrived

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In praise of: The French House

…and the outdoor dining revolution. On his return to London’s top tables, Jimi Famurewa finds a Soho legend flying the Tricolore for post-lockdown bonhomie

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Laura Craik on LFW’s digital emancipation

Plus finding your own unique dress of the season and London’s unmasked litterbugs

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Meet the Londoners staying childless to save the planet

A growing number of Londoners are choosing not to procreate in an effort to save the planet. Kate Wills meets them

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The best at-home office equipment

For optimum productivity and top-notch style, shop these home-working heroes

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25 signed versions of this super popular NHS tote bag are now on sale

All profits from the tote bag will go directly to NHS Charities Together, a not-for-profit conglomeration of 250 good causes attempting to raise £1 million every day for hospitals

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Buy this cool Kurt Geiger x ES Magazine tote to raise money for NHS

All profits from the £20 bag will go directly to NHS Charities Together, a not-for-profit conglomeration of 250 good causes attempting to raise £1 million every day for hospitals

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How to create the perfect herb garden at home

If you’re stuck inside, use the time to get crafty in the garden (or on your window ledge) and grow your own flavour-filled herbs

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Meet the Rich Brothers and their top tips for keeping a London garden

Between winning gold at the Chelsea flower show, designing gardens for Chanel and their on-screen rivalry with TV OG Charlie Dimmock, brothers Harry and Dave Rich are giving your average gardener a run for their money. But who are they beyond our screens? 

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Mr Lyan shares his five favourite cocktails to make at home

Self-isolation needn’t mean kissing goodbye to elaborate Friday night drinks, thanks to these easy and delicious recipes

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Quarantine Cooking: Arroz con Mariscos, from Gizzi Erskine

This sumptuous seafood dish from Gizzi Erskine’s latest residency is made for cosy evenings in

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The ES streaming guide

What to watch on Netflix, Disney+, Sky and BBC iPlayer, by Henry Tobias Jones

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How to create an at-home Montessori for your children

As schools, nurseries and playgroups shut their doors, the majority of children are staying at home with their parents. Simone Davies, author of The Montessori Toddler, explains how to bring the Montessori experience into your home

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The best books to read in self-isolation

... as recommended by London’s favourite authors and writers

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The US’s best-selling anti-ageing serum is finally landing in the UK

Why you should try L’Oréal’s best selling skin serum right now

 

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Five of the best beauty gadgets to have in your at-home kit

Upgrade your beauty bag with the top tech to buy now

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The Big ES Friday Night In: Nichola Joss reveals her ultimate facial

Make the most of socially distant Friday nights by following the ultimate facial guide from expert Nichola Joss

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The Big ES Friday Night In: Jason Atherton’s favourite home cocktails

The Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur shares his ultimate drinks to whip up in your kitchen

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The Big ES Friday In: Fat Tony’s perfect evening in

The fashion set’s favourite DJ on his perfect night — from relaxing with Corrie and a cheesecake to partying with Donatella Versace