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8 June, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Barnardo’s launches new summer trend book

The children’s charity Barnardo’s launches a new book One of a Kind in its Brixton shop, available from Saturday 9 June.  It has teamed up with London College of Fashion MA […]

Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom

6 May, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom

Brixton dressmaker Alice Bygrave was one of several nineteenth century female designers determined to make life easier for women cyclists. Women’s c ...

Mothers of Invention (l-r) Maggie, Lise and Fiona with a selection of offspring

Meet Brixton’s Mothers of Invention

1 February, 2018, 1 Comment

  A photographer, a designer and a copywriter walk into a bar. Over a drink they discover their pet hates are the same – how women are portraye ...

New year – new business?

19 January, 2018, Comments Off on New year – new business?

(sponsored blogpost) You might not see yourself as a high powered entrepreneur, but you may have a small dream of turning an idea or special skill in ...

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    Brixton Bleach – hair to dye for
    29 November, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton Bleach – hair to dye for

    Bleach London has opened its fourth hair and beauty salon here in Brixton. Bleach Brixton is run by Brixton local Alisha Dobson who says it was her dream to have […]

  • Toni Shand
    Hair and beauty award for Brixton resident
    13 November, 2017, Comments Off on Hair and beauty award for Brixton resident

    Brixton  resident and hair extension specialist Toni Shand has won the Hair Extension Specialist award at the annual London Hair and Beauty Awards. Toni, who who launched HB3 Hair Extensions two […]

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    Fashion Passion Love fashion show
    27 October, 2017, Comments Off on Fashion Passion Love fashion show

    The Fashion Passion Love show was one of the hits of Brixton Design Week. The team behind the show is planning to follow up their success on the catwalk with […]

  • Brixton Design Trail: a look back at the highlights
    1 October, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton Design Trail: a look back at the highlights

      A week of fun, reflection and lots and lots of love.  Binki Taylor, organiser of this year’s Brixton Design Trail looks back at some of the highlights. The shining […]

  • Lenique Louis
    Brixton resident in line for top business award
    19 September, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton resident in line for top business award

    Brixton resident and jewellery designer Lenique Louis is a finalist in the Black British Business Awards. As well as running her own jewellery company, she also runs an academy where she […]

  • Meet the Design Trail press gang
    10 September, 2017, Comments Off on Meet the Design Trail press gang

    A bunch of work experience students, aka the Press Gang, were set a challenge over the holidays. The 11 students, who had not worked together before were given a brief […]