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Jessica De Lotz: Sealed with a Kiss

SEEN’s favourite London jeweler, Jessica De Lotz, has created a beautiful KISS Wax Seal Key Chain (from £171) that might just be the perfect gift for Mother’s Day (on March 26th), and a future heirloom to boot. Jessica has always been concerned with narrative in her work and draws inspiration from artefacts that she has accrued over the years; bus tickets, playing cards, old photographs and wax seals.

Jessica operates from a former piano shop close to Kentish Town Station. A visit there is to step back in time yet find something that is also determinedly modern, and easy to wear. The KISS Key Chain is no exception. Full red lips are offset with a beauty spot, set within a soft gold frame, harking back to old-fashioned Hollywood glamour, if not to the gilded baroque court of Marie Antoinette. Start dropping hints to your children…

Jessica de Lotz
49 Fortess Road
Kentish Town

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Drawing Under the Influence: Hayden Kays’ DRINK DRAWINGS

Well, this is refreshing – in every sense of the word. SEEN hears that artist Hayden Kays is feeling hung-over ahead of the opening for his first solo exhibition of 2018. The clue is in the title: “Drink Drawings” – a new show at For.Fuk.Sake on March 29th consisting of a series of intoxicating illustrations, …

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Port Cities play the Slaughtered Lamb

Canadian band PORT CITIES are still bathing in the afterglow of November’s Nova Scotia Music Week, where they scooped no less than five awards, including album of the year, digital artist of the year and entertainer of the year. SEEN has certainly been enjoying their beautiful vocals. In light of such accolades then, its only …

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My Furry Lady: the Art of Marion Peck at Dorothy Circus Gallery

SEEN can safely say that there is nowhere quite like Dorothy Circus Gallery in Notting Hill. It is the very antithesis of the white, clinical art gallery that abounds in the capital. From the beautiful yet disquieting pop surrealist art that is the passion of gallery director Alexandra Mazzanti, to the welcoming gallery itself complete …