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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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House of Vans London X Studio PSK: Let There be Light

One of SEEN’s favourite venues is House of Vans in Waterloo, the skate park and cultural space bar none. We hear that until 17th December 2017 House of Vans London has partnered with Studio PSK, award-winning London-based design and creative studio, to transform Tunnel 1 into a shifting, multicoloured lighting installation open to the public.

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aqua kyoto: A Christmas Alternative

If the thought of Christmas with its attendant indulgences makes you long for the cuisines of other countries, then have a look at the winter menus on offer from aqua kyoto. A feast for the eyes as well as the stomach they have a lunch menu offering – essentially elevated bento boxes, which are as …

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Dinny Hall: A Shining Star

SEEN had the privilege recently, of hearing iconic jeweller Dinny Hall speak about her life and career in jewellery and design. She started off in the seventies when jewellery didn’t have the profile it has now, so in that sense she was very much a pioneer. She hung out with the cool musicians of the …