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Luella Bartley to Bring her Inimitable Style to Calvin Klein Jeans

SEEN waits with bated breath to see what Luella Bartley will bring to Calvin Klein Jeans, an appointment that puts her in charge of all CK denim products, working under Creative Director Pieter Mulier and Chief Creative Officer Raf Simons, who helmed a successful show at NYFW recently, where a twisted take on Americana debuted under sculptures by Sterling Ruby.

Bartley formerly worked briefly with Kate Hillier for Marc by Marc Jacobs from 2013 – 2015, their short time there marked out by their bold Frank Purcell graphics and rebellious style. Then the pair designed their own line, Hiller Bartley, which was informed by hunting, Savile Row tailoring and punk. Doubtless Calvin Klein will welcome Bartley’s irreverent British twist for the classic American label.

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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 …