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Christmas in July: Atelier Swarovski

SEEN never turns down the chance to visit Atelier Swarovski. As you enter their lobby, literally everything sparkles; all the more so if it’s a sunny day. It is at once uplifting and somehow disorienting. The facets catch the light and confuse your eye. There’s a sort of luxe perfection to the objects and jewellery, …

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Christmas in July Part 4: Heaven Looks Like Atelier Swarovski

SEEN had the great good fortune to visit Atelier Swarovski recently on a bright and sunny day. There was no better way in which to enjoy the beautiful homewares that were on display. Famed for their innovative use of crystal and glass, this commissioned collection did not disappoint. Alongside pieces by design luminaries Zaha Hadid, Tord Boontje, Ron Arad and Daniel Libeskind, Swarovski has collaborated with many talented designers.

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Lost in Music: Too Many Zooz at Ronnie Scott’s

SEEN had been keenly anticipating last night’s gig at Ronnie Scott’s by ‘brass house’ viral sensation Too Many Zooz. Having got themselves a name by playing their frenetic syncopations on the New York Underground, they have gone on to collaborate with Google and Beyoncé, signed with Ministry of Sound and have released the remixed ‘Warriors’. …

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Happy 9th Birthday to Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair

It gladdens SEEN’s vintage-loving heart to think of all the sustainable fashion shopping going on in the capital at the moment. This Sunday 22nd April one of the best vintage fairs around will be celebrating its 9th birthday, proving that vintage clothes are not just the latest trend: the demand for fabulous clothes from decades …