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AUTUMN - WINTER 2016
CONTRIBUTORS t always brings me great pleasure to introduce a new issue of The Sett, our team is constantly growing and so is the content within it. We recently introduced Kidswear, Beauty and Grooming sections to the site, allowing us to showcase even more products from independent brands in a huge variety of different areas.
It’s thrilling to work with designers who are constantly pushing boundaries, who are brave enough to create collections and bold designs that haven’t been seen anywhere else before. We speak to D.EFECT (page 7) whose entire ethos is based on ‘the beauty of imperfection’ a message that is so strong in today’s digital society where social media and body image is at the forefront of everyone’s minds.
SARAH BURTON Photographer at Wolf & Badger Studios
We collaborated with Rixo on the design of our Autumn / Winter ‘16 tote bags (page 18), a designer duo who spend hours meticulously hand-sketching and painting their designs ready to be sent for production in a workshop in North London. We celebrate the fact that using sustainable materials, having pieces made in ethical workplaces is of such high importance to the brands that we work with.
After living and working in New Zealand, Australia and Germany, photographer Sarah moved to London this year and is inspired and excited by this city. She shoots fashion, travel, documentary and portraiture and loves to collaborate with like minded creatives.
Finally, we are so proud to reveal our main fashion story, ‘Elemental’, with parts of it shot for the first time in our very own studio space with our incredible studio team. We hope you enjoy the issue!
ANA-MARIA WILLIAMS Stylist
lot has happened at Wolf & Badger since our last letter in spring. We have moved to lovely new offices in Shoreditch and brought on several amazing team members to assist us further in promoting and selling the incredible brands we carry. Our new office also has a fabulous dedicated photo studio within it and we’re now proud to have officially launched Wolf & Badger Studios to produce amazing editorial inhouse on an ongoing basis: we are also now providing a variety of professional, creative photographic and video content for any brand that needs it. We hope that you like the A/W issue of The Sett and due to its now diminutive size, you will be able to carry it around with you everywhere! Thanks go out to everyone who has supported us in our journey of supporting the best independent brands and of course to our wonderful editorial team in putting this amazing issue together. Henry & George (Wolf & Badger)
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Ana-Maria is a graduate stylist from the London College of Fashion. As well as continuing her creative work, she also takes care of visual merchandising and personal styling across the Wolf & Badger stores.
KATIE TILLYER Still Life Stylist Katie is a freelance stylist who has worked with clients such as Burberry, Jaeger, Erdem and Victoria Beckham. Specialising in fashion styling and accessories still life, she is based in Clerkenwell, London.
MURAT AKTAS Hair and Make-up Artist Murat is an international hair and make-up artist who has worked with the likes of Marie Claire, Harpers Bazaar, Vogue, Elle and other major fashion titles.
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AU T U M N -W I N T E R 2 0 1 6
4 AUTUMN / WINTER ‘16 TRENDS
Showcasing the hottest trends for the season ahead
6 YOUR AUTUMN / WINTER NEED TO KNOW
We take a look at the stand out styles and hero products as we step into autumn
7 D.EFECT Get to know Lithuanian ready-to-wear label, D.EFECT
8 NEXT LEVEL DETAILS Jewellery trends to transform your look
9 GOLD DUST
18 RIXO AND THE ELEMENTS Read about our Autumn / Winter ’16 collaboration with Rixo
Your autumn accessory update
10 ELEMENTALS Soak up the elements with liquid metals, opulent textures and statement sparkles from head to toe
16 WINTER ESCAPES Find out what’s in our suitcase as we jet off to dreamy locations
19 THE CLASSICS We discuss the importance of a good accessory
20 COOL LONDON SPOTS AND WHAT TO WEAR TO THEM
The hottest hangouts with styling tips
22 INTRODUCING KIDS Mother and son duo, Misty and Atlas, help us introduce our new kidswear products
23 WOLF & BADGER X SWAROVSKI Cover
26 YOUR WINTER SKIN PROBLEMS, SOLVED
We spend 5 minutes with the most exciting design duo to emerge out of Egypt
27 THE BEAUTY SHELFIE A peek at the beauty products sitting on our shelf
28 HOW TO DETOX YOUR HOME
Get your home feeling fresh and ready for the winter months
29 A TOUCH OF COPPER The metal details that are creeping into our homes
30 BOHO LIFE
This season we’ve teamed up with the Austrian crystal powerhouse
Channel the bohemian way of life into your home
24 WOLF & BADGER
31 MADELEINE SHAW
MCMA London dress £420; Wild Hearts ear cuff £58. This page Scottacus Anthony jacket £1,500; Sankt top £275;
We take a look inside the newly launched photography studio
We take a look at the partnership between Raw Press and author and nutritionist, Madeleine Shaw
Christina Greene necklace £455.
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Louise Coleman £199
Flourish this fall with bold blooms against dark and stormy fabrics; these prints are too moody to be precious.
The Bee’s Sneeze £380
Bora Aksu £675
Louise Coleman £150
Linni Lavrova £99
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A - M M -E £250
Tonic London £60
Gizelle Renee £110 4
Elena Karavasili £380
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Xenab Lone £475
MSJ by Mira S Designs £285
WtR London £390
LEATHER A biker jacket will forever be in style; put a fresh twist on a classic with reworked fabrics and statement-making styles. Gyunel
Neda Tahniat £289
Urban Gilt £39
Sarah Baily £165
Park & James £320
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Veil London £595
SUPERSWEET x Moumi £100
Multi-coloured faux fur is the only type of fur to be seen with, so make sure it’s decadent and over the top. During the cold winter months your outerwear is pretty much all anyone sees, so remember that more is more and add some serious fuzz by D.EFECT or SUPERSWEET x Moumi to your wardrobe.
ELEMENTAL We have an inkling that the metallic trend is set to take over the world. We’ve seen it on everything from pleated skirts, and iridescent shoes, to magpie attracting accessories. This is a trend that’s set to get even bigger for Autumn / Winter ‘16, so join the metallic parade with the Okhtein bag that looks as though it’s been dipped in liquid silver, or the crushed foil effect of the Veil London skirt.
Autumn/Winter 2016 ... Need To Know
With winter just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the latest trends and styles to invest in for the new season. From statement coats that will stand the test of time, to the finer details like a hint of crushed velvet or a splash of metal, here’s what you need to know for Autumn / Winter ‘16. A-MM-E £65
A TOUCH OF VELVET
The Bee’s Sneeze
The most notable fabric of the season is the oh-so-strokable velvet, which ruled the runways last fashion week. Whether it’s crushed or coloured, this is one luxurious texture that will be making its way into your wardrobe for autumn. The Bee’s Sneeze have been leading the way with this trend for a few seasons now with their vintage inspired collection, made from fabric that has been hand-selected from deadstock in Belgian warehouses. 6
The Bee’s Sneeze £450
Rachel Balfour £410
THE FEEL GOOD BRAND
Rachel Balfour £695
The idea behind the Rachel Balfour Jewellery ‘animal collection’ is one story we can really get behind. The pieces were created with Rachel’s daughters in mind and the strong messages she wanted to pass onto them; such as The Unicorn: Believe in you and The Orca Whale: Always by your side.
Egle Ziemyte has always been a bit of a rebel, focusing on all that is different about the world. Her label, D.EFECT is based on this notion and its geometric, contemporary pieces are putting Lithuania firmly in the fashion spotlight.
Ten percent of all profits also go to Rosa, the UK fund for women and girls, so you can also feel good whilst shopping.
D.EFECT is based on the beauty of imperfection, how did this come about?
THE ‘IT’ BAG
I was always drawn to everything that was different. Beauty, art, everything actually, can be done in two ways, just like our social media profiles. “The normal way” is what we do in order to be admired. “The beauty of imperfection” way is the one that sees beauty in our natural selves, unique features and dares to be different. Our team is all about the latter; we are passionate about personalities, not clones.
Aren’t these bags a treat for the eyes? Yes, there’s always a new ‘it’ bag doing the rounds, but sometimes a new brand comes our way that we can’t help but stop and take notice of. With clean simple lines, beautifully soft leather, and autumn’s all important burgundy colour palette, these bags will look as good displayed on a shelf in your living room as they do draped across your body.
You’ve had a variety of different jobs including modelling, styling and working as a fashion editor for a lifestyle magazine, how did you end up getting into design? I have always been passionate about fashion design. As a teenager I participated in fashion competitions where I presented the most avant-garde collections. Later I started modelling and the fashion world just captured me. As a stylist, I was used to creating the craziest fashion stories, but as I grew up, I started appreciating fashion not just as a branch of art, but also as something that people use in their daily lives. This was the time I shifted from avant-garde fashion to wearable fashion.
Subella London £460 Subella London £460
Your pieces are made just a stone’s throw away from your office, why is this so important to you?
Think sailor chic and channel your inner Popeye, because nautical fashion is here. At Prada we saw white corsets paired with sailor hats, finished off with anchor-accented jewellery. Give a subtle nod to the trend with navy outerwear by Boo Pala, this is a trend that we are bound to see a lot more of.
I will always prefer good quality over “meh” quality, but I believe every fashion designer does. However, with big manufacturing costs, many are forced to compromise on quality. This is where I consider us to be very lucky, as being based here in Lithuania we are able to offer luxurious quality at accessible price. It all happens so close to our office, so we are able to visit them weekly to keep a close eye on production. What is the hardest thing about launching your own brand? I have one tip for emerging designers, enjoy the moment, it will never get easier. The hardest thing is to find the right voice to listen to. You meet so many people and hear so many different opinions about your collection that is easy to go crazy. Asians don’t like a certain colour but Americans are asking for more of it, the British want to see tight clothing but the Japanese want everything loose and the French don’t want anything at all! How do you know what to do? It’s easy to get lost but I soon realised that it is impossible to please everyone. What’s next for D.EFECT?
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I usually say “World domination!” because we have big dreams and ambitions. Expanding into accessories is one of my goals and we are finally testing shoes this season. D.EFECT is available at wolfandbadger.com and in the Wolf & Badger Mayfair store.
Neda Tahniat £699
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Klara Kostrzewska £34
Agnes de Verneuil £46
D E TA I L S
It’s so easy to get stuck in a style rut when it comes to getting dressed in the morning, to fall back on your trusty pair of jeans and cosy polo-neck jumper without giving it any further thought. But taking extra notice of the smaller details of your look can really take it to the next level, proving that the key to a polished look is not just about the clothes.
Christina Greene £292
STARRS LONDON £260
Edge of Ember £108
Wild Hearts £60
Gag & Lou £96 Maya Magal £165 GFG Jewellery £150
Kassandra Lauren Gordon £447
James Ganh £118
Liz Law £39 Tada & Toy £125 8
Lucy Ashton Jewellery £320
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GOLD DUST Nailing the perfect autumn look is all about getting the finer details right, even down to the last delicate ring you place on your finger, or the way that the glimmer of a watch immaculately pairs with the threads that run through your shirt. These are the intricate extras that will really elevate your look. Iridescent gold detailing is set to be a massive trend this autumn, but it’s all about adding the right details to hit this trend nail on the head. Choose watches by Laruze or Abbott Lyon for a quick flash of the wrist, or head down the more obvious route with a gold bag by Okhtein or Tovi Sorga. Wear them draped across your body or tucked under your arm with the strap as short as possible. Don’t be afraid of experimenting with colour in the autumn months, transition into the time of year with a seasonal splash of red; gloves by Gizelle Renee are made using the softest leather and will add a pop of colour to a bland outfit. Red bags by Subella London, Esin Akan and Mou London, as well as shoes by Boté a Mano add a quirky element when paired with monochrome separates.
Clockwise from Bottom: Okhtein bag £450; Laruze watch £169; Gizelle Renee gloves £120; Tovi Sorga clutch £485; Subella London bag £460, Esin Akan clutch £89; Abbott Lyon watch £120; Boté a Mano shoes £150; MOU bag £375. Styling and set design by Katie Tillyer. Photography by Sarah Burton.
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Soak up the elements with liquid metals, opulent textures and statement sparkles from head to toe. Photography by Sarah Burton | Styling by Ana-Maria Williams
Aloha From Deer t-shirt £36; Roamers & Seekers trousers £65; Galet loafers £225; Tyler & Tyler belt £35. Opposite page SUPERSWEET x moumi shirt £285; Funlayo Deri top £320; Zabel earrings £80; Tovi Sorga clutch £485.
SHINE BRIGHT Raishma top £130; A-MM-E skirt £210; Lucy Choi London shoes £215; Wild Hearts earrings £70; Wild Hearts bracelet £98. Opposite page SUPERSWEET x moumi shirt £285; Joana Almagro skirt £239; Funlayo Deri top £320; Porthia shoes £355; Zabel earrings £80; Tovi Sorga clutch £485.
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Top left Sarah Baily jacket £775; MCMA London dress £420; Top right Sania Studio jacket £260; Rachel McMillan dress £79; Stuudio Nahk bag £109; Tessa Metcalfe ring £145; Whistle & Bango bracelet £69. Bottom Sarah Baily jacket £775; Wild Hearts ear cuff £58. Opposite page Sania Studio dress £320; Christina Greene earrings £172; Neda Tehniat necklace £829.
Photography: Sarah Burton at Wolf & Badger Studios Fashion Editor: Samantha Emson Stylist: Ana-Maria Williams Art Direction: Timothy Turner-Sutton Hair and make-up artist: Murat Aktas Models: Bojana Šarac and Oliver Awin
Special thanks to Raphaelle Moore for sharing her knowledge of secret rocky outcrops in London and to Timothy Turner-Sutton for being an all-round legend.
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Roz Buehrlen £280
Lulu Hayes £310
Santorini is achingly beautiful, but it’s not all about infinity pools overlooking the caldera. This ever-popular Greek island has so much more to offer when you explore off the beaten track, from sunbathing on red sandy beaches to hiking up an active volcano.
Hebe Studio £156
EXPLORE THE VOLCANO Did you think the rock in the centre of the caldera was just an island? In fact it’s an active volcano, and you can walk around the crater. Either hire a private boat for the day, or catch a ferry there from the port beneath Fira accessible only by cable car or donkey. When you’ve finished exploring the volcano, sail onwards to the hot springs around the corner and take a dip in balmy bath-like waters. Just don’t wear a white swimsuit, or you’ll leave with an orange one...
Words and photography by Emily Cuthbert
FAVA ECO RESIDENCES Try Fava Eco Residences (through Airbnb) - a collection of eco-friendly cave houses, set in the village of Finikia just outside Oia. Every morning they hand-deliver a Santorinian breakfast basket with local organic products, and each apartment has been carefully restored in the classic blue and white palette. Artessorio £105
SUNSET SPOTTING Don’t leave Santorini without witnessing the most instagrammed sunset in the world. Grab a good spot (in either Fira or Oia) overlooking the caldera by early evening, and then watch in awe as the dreamy colours spread out across the ocean. 16
A Day in a Life £90
RENT A QUAD What could be better than whizzing around the island with the hot sun on your back, the wind through your hair and the salty aroma of sea air? Take to the open road by hiring an quad in Kartaderos just outside Fira. This is the best way to explore the island on your own terms - at some point, head via vertiginous cliff top roads to Akrotiri and spend the afternoon lazing on this stunning red sandy beach.
Catherine & Jean £18
Edge o’Beyond £120
HIKE TRAIL If you get the chance, walk the trail from Fira to Oia. It takes about 2-4 hours, so set off during early afternoon and you can time your descent into the sugarcube town of Oia with the beautiful golden hour.
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BALLOONS OVER BAGAN If watching the sunrise from a hot air balloon in Bagan isn’t already on your bucket list, then it definitely should be. Beautiful temples and pagodas dot the endless horizon for hundreds of miles. This is one of the most iconic scenes of Myanmar.
MYANMAR Now is the time to venture to the beautiful, virtually untouched Myanmar. The days of darkness are behind it, and now it’s future is looking pretty golden. The country is full of beautiful pagodas, fruitful rice terraces and warm, friendly people that were once off limits to us but now welcoming and ready to be explored.
Boté A Mano £150
SANDOWAY RESORT // Head to Sandoway Resort on Ngapali Beach where beautiful beach villas overlooking the sea await you.
U-BEIN BRIDGE Make the trip out to see the U-Bein Bridge; it’s the longest and oldest teakwood bridge in the world, spanning three quarters of a mile across Taungthaman Lake.
Due Fashion £55
HORNSTULLS MARKET If spending hours searching for hidden treasures in a vintage market is your idea of heaven, then Hornstulls street market is a must-visit. Spend a Sunday strolling along the waterfront stopping off at the many antique stalls, food trucks and independent designers selling their own creations.
STOCKHOLM Stockholm is undeniably the design capital of the world, so wrap up warm and prepare for a winter injection of Scandi cool. Spend your days exploring the archipelago; whether you stop for a ‘fika’ in the trendy Södermalm district, or soak up the capital’s history in the Gamla Stan old town, prepare to be seduced by this design and innovation focused city.
Ille de Cocos £195
Wild Hearts £68
SÖDRA TEATERN // Set on a hill, overlooking the entire city, you need to spend at least one of your evenings enjoying the incredible views at Södra Teatern. Lili Radu £299
Quattrocento Eyewear £110
Park & James £320
NOBIS HOTEL The Nobis Hotel is the epitome of Scandinavian chic; where contemporary design meets the traditional 19th century style of the house. It’s also home to one of the most breath-taking hotel bars in the whole city. 17
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MEET THE MAKER available for Winter 2016
The completed artwork.
Orlagh and Henrietta in their studio.
The final design for the tote bags.
AND THE ELEMENTS
Orlagh McCloskey and Henrietta Rix are the queens of boho. Their vintage inspired prints are breathtakingly beautiful and have caused a stir within the fashion circuit this past summer. It seemed only natural that we team up with them for our Autumn / Winter ‘16 tote bag, to try and channel some of their whimsical, nostalgic energy into the design.
The pair met when studying at London College of Fashion and they were both struck by how similar their ideas and visions were. They both had a penchant for all things vintage and would trawl fairs, flea markets and charity shops in search of anything old and beautiful that no one else would have. The pair travelled to California and Ibiza, stopping off at every goodwill store and hippy market along the way to take inspiration from old pieces, prints and colour schemes for their own designs. The first iconic Rixo print actually came about by accident, a friend was going to create a print based on their mood board but pulled out at the last minute, forcing the girls to draw upon their own painting skills. The design duo cite this as the moment that made Rixo what it is now; they hand paint all of their own prints setting them apart from so many other brands that rely on digital printing. They now start every collection in the same way, with a drawing or painting based around a specific theme, which is then evolved using watercolour and acrylic. The prints are then scanned in and 18
printed onto silk, where the pair then fuss over the fit of the actual garments to get the shape exactly right. To create the limited edition tote bag, Rixo were set a brief to incorporate ‘the elements’ into their design. They began by creating a mood board for their ideas, collecting symbols and motifs for earth, wind and fire. Orlagh and Henrietta are both obsessed with the sun, moon and stars so these elements played a big part in the design. They then took both the Wolf & Badger and Rixo logos and transformed them using the writing that they found on old tarot cards and gypsy letters. We expect to see big things in the future from Rixo, their plan is to expand into
accessories, to offer a service where a whole outfit can be built in the Rixo aesthetic from their London flagship store as well as one day expanding into the interiors world… Stay tuned; these are two women on a mission. RIXO is available at wolfandbadger. com and in the Wolf & Badger Notting Hill store.
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THE CLASSICS There comes a time in every man’s life where he must stop to consider the importance of a good accessory. Gone are the days of borrowing your father’s belt or making do with the same pair of shoes that you’ve had for years that leak from the holes in the toes. The power of a good accessory should never be underestimated, and there are certain things that every stylish man should have in his repertoire. The Watch: A classic time piece is possibly the most important accessory a man can buy, it shows that you’ve made the leap from boyhood to manhood and are no longer content with using your phone to tell the time. The steel watch by Bravur Watches is the perfect piece for the job. Take it to the next level with a watch roll by Dom Reilly. Whether you travel a lot, or have an impressive watch collection, the only way to store them is in a sturdy leather case. The Shoes: A classic loafer the most versatile shoe a man can own, pair them with jeans and a tee for a casual weekend outfit, or dress them up with chinos and a blazer for a more polished look. This brown suede pair by Maksters is perfect for those autumn days spent strolling around the city. The Belt: An outfit isn’t complete without the final finishing touch, the belt. A woven belt by Tyler & Tyler is casual and cool or keep it classic with a simple leather piece by N’DAMUS London.
From left: Tyler & Tyler belt £35; Dom Reilly watch roll £195; Bravur Watches watch £285; Maksters shoes £345, N’DAMUS LONDON belt £68. Styling and set design by Katie Tillyer. Photography by Sarah Burton.
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LONDON SPOTS A N D W H AT TO W E A R TO T H E M
There’s nothing like waking up on a Saturday morning with a long weekend ahead of you, ready to be filled with eating and drinking until you need bundling in an Uber and sent on your merry way. Around every corner is a new place waiting to be discovered, whether it’s a local craft beer brewery, the latest food trend that’s sweeping city or a local lazy brunch haunt where you can sit and ponder last night’s escapades for hours; here’s our guide to some of the coolest spots in London. And because here at Wolf & Badger we know what a sartorial kerfuffle it can be when getting dressed in the morning, we’ve included some suggestions of what to wear to these locations, because sometimes it’s nice to give our clothes a bit more consideration than normal.
McIndoe Design £48
Poké, the new food trend sweeping the States has finally arrived in London. Essentially a culinary fusion of the South Pacific, think a mix between sushi and ceviche, poké offers marinated cubes of fish served with a combination of nutritious ingredients such as sticky rice, quinoa, red kale with avocado and cucumber kimchi. Situated on Percy Street in Fitzrovia, this laid-back Hawaiian shack is the latest place to be seen.
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Karim Maher £40
Tucked away on the quiet Cambridge Street in Pimlico is Artist Residence; a boutique hotel complete with 10 bespoke rooms, a trendy restaurant, a ping-pong room and cocktail cellar offering a tip-top list of innovative cocktails, including an Andy Warhol ‘Campbell’s Tomato Soup’ – which is made with bacon bourbon or olive oil vodka. It’s definitely a welcome addition to the area, and we foresee many a Friday night spent here making our way down the cocktail list. Infinity £55
MORTY & BOBS There’s a new shared space in town that you need to check out. By night, NT’s is a cocktail bar with delicious views over the city, but by day is where the magic really happens. Morty & Bob’s started out living the street food life, in a little shack next to Broadway Market; but now has a permanent space in Netil House where it can make its specialty grilled cheese sandwiches for the masses. Its vintage furniture and leafy green, botanical details make this a place to return to again and again.
Raddar 7 £399
Wiino Clothing £40
Wax London £28
THE BIKE SHED
Maxwell Scott Bags £81
Silent Ventures £115
Bravur Watches £620
Always wanted to join a motorcycle gang? Well now you can, as The Bike Shed in Shoreditch is a cafe meets bar, meets barbers, meets gallery space, for like-minded motorcycle enthusiasts to convene. With a great beer selection, good coffee in a secluded spot under the railway arch, this is perfect place to come dressed in leather, whether you have a motorcycle or not.
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Do you have a new bundle of joy? Or are you simply looking to spoil the little ones in your life? We recently introduced kidswear into our repertoire of products and to help us showcase the new styles we roped in expecting mum Misty and her gorgeous son Atlas.
Toby Tiger £19
Photography by Sarah Burton. Misty Cudahy, Co-Founder of Corner Kitchen in Forest Gate, London, mum of Atlas + bump.
Toby Tiger £32
Isabel Lennse £60
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SWAROVSKI When Wolf & Badger teamed up with Swarovski to offer a platform to some out-of-this-world design talents, the result was a dazzling mix of alchemy and artistry.
Ever since Daniel Swarovski founded the company in 1895, Swarovski has been creating crystals of unmatched quality, craftsmanship and artistry that go beyond mere manufacturing. From exquisite colours and effects to classic cuts and seasonal innovations, crystals from Swarovski are the most technologically advanced in existence. Their brilliance and versatility have a magical ability to bring artistic visions to life across the creative spectrum, and have become essential ingredients in contemporary design. Swarovski has always collaborated with the best—historic names such as Coco Chanel and Christian Dior, living legend Jean Paul Gautier, and masters of avant garde Maison Martin Margiela are just a few. But the company also believes that nurturing new young talent through encouraging, supportive initiatives is key to shaping the future of design. Among these programmes is the Swarovski Collective,
set up to push boundaries in the use of crystal kicks. boks&baum began as a luxe knitwear in fashion. A glance at the list of past members store in Paris’s famous Marais ’hood; Sylvie testifies to its stellar success: Alexander Boksenbaum, the force behind the shop front, Wang, Christopher Kane, Hussein Chalayan has since reinvented her craft to create jewellery and Rodarte are just a few. that features a stunning Swarovski recognised Swarovski also supports the intertwining of crystals with a kindred spirit Council of Fashion Designers hand-crochet. And although of America Fashion Awards they’re established names, On in London’s retail with prizes for womenswear, Aura Tout Vu and Delphinerevolutionary, and menswear and accessories. Charlotte Parmentier also now it introduces five In France, it’s a partner have the opportunity to reach designers into the Wolf in the prestigious ANDAM an entirely new audience. programme, as well as the Search out Parmentier’s & Badger family annual International Festival edgily beautiful pieces, which of Fashion & Photography in Hyères—both have graced the runways of Chloé, Balenciaga have launched some of the industry’s brightest and Chanel; and then discover the always stars. Students are a favoured focus, with surprising On Aura Tout Vu, which continues to special sponsorships of nine of the world’s reinvent itself with dramatic, offbeat creations in top design institutes. Swarovski’s role in the homage to its original mentor, Christian Lacroix. respected International Talent Support contest also offers students an annual springboard to potential global careers. It’s this support that’s at the heart of the collaboration with Wolf & Badger. Austria’s crystal maison recognised a kindred spirit in London’s retail revolutionary, and now it introduces five designers into the Wolf & Badger family: O.YANG is Octavia Yang, who came through McQueen. Along the way, she won an acclaimed International Talent Support award, the greatly respected global contest for new young designers held annually in Trieste, before garnering widespread acclaim for her ultra-modern interpretation of Chinese culture. Korean-born, Paris-based Sarah Cho is another young ITS success story: her jewellery brand SCHO mixes metals with crystals for contemporary culture-clash
Octavia Yang working with Swarovski crystals.
A piece from the boks&baum collection that will be available on wolfandbadger.com and in the Wolf & Badger Mayfair store.
An ear cuff by Delphine Charlotte Parmentier for the collaboration.
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G E T D I S COV E R E D
Photography: Sarah Burton Art Direction: Timothy Turner-Sutton Model: Chloe Nickerson Make-up: Grace Vee 24
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BEAUTY From skincare to haircare, beauty and cosmetics to fragrances, find the next big thing in beauty right here.
Your winter skin problems, solved... The first signs of winter appear on our skin way before we start seeing signs of it anywhere else. The glowing, golden tan we spent those short summer months perfecting is long gone, and all that’s left is skin that’s dry, dull and in need of some TLC. It’s not just the cold weather that does it; it’s the constant fluctuation between temperatures, the cold wind outside versus the hot blast of heating that really wreaks havoc on the skin. Glowing skin has been one of the hottest beauty trends of 2016, so here are our top tips for locking in the moisture and getting the best complexion possible this winter.
The key to hydrated skin in the winter is implementing a skincare routine that you will actually stick to. Simply moisturising on a daily basis is not enough to give you the skin you desire. Haeckels £15
• Moisturise Start with the Saisons D’Eden Beauty Cream for Autumn/Winter, its organic ingredients and high Vitamin E content will leave your skin feeling nourished and looking radiant.
Saisons D’Eden £38
• Oil Up Follow this by using an essential oil, such as the Argan Oil by Melchior & Balthazar. They are your best bet at achieving a winter glow, they help to lock in moisture as well as soothe any dry/flaky skin. Try adding a few drops into your moisturiser if you need to keep your routine short and sweet!
Having dry hands is one of the most claustrophobic feelings in the world, and in the winter months there’s often no escaping it. Smother them in Enriching Spelt Hand Cream by AEOS on a daily basis and you’ll have happy hands in no time.
BODY Melchior & Balthazar £35
• Magic Masks Give your skin a little bit of extra love by introducing a weekly facemask into your routine. The Coco Mask by Skin & Tonic is made with creamy coconut milk powder, cooling aloe vera and kaolin clay that will have a lasting effect on your skin, leaving it feeling plump and looking dewy. 26
Possibly the most annoying thing about winter is the chapped lips that go with it. Apply the Seaweed and Sea Lavender Lip Balm by Haeckels, a natural form of hydration that will protect your lips from the elements and leave them feeling soothed and soft.
Skin & Tonic £22
A full body moisturising session is the last thing we want to do when we’ve jumped out of a warm shower and the bedroom is freezing cold, but it’s an absolute must if we want to avoid dry and scaly skin. Slather on some Cupuacu & Nut Oil Body Butter by Ambre Botanicals; this blend is extremely nutritious, soothing and moisturising for the skin and will leave you feeling like a goddess even when it’s icy outside.
Ambre Botanicals £25
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The secret to a perfect beard There’s more to growing a beard than simply putting down the razor and hoping for the best, in fact the full-faced, thick beard is something of an art form that only the sharpest of gentlemen can perfect. Styling and maintenance is key; keep it feeling soft and smelling fresh with natural beard oils that moisturise the skin at the same time, like the Eastern Spice Oil by London Beard Company.
THE BEAUTY SHELFIE For the organised ones among us there’s nothing more satisfying than spying on someone else’s impeccably stocked, immaculate bathroom cupboard. Whether it’s filled with the latest cult beauty buys or old favourites that you’ve sworn by for years, perfecting the ultimate beauty shelfie is the key to bathroom bliss. Add a few perfectly placed, decorative shells as well as a splash of greenery to bring fresh air from the outdoors into your home.
Top shelf, from left: Honey Corn Scrub £16; AEOS Cleansing Lotion £50; Saisons D’Eden Cleansing Milk £18; Honey Corn AntiAgeing Moisturiser £20; Honey Corn Cleanser £16. Bottom shelf, from left: Honey Corn Night Cream; £17 AEOS Conditioner London Beard Company £16
£55; Magic Organic Apothecary Balm £13; Saisons D’Eden Moisturiser £38; Hightide Devon Shell Candles £13. Styling and set design by Katie Tillyer. Photography by Sarah Burton.
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HOW TO DETOX
During the cold winter months we find ourselves venturing outside less in favour of staying at home, curling up in front of the television and binge watching the latest Netflix series. So it’s more important than ever to have a home that’s clean, tidy, organised and fresh; ready for you to spend extended periods of time in. Here’s our 5-step guide to help you detox your home, ready for the winter ahead. Richard Brendon £110
CULL THE CLUTTER
There’s nothing worse than finding cupboards and shelves overflowing with tired, chipped items that you can’t bring yourself to throw away. Eating your breakfast out of a chipped bowl is never going to be the best way to start to your day, so replace it with the Skiers Bowl by Dede Johnston; a unique and beautiful design that will have you waking up in a much more positive way.
One of the easiest and most satisfying ways of enhancing your home is with the addition of a candle or organic scent. Whether it’s in the bathroom or the living room, you can always rely on a warming fragrance or flicker of the flame to transform your mood. We don’t know anyone who doesn’t love the smell of rain; Haeckels have captured this perfectly with their Cliftonville Rain Candle, which is guaranteed to evoke memories of that first rain after a dry spell.
Dede Johnston £38
REFRESH EXISTING SPACES
It can be tiring looking at the same areas of our house over and over again, but sometimes even the tiniest of changes can make the biggest difference. Swapping your cushions over every season or rearranging furniture can give a new perspective on a tired space, giving a fresh new look without having to completely redecorate.
Create cosy corners and intimate spaces by introducing new sources of light into the room. Overhead lighting can often feel harsh and aggressive which is no good when you want to relax. Use a rustic lampshade by Rosa & Clara Designs to create an inviting space for you to unwind in, or the concrete suspension lamps by Fons & Origo to add a statement piece to a bland space.
Korla Home £69
Fons & Origo £172 Rosa & Clara Designs £40 28
Catherine & Jean £50
Vanilla Blanc £25
ADD ART Finding the perfect piece of art for a space can often be a lengthy process once you’ve decided on the size, the colour palette and even which wall you’d like to hang it on. But whether you go for a single statement piece, or a feature gallery wall, unique art and prints such as The Sleeping Dogs Print by Arlette Ess are the perfect way to add style to your space. Arlette Ess www.wolfandbadger.com £85
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A TOUCH OF COPPER It seems that metal is creeping into our homes in ways that we don’t even realise. What started off with chrome taps and metal finished kitchen appliances, has turned into a fully fledged, liquid metal obsession, with it being featured on everything from dainty home accessories, to feature pieces of furniture. Add tasteful copper accents into your home in the form of candles by WtR London, a luxury lifestyle brand creating womenswear and homeware pieces for the modern woman. Their sharp scented candles have an ethnic touch and are a welcome addition to any room in the home. Keep tones elsewhere in the house cool and earthy with minimal accessories like the brick vase by StolenForm, or the Oak Cone lamp by Storm Furniture, for a subtle yet elegant way of adding new dimensions and height into a space.
From Left: StolenForm vase £30; WtR London candle £55; Storm Furniture lamp £150; WtR London candles (L, S & M) from £45; Nick Fraser candlestick £45. Styling and set design by Katie Tillyer. Photography by Sarah Burton.
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Becci Mary Anne £30
Spindle Side £133
The bohemian aesthetic is not just an interiors trend; it’s a way of life. Colourful, free spirited, and heavily influenced by distant lands, exotic fabrics and alternative cultures. It’s no longer a trend reserved for the poor student who uses a wall hanging or tapestry to cover up mould infested walls; it’s the epitome of cool, an indicator of a laid-back, fun-loving lifestyle with an eclectic home to match it.
ZENS Lifestyle £80
Will & Bell £70
Nomad Design £95
Nomad Design £95
Lu West £65
The Workshop Below LTD £220
Brighten up dull corners of your home with bright and cheery prints by Luzelle van der Westhuizen. Her geometric, Scandinavian inspired designs are printed by hand in her Kew Gardens studio using traditional silkscreen methods, perfect for those corners of your home that need a little extra attention.
Lu West £55
Us Brits know the power of a good cup of tea, especially in the winter months when it’s dark and dreary outside. Some might say that it even has healing properties, and that’s where ZENS Lifestyle come in. Founded by a collective of creative minds who care about design, their aim is to bring oriental tea culture into European lives, using tea to create opportunities to reflect, stay healthy and socialise.
The Workshop Below LTD is the result of three friends from Birmingham combining to create lighting products that are different from the norm. Inspired by the raw industrial edge of the city in which they live, the trio create pieces using high quality materials to recreate lighting seen in factories and warehouses in the 1950’s. The Workshop Below LTD £60
ZENS Lifestyle £60
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RAW PRESS MADELEINE SHAW Raw Press last month announced their new partnership with Madeleine Shaw, best selling author of cookbook’s Ready Steady Glow and Get The Glow, and the guru behind the Glow Guides app. Madeleine’s philosophy is centred on enlivening the hottest, healthiest, and happiest you with every bite of food you consume; something which Raw Press can totally get behind! Madeleine’s journey started with a move to Sydney, Australia where she began reading about food and working in a healthy cafe. This inspired her to pursue her passion for wellness and set up her blog posting simple and delicious nourishing recipes and tips on wellbeing. Madeleine has developed a series of recipes inspired by Raw Press juices, and The Sett have been lucky enough to get a sneak preview of her Bircher Muesli infused with the brand’s no. 6 Citrus Juice. We look forward to seeing more from the collaboration with the entire recipe series due to go live on the Raw Press YouTube channel, and to be featured in their new online magazine, over the coming month or two. In the meantime, keep up to date with both Raw Press and Madeleine on social media channels to find out more about the partnership, and to keep in the loop about the exciting events they have planned. www.madeleineshaw.com Instagram & Twitter @madeleine_shaw_ www.rawpress.co Instagram & Twitter @rawpressco
GRAPEFRUIT BIRCHER, APPLE ORANGE AND THYME NUT CRUMBLE 150g gluten-free oats 300ml of Raw Press no. 6 Citrus Juice 1 vanilla pod, scraped 1 tsp cinnamon 1 apple, grated 1 grapefruit 1 tsp coconut oil 25g of flaked almonds 1/2 tsp of freshly chopped thyme 10g of toasted coconut flakes 1 tbsp honey 50g coconut yoghurt
Merci Me London £75
DUE Fashion £55
Sarah & Sorrentino £95
Pepper & Mayne £70
2 servings The night before, stir the orange juice, oats, apple, vanilla and cinnamon together in a bowl. Divide the mixture between two glasses and leave to soak overnight in the fridge. In the morning, melt the coconut oil in a pan and add the almonds, thyme, coconut and honey, and stir for 3 minutes until the almonds are coated. Leave to cool and harden. Peel the grapefruit and thinly slice. Remove the glasses of oats from the fridge and top with the grapefruit, nut mix and coconut yogurt. Enjoy with a cold-pressed juice.
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