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The Shoreditch Fashion Show 2013

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Great fashion, eclectic food and the coolest music… Nowhere in the Capital exuberates  ‘effortless cool’ like East London.  Over the weekend, lovers of art, fashion and music gathered for a second instalment of ‘The Shoreditch Fashion Show’. #TSFS2013

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East is a Beast!

*Beast ://: Urban slang relating to something being fantastic or superior.

Saturday morning, I woke Andy with a ‘gentle’ shake, and informed him that we were going  to spend the afternoon at Alternative Fashion Week. He didn’t share my joy. ‘It’ll be fun’ I lied. The truth for him equated to me being forced  to watch an afternoon of ‘match of the day’. ‘Plus we get to hang out with Bobby’ I informed. Bobby, a mutual friend was styling the first of 40 shows.

One eye open, and with tea on his mind, he agreed:  there began the start of a day that turned out to be just a little bit wonderful.

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Abimaro & The Free

Staring into my drink, I couldn’t help but feel a little out of place surrounded by ‘trendies’. The scene:  Mid week in Shoreditch. A Live music venue/ bar.  Stylish, but in an understated way. The kind of place where artists, musos and the creative, go to play. For the majority however, its an extension of work in the form of networking, or an opportunity to be inspired by each other and by music.  I went alone, but didn’t stay alone for long..

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