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Preen Inspired by David Hockney

Design duo Preen drew on David Hockney‘s painting ‘A Bigger Splash‘ in creating swimwear and clothing for their resort collection 2014. They invited us into the studio to show us how they transformed Hockney’s painting with its hot LA light and inviting pool into a fashion ‘romance of a dream of an ideal’.

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The Infinite Jukebox: The Kinks' Waterloo Sunset

Some songs are a product of their time, and some songs exist in an eternal present, untouched by the entropy of time. Some songs are both at the same time. 826 more words

Soundtrack Of A Lifetime

Charlotte Rampling on a park bench

Charlotte Rampling: British actress born 1946.

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Jane Asher in a sombrero

Jane Asher: 7th August 1963, 17-year-old British actress Jane Asher wearing a huge Mexican sombrero. Photo by John Drysdale.

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Charlotte Rampling underdressed

Charlotte Rampling: in Georgy Girl (1966).

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Carry on lampooning: sixties British cinema and the genre pastiche

Laura Mayne (@LauraJaneMayne)

What were the notable genres and trends of British cinema in the sixties? There were the genres important to the cinema of the fifties, like crime and war, which began to go into decline in this decade, and there were also genres which (like Frankenstein’s proverbial creation) were given a new lease of life, like horror and fantasy. 1,264 more words

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Book review: Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

Perhaps no British sitcom is more fondly remembered than Barbara (and Jim). The comedy series which enjoyed a popular four series run in the mid-1960s made a star of lead actress Sophie Straw and changed British TV forever. 353 more words

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