Wednesday, 9 June 2010

More June Sample Sales

Jenny Packham: Up to 70 per cent off evening dresses. 10-12 June. Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. @ 3 Carlos Place, at Mount Street,W1K 3AN

Ann Louise Roswald and Queene and Belle: Summer cashmere, dresses, cotton knits and beachwear from £5.When: 14 & 26 June. Mon., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. @ The Toy Factory, 11 & 13 Corsham St., N1 6DP.

Designer Warehouse Sales: Up to 80 per cent off designers including Graham & Spencer, Betty Jackson, By Malene Birger and many more. 17-20 June. Thursday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. @ 5-6 Islington Studios, Thane Works, Thane Villas, N7 7NU

Designer Sales UK: Up to 80 per cent off Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, Valentino and more. 24 June. Thursday, noon-9 p.m. @ Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Rd., SW3 5EE Admission is £2.

Surreal House

The Barbican Centre hosts the Surreal House, which promises to be 'a mysterious dwelling infused with subjectivity and desire'. Step inside a labyrinth of chambers, designed by acclaimed young architects Carmody Groarke, and experience The Surreal House - its haunted rooms, delirious forms, blasted architecture and cinematic dreamscapes - featuring a host of artists, architects and film makers including Salvador Dali , Marcel Duchamp , Alberto Giacometti , René Magritte , Man Ray , Joseph Cornell and Maya Deren through to more contemporary figures, among them; Rebecca Horn , Edward Kienholz and Rem Koolhaas.

Tuesday, 8 June 2010


This Thursday, Playtime, Islington's newest nightspot opens its doors. It is a cross between bar, art installation and performance space with an artist transforming the bar every four months. For their first ever show, they’ve got cowboy artist, Robert Gordon Mc Harg III of Subway Gallery presenting Hang Me High, a mixtape of his past installations and his impressive collection of antic board games. If that weren’t enough, the launch acts include a DJ set from Bloc Party and live performances from Richard Norris, Kitty Daisy and Lewis, Dark nights, Skip Theatre and Marawa the Amazing. Also, look out for free drinks tokens!!

4-6, Islington Green, London

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

June Sample Sales

Babulaque Showroom: Up to 80 per cent off swimwear, dresses, handbags and kaftans from designers including Ashley Isham, Babajaan and Elisa Atheniense on 1-30 June. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ 67 Great Titchfield Street, W1W 7PJ

American Retro, Zoe Tee’s and My Lovely Jean: Up to 90 per cent off ready-to-wear and jeans. 2-4 June. Wednesday & Thursday, noon-8 p.m. Friday noon-7 p.m. @ Brands Apart, 87 Wardour Street, entrance on Brewer St., W1F OUA

Melissa Odabash: Up to 70 per cent off bikinis, swimsuits, kaftans, summer dresses and beach bags. 3 & 4 June. Thursday 12:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. @ The Music Room, 26 S. Molton Ln., W1K 5AB

Mimi, Tatty Devine, Dandy Star and Rae Jones: Bags, shoes and jewellery from £10. 3 & 4 June. Thursday 5-8 p.m. Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. @ 40 Cheshire Street, E2 6EH

The London Accessory Sale: Up to 80 per cent off designers including Ferragamo, D&G and Belstaff. 9 June. Wednesday 1-9 p.m. @ The Music Room, 26 S. Molton Ln., W1K 5AB