Graphic prints, reviving an icon and a love letter to figs
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31 August 2023
As September arrives and the leaves begin to turn gold, we cosy up at Manzi’s, a revived icon in Soho, London. We also pay a visit to the studio of fashion label Elliss, known for its graphic prints, unique silhouettes and sustainable credentials, and meet author Kelechi Okafor to talk about her debut book ‘Edge of Here’. Plus: a love letter to figs.
31 August 2023
There are some brands which manage to unite responsible production and innovative design. One such clothing company is Elliss, founded by Elliss Solomon, which intrigues customers with its use of unique graphic prints and interesting silhouettes. It has been applauded for its low environmental impact.
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The maximalist old-glamour seafood restaurant, Manzi’s, has reopened in the heart of London’s West End, after shutting down in 2006. Its stunning design is courtesy of Fabled Studio, which tells us what the property represents to the identity of Soho.
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We meet screenwriter, director and author Kelechi Okafor to talk about her book ‘Edge of Here’. Her debut explores eight short stories of womanhood, through themes of grief, love and friendship.
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