The legendary Abbey Road Studios have announced their second annual Abbey Road Studios Music Photography Awards (MPA’s), aiming to celebrate talent across the world in the field of music photography. The MPA’s 2023 will recognise the previous year’s most memorable photos, the unsung music moments and the photographers who captured them. Winners will be unveiled at an official ceremony on September 21st at the iconic studios. Photographers can enter six open categories: Undiscovered Photographer of the Year, Music Moment of the Year, Live Music, In The Studio, Underground Scenes and Hip Hop 50. There will also be four invited category awards with nominees and winners chosen by a judging panel that includes renowned British photographer Rankin, BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter Cat Burns, and more. To enter the MPA’s 23 and learn more, click here.
Next, Jéan’s have released their latest capsule collection as they present their second instalment of the summer of their stylish tee’s. The collection consists of eight new styles, from boob tubes to crop tops, and features graphics and phrases like “Always late, but worth the wait” and “Too good to be true” written in eye-catching baby-pink and red fonts. The capsule is exclusively available to shop here.
Iconic whiskey brand Johnnie Walker has recently launched a limited edition bottle celebrating British South Asian creativity. The bottle arrives as part of the bold steps campaign in partnership with Diet Paratha and was designed by talented illustrator and graphic designer Kushiaana. The design celebrates South Asian tradition through a modern gaze, self-expression, feminine strength and joy. The bottle is now available to buy at thebar.com.
For all you beer lovers out there, thanks to Brewdog and Fussy, you can now smell like, erm, well, beer. The new beer-scented roll-on brings notes of a crisp pint of IPA, leaving a bold, hoppy and tropical scent on your pits. So, if you’re still in need of a Fathers Day gift, look no further than the ‘beer-oderant.’ BrewDog and Fussy’s world-first beer-odorant can be purchased on the Fussy website now.
Fancy soaking up the sun with a cup full of good vibes and even greater music? In the heart of Lisbon, Portugal, lies the Meo Kalorama festival – which is the answer to your summertime prayers. The festival is a three-day affair from the 31st of August to the 2nd of September and is built on the pillars of creativity and innovation. With that in mind, Meo Kalorama has also created a completely digital platform for guests, inviting them into the immersive hub, which will be open from now until the festival begins. Off of the digital platform, the impressive line-up spans names from Arcade Fire to Florence & The Machine, with names like Foals, Aphex Twin, Siouxsie, Baxter Dury, and Amyl & The Sniffers joining. The festival aims to be a meeting point of culture and art and to champion the city of Lisbon by showcasing local talents like artists, tattooists, and skaters. Voted the ‘Best Festival of 2022’ by Time Out, get ready to snatch yourself a ticket to join the IRL party.
Calling all fashion photography lovers! The Noordbrabants Museum in the Netherlands invites you to come down and look at some of the most iconic images by leading photographers in the industry. The likes of Amy Arbus, Richard Avedon, Helen Levitt, Vivian Maier, and Cindy Sherman will have their work showcased in the viewing, which will scale twelve themes of high fashion and street style from the 1930s to the present day. After their first successful show at West Palm Beach, the Nicola Erni Collection has moved to a spacious new location within the scenography that mirrors the philosophy of Nicola Erni. Here, they delve into the history of photography, tracing moments from high fashion photoshoots with the world’s most famous supermodels to zeitgeisty street-style selfies captured on social media. To take a look at what ‘A Personal View on High Fashion & Streetstyle. Photographs from the Nicola Erni Collection, from the 1930s to Now’ will entail; head to their website here.