Dame Zandra Rhodes is royalty of British Fashion. She has dressed Diana Ross, Donna Summer, Debbie Harry, Shirley Bassey, Barbara Streisand and so many more. Zandra Rhodes calls the Rainbow Penthouse in Bermondsey her home and has been no stopping her with an exhibition opening this month and a new book being released. Read an interview with Zandra here.
Ward candles combine what we ourselves value very highly at The Protagonist: knowledge, crafts(wo)manship and detail. The unique scents are presented beautifully, using dark and rich coloured packaging. Perhaps the deep warmth of the paper colour paired with the cold silver printed logo and design are synonymous with the many facets of the fragrances presented; a fine line between warm and cool, light and dark.
“Life is here for living” is a line in one of Ayala’s songs. If we think of listening to music and being moved by it as part of intense living, Ayala certainly gave us an evening filled with life in the best sense of the word. The British singer, now living in Mexico, and her band intrigued with a broad variety of her creations.
In a special collaboration, London-based Editors Ram Shergill and Daen Palma Huse have paired with the Wallace Collection and the Royal Shakespeare Company to produce painterly imagery which is being presented at the talk “Fashion and Power” at the Wallace Collection in London.
The Foundling Museum now shows memorabilia and visuals allowing us to delve into the world of performance through looking at fans, opera glasses, theatre tickets, stage designs, and prints by Thomas Rowlandson and William Horgarth, caricatures by John Nixon and other objects and small installations.
…sung actress and singer Lena Horne. The book “Black: Architecture in Monochrome” by Phaidon explores architectural masterpieces by some of the most ingenious architects of our time and it invites for a philosophical exploration of “black” and of how we perceive colour, material, space, including inspiring quotes.