Eleonore Pinheiro: A Brixton fashion designer in the making

Eleonore Pinheiro was born in Togo, West Africa in the 1970s. She came to London in 1997 as a refugee of the country's civil war ...

Brixton label Archie Mac London talks neon tights, kaleidoscope and community

“Kaleidoscopic. Story-telling. Socially-responsible!” Robyn Parker laughs as she struggles to describe her design brand Archie Mac London to Katrin Magnussen in just three words. Sitting...

The Top 10 Gift Shops in Brixton

By Anna Muir Stuck for places to buy presents? Now that JOY on Coldharbour Lane has closed there's an opportunity for local Brixton gift shops...

Brixton charity shop says: put secondhand first

By Anna Muir Want to create a fabulous and sustainable wardrobe? Head down to TRAID Brixton's late night opening on Thursday July 10th, from 6.30pm-9pm...

Turpentine: trinkets and treats come to Brixton

“We knew that we wanted to create something more than 'just another indie craft shop', said Alice co-owner of  The Turpentine. The Coldharbour Lane emporium...

Meet some of Brixton’s up and coming fashion labels

Brixton is a hive for fashion creativity. Katrin Magnussen went to meet the people behind some of the area’s very own up and coming...

Brockwell videos: The Icicles

It's just after 8am in the morning and a group of south Londoners in caps with the word "Icicles" emblazoned on them are taking...

BRIXTON PEOPLE: John Bently, artist

By Lucy Binnersley John Bently, a South London based artist, performer and writer, has been making art in book form since 1983. Under the imprint...

Valour & Valkyrie: Fairytales and Fashion

Andrea Talarico meets the owners of local fashion brand, Valour & Valkyrie. Brixton based fashion business Valour & Valkyrie lies at an intersection of stories:...

Burger Bling. Brixton’s fast food jewellery.

Nick Christian chats with Roxanne (Goldie Rox) - local jewellery maker with a difference There’s no denying that Brixton likes its fast food with a...

Into sewing and dressmaking? Sew it with love

By Laurice Laird A budding fashion designer has set up sewing and dressmaking classes and workshops for local enthusiasts. The courses, based in South West London,...

FILM: Brixton Blog’s Thursday round-up

By Ashley Clark If you live near south London's best cinema, it's a good time to be a fan of vampires, famed 'Baggy' musicians and/or...

TOP TIP: Makerhood Brixton

I discovered Makerhood Brixton last week, a brilliant online project connecting local makers and buyers in the Brixton area. You can buy everything from...

INTERVIEW: Culture Clash and Couture: Abenaa Pokuaa

Guest blogger Maria Hannah Bass interviews Brixton fashion designer Abenaa Pokuaa about her colourful clothing collection and the twin influences of London and Ghana on...

Sunday Street Style

Here's the first street-style post. It was a bit of grey day, both weather-wise and sartorially, for Brixton, but we especially liked Martin whose...

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You can’t go through hell alone …

Gargie Ahmad watched the Black Men’s Consortium and Tony Cealy perform Kwame and The Lockdown – keeping up the conversation about Black men’s mental health After a...