Inside The Crumbling Luxury Mansions Left Abandoned On London’s Billionaires’ Row

Inside The Crumbling Luxury Mansions Left Abandoned On London’s Billionaires’ Row
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Haunting footage shows the decaying ruins of the multi-million pound mega-mansions left abandoned on Billionaires’ Row. The ultra-exclusive road, officially named The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead, North London is a 66-house street boasting some of the most valuable properties in Britain. Continue reading »

The Weirdest And Bizarre Fashion Trends As Seen On The London Fashion Week 2019

The Weirdest And Bizarre Fashion Trends As Seen On The London Fashion Week 2019
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It’s no surprise London is still the most zero-fucks stop on the Fashion Month calendar. Here are some craziest designs from the London Fashion Week 2019. Continue reading »

Stunning Color Photos Of Swinging London In The 60s

Stunning Color Photos Of Swinging London In The 60s

The 1960s were when London emerged as the epicentre of fashion, art and music. It was, as Philip Larkin pointed out, when sex was invented. Continue reading »

A Fake ‘Black Mirror’ Shop Has Appeared As If By Magic In London

A Fake 'Black Mirror' Shop Has Appeared As If By Magic In London

Nothing and nobody can escape the Black Mirror phenomenon, not even the streets of the British capital. Near Old Street station in the heart of London, a strange shop has unexpectedly appeared. Its name? Tucker’s Newsagent & Games. If that doesn’t mean much to you, its shop window should ring a few bells, as it features a ton of artefacts which make reference to Charlie Brooker’s anthology, especially the “Bandersnatch” episode which was recently released on Netflix. Continue reading »

“Empire Of Decadence”: Mysterious, Dark And Poetic Photo Works Of Alex Fernández

"Empire Of Decadence": Mysterious, Dark And Poetic Photo Works Of Alex Fernández

Alex Fernández is a director and photographer based in Madrid. On his Instagram account, he reveals a dark and poetic universe. Illuminated by faint night lights, his subjects remain rather mysterious. Continue reading »

Stunning Photos From The Seventies London Motor Shows

Stunning Photos From The Seventies London Motor Shows

Today, I have reversed back in time, have a look around of the seventies and parked up to stroll with you around the London car Shows that were staged at Earls Court. Continue reading »

Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke Holbrook

Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke Holbrook

Stunning street shots at night by Luke Holbrook, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer currently based in London, England. Luke focuses on urban and street photography. He is a master of night photography. Holbrook captures fantastic long-exposure photos, complete with light trails from moving cars. He uses Sony a7III camera. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Shares Amazing Photos Of The Doors Of London

This Instagram Account Shares Amazing Photos Of The Doors Of London

The Doors of London is a Bella’s Instagram feed that proves London has the prettiest doors in the world. Bella is fascinated by doors. She has collected so many different London front doors styles and colors. Some are inviting you in and some are shutting you out. Continue reading »

A Street Artist “Improved” Facebook’s Billboards In London

A Street Artist “Improved” Facebook’s Billboards In London
Ilya Varlamov

Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook has worked hard (and spent a lot) trying to fix its image with digital, social, but also OOH ads. In London, a street artist thought he could make them more “honest.” Continue reading »

“The East End In Colour”: Rare And Gorgeous Kodachrome Photographs Of London In The 1960s And 1970s

“The East End In Colour”: Rare And Gorgeous Kodachrome Photographs Of London In The 1960s And 1970s
Brushfield Street, 1970 © David Granick/Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives

These previously unpublished photographs by David Granick capture the streets and waterways of London’s East End in the warm hues of Kodachrome film. Journey back in time to a place now long vanished. Continue reading »

Beautiful Photos Of Fabulous London Streetstyle In The 1960s

Beautiful Photos Of Fabulous London Streetstyle In The 1960s

It’s London, it’s the mid 1960s and the city is the epicentre of the fashion/pop-culture universe; here are some fabulous mod looks direct from the street as they happened. Continue reading »

Cut-Out Ink And Pen Illustrations Of London’s Oldest Pubs And Other Landmarks By Maxwell Tilse

Cut-Out Ink And Pen Illustrations Of London’s Oldest Pubs And Other Landmarks By Maxwell Tilse

Traveling illustrator Maxwell Tilse documents his European journeys by creating small drawings of each city he lands in. Continue reading »

Amazing Then And Now Photos Merge London’s Ghosts Of Christmas Past

Father Christmas arrives at the Arding and Hobbs store on Nov. 2, 1926 in Clapham Junction, London.
Amazing Then And Now Photos Merge London's Ghosts Of Christmas Past
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Christmas can be a wonderful time of year for friends and family, but have the modern trappings removed some of the magic from the holiday season? Continue reading »

The World Through Jack London’s Eyes

White Chapel on a bank Holiday, London, 1902.
The World Through Jack London's Eyes

When most people hear the name Jack London, they think of one of the most widely read American writers who produced 50 books including Call of the Wild and The Sea Wolf; some may also know him as an adventurer or social activist.

But most don’t realize that Jack London was a prolific photographer producing nearly 12,000 photographs during his lifetime, ranging from the poignant images of the ragged homeless living in London’s East End; images of the Russo-Japanese War while he was on assignment for the Hearst Syndicate; sensitive images of the South Seas islanders during his voyage aboard the Snark to the 1906 San Francisco earth quake devastation. Continue reading »

Beautiful ‘Then And Now’ Pictures Of Women From London’s ’80s Subcultures

Nicole and Sue, then also known as Quasi and Squasher, at the Royalty, Southgate, 1981, and in a bar in Slovenia in 2017
Beautiful 'Then And Now' Pictures Of Women From London's '80s Subcultures
Anita Corbin

In 1980, photographer Anita Corbin started taking pictures of young women in London’s pubs and clubs, documenting the unseen lives of various subcultures. Over the course of nine months her project turned into a series, Visible Girls, that offered a glimpse into the worlds of punks, mods, skinheads, rastas, and rockers. Continue reading »

Evocative Photographs Of London In 1969

Evocative Photographs Of London In 1969

On the way to Liverpool to visit friends Bernd Loos, feeling unwell, stopped for one afternoon and a saturday night in London. It ‘rained cats and dogs’ and he clicked away. His wonderful photos can be seen at his Flickr. Continue reading »

Swinging Sixties London: Groundbreaking Photography In The Capital Of Cool

Photographers Terence Donovan and Brian Duffy, well known for their catchy portraits of models, musicians and actors, shape our image of the Swinging Sixties, are as widely known as the stars and socialites they shot, and perhaps just as infamous as well.

Swinging Sixties London: Groundbreaking Photography In The Capital Of Cool
Terence Donovan

These were self-made boys from the poor East End of London. Donovan excels with his fashion photography, narrating series and moving portraits of female and male models. Duffy shot iconic photographs of famous models and personalities like Grace Coddington, Jane Birkin, Mick Jagger and Michael Caine. Continue reading »

A Photographer Took Glorious Colour Photographs Of London In Early 1970s

A Photographer Took Glorious Colour Photographs Of London In Early 1970s

All we know about these fascinating photos of London in 1972 is that they were more than likely taken by an American tourist. Continue reading »

Photographer Michael Lee Captures London Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Photographer Michael Lee Captures London Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Michael Lee is a talented photographer, painter and artist based in London, UK. Michael received his MA in Fine Art from Middlesex University London. He shoots stunning abstract and hdr street photography. Continue reading »

New Stunning London Garden Bridge Project

New Stunning London Garden Bridge Project

From an idea of the actress and activist Joanna Lumley, the Garden Bridge project has been finally taken over by the Heatherwick. The bridge will be a 6,000 m2 structure. 2,500 m2 will be covered by a selection of plants coming mostly from Northern Europe, but with some contributions from other continents. Continue reading »

The Bridges Along The River Thames In London Are To Be Lit Up As A Beautiful Piece Of Art

Six proposals have been shortlisted as part of the Illuminated River competition, which is aimed not only at delivering visually outstanding designs, but ones that make use of new technologies. The project was launched in June and has funding of £10 million (US$12.4 million) pledged to it so far. It will see 17 bridges illuminated from Chelsea to London’s financial district celebrating the river and making it more a part of London’s night-time economy.

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Adjaye & onedotzero’s “Blurring Boundaries” proposal(Credit: Malcolm Reading Consultants and Adjaye Associates) Continue reading »

Stunning Atmospheric Photographs Of London Streets At Night In The 1930s

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There was another London, before clean air, before the Blitz, before post-war reconstruction. It was a night time London. These atmospheric images of London streets in the 1930s, before the Blitz, before the clean air act, before sodium lighting. It was a city of gloomy back streets lit by dim lamps, with forbidding alleys and the occasional welcoming light. The photographs are from a book called London Night, by John Morrison and Harold Burdekin, which was published in 1934. Continue reading »

Apple To Create New UK Headquarters At London’s Battersea Power Station

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Apple is moving its UK headquarters to the Battersea Power Station — London’s iconic brick building that Pink Floyd portrayed on the cover of its 1977 album “Animals.” The station’s redevelopment is part of an estimated $16.5 billion megadevelopment in the city. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Photos Of London From Above

High-flying photographer Jeffrey Milstein (previously), renowned for his aerial photos of US cities, snaps landmarks through the open door of a helicopter. This month he hired a chopper in London and amazingly he had just an hour to cover all the buildings he wanted to capture including Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, the glass roof of the British Museum and the Gherkin and Walkie Talkie towers in the City.

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The Walkie Talkie, built two years ago, is one of dozens of new towers in the ancient City. (Photo by Jeffrey Milstein/Rex Features/Shutterstock) Continue reading »

All Adverts In London’s Underground Station Have Been Replaced With Cat Pictures

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If you arrived at Clapham Common tube station one morning to find that every advert had been replaced with pictures of cats, you’d no doubt logically conclude that our feline friends paid for the initiative as part of their first steps towards world domination. And in a way you’d be right, because the stunt was indeed paid for by CATS. But fortunately for us, that’s where the conspiracy ends, because CATS stands for the Citizens Advertising Takeover Service, and they’re the team responsible for this rather bizarre campaign. Continue reading »