Online fashion retailer Asos is staging a poetry performance in London with British poet Hollie McNish. The 'Talent Supports' initiative launched in September this year, and aims to support the cultural and creative talents of upcoming artists, musicians, fashion designers, poets and beyond. On 23 November, the initiative comes to London's Cadogan Hall, where McNish will perform a a one-off free live show of her album VERSE 1 alongside Dutch jazz and pop orchestra Metropole Orkest. The performance will be conducted by Grammy award-winning conductor Jules Buckley.
Gin brand Sipsmith and gastropub The Fellow are teaming up to stage a winter lounge concept. The lounge will launch on 24 November, and aims to take guests away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, allowing them to experience an escape in a cosy environment. Guests will be able to enjoy a range of Sipsmith's winter warmers whilst sitting around a roaring fire. On the launch day, the Sipsmith team will be on-site to talk guests through the history of the gin and the menu for the month.
Furniture retailer Made will set up a ten-day pop-up store showcasing the latest in interior trends. The pop-up will launch on 25 November and will include a creative hub, café and a series of interatcive workshops. Taking place at the Old Truman Brewery, guests will be able to witness trends such as soft seventies velvets, new Nordic neutrals and industrial metallics while embracing the concept of 'Hygge' in a cosy, inspiring environment. A discussion on the Hygge concept will take place on 30 November, featuring Made's head of design Ruth Wassermann, as well as a host of designers such as Steuart Padwick and Ptolemy Mann.
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