Virgil Abloh’s Nike

On September 14th, 2017, I was one of a handful to attend Nike's "Process of Collaboration" talk within London's Barbican centre; this was an occasion in which 5 of "The Ten" were released. Guest speakers included both Virgil Abloh and Nate Jobe; Nike's Senior Design Director, who answered questions towards the end of proceedings on … Continue reading Virgil Abloh’s Nike

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Cascais is a Capital for the Youth

A tiny town in the seaside just 30 minutes away from Lisbon, Portugal’s capital. A sunny place, with a vibrant energy, lovely beaches, museums and natural parks. This is Cascais, 2018’s European Youth Capital. Following cities like Rotterdam (Netherlands), Antwerp (Belgium), Maribor (Slovenia) and another Portuguese town, Braga, is Cascais turn to showcase why is … Continue reading Cascais is a Capital for the Youth

Has “The X Factor” lost its X Factor?

With the ITV talent show currently airing its fourteenth series overall, is it time that the programme is given the axe?  Reality shows and talent shows are now a long running fixture in the yearly television schedule. Big Brother, The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and Strictly Come Dancing are just a few of the … Continue reading Has “The X Factor” lost its X Factor?

L’Osteria wows and delivers excellent food on opening night

L'Osteria celebrated its grand opening in Southampton, and Sonar Magazine was there to capture the first moments! We arrived at 6pm and were greeted by smiling staff, given wristbands and shown around the brand new restaurant. First impressions were fantastic. The space has been designed very well and includes a good mix of open plan … Continue reading L’Osteria wows and delivers excellent food on opening night

The Goddess of shoes: Eleanor talks with Women’s Footwear Designer Adriana Dickson

I first met Adriana a few months ago, in her hometown of Chiswick, London where she lives with her husband and daughter. Graduating from LCF in 2011 where she gained a Masters in Women’s Footwear Design, I took this opportunity to sit down with her to chat. Walking into her studio, holding a glass of … Continue reading The Goddess of shoes: Eleanor talks with Women’s Footwear Designer Adriana Dickson

Let’s Rock Southampton returns on July 8th!

Southampton is welcoming back a favourite family event on July 8th! The festival will return to Southampton Common on Saturday 8th July 2017. With a fabulous line‐up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness, there is plenty to do for everyone at … Continue reading Let’s Rock Southampton returns on July 8th!

Review: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

You might recognise Trevor Noah as the South African comedian who took over as the host of The Daily Show.Trevor’s way of dealing with subjects like Brexit and Donald Trump’s controversial behaviour as president in a funny, but at the same time serious way, was appointed as one of the main reasons for the now … Continue reading Review: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah