We’re hiring – 2 x part time Shop Assistants for our Topshop Concession #grafters
June 2nd, 2014 | M | Bitching and Junkfood News, Fashion | 1 Comment »
We recently launched our Topshop concession and we’re underground explosive growth so we’re now looking for two part time sales asssistants to run it. You must be hard working, committed, confident, energetic and friendly with a high level of professionalism. You will play an important role in driving sales through customer engagement. You will also be responsible for liasing with press and stylists interested in the range. You will be a great communicator capable of reporting to both Bitching and Junkfood and Topshop, Head Offices with information on stock levels, key sellers, customer requests.
The key requirements of the role are:
-driving sales through lisiaing with customers
-stock management and replenishment
-visual merchandising including daily stock takes
-security to ensure minimum stock loss
Flexible Hours up to 30 hours per week. Salary negotiable, clothing allowance from current season stock included. We’re looking for someone passionate about what we do to join our all girl team and drive this baby alongside us. You will play an integral role in establishing and maintaing our brand at one of the most exciting stores in London.
If this sounds like you then please apply with your CV and a cover letter . Please note that only those with proven retail experience will be considered for Interview.
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Lydia Garnett for Bitching and Junkfood
February 26th, 2014 | Chloe | Lookbook, Photography, Videos | No Comments »
As designers, it’s important to be surrounded by strong teams who just “get you”. We’ve worked with London Photgrapher Lydia Garnett
on several projects and she’s our go to for laid back, fuss free stories that just happen to feature our stuff. Graduating with a degree in Photography, she;s widely recognised for her stripped-back, honest portraiture. The one woman power-house runs online quarterly Accent Magazine and has produced editorials for a range of leading publications and brands including i-D Magazine, Dazed Digital and Hypebeast. For SS14 she hit the streets of NYC as the sun set to bring our new collection to life. Themed around an effortlessly cool tomboy (in the form of the beautiful Michelle Wilson) kicking around Manhattan, she shot on 35mm film to achieve her signature grainy effect. Whilst there she hooked up with the Wenck Brothers
who documented the shoot with a short film, which you can view below together with a selection of shots from the NYC shoot.
Ahead of the release of our SS14 Collection, we caught up with Lydia and got her to answer some burning questions.
Digital or Film?
Film’s always been my favourite.
Who would you most like to shoot?
What are your favourite magazines?
LAW, Riposte, Huck, The Gentlewoman – magazines that stick to what they believe in.
Any advice for budding fashion photographers?
Trust your instincts!
What do you love about London?
Living in a forward thinking city.
How influenced are you by your environment?
Massively, the right working environment is the key to creative thinking.
Describe your personal style?
Pretty laid back, happy in shorts.
What’s the best thing about being a photographer?
Every week is different to the next.
What’s the worst thing about being a photographer?
I can’t think of anything that is that bad…
If you hadn’t been a photographer what other career would you have chosen?
Where do you really want to visit?
New Orleans for the craic.
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Miley Cyrus for Cosmopolitan December 2013 Issue
October 28th, 2013 | Chloe | Bitching and Junkfood News, Fashion, Press | No Comments »
Our Sunday was pretty damn good, particularly when we saw Miley Cyrus wearing the Mercy Bitchy Shorts in the December Issue of Cosmopolitan. See the full interview here. OH yes.
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BitchingandJunkfood X L.A Bitches
September 18th, 2013 | M | Bitching and Junkfood News, Fashion, Photography | 1 Comment »
On our recent to trip the states we hooked up with our girls on the ground Madeline Pendleton and her MUA side-kick Kali Kennedy. When in Rome shoot the romans so we reached out to photographer Nikko La Mere and hit the streets of K Town.
Madeline Pendleton, Alanna Pearl, Robynthebank, Jessi Jae Joplin and Feral Creature modelled, myself and Kath running things.
AW13 builds on our cut n paste aesthetic with our prints referencing Jamaican Dancehall, Baroque architecture and Yen notes with crushed velvet and denim. It seemed fitting that we’d have a cut and paste group of girls come together to model it – we didn’t get too involved with the styling, we let them run the show with their own distinct look.
Round 1 of the collection is live now so
SHOP SHOP SHOP SHOP SHOP SHOP SHOP SHOP
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Adidas x Stonewall x Platform Six
September 13th, 2013 | M | Art, Bitching and Junkfood News, Fashion | No Comments »
If you’re in town for fashion week and checking out some art shows too hit this up. Our pals over at Adidas are supporting LGBT charity Stonewall and non-profit arts organisation Platform Six to create a showcase or art at Oxo Tower Wharf’s Bargehouse.
We hit up the PV and we promised you won’t be disappointed. The exhibition showcases the work of established Gay artists including Boy George, Carl Hopgood, DnA Factory, James Tailor and Layla Lyons. Also on show are Twenty pairs of Adidas x Platform Six Stan Smith trainers which have been customised and turned into pieces of art themselves by a whole host of iconic figures such as Kate Moss, Elton John and Kylie Minogue.
The Platform 6 exhibition runs until 14 September at the Bargehouse at the Oxo Tower Wharf, SE1 9HP. Entrance is free. Bidding on the one of a kind customised adidas trainers is open online now and will run until 14 September: www.p6auction.com
Get down there.
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