“I can’t pay my rent with exposure”

Starting out in the fashion industry, it can be tempting to grasp any opportunity that comes your way. Could you write this piece? Would...

(Re)defining a Post-Soviet Aesthetic

From Cyrillic script slogans on oversized hoodies, to the popular use of brutalist buildings as photoshoot backdrops, we are witnessing a revival of soviet...

‘No means No – Alex Fury talks about ‘words’ with Laura...

Last night, Laura Bradley (AnOther magazine) spoke with Alex Fury (The Independent) about 'words' at the Design Museum, for their #wordweek. Bradley started off by...

Keep your head up and not in your iPhone or Blackberry...

Last weekend, we headed to the Vogue Festival panel discussion chaired by Vogue's deputy editor Emily Sheffield, who discussed careers with CSM's Louise Wilson, The...

1 Granary in Conversation with Colin McDowell

In November, we kicked off our '1 Granary in Conversation with...' series with none other than renowned fashion critic, Colin McDowell MBE, who sat...

“I looked like a tramp”- the Jonathan Saunders of Saint Martins-past

Last week, we at 1 Granary were charmed with the presence, and amiable nature of Jonathan Saunders in conversation at the V&A, where the...

The Urban Artists: Gilbert & George

There is something about Gilbert & George, the British-Italian art-duo, who’ve been working together since they met at Saint Martins in the late ‘60s....

1 Granary in Conversation with… Colin McDowell

1 Granary are pleased to announce the first in a series of talks, ‘1 Granary in Conversation with…’. Our first guest, in collaboration with Phaidon will be renowned fashion critic, Colin McDowell MBE, discussing his latest book The Anatomy of Fashion: Why We Dress the Way We Do. Joining us on the 1st November in the LVMH theatre, Colin will sit with 1 Granary to discuss his thirty years of experience in the fashion industry, talking his grassroots in the Gloucestershire country, his body of published work, and time spent working as a critic for The Sunday Times Style.