identify london

Music

maxilla's lotte andersen talks about her enduringly popular west london parties

Ever since she was little, Lotte Andersen has been tearing up the rule book and carving out her own path in life. Mentored by the legendary John Pearse, the 60s sartorialist who pioneered the London youthquake, Lotte discovered she had an affinity with...
Lotte Andersen
11.13.15
London

looking for utopia in london

London's romance is strongest in its suburbs and satellite towns. Kev Kharas of Real Lies writes of growing up just outside the city, being sucked in, and finding a life there; the places in which to lose yourself, find yourself, make friends and meet...
Kev Kharas
11.13.15
Music

​10 ragga, rap, R&B and afrobeat tracks that have ruled london’s biggest gay “urban” night

From Beyoncé and Ms Dynamite to Dexter Daps and Tony Matterhorn, get that Friday feeling with these Bootylicious bangers.
Stuart Brumfitt
11.13.15
Music

a love letter to my favourite club night

Club nights come and go, but the best ones stay with you forever.
Declan Higgins
11.13.15
London

​10 things london can learn from the world

Whilst we’re celebrating London this week, we’re also aware of the city’s flaws. Let’s get taught.
Francesca Dunn
11.12.15
Interview

​derek ridgers: youth culture in action

David Owen of IDEA Books speaks to London’s documentarian Derek Ridgers, about his new book, The Others.
David Owen
11.12.15
Culture

london through the eyes of its architects

We asked some of the city’s most spatially-aware to tell us about their favourite spots in London town.
Lula Ososki
11.12.15
London

dreamers and do-ers: why london has always drawn people in

London's always been a magnet for young people around the world trying to make it. We look into the realities, the highs and lows, of moving to London from another country.
Kate Villevoye
11.12.15
Culture

creatives ❤ london

Designers, photographers, writers and models come from all over the world to make it in London. Here everyone from Marques’Almeida to Sam Rollinson reveal what it is that they love about city.
Bojana Kozarevic
11.11.15
London

what it means to be a londoner in 2015

Whether you’re born and bred in the Big Smoke or just passing through, even if you’ve been priced out by gentrification, and forced to thrive somewhere else, it doesn’t matter, because in 2015 being a Londoner is no longer about where you live, it’s...
Tish Weinstock
11.11.15
London

london's hidden homeless

Daisy-May Hudson documented her family’s plight with homelessness and is now stepping up to fight against the housing crisis.
Sarah Raphael
11.11.15
Think Pieces

a girl's guide to london

Don't buy food from anywhere within a 40-foot radius of Tottenham Court Road and always smell the bus seat before you sit down on it.
Bertie Brandes
11.11.15
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