Richard Benson

Month: September, 2015

Chumvertising: The Harder They Try, the Worse it Gets

There ought to be a word to describe advertisements and signs that are left forlornly on streets after an event, like lost shoes or drugs casualties who have forgotten their ways home. Event laggage, maybe. The guerilla Diesel ads left around Brewer Street in Soho after London Fashion Week are particularly grating examples – not […]

Car Parks Are Not Just Car Parks Anymore: at London Fashion Week 09/15

I encountered Luo Qian at the junction of Brewer and Great Windmill Streets last Thursday, the first day of London Fashion Week. She was 28, from Shanghai, visiting Britain for the first time. She had wanted to come to look at the London Fashion Week HQ in the famous art deco Brewer Street car park […]