Lena Dunham carries her Whistles backpack in NYC

A pioneer of off-beat New York cool, favoured director Lena Dunham’s style is one we hugely admire here at Whistles. From her whimsical printed t-shirts to her penchant for oversized tailoring, Dunham wears her clothes with added personality not the other way round.

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at the Tate Modern

Spectacular, engaging and compelling, Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs is a definite must-see. Documenting the final working chapter of Matisse’s life, this exhibition brings together over 130 works, both influential and innovative, created from 1937 until his death in 1954.

Britpop playlist

Prompted by BBC6 music's brilliant Britpop week, marking the scene's 20th birthday with a series of gripping radio programmes, we have compiled our very own Whistles Britpop playlist - the perfect soundtrack to our 90's inspired spring/summer 2014 collection....

Mood board: spring/summer 2014 design inspiration

Design director Nick Passmore talks us through the melange of inspiration that makes up spring/summer 2014.

Meet London fashion's favourite DJ Lou Hayter

The soundtrack of a fashion show is a chance to get across the mood of a collection – and get the front row dancing in their seats. Lou Hayter, who plays in pop project The New Sins and with half-of-Air on Tomorrow's World, was on hand for spring/summer 2014 to work her magic for Whistles.