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Grayson Perry - Playing to the Gallery

10.11.2013
We love Grayson Perry here at Whistles - wether it’s his thoughtfully explicit art, his BAFTA winning television or his inimitable style he’s charmed us all. So we couldn’t have been more excited when we found out he would be presenting this year’s Radio 4 Reith Lectures - established in 1948, the lectures aim to enrich the public and this year has been no exception...

Horror film style icons

28.10.2013
As Halloween fast approaches, we take a look at some of our favourite horror movies- and cite the most stylish victims and protagonists within them. From Polanski’s 1968 classic Rosemary’s Baby, to Hitchcock’s heroines, survey our top picks from the genre for a dose of iconic wardrobe inspiration...

Paul Klee – Making Visible at The Tate Modern

25.10.2013
Modernist, abstract artist, Bauhaus teacher; Paul Klee’s career was far-reaching and hugely valuable within art history. This latest exhibition on show at the Tate Modern traces the full extent of the Swiss-born artist’s career, from his early abstract colour patchworks to the more line-focused works created in the years leading up to his death in 1940...

Whistles muse: Lena Dunham

22.10.2013
The protagonist and creator of the gritty US series Girls displays a beguiling disregard for mainstream fashion. The 27-year old New Yorker is not a follower of trends or well-practiced wardrobe conventions, but a lover of offbeat, individual dressing both on-screen as Hannah Horvath and off-screen. Consequently, we were seriously intrigued by the news that Lena will soon direct a HBO series based on the memoir of infamous Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper Betty Halbreich. Here, we take a look at her idiosyncratic style...

Frieze Art Fair, London

18.10.2013
Undoubtedly, Frieze Art Fair is the most important event in the annual art calendar. This weekend, art collectors, creators and enthusiasts will congregate and schmooze to survey and purchase the best new talent within the art world. This year’s edition will house a total of 113 of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries within the huge tent in Regent’s Park...