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Painting from Memory with Joe Warrior-Walker

There are days when Joe Warrior-Walker doesn’t enjoy painting that much. In his studio, which he shares with his wife Alice, a fellow artist — surrounded by canvases and paints, oil, acrylic and pigment that he mixes himself, stashed in plastic bottles, a paper Chanel bag, and various soup containers, “they’re the perfect size for paint,” he says — the colours might not flow together; the concept might get lost, or muddied. “I don’t like painting, I’m not joking,” says Warrior-Walker, grimacing a bit.

“I do love finishing a body of work, and trying to improve the next one.”

A Long Lunch at St. JOHN

We’re here for a rather special lunch. The gastronomic gods have conspired to find a perfect occasion where an assorted cabal of food and wine lovers, with a penchant for beautiful jackets, could descend upon St. JOHN and indulge in something memorable.

As couples and small groups start drifting through to the dining room, our crew huddle together at the bar drinking Blanc de Blancs Champagne, while Trevor recounts tales of getting around French bureaucracy with aplomb. Fergus cuts a dash at the bar, in a bespoke moleskin Drake’s suit and superb pastel pink braces. Michael Drake arrives late in a Solito linen jacket, a re-styled 1980s Drake’s tie, and deep tan, looking like he’s arrived straight off a sea plane from Havana. The inimitable Michael Hill, has indeed just stepped off a plane from Sicily, and helps my colleague, Charlotte Sère, accessorize beautifully with a Drake’s bandana. 

St. JOHN by Drake's

We’re proud to bring to life the inaugural collaboration with our friends over at London’s legendary St. JOHN —  an irreverent and informed collection that celebrates our shared values and appreciation for some of the good things in life: a long lunch and great clothes, made with care.

Seoul Music

According to The Korea Heraldvinyl sales amongst a younger generation of Koreans have risen by more than 100 percent year-on-year since 2021. The first ‘LP Bars’ opened in the 90s, mostly inspired by Japan’s listening bars, where aficionados would gather to enjoy rare imported records played on professional audio exquipment, drink whisky and smoke 100 cigarettes in a row.

“There’s not much space in Seoul,” says our friend JP. “The apartments are small,” adds Jay. “It can be like your living room here.”

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