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Every city likes to think they’re the final word on cool. So admittedly, we’re a bit biased, but we believe that London trends harder than any other place on the planet. And at the heart of Cool London lies the city’s ever-burgeoning art scene and its ever-prolific photographers.
These days, our Facebook and Instagram feeds are flooded with digital snapshots chronicling our friends’ daily lives. It’s easy to forget that some people actually make a living from taking photos. In scouting out eight of London’s most talented snap-happy souls, we turned our backs on Tumblr, and asked our favorite shutterbugs some questions about themselves, their work, – and yes, their iPhones.
From zine queens to street-style stalkers, these folks have been featured in the likes of i-D and Vogue, and photographed famous mugs ranging from Karl Lagerfeld to Lana del Rey. In a city where many people live to be hip, the photographers interviewed here have taken their craft beyond the 1977 filter, and turned their vision and passion into a profession.
Raise your hand if you have a makeup bag full of eyeshadows you haven't used since college. Maybe a few mascaras in there? How about some foundation you bought, then realized it was the wrong shade? Yeah, that's what we thought. We're right there with you.
It’s time to clear the clutter. And, who better to help us do read
If ever there was a time to simplify our makeup routine, it'd be right now. As if this weather gives us much of a choice — what's the point of piling on product if we're just going to sweat it right off anyway? But, wearing less makeup doesn't have to mean sacrificing the impact of our look. On the contrary, a minimally read