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  • Explore the SS20 collections - Stine Goya // House of Goya

    June 25 2020 – Mercantile London

    Explore the SS20 collections - Stine Goya // House of Goya

        This spring/summer 20 season, Stine Goya launches “House of Goya” drawing inspiration from the extravagant aesthetic, the freedom of expression and inclusive community of the international Ballroom culture, as documented through the 1990 American film Paris is Burning, which showcases the ball culture of New York and the African-American, Latino, gay and transgender communities and Kiki, a documentary...

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  • Explore the SS20 collections // Second Female

    June 19 2020 – Mercantile London

    Explore the SS20 collections // Second Female

      Second Female was founded in Copenhagen in 2000. The style is Scandinavian with a chic and modern French touch. This is reflected in the four yearly collections through feminine silhouettes, hand-drawn prints, chunky knits and elegant suits. Their design philosophy and aim is to create a relevant wardrobe that embodies comfort and gives confidence to the wearer.Underlining the Scandinavian values...

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  • Summer Mood Board // Print Mix

    June 12 2020 – Mercantile London

    Summer Mood Board // Print Mix

      The SS20 Native Youth’s collection is made from sustainable, trend-driven yet functional menswear and womenswear with careful consideration given to  fabrication and the perfect fit. Through the designers’ interest in art, photography, and contemporary culture, androgynous British silhouettes fuse with Japanese style details, and juxtaposing Scandinavian prints and colour bursts create a diversified collection.With a signature (sell out) print...

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  • Pre-Fall 2020: #BaumBackToBack

    June 03 2020 – Mercantile London

    Pre-Fall 2020: #BaumBackToBack

       The Pre Autumn 2020 collection "Back to Back" by Baum Und Pferdgarten is inspired by the work of the Hamptons-based artists Jane Wilson and Jane Freilicher.  In the late 1950’s American artists Jane Wilson and Jane Freilicher shared a house in the Hamptons for several summers. They painted together in the same room “side by side or back or...

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  • Mercantile // Our Top 5 Classic Film Choices

    May 29 2020 – Mercantile London

    Mercantile // Our Top 5 Classic Film Choices

        These are the Mercantile's selection of classic films that we are revisiting whilst we spend our time at home. The films below all made an impact on cinema audiences and influenced future directors. These are the list of films we would be happy to watch time and time again.     Harvey   Dir.Henry Koster, 1950. A comedy drama...

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  • Mercantile // Reads + Films

    May 20 2020 – Mercantile London

    Mercantile // Reads + Films

        Escape reality for a while with The Mercantile's list of current reads, new genres, art book inspiration,TV series and classic films that we're relying on during our time at home. Now's the perfect time to discover something new, so put these suggestions on your list for when you have a few moments to unwind.    Debra // Owner...

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  • Penfield T-shirt Mercantile London

    May 14 2020 – Mercantile London

    An Easy Way To Restyle A Classic

        Not considered a classic for nothing, the classic t-shirt may be one of the simplest pieces to style but it has obtained iconic status for a reason.  First worn by men as an undergarment, the cotton jersey crew neck became standard military issue in World War II, and was descended from the Breton style tops worn by Navy...

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  • Enhance Your Mood // Crystals & Gemstones

    May 08 2020 – Mercantile London

    Enhance Your Mood // Crystals & Gemstones

      The use of gemstones as both a decoration and healing tool dates back centuries with the Ancient Egyptians and Mayans being some of the first cultures to revere certain stones,with the Greeks and Romans also continuing with the practise. Records suggest gemstones such as amber, jade and lapis lazuli were carved into amulets and talismans to protect health and...

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