Headline | February 21, 2017

The HOT List!

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Our in-house trends and insights agency, SCB Partners, have spotted some of the coolest, freshest names to watch. These are the destinations, brands, artists, parties and studios that are making things happen in 2017. Let us know what you’ve spotted!

The Artist Evan Ifekoya 2016’s artist de’jour, Eddie Peake currently has his eye on Evan Ifekoya, an exciting new entrant to the scene with work that explores the politicisation of culture. evanifekoya.com

 

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The Destination
Bermuda
Come June, the whole world will be looking to this tiny Atlantic Ocean island as it hosts the wildly anticipated America’s Cup races.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Drink

Amaro
Following on from a period of Campari popularity, we expect the taste for bitterness to continue in 2017 with cocktails that use the Italian herbal liquor amaro.

 

 

 

 

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The Musician

Smerz
We expect great things from this Nordic duo next year following on from the release of their dreamy techno EP ‘Okey’.
soundcloud.com/smerzno

 

 

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The Comeback

Tiffany & Co
Keen to shed its bling image, the jewellery giant is ready to reinvent itself as a contemporary, ethically-led accessories brand.
tiffany.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

The Club

Chess Club
The London-based members’ club, which boasts chef Jackson Boxer and the team behind Experimental Cocktail Club as collaborators, will offer a refreshingly younger, entrepreneurial hangout in Mayfair.

 

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The Label

Everybody
Launched by former American Apparel creatives Iris Alonzo and Carolina Crespo, Everybody is a new sustainable clothing brand that features products designed by the founders’ friends.
everybody.world

 

 

 

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The Designer

Molly Goddard
Having gained industry acclaim for her frilly womenswear over the past year, we expect the young designer to put some much needed fun back into fashion in 2017.
mollygoddard.com

 

 

 

 

 

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The Studio

DVTK
The London-based digital design studio are set to be the go-to partner for brands wishing to explore the physical-digital divide next year.
dvtk.us

 

 

 

 

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The Party

No Vacancy Inn
Marrying clothing, club nights and talkshow podcasts, the No Vacancy Inn duo will be the go-to booking for fashion show after-parties.
novacancyinn.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Magazine

Real Review
Now on issue two, the Real Review explores modern living with academic rigour in a refreshingly light-weight paper format.
real.foundation

 

 

 

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The Restaurant

Luca
The team behind London’s Clove Club open a new Clerkenwell restaurant specialising in Italian dishes made from British ingredients. They’re calling it ‘Britalian’.
luca.restaurant

 

 

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The Aesthetic

Rainbows
Determined to break from the gloom of the past twelve months, fashion designers are brightening up their products with colourful rainbow motifs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The App

Hopper
The ultimate companion for the modern globetrotter: an app that tells you when to buy the cheapest air fares to a destination.
hopper.com

 

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The Innovator

Adidas
The sportswear brand continues to prioritise sustainability through its just-opened New York
Flagship store, which features recycled elements, and exciting product innovations – including a shoe made from synthetic spider silk.
adidas.com

 

 

 

The Hotel

St. Regis Cairo
Opening in April 2017, the Michael Graves designed St. Regis in Cairo is set to bring extravagant luxury – and bucketloads of mahogany – back to the Middle Eastern cultural centre.