31 December 2010

Happy 2011

Once again Happy 2011 from Fred Butler Style, this year she has collaborated with Rosy Nicholas for the pick, make up by Megumi Matsuno and Seema Chopra for this sharp angular fro. She was also kind enough to write this review of our shop Pelicans & Parrots. Click Here

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Last years 2010 and behind the scenes pictures.

21 December 2010

Charlie Allen

Last week we had the pleasure of having dinner with Charlie Allen Tailor to the stars at the Paradise in West London. Never will you meet a more humble and sartorial elegant fellow.

Via Pelicans & Parrots

14 December 2010

Black Pineapple

We love the work of Facebook Friend Adee Roberson Black Pineapple.

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10 December 2010

Alexandra Catiere

Gentlewomen shot by Russian Photographer Alexandra Catiere for Please Magazine.

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23 November 2010

18 November 2010

Elec..elects to sign with Jay z!

Never have I been so happy and sad, excited and disappointed, brave and scared you get the picture!..

Ps. If this track is anything to go by..scrap all the negatives...DEEP!

15 November 2010

Nubian Events Celebrates 50 Years of Iconic Black Hair

So Friday saw BnnGirls attend Nubian Events Dinner and Show depicting iconic afro hairstyles from the last 50 years. Hosted by Henry Bonsu who talked us through braids and beads to fros and puffs. Naming influential and political black men and woman such as Angela Davis, to today's Lauren Hill and Janelle Monáe.

The models with event organiser Mimi Traore

The creatives From Left to right, fashion designer Nkwo, Hair stylist Morris Roots who specialises in locks and natural hair and show producer and hair stylist Angela Plummer

We were served an amazing 4 course dinner of Sashimi, beef in peppercorn sauce and finished off with a delicious coconut sorbet, passion fruit cream, and chocolate spring rolls.

We would like to thank Mimi Traore from Nubian Eventsfor throwing such an inspirational event with amazing people.

22 October 2010

Nubian Events

We were emailed about this amazing event by Nubian Events that is happening on Nov 12 at the Michelin Star restaurant Nobu.

It is an excellent opportunity for professionals connected with Africa to meet and engage with other influential and successful professionals coming from a wide range of disciplines - legal, arts, finance, culture, investment, media, fashion - to develop business opportunities, forge ties and find new clients in a convivial atmosphere in an inspiring venue.

You will be welcomed with Champagne and canapés and regaled with a lavish four course dinner to the accompaniment of an Afro-Jazz band followed by the evening's highlight: a 20 minute cat-walk show celebrating natural Afro-Hair and its social and political impact over 60 years!

Fashion by Nkwo and hair by the amazing Angela Plummer and Morris Roots.

Tickets are priced at £75 for this fine dining and amazing creative cultural experience.

For more info and tickets contact Nubian Events

Woven hair accessories by Angela Plummer

Write a Bike

We love the idea of these bikes by Juri Zaech

Jessica Dance Jewellery

We saw these in Selfridges

by Jessica Dance

Monkey Rides Goat

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Monkey Skull avaliable from Pelicans & Parrots

Roots manuva Vs Pelicans & Parrots

On the 6th October we were lucky enough to host Roots Manuva's Pop Up Store in our shop Pelicans & Parrots!

The Table of Curiosities

So if you are a regular visitor to our shop Pelicans & Parrots you will notice that our table changes from week to week. However this week we feel we've taken it to new heights!

Monkey Skull in Victorian dome

Kingfisher in Victorians dome

Vintage Parrot lamp cica 1920s

Customised Victorian dome with bird skulls, butterflies and moths

A4 Duplicate Anatomical Torso print

Magnifying glass with script on handle

Black manual wooden Calendar

Chrome coaster Playing Cards

The Epauleted Bat

Salt and Pepper ceramic pots

Silver finish giant Grasshopper

All available from Shop Pelicans & Parrots

27 September 2010

Pelicans & Parrots

We have have been busy

Let us introduce you to our new baby

Pelicans &Parrots

Vintage and Contemporary Fashion, Interiors and Curio

Pelicans & Parrots
40 Stoke Newington Road,
N16 7XJ

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