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Off the record, April 14 2012

Guests dug Jack Spade’s store, MPs showed their ties with UKFT and Jean Machine got artistic.

IPR’s Debbie Cartwright (right) and Agent Provocateur’s Karla Newton

WHAT IPR and Indigofera ‘house-warming’ party.

WHERE 89 & ½ Worship Street, Hoxton, east London.

PR agency IPR and sales firm Indigofera threw a party to celebrate moving into their new showroom. Guests also browsed the ranges from Christopher Shannon, Sandro and American Retro.

Who IPR’s Debbie Cartwright (below right) and Agent Provocateur’s Karla Newton. Celebrity guests included Made In Chelsea star Amber Atherton.

The food and drink Mini burgers and a selection of cocktails.


WHAT A group of MPs showed their support for UK business with new club ties from Moodys and the UKFT.

WHERE House of Commons, Westminster.

The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) and men’s accessories brand Moodys have been backed by a group of MPs from The Forty Club.

Who (From left) MPs David Mowat, Nick de Bois, Jackie Doyle-Price and Richard Graham, Moodys’ Steven Clarke, and Neil Carmichael MP.

What The Forty Club is a campaign group made up of the Conservative MPs with the smallest majorities.



WHAT Zatchels VIP drinks reception

WHERE Backstage Fashion Agency, Eastcastle Street, London.

Accessories brand Zatchels held a drinks reception following a recent press day. Zatchels’ Dean Clark (left) welcomed guests including Radio 1xtra’s The Mac Twins (left and right) and actress Louisa Lytton.

The drink Wine and champagne from Australian wine producer Brown Brothers was served up.

The entertainment As well as a private viewing of Zatchels’ spring 12 collection, partygoers were also able to choose their own Zatchels bag.




Cuan Hanly

WHAT US men’s accessories brand Jack Spade’s store opening.

WHERE 83 Brewer Street, Soho, London.

Jack Spade’s first European store opened on Brewer Street with a party hosted by brand director Cuan Hanly (left).

Who Hanly was joined by designer Patrick Grant and actors Christian Cooke and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.

The food Scotch quail’s eggs with caper mayonnaise, De Beauvoir smoked salmon and fish fingers and mushy peas by Hix restaurant.



Chloe Lonsdale

WHAT Denim brand Jean Machine presented an exhibition by Greg Eason.

WHERE Protein Gallery, Shoreditch, east London.

To celebrate the relaunch of Jean Machine, founder Chloe Lonsdale (left) created an exhibition of illustrations called Focus, curated for Jean Machine by artist Greg Eason.

The drinks Guests were treated to gin cocktails and prosecco.

The entertainment The screening of a video by Greg Eason.



Which retailer has to approve all media photos to ensure just the right length of cuff is visible under his jacket sleeve?

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