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Off the record, October 27 2012

MTV talked fashion and music, Boxfresh wore its art on its sleeve and Harvey Nichols got woolly.

What District MTV fashion and music panel discussion              

Where Mercer Street Studios, Covent Garden

District MTV’s editor-in-chief Melanie Hick chaired the panel, which included (from left) fashion journalist Charlie Porter, Fashion East founder Lulu Kennedy and artist Quentin Jones.

District MTV’s editor-in-chief Melanie Hick chaired the panel, which included (from left) fashion journalist Charlie Porter, Fashion East founder Lulu Kennedy and artist Quentin Jones.

To mark MTV’s newly launched online fashion and music platform District MTV, the team hosted a panel discussion that included some of London’s fashion stars, in which they debated the long-standing relationship between music and fashion.

Who District MTV’s editor-in-chief Melanie Hick chaired the panel, which included (from left) fashion journalist Charlie Porter, Fashion East founder Lulu Kennedy and artist Quentin Jones.

The entertainment It was an MTV party after all, so between the interesting discussions, the night was soundtracked by fashionable DJs Jim Stanton and Severino of Horse Meat Disco.

What The launch of HGA Turkey                              

Where British Consulate in Istanbul      

are HGA Turkey managing director Murat Ergene, HGA owner and global director Harveen Gill, and HGA Turkey director Levent Kocaaydin

are HGA Turkey managing director Murat Ergene, HGA owner and global director Harveen Gill, and HGA Turkey director Levent Kocaaydin

                  

Fashion recruitment company HGA Group celebrated the opening of its first international office. Pictured (from left) are HGA Turkey managing director Murat Ergene, HGA owner and global director Harveen Gill, and HGA Turkey director Levent Kocaaydin.

Speakers included Edward David Southall, chief HR officer at Turkish retailer LC Waikiki, and Her Majesty’s deputy consul–general Sayed Shah.

What Moniker Art Fair sponsored by Boxfresh       

Where Village Underground, Shoreditch         

Streetwear brand Boxfresh sponsored alternative art event Moniker Art Fair this month. Marketing assistant Gemma Little chatted to stylist and blogger Nigel Ruwende (below) while guests soaking up the atmosphere at the viewing.

Marketing assistant Gemma Little chatted to stylist and blogger Nigel Ruwende

Marketing assistant Gemma Little chatted to stylist and blogger Nigel Ruwende

The drinks Guests were treated to Absolute Vodka cocktails.

The entertainment A DJ spun tunes while guests checked out the artworks.

What Launch of Wool Week and the unveiling of Harvey Nichols’ wool installation         

Where The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, opposite Harvey Nichols on Knightsbridge  

Coleridge was joined by Sophie, Countess of Wessex

Coleridge was joined by Sophie, Countess of Wessex

Condé Nast International president Nicholas Coleridge hosted a party to officially launch Wool Week 2012, which ran from October 15 to 21.

The unveil In partnership with Harvey Nichols and the Campaign for Wool, Coleridge revealed a huge woollen installation, which saw the department store wrapped in more than 100 metres of wool, topped off with knitting needles.

Who Coleridge was joined by Sophie, Countess of Wessex (pictured far right), model Poppy Delevingne and designer James Long.

Shhhhhh!

Which premium fashion chain allows its receptionists to indulge in some Friday afternoon rosé wine while manning the desk?

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