Small Business Saturday: Go Behind The Brands of Soho London
Ahead of Small Business Saturday on 5th December, Soho Speaks is a series of digital films to celebrate independent businesses in this creative hub.
Undeniably the heartbeat of London and a hotbed of individualism and creativity, Soho has unrivalled shopping appeal with a variety of concept stores, original independents and international brands in the mix. Tune into @ThisisSoho on Instagram for the exclusive videos and Q&A’s each week throughout November and December.
Iconic Soho tailor Mark Powell revolutionised traditional tailoring, fusing it with contemporary street style. Celebrating 35-years in Soho this year, Powell gives insight into his Soho journey, what inspires his designs and shares his celebrity clients.
Polpo’s owner Richard Beatty talks about the speciality of his Beak Street restaurant and his love for the Soho community and reveals some new and exciting news about Polpo.
Iconic hair salon and hair brand BLEACH has broken the barriers of creativity and stylist Freddie Leubner gives new tips and tricks for the season. With new products dropping all the time and tutorials constantly being curated, BLEACH is always one step ahead.
The series also profiles Phil Barton, owner of renowned Berwick Street vinyl store Sister Ray, Laura Smith, owner of independent coffee shop Flat White and David Brennan, owner of Reign Vintage.
Samantha Bain-Mollison Retail Director at Shaftesbury says: “This is a great insight to the independent brands of Soho and the people behind them. They are what makes Soho such a special place.”
Brands include: Barbers Point, Polpo, Wood Wood, Oliver Spencer, Shoryu, Universal Works, The Duck and Rice, Flat White, The Collection, Ember Yard, Seven Mor, Temper, Reign Vintage, Sister Ray, Mark Powell, The Blue Posts, BLEACH, Wax London, Canvas Collection, Antidote, Red Wing, MÜHLE, Lazy Oaf and Johnny’s Chop Shop.
Find out more from these fantastic independent brands visit ThisIsSoho.co.uk for full information and follow @ThisIsSoho for updates.
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