Nik Thakkar

Vin Los: Defining Iconography

Nik Thakkar | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nik Thakkar

The world's reaction to Vin Los is that of a shared and immediate sentiment of instant fascination. An innate need to understand the psyche of anyone who turns their body into a creative canvas is natural.

The Resurgence of the Boyfriend Biker

Nik Thakkar | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

Androgyny in fashion has existed since the beginning of time, granted. However, the resurgence of the boyfriend biker has become somewhat of a 2014 tr...

Team GB Athlete Tom Brady - A Nouveau Rebel

Nik Thakkar | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nik Thakkar

Throughout our creative process (which was also supported by Philips, Samsung and Snow Queen Vodka), we've always made the conscious decision to partner with rebels and pioneers; for example every model cast was (and will always be) chosen on account of their personality, creative attributes and character - as opposed to solely their appearance.

Defying The Dandy At London Collections: Men

Nik Thakkar | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

In somewhat of a response to the lack of celebration of an alternative British designed and produced aesthetic that is not tailoring-led. Ada Zanditon and I partnered during the third ever season of London Collections: Men to launch Ada + Nik.

Consumer Brands And Creative Content; A New Synergy

Nik Thakkar | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Nik Thakkar

Partnering consumer brands with fashion, music, sport and film in the form of endorsement and sponsorship has been commonplace for decades now, howeve...

British Music's Newest Entrepreneurial Pop Star

Nik Thakkar | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Nik Thakkar

Entrepreneurial pop is something that has always existed, since Sinatra at least.

Why Casting Creative Influencers Is The Future Of Brand Influence

Nik Thakkar | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

Cult vintage brand, Nordic Poetry just unveiled their debut fashion film starring fifteen of London's breakthrough creative influencers from design to...

Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura: The Unification of Two Icons

Nik Thakkar | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

The descriptions "a man of many hats" and "renaissance man" do not even marginally do justice to what Karl Lagerfeld has achieved, and is indeed still achieving at the age of "79".

BLAG - The Longstanding, Revered, Cutting-Edge British Magazine Turns 20

Nik Thakkar | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

Dubbed as "real culture for sophisticated rebels and savvy individuals", the eponymous publication BLAG - created by British twins Sally A. Edwards and Sarah J. Edwards - is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a luxury collectors edition in book form, featuring a worldwide exclusive cover with Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace.

The LCFM Debut Featuring Asger Juel Larsen, Domingo Rodriguez and Matteo Molinari

Nik Thakkar | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

This week saw the launch of London's first official menswear fashion week. As I've said on various occasions, London has always pioneered a cultural and visual fashion aesthetic that has set trends alight across the globe.

One New Change Launches THE EDIT by Reeme Idris

Nik Thakkar | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Style
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As most of you reading this will know, bricks and mortar retailers catering to a growing digital/e-commerce friendly demographic isn't an easy feat. T...

Introducing the World's First Social Media Super Model Daniel Garofali

Nik Thakkar | Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Style
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Daniel has clocked up almost 13,000 Facebook fans, in excess of 4,000 Twitter followers and hundreds of thousands of YouTube hits collectively. What Daniel has done socially far outstrips the digital presence of most mainstream highly recognisable supermodels, both male and female.

A Conversation with Maximilian Wiedemann And Tyler Shields Before the Launch of "Well Hung"

Nik Thakkar | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Nik Thakkar

Tyler Shields is often described as a young Terry Richardson. This is definitely a massive compliment, but not necessarily 100% accurate. Shields' vision is slightly more artistic and definitely a lot darker - a reflection of the fact that he is a true Millennial? Perhaps so.

Introducing Mademoiselle Yulia: Japan's "Answer" to Lady Gaga

Nik Thakkar | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Nik Thakkar

Rather irritatingly dubbed as Japan's answer to Lady Gaga (name a popstar with a wig that is NOT compared to her), I wanted to take three minutes (one...

A Multidimensional Exhibition to Celebrate 5 Years of Iconic Club Night, Circus

Nik Thakkar | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Nik Thakkar

This week sees the launch of This is...Circus, the exhibition to celebrate five years of the rather legendary club night Circus - pioneered by Industr...

Unconditional SS12 Collection - The Progressive, Trend-Setting Underdog

Nik Thakkar | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

London Fashion Week has been in full force this season, and as always, there have been iconic digital advancements, for example Burberry's Twitterwalk...

The Minotaur: Michelin Star Restaurant And Gallery

Nik Thakkar | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Nik Thakkar

The Minotaur is by far the smartest and most innovative pop-up that London has seen in a while. The trend started off in 2006/7 and has never really disappeared, but brands are constantly finding ways to out-do each other.

A Conversation With Simon Hammerstein - The Brains Behind The Box

Nik Thakkar | Posted 28.10.2011 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

The most talked about venue in London for 2011 has, without a doubt, been The Box. The opening of the venue was rumoured back in January on KARLISMYUNKLE and it finally launched in February with unparalleled levels of buzz, despite the fact that traditional media were denied entry to the venue.