The Only Way Is Dalston

As a Hackney Native, I Think the Hipsters Have Helped

Chris George | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK
Chris George

It's easy to sneer at hipsters as tedious and pretentious, but their influx has meant that areas of Hackney previously written off as shit holes are now famous for being energetic and creative. East London has the Olympics next year, and Hackney can show the whole god-damn world how far it's come.

'The Only Way Is Dalston' - Funny Or Tragic?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

There's no denying ITV2's The Only Way Is Essex, with its funny, fluffy, perma-tanned cast, is a massive hit - having won a Bafta and the nation's hea...

The Only Way is...Essex?

Sophie Haslett | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Style
Sophie Haslett

Like it or loathe it, there's one trend this autumn that is getting increasingly hard to avoid. When I think of it, I think of tan. I think of false eyelashes, of white stilettos, and of round-the-clock maintenance. It is not fashionable, edgy or remotely high-brow, but somehow it is a look that is taking over our sartorial lives.

Why You Have to Watch 'The Only Way Is Dalston'

Scott Bryan | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Scott Bryan

We love these programmes because we hate their arrogance and we love every opportunity that they either fluff their lines and say something bizarre or incoherent, and come across like pretentious idiotic losers. East London certainly has a few people who are like this.