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Tonic Icons - Sir Don McCullin

Photography isn’t about seeing, it’s about feeling. If I don’t have some kind of feeling for what I’m shooting, how can I expect the person who looks at it to feel anything?

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Shop The Look: Sam Way

Shop The Look: Sam Way For our final installment of the series of looks, we're back with Sam Way, an emerging talent carving out his path as a singer-songwriter. We previously sat down to interview…
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An Interview With  Sam Way

An Interview With  Sam Way As mentioned, we recently spent the day in Notting Hill with Sam Way, an emerging singer-songwriter. Having attended his gig at White City House, we sat down with a slightly hungover Sam to see what…
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La Dolce Vita

  La Dolce Vita We have come to identify Italy as a country that focuses on producing the highest quality versions of whatever they turn their hand to. This is seen the world over as…
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Tonic Icons: Lucian Freud

  Tonic Icons: Lucian Freud Anyone with a little prior knowledge of Lucian Freud will know that he was one of the most celebrated painters of the last century who led a very colourful life…
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Carnival Special

    Carnival Special The annual arrival of the August bank holiday signifies only one thing for us here at Tonic, the arrival of the Notting Hill carnival. We will be shutting up shop for…
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Sir David Attenborough

  Tonic Icons: Sir David Attenborough As one of the most recognizable voices in television and a certified national treasure status, Sir David Attenborough is revered for his educational television series showcasing the most amazing wonders…
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David Hockney

  Tonic Icons: David Hockney David Hockney is one of the treasures of the art world, with a career spanning almost sixty years. Much like the style of his paintings he is not one to shy away…
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Pelé

    Tonic Icons: Pelé With World Cup fever gripping the nation, we cast our spotlight upon one of the most recognizable figures to have featured in the Beautiful Game, a phrase that Pelé is…
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Dennis Hopper

  Tonic Icons: Dennis Hopper Dennis Hopper is probably best known for his acting roles in Rebel Without A Cause (1955) alongside James Dean and as part of the star-studded cast of Apocalypse Now (1979).…
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Sidney Poitier

  Tonic Icons: Sidney Poitier Sidney Poitier is a Bahamian-American actor with more than a few strings to his bow. Aside from his acting roles, he directed numerous films, wrote several versions of his autobiography…
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The Bank Holiday outfit

  The May Day Bank Holiday used to be the most anticipated time of the year for mods and rockers,  jumping onto their scooter or motorbike (depending on their allegiance) and heading to the seaside for a weekend…
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Ernest Hemingway

  Tonic Icons: Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway is remembered as a true personality and adventurer. His novels, short stories and journalistic pieces were weighted in his experiences as an ambulance driver during the First World…
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Pablo Picasso

  Pablo Picasso Deservedly revered as one of the creative pioneers, Pablo Picasso, was at the forefront of visual culture for all his working life. As one of the most important artists of all time,…
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The Seersucker Blazer

    The term seersucker is derived from the Persian term shīroshakar, which translates as milk and sugar due to the contrasting textures within the weave of its fabric. It is thought to have risen…
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Miles Davis

Tonic Icons: Miles Davis   There are few cultural movements that have had as much influence on the modern day as that of the Jazz age, a time where clothes were still formal but worn…
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The M65 Field Jacket

There are few jackets as ubiquitous as the M65 Field Jacket. Originally developed for use in the tropical climate of the Vietnamese jungles by the US forces, it offered welcome shelter from the humid, stuffy conditions…
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Bill Cunningham

We are starting to take a look and write about some influential people both past a present that inspire us, it might be how they look or what they stand for, or both. Either way…
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Baracuta

    The Baracuta G9 is certainly deserving of the iconic item of menswear tag. Also known as the Harrington jacket, the G9 actually takes its name from one of its least famous wearers. It…
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