In Brief

XWHY Music: Stormzy shows us why 2017 is his year, at BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge
  Before he released his debut album, I'm not sure any of us really knew…
London Beer Week: Exclusive Jameson Caskmates Tasting Experience @ Hiver Brewery
Last week we headed over to unique Hiver Brewery (specialists in honey beer) just off…

In Depth

A vote less travelled…
Why I'm thinking about voting for the "new UKIP" in…
End Ebola Now: A Crisis We Cannot Ignore
Exactly eight months ago today, I was gearing up to teach…

Features

  • Netpix: The Good Lie

    We sift through the Netflix ocean, so you don't have to... Review Rating: 7/10 Staring: Arnold Oceng, Reese Witherspoon, Ger Duany & Emmanuel Jal Genre: Drama When to watch: A lazy Sunday afternoon on the sofa Plot synopsis: The films follows the lives of a group of young Sudanese children that…
  • Countdown to sobriety…

      This time next week I will be beginning my sober lent, 40 days and 40 nights of sobriety with not a drop of alcohol. No doubt it will be a lonely journey, as my nearest and dearest give me a wide birth due to the fact my unimpaired cognitive capacity, will allow me…

Fashion

  • Why You Should Shop Independent

      In short: You’ll look better than everyone else. Fast fashion is in full swing, with many of us favouring the ease and convenience of the big retailers. Churning out uninspired, poor quality, and cheap products, independent brands have taken a back seat. Though this shouldn’t be the case. Boutiques…
  • XWHY STYLE: NikeLab Dunk Hi x COMME des GARÇONS

      The NikeLab Dunk Hi x COMME des GARÇONS aka the "Invisible Shoe"   The Dunk retains its leather overlay, in black, over a translucent tpu vamp, quarter, tongue and collar, revealing foam underneath the tongue and collar, in addition to the wearer’s sock choice. Holes on the medial quarter…

Interviews

  • XWHY MEETS: CATALINA SKIES

    If you're feeling a bit grey as we move into the deep depths of winter, then we have just the tonic for you in the form CATALINA SKIES, a newly formed band hailing from all over the globe. Their infectious indie-rock style has seen them recently doing a string of shows…
  • Hartley Watches: The New Face Of Time.

    They say you shouldn't mix business with pleasure but that is exactly what the three founders (and friends) of Hartley have done. Being sure enough that their friendships could negotiate and even thrive when put to the test in the business world, they set about taking on the perils of business world. Having only…

Women

  • Cowlin Presents: Toucán

    Meet Toucán... Since bustling on to the scene with their debut track 'Get up' on Food Music, the House & Bass duo from Kent have been causing quite a stir. Their follow up release 'Prana' got snapped up by the massive Subsoul imprint and has been supported by many of…
  • Style & Substance: Arielle Free

    Ahead of her hosting the main stage at Bestival, XWHY grabs a chat with DJ, Presenter and professional chatterbox Arielle Free. Arielle Free is a woman with many talents and boundless energy. Whether it be rising early in the morning to keep the nations children entertained with singing dancing and funny…