May 11, 2017 | By Carla Buzasi
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Since 2011, department store Selfridges has celebrated young creative talent across fashion and design, with its yearly window displays and Bright Young Things initiative, featuring the best of new design talent. This year, the shopping mecca has turned the concept on its head and is championing creativity in the retirement age with its latest initiative Bright Old Things. Creatives and designers taking part range in age from late 40s to mid-80s, and include painter Molly Parkin, furniture designer Den Woods, artists Sue Kreitzman and Roger Miles, and eyewear designer Robert Roope. As part of the initiative, the Selfridges Oxford Street store and website will sell a selection of art pieces, home and fashion accessories designed by the 14 Bright Old Things, as well as showcase their work through its colourful window displays until the end of February. Additionally, there will be curated events highlighting their work giving visitors the chance to learn more about them. –Emily Cater
400 Oxford Street W1A 1AB / 44 (0)800 123 400
Open through February 28
Images courtesy of Selfridges
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