Location: Journey Shoe Gallery, off London’s Carnaby Street. Time: sometime after midnight during the festive season. ‘Oi,’ gurgles Easytiger creative director Richard Collier [back of head, pictured], ‘That bloke with the pen, it’s bloody Mani from Primal Scream. Oi, Mani! I fuggin’ love you, mate!’ ‘You should have been there,’ says Easytiger boss Adam Devey Smith. ‘The party was so good I can’t remember any of it.’
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