Imagine a place where you can browse the latest high street fashion, discover the most exciting new music talent, A N D kick back with a soothing coffee…

Imagine no more, because your dream afternoon exists in the shape of the inspired London collaboration between Gap and Lion Coffee + Records – a weekly music celebration dubbed ‘GapxLion’, taking place in Gap’s Oxford Street location.

The synergies between the two respective brands might seem unlikely at first, but in a recent interview with Vogue, Lion’s co-founder, Mairead Nash, explains the origins of the partnership.

Being invited to guest shoot one of the showcases was nothing short of audible glee, heightened, of course, by the tasty coffee options and refreshing setting. Browse a selection of my shots below… but first, I wish to thank Ray – the impressively tattooed barista in these shots, who was so generous in supplying me with the odd free beverage as I wielded my beloved 50mm…