Nudie Jeans Co: Perry Leather & Crust  Jacket

Nudie Jeans Co: Perry Leather & Crust Jacket

There’s a weird paradox in the world of black leather jackets in that more often than not those who choose to wear them really shouldn’t and those that don’t really should. I’m taking about you, yes you. So erase all those terrible tanned images of old, fat punks, that dead sexist bloke with the combover down the pub, rubbish faced racist Jeremy […]

Arpenteur at The Great Divide

Arpenteur at The Great Divide

Oui! Oui! C’est workwear temps aujourd’hui! Alongside Gitanes, Ricard, Orangina & cheese with a cow pissing herself on the box comes another slice of French classiness in the form of relatively new label Arpenteur. The Great Divide have just taken delivery of four vêtements all of which are perfectly suited to living the good life and giving you that gallic grafter je […]

Triads: adidas Originals Spezial Lookbook

Triads: adidas Originals Spezial Lookbook

Earlier this year I was jammy enough to get a bit of an exclusive peak at this soon to be released Spezial collection. So after having been sworn to secrecy it’s nice that the teutonic cat has been finally let out of the luxury bavarian leather/wool mix sports bag and also that Gary Aspden’s take on classic adi leisure-wear is […]

Kurt Cobain: The Last Session

Kurt Cobain: The Last Session

Can you believe it’s twenty years since Kurt Cobain tragically choose to ‘do one’ from this mortal coil? A lot has happened since then but Kurt and Nirvana remain locked firmly in rock’n’roll legendary territory via the unique and haunting body of music left behind and of course the fact that he violently burned out rather than faded away. Kurt Cobain: The Last Session is a timely […]

Peter Storm : 60th Anniversary Reissue

Peter Storm : 60th Anniversary Reissue

Will you allow me to be cloyingly self-indulgent for a few minutes? I’m going to anyway, plus I’ve always wanted to use the word ‘cloyingly’. This week saw two things. Firstly, the launch of a couple of real, actual things I can point to and say “Me, that” when family members ask me what I do at christenings. And secondly, through […]

Hiller Jacket from 6876 & Hanon

Hiller Jacket from 6876 & Hanon

What makes a good jacket a bloody great jacket? Is it the well thought out choice of technical fabric; that not only does the job it’s supposed to (keep you dry and keep you warm) but feels ace and doesn’t make you swelter like a spitroasted pig? Is it in the clear and focused design; which delivers a coat that hangs […]

Red Wing Heritage Special Release – Kangatan

Red Wing Heritage Special Release – Kangatan

Remember Lenny Henry when he was funny? No honestly he was once. Way back in the seventies he was a regular on a punk rock Saturday morning kid’s show called Tiswas and he used to wear a massive Rasta hat and run round shouting KATANGA! Anyway, this new release from the mighty Red Wing has fuck all to do with […]

Veras X LESS Granada chukka

Veras X LESS Granada chukka

In collaboration with Far-Eastern post-casual cultivators LESS, Proper homeboys Veras brings the Granada to the seasonal table. Showcasing Veras and LESS’s classic relaxed stylings, the Granada is a mid-ankle chukka boot, featuring all the traditional features associated with both brands. Over the past few years Veras has galloped up the inside rail to place itself as one of the leading […]

Norse Projects at Pavilion Clothing

Norse Projects at Pavilion Clothing

If any one should be well able to prepare us for the upcoming winter months it’s those Nordic #menswear gods at Norse Projects. With the climate they’re used to in the far, far North and their ingrained Scandinavian style sensibilities, they’re better placed than most to kit us out in gear that not only aides our dashing to the pub through […]

Happy Mondays – kickin’ Chico’s cancer

Happy Mondays – kickin’ Chico’s cancer

We’ve gone a bit Happy Mondays daft on here this week. First it was the rather brilliant new book coming out soon and now the Manchester legends are to perform a special full live set at the ‘Chico’s Kickin Cancer Fundraiser’, this Friday night (October 17th) at The Palace Hotel in Manchester. The unique’Black Tie dinner’ event is to raise […]

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by / on 14/10/2014 at 2:50 pm / in Updates

Norse Projects at Pavilion Clothing

If any one should be well able to prepare us for the upcoming winter months it’s those Nordic #menswear gods at Norse Projects. With the climate they’re used to in the far, far North and their ingrained Scandinavian style sensibilities, they’re better placed than most to kit us out in gear that not only aides our dashing to the pub through […]

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Happy Mondays – kickin’ Chico’s cancer 0
by / on 14/10/2014 at 1:10 pm / in Updates

Happy Mondays – kickin’ Chico’s cancer

We’ve gone a bit Happy Mondays daft on here this week. First it was the rather brilliant new book coming out soon and now the Manchester legends are to perform a special full live set at the ‘Chico’s Kickin Cancer Fundraiser’, this Friday night (October 17th) at The Palace Hotel in Manchester. The unique’Black Tie dinner’ event is to raise […]

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Sperry Top-Sider x Velour by Nostalgi 0
by / on 14/10/2014 at 8:02 am / in Features

Sperry Top-Sider x Velour by Nostalgi

Do you find it difficult to team footwear with that new Scandinavian raincoat that you’ve just bought?  Do you love going to outdoor events but wouldn’t be seen dead in wellies or hiking boots? Do you like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain? Well those groovy Gothenburgers at Velour have come up with the perfect solution to your wet-weather-wear […]

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Size? Exclusive: adidas Originals ‘Casual Deck Pack’ 0
by / on 13/10/2014 at 6:16 pm / in Features

Size? Exclusive: adidas Originals ‘Casual Deck Pack’

For those of you who just can’t wait for the arrival of ‘those’ rather spezial Tourings then I’ve got some proper good news for you my leisure shoe loving chums. This Friday welcomes the arrival of the Casual Deck pack a Size? exclusive featuring the adi Ease and the Seeley Boat skate shoes both of which have been given a rather charming […]

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Engineered Garments Field Parka at Oi Polloi 0
by / on 13/10/2014 at 4:43 pm / in Updates

Engineered Garments Field Parka at Oi Polloi

Lets be honest. There was no way we weren’t going to have this jacket up on the site as soon as we knew it had arrived down the road at our pals Oi Polloi. For a good few seasons the Field Parka has been an integral part of the Engineered Garments winter collection. With this year’s, Uncle Daiki and his […]

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Happy Mondays: Excess All Areas 0
by / on 13/10/2014 at 12:38 am / in Updates

Happy Mondays: Excess All Areas

You can argue over whether they were the greatest band to come out of Manchester or not somewhere else but there’s no doubting they were the coolest. Happy Mondays looked and sounded like they could do whatever the fuck they wanted and they very clearly believed it to. I first saw Happy Mondays when I was fifteen. I’m fort…erm…much older […]

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Nike at JD Sports 5
by / on 10/10/2014 at 8:57 pm / in Features

Nike at JD Sports

As we hover excitedly on the brink of the mass adi adoration about to arise following the imminent release of the new Spezial collection and the deadstock magic soon to be seen at the Manchester exhibition, I’d like to take a little sidestep and take some time out to appreciate the mighty Nike. Though my love of the three stripes has been pretty consistent […]

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Nanamica for Baracuta. The Limited Edition N9 Jacket 0
by / on 09/10/2014 at 5:34 pm / in Features

Nanamica for Baracuta. The Limited Edition N9 Jacket

I don’t know much about maths but I do know that this is my current favourite equation: Nanamica DPM + Baracuta Tartan =  ltd edtn N9. This is an eye-wateringly ace collab where Manc heritage meets Tokyo sports utility somewhere in the combat zone,  resulting in a 100% cotton GORE-TEX®  jacket with a waterproof construction that borrows from the classic G4. With the handy addition […]

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