THE SHIRT, FROM MEN’S UNDERGARMENT TO UNIVERSAL WORKHORSE.

THE SHIRT, FROM MEN’S UNDERGARMENT TO UNIVERSAL WORKHORSE.

Adornment and functionality seem to be sartorial distinctions between mens and womenswear throughout history, though after WWII we saw a big transition of women into the manual workforce and military - one of our favourite periods in shirting history. Presenting the shirtiest editorial we’ve done.
CLEARING MINEFIELDS / HOW TO KEEP YOUR SKIN IN TIP TOP SHAPE

CLEARING MINEFIELDS / HOW TO KEEP YOUR SKIN IN TIP TOP SHAPE

Our skin, the biggest organ of our body, is constantly changing as we age, change diets, travel, and go through drastic hormonal and emotional change through life. Unless you want to blast your system with chemicals, having porcelain skin is a genetic blessing and we have to get past the idea that we all should have it. The wonderment of our Universe is that we are all completely different, and therefore we should have different standards of beauty for each and every one of us. Here are some of Lauren’s top health and beauty products to keep the healthiest skin possible, while at home or on the road.
TEMPERATE FREEZE / W’MENSWEAR

TEMPERATE FREEZE / W’MENSWEAR

As the weather sinks into a foggy slumber, autumn brings a light bite to the air as we start to rug up and set up camp for the winter solstice. We bring you some inspiration for the colder months in collaboration with our pals at Revision Society who have developed a new set of versatile winter pieces, designed to adapt to the changing weather, and made completely from surplus fabrics from luxury garment production that would otherwise go into landfill.
THE 5 COMMANDMENTS OF VINTAGE SHOPPING / VOGUE

THE 5 COMMANDMENTS OF VINTAGE SHOPPING / VOGUE

Our kind of folk are hungry for garments that were made well enough to last the sands of time; garments that have their own unique story to tell in their wear and tear. There is a new meaning to the idea of ’luxury’ today and we are all on the hunt for a wardrobe that isn’t a carbon copy of the woman in line before you waiting for her morning coffee. Here is the best advice for the novice vintage shopper.
NEW YORKERS ROLL THROUGH SAN FRAN / THE HILL-SIDE X UNIONMADE

NEW YORKERS ROLL THROUGH SAN FRAN / THE HILL-SIDE X UNIONMADE

Take a look into the wonderful friendship that is The Hill-Side and Unionmade, as they shoot their funnest life possible on the streets of San Fransisco with Dave Franklin, a fixture in the San Fran skate scene for over 20 years. Welcome to their collaborative Autumn Winter look book
GO OUT CAMP vol. 12 WITH OUR PALS AT FILSON

GO OUT CAMP vol. 12 WITH OUR PALS AT FILSON

Our pal Sae Miyata repping the Filson team in Japan shares her photo essay of ’Go Out Camp vol. 12’, a big celebration of all things music, camping, and the outdoors just had their twelfth instalment at the base of Japan’s ionic Mount Fuji. ROCK !!! .
THE SALTY RIPPLE EFFECT / CLEAN COAST COLLECTIVE X SKIN AND BONE

THE SALTY RIPPLE EFFECT / CLEAN COAST COLLECTIVE X SKIN AND BONE

Enter ’Skin and Bone’, a new ladies’ surfwear brand that aims to tackle our overwhelming ocean plastic issue by partnering up with Clean Coast Collective this season. The two ocean loving forces are working more beach clean ups to take away plastic debris that is choking coastal wildlife and ultimately poisoning all life on earth in micro-sized morsels. Have a peek at some really salty looking wetsuits for women that looks to the horizon for the next line of swell.
KAPITAL AT THE BAD OPERA.

KAPITAL AT THE BAD OPERA.

To enter into the wild world of Kapital is a little like stepping into a twisted wonderland, one that has its own gravitational force that has you walking upwards, backwards, inside, and outwards. Let us take you into the friend making, beer soaked experience that is the Kapital catalogue shoot, one that never disappoints and one that takes us to the famous and forgotten corners of the earth.
ON THE LINE WITH BARBOUR’S TIMELESS ORIGINALS / SPONSORED

ON THE LINE WITH BARBOUR’S TIMELESS ORIGINALS / SPONSORED

This month we have been really excited about the idea of Barbour’s menswear team designing the Women’s Autumn Winter ’16 collection. The collection is very suitably called ’Timeless Originals’, a fitting theme for the Barbour who have been making great British outerwear since 1894 thanks to Scottish founder John Barbour who started the brand in South Shields.

PF FLYERS + GITMAN BROS. VINTAGE MADE THINGS TOGETHER, IN AMERICA.

Our friends at Heddels shared this great film with us about the "Seed to Sew" collaborative Center Hi shoe from PF Flyers and Gitman Vintage Bros. The short speaks to how the American-made denim shoe speaks to both brands, from start to finish, with the seed that grew the fabric to the final production line stage.