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26/11/2021

G.H Bass & Co. – 1/400 Exclusive

Established in 1876 by George Henry Bass, G.H. Bass & Co. began with a man on a simple mission “To make the best possible shoe for the purpose for which it was intended.” In 1936, the brand put a stylish spin on a Norwegian farm shoe designed for “loafing in the field,” and playfully dubbed them. Weejuns – introducing the world’s very first penny loafer. Worn by presidents and Hollywood legends alike, Weejuns have been a staple for some of the most influential subcultures in fashion history. 80 years later, Weejuns are still handmade ethically in our factory in El Salvador, using the same time-honoured techniques pioneered in 1936...

25/11/2021
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Alife x Timberland

Founded in 1999, Alife is a New York born streetwear and culture brand that are now also a retailer for men’s clothing. The brand was founded by four friends - Arnaud Delecolle, Tony Arcabascio, Tammy Brainard and Rob Cristofaro. The idea and main purpose of the brand was to fill a void of “creativity in New York” – which they believed was lacking at the time...

23/11/2021

Snow Peak – Brand Edit

Snow Peak was founded in 1958 on the west coast of Japans Honshy Island – in the Niigata Prefecture. The coastal capital city is known for its national parks, ski resorts and Onsen hot springs. The region is also extremely mountainous with peaks of 8,000 ft above sea level. Naturally, in such a rich environment, locals and the many annual tourists also required specialised outdoor equipment – this is where founder Yukio Yamai saw an opportunity and Snow Peak was born...

19/11/2021

Shetland Woollen Co. – Made in Scotland

Established in 1923, Shetland Woollen Co. specialise in crafting sweaters and knitwear from authentic local Scottish sources. The factory to this day is located on the small Scottish Shetland Islands, a beautiful tourist hot spot with a small population of around 22,000 located halfway between mainland Scotland & Norway.

17/11/2021

Danton France, via Japan

Born in 1935, Danton is a French heritage brand that marries together the iconic French flair for design and Japanese attention to detail. In 1931 Frenchman Mr Gabriel Danton took an interest in his sisters clothing business known as “Manufacture Textile du Centere” – or as it was more commonly named, M.T.C. Gabriel quickly bought shares in his sisters company and took role of Manager 4 years later in 1935 before then also registering the brand under the his surname - Danton. The silhouette red diamond logo was also created that same year and the brand we recognise today was born.

13/11/2021
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Puma x Maison Kitsune | where sport meets urban-chic

Sports company PUMA and independent Paris fashion house Maison Kitsuné are partnering together for a second collection where sport meets urban-chic, merging the brand’s Paris-meets-Tokyo aesthetic with PUMA’s classic styles and sport heritage. SHOP PUMA X KITSUNE The PUMA x MAISON KITSUNÉ collection stays true to its clean, aesthetic style and extends its Japanese-French heritage from the first season onto its second. Designs take inspiration from Japanese streetwear and are elevated with touches of French elegance. This simple yet elevated streetwear collection includes apparel, footwear, and accessories. This chic collection... Read More

11/11/2021

Timberland, Coming Soon to Stuarts

Born in 1952, the love for the great outdoors has always been at the forefront of Timberlands story since day 1. It all started with Nathan Swartz, a young Ukrainian who immigrated to the United States and began his journey as an apprentice shoe maker at Abington Shoe Company. He slowly but surely worked his way up through the ranks before investing into company shares and later going on to buy out his partner and bringing his two sons into the business.

10/11/2021
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Holubar, Straight From Colorado

siasts in the area. Thanks to an order received from the Arctic Institute of North America, Alice and LeRoy Holubar buy a business license and start operations officially as Holubar Mountaineering, renting a workshop at 1215 Grandview Avenue, in Boulder. Fast forward to the 50s Holubar starts using nylon, at the time a revolutionary material, for its range of clothing and sleeping bags. With a pioneering approach, nylon is also used in combination with down filling. Holubar is the originator of the Mountain Parka, one of the most popular garments ever in North America, then used by many brands, big and small. By 58' Holubar publishes a mail-order catalogue with 143 products, including down parkas, sleeping bags, tents, backpacks.

09/11/2021

Corduroy | Top Picks of The Season

months. The fabric was originally created for the aristocracy, derived from the French for ‘cloth of the king’. But started to be worn by workers throughout the Industrial Revolution due to its tough nature but was soon donned by Ivy Leaguer, Beatniks and more throughout the mid-20th century. Perfectly casual whilst retaining an air of sophistication. This AW21, we have seen a number of new corduroy arrivals from Fred Perry, Lois Jeans, Norse Projects & More. Within this blog, we have picked our top five of these arrivals that will elevate your winter style this season.

08/11/2021
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Taion – The Japanese Down Experts

The word Taion translates directly into English from Japanese as the term ‘body temperature’ – a fitting name for a brand that are experts in the use of down in outerwear. Fairly new on the outerwear scene, the Tokyo based brand aims to set the standard within the outerwear industry providing functional yet outlandish colourful designs that are practical from the urban streets to the mountains.