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12/04/2021
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Nigel Cabourn X Element Collaboration

Iconic UK outerwear designer Nigel Cabourn has one passion that borders on obsession: camo prints! For his new Spring 21 collaboration, he decided to dig deep into his own archives. This time, he revived the “crazy-camo” all-over-print that he designed in the 1980s.....

10/04/2021

Monitaly | SS21 Collection

From a young age Yuki Matsuda, the founder and head designer of Monitaly was inspired by early Americana designs, particularly those from the 1950s and was soon an avid collector of heritage Americana clothing. He was interested in American vintage as there was a closer attention to detail on the use of quality fabrics, however, he frequently altered the pieces as he found the shapes of the clothes to be at times odd and unflattering. Eventually, he decided to cut his losses and make his own clothing with the same quality materials but with more updated and modern silhouettes. Since 1989, he has been designing clothing that is focused on updating these vintage

01/04/2021
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Karhu, in a field of it’s own

Karhu goes back all the way to 1916. Since then, the brand has innovated trainer and apparel silhouettes each and every season. Although the brand adapts to new trends, the Karhu Originals still give a nod to their heritage. Uniquely, Karhu does not just recreate silhouettes from the past, they use them as a foundation to then adapt to meet their current standards and aims. The brand first became known for its record breaking running trainers.

29/03/2021

Malin + Goetz, Hand Poured Candles From NYC

Inspired by traditional apothecary ingredients and favourite memories, their candles are made with high-quality perfume oils and a vegetable wax blend. Hand poured in Brooklyn by a father-and-son team, the candles have a clean, slow burn that fills any space with an intense and long-lasting scent. Suitable for burning alone or in unexpected pairings for a unique experience. After the wax has burned through, our glass vessels can even be cleaned and upcycled as beautiful drinking glasses or decorative containers.

24/03/2021
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Paraboot Spring/Summer 2021 Guide

For this Spring/Summer, Paraboot have got some very nice warmer weather options for those looking for French chic style, coupled with unbeatable build quality. Let's take a look at some of the premium shoe options on offer this season from the French artisan shoe brand.

22/03/2021

Edwin Jeans and The Story of Japanese Denim

The history of Edwin jeans isn’t just a history of the brand but also of denim production in Japan itself. Japan post-war isn’t best known for its obsession with denim and American fashion in general, but a small movement of young men were determined to move away from the restrictive fashion of war torn Japan to embrace an international look.

17/03/2021

Shoes Like Pottery: The Process

A skilled craftsman attaches the upper to the outsole according to the shape of the last, and then puts a tape around it. This process is impossible to do by machine, therefore each pair is done by hand. Shoes Like Pottery outsoles are very flexible because they are made of raw rubber that feels like soft clay, supporting the shape of each shoe. Our rubber adhesive cements the outsole to the upper, creating a resilient and lasting shoe. Once fully assembled the shoe is arranged on a rack to get ready for vulcanizing in the kiln.