Back in the mid-1960s, running footwear was limited, and “training” shoes didn’t exist. There were spikes for workouts and competition, but no shoes to warm up, cool down, or put easy miles in. Track and field athletes demanded a shoe they could do their everyday training runs in, so Karhu developed the Trampas. The Trampas had a host of new features for that time, including arch support and padding in the heel collar to protect the Achilles. The Trampas would become the standard shoe for Finnish Olympic athletes and, eventually, because of its popularity, 20... Read More
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Stuarts London - Winner of the Inspiring Independents 2020. To support independents through this difficult time, and celebrate their survival and success stories, we decided to transform this year’s Drapers Independents Awards into a celebration of Inspiring Independents. This list of 100 independents from across the UK and Ireland was picked by you, our readers, through an online nomination process, as well as by the Drapers team. It is designed to shine a spotlight on the amazing resilience of this sector, rather than provide a comprehensive list of all good independents in the country – of which there are thousands.
ABOUT Malin + Goetz is arriving this season both in-store and online at Stuarts London. As the independent stockist, we are looking forward to welcoming the brand and introducing an array of their products and accessories. The brand has a rich and interesting story all of which translates into each and every product the brand has created. The brand’s ethos is simple, it provides products that are simple yet effective. The genderless identity of each product also adds that the product is for everyone – all skin types. This means... Read More
The brands are fusing together for an exciting new collaboration. Launching on the 17th of September. The concept behind the collaboration is a celebration of the brands that were both founded in the 90s - a pivotal point for British popular culture. With a shared love of product and the driving forces behind fashion - design, music and the arts - both brands have been connected to contemporary British style and culture since their inception.
We recently sat down with the lead product educator at Levi’s Vintage to learn how to properly care and wear your denim. We also gained a great insight into the Levi’s Vintage production, design process and archives.
When you think of adidas and its place in sport, it probably conjures up images of football shirts covered with sponsorship's and branding or the flash of the three stripes on the athletics track. What you probably don't think of is table-tennis. And yet, in the opinion of many, the brand produced one of the best looking shoes they ever made for the sport. The shoe produced a cult following that lives on to this day.
Two icons. One playful collection. Levi’s have once again teamed up with your favourite classic cartoon, Peanuts. First launching a collaboration for SS19 we are excited to have it back for this SS20 capsule collection. For a special collaboration reimagining the classic cartoon and iconic black and white dog, there is a variety of t-shirts, hoodies and accessories all with an athleisure aesthetic. Adding a lively spin on classic styles, Levis x Peanuts have added a nostalgic emphasis straight from the Charles Schulz comics with the loveable characters we all... Read More
A blast from the ‘80s, the famed ZX series is back with the ZX 10000 in this aqua colourway in a reimagined ‘90s version. Staying true to its first release, it still features the DNA and attributes we all loved back then. With a true retro feel, he sneaker features the classic wedge shape, aqua suede construction throughout and the mesh finish.