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Lacoste Live: Began with a Legend

Lacoste Live 2012 René Lacoste was a legendary tennis player in the 1920s that was known as “The Crocodile” for his tenacity as a sportsman. He was as famous off the court as he was on, known for his sense of style that inspired him to found the LACOSTE brand. One of his first creations was the innovative L.12.12 Polo Shirt, a breathable style that is still an icon today. The Lacoste live clothing is a designed collection of contemporary clothing, often referencing the Lacoste heritage clothing styles but always... Read More

Brutus x Dr Martens Oxblood Shirt

It gives us great pleasure to announce the latest collaboration with  good friends at Dr. Martens. Since the 1960’s both brands have enjoyed cult followings from a variety of image obsessed youth movements. This collaboration seemed like a natural progression, as our staple Trimfit shirts have been paired with their iconic boots throughout generations. Brutus have worked closely with the guys at DMs to re-work our original Brutus Trimfit utilising the Ox Blood leather and yellow stitching synonymous with the classic Dr. Martens boot. This is a strictly limited edition... Read More

Heritage Research: Made very Seriously

Heritage Research  Handbook Whilst new to the UK, Heritage Research has been available in Japan for some time. Initially intended for the Japanese market only, they are a brand who take the phrase and made very seriously, boasting an array of garments that grace the hands of only three crafts persons from start to finish whilst being constructed. Every piece is made to order in an English workshop; Cut, sewn and finished by hand using traditional tailoring methods and the finest British and Japanese fabrics with the additions of military... Read More

Ben Sherman: A True Fashion Reference

 Alfred Benjamin Sugarman, a British Stylist better known under his alias Ben Sherman founded his eponymous brand in 1963. Today the brand is a true fashion reference, but it actually all started with a shirt factory near Brighton. From the start Ben Sherman shirts could be distinguished thanks to their highly recognizable large collars with an extra button compared to classic shirts, but also all because of the unmistakable red, white and blue target logo. After having opened a store in Brighton, Ben Sherman quickly moved to Carnaby Street, home... Read More

Victorinox: Impeccable Quality Combined with Great Reliability

The history of Swiss Army goes back some time. In 1884, a gentleman by the name of Karl Elsener opened his own cutlery workshop in Switzerland, a business venture made possible thanks to the support of his mother Victoria. After being in business for seven years, Elsener and his team delivered their first order of knives for soldiers in the Swiss Army, hence the Swiss Army connection. In 1909, Elsener registered the now iconic cross and shield emblem as a registered trademark. In 1921, he chose the company name Victorinox... Read More

Grenson : Press Realease – Leather Vibram Boot

Grenson just can’t stop tempting people with their footwear. Inspired by the recent trend of Duck Boots that emerged in 2011 winter. These vibram sole boots with good-year welts are one of our favourite styles. We first saw these at Pitti in Florence for the preview collection of Winter 2012. The boots will not be out until later this year around September 2012. Price hasn’t been confirmed yet but we would expect these to be around the £220 mark and no less. A very nice refreshing style over the brogue... Read More

Adidas Originals Olympics Team GB Archive Collection from 1984

Adidas Originals have re-issued a very limited edition collection of the “Official Team GB” outfit worn at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Celebrating the 2012 Olympics this year, the collection is made up of T-shirts, Track & Field jacket, a warm-up cagoule , and a three piece footwear collection. Daley Thompson will be very pleased to see this collection and the fact that one of the T-shirt has his old number marked on it “398” is a fantastic tribute to the all-rounder super athlete. Trainers consist of two main tribute... Read More

Woolrich – Real Ikat Fabric – New In

Woolrich isn’t a company that needs any introductions. The company has been around since 1830 and known for making the best of the best original outdoor. This Woolrich has just landed in store today. The fine fabric is “real ikat fabric” basically this means the fabric has been made by Artisanal Dyeing and weaving technique used in the south pacific region and part of the long textile tradition of those islands. Originating from the Indonesian words for “Knot” to “To Bind”. Ikat is a traditional technique found throughout India to... Read More

Marshall Artist: Attention to Detail

Marshall Artist Marshall Artist, London born and bred since the year 2000 Marshall Artist has gained a whole host of admirers for its mix of traditional tailoring and designs fused with modern trends and styles. Never one to shy away Marshall Artist this season is a blend of outdoor clothing and outerwear and traditional English gents attire that all comes together to form a superb clothes range for the up and coming brand. Marshall Artist consists of quality, modern garments with a classic aesthetic. The look book for Marshall Artist... Read More

Bread and Butter A/W 2012 Review

Last week the buying team at Stuarts London returned back to the UK from Berlin, Germany. Bread and Butter is a twice a year godzilla of a trade show that is one not to miss. Every season we take a trip out to Berlin to check out the latest offerings keep an eye out on latest trends yet to be exploited. Along with Bread and Butter , the city becomes the ultimate fashion hub, with a more fashions shows to check out at the Berlin Fashion week, or maybe heading... Read More