AMI was originally founded in 2011 by Parisian designer Alexandre Mattiussi. The brand offers a blend of casual and chic that is said to blur the boundaries. The stylish brand is named AMI, meaning friend in French, for its relaxed yet authentic approach to fashion. Each and every design reflects their values of this young, cool yet carefree identity and with every season, it just becomes more evident. After winning the ANDAM prize, one of the most prestigious awards in fashion, Alexandre continued his path to success and continues to create ground-breaking moves within the industry. Fast forward to where it is today, the brand has six boutiques around the world: Paris, Tokyo, London, China Mainland and Hong Kong SAR.
The Nordic brand's minimally styled, well-made wardrobe essentials have catapulted them to the forefront of the menswear space where they have sat comfortably for quite some time now. Despite this widespread appeal and acceptance into the mainstream - the brand are uncompromising with their artistic vision, every season pushing their creativity, never settling. And with the release of their AW21 Campaign, it is clear to see that the clothing is just one part of the much wider artistic vision the brand wants to express.
Thanks to the unprecedented access given to the archive, PUMA are now are able to create intricate digital scans of each item with the original on hand re-creating each piece down to the tiniest detail. Throughout the archive there were a few shoes that were a big deal back in the day which became the must-have shoes and really started an interest in rare shoes and collecting - the Palermo was one of those shoes.
Just when we thought Birkenstock had completed the sandal. The German footwear specialists' latest shoe clearly demonstrates that their sandals reign supreme. The Kyoto combines traditional and modern aspects to create a silhouette that we haven't really seen before but at the same time looks like it has been around forever.
Amongst the towering boxes in your bedroom, there are always a few pairs that you can't help but come back to. A few shoes come to mind - Converse All-Stars , Vans Authentics, Reebok Classics, Nike Air Force 1s. They go with everything, and a lot of the time they look better with a bit of wear on them. To join this formidable lineup is a tall order, to say the least for any newcomer but we think we may have found one with the Autry Medalist.
Marrying "structural integrity and considered style" Belstaff focus on three particular fabrications for this season's AW21 - gore-tex, down, and shearling. Drawing on the 'independent spirit' and dynamic lifestyles of their customers, they wanted to design clothing that would look stylish and are functional in multiple different settings.
Exciting news for AW21 at Stuarts London from Barbour. The Barbour Beacon® Sports Wax Jacket is returning for AW21! One of their most popular jackets ever, the Sports Wax Jacket is a re-release of the original Barbour x To Ki To jacket worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond in the final scenes of Skyfall (2012) that is no longer in production. The original jacket was a limited edition release but proved to be so popular that the Barbour has decided to bring the jacket back with the Barbour Beacon® Sports Wax Jacket for AW21.