Style & Stuff Editorial
Checked suits are still your best plan of action when it comes to looking really smart and Topman’s latest range are nattier than most.
The REAL modfather
John Simons popularised the Harington jacket (and, indeed, gave it its name) and has long been lionised by the likes of Paul Weller, hordes of sharply dressed mods, and anyone...
Swap summer school for old school
This July and August my chest will be adorned by some decidedly lovely and decidedly old school bands and artists courtesy of a little online shop I’ve just discovered on Etsy...
Hey! Hey! It’s the Masala Festival!
Now as much a part of the summer months as wasps in your picnic sandwiches, but infinitely more fun, is GemArts’ award-winning Masala Festival, which returns in July with nine...
Time to get your Gateshead on…
What time is it in Gateshead this summer? What time isn’t it, more like. There’s a huge amount going on around Gateshead Quays over the next few months and here are just a few...
What horrors await...?
Horrors? None! Not unless you include a screening of Abbott & Costello meets Frankenstein which is just one of the great events that are taking place inside Newcastle Castle o...
Best day out of the year! It’s back!
Is there a better day out in the north-east than the Durham Miners’ Gala? (Answer: No there isn’t). It’s back on Saturday 14 July.
Gifts for friends who have everything
So what do you give the friend who needs nothing? Well, maybe “nothing” but your eternal friendship is one good idea, but seriously, how about some of these interesting and of...
Robots come to Life
Robots have been around in one form or another for 500 years and a new show at the Life Science Centre is celebrating their existence, which, as visitors will see, is still an...
What is this? The 1990s?
I wasn’t quite sure what the 1990s revival actually meant until I saw these t-shirts from Homage Tees. Against my best instincts I have to say: I’m in!
What else does Levi’s do
Levi’s have made apparel other than jeans since pussy was a kitten, but their summer range is particularly appealing with a nice and fresh take on some classics.
Scream if you wanna go faster
The Hoppings returns to Newcastle’s Town Moor from 22-30 June and you know what that means don’t you? Nine days of glorious, unbroken sunshine.
Lacoste has been around since 1933 but when it comes to summer threads there’s simply nothing that beats their classic polo shirts which this season come in some fresh new col...