Style & Stuff Editorial
Elvis, Bollywood & Eaten by Lions
One of the real highlight of the summer arrives in July when GemArts once again brings us the Masala Festival featuring their award-winning blend of the finest in South Asian ...
If you must go corporate...
A whole load of companies have rainbowed-up their ranges this Pride season. A lot of them look fairly risible but I can live with these t-shirts from Levi’s.
A certain je ne sais quoi
Lacoste is probably more usually associated with sharp men’s fashion but they also do a very neat line in women’s stuff too as evidenced by their Made In France collection.
Ready, steady, utility wear!
The British label Albam have been around since 2006 and they should be your first port of call if you’re looking for an exceptionally well made wardrobe staple.
Say “Yes! Yes!” to “Yé Yé”
I love the dresses that Mademoiselle Yé Yé bang out and when I’m dining with the captain of whichever cruise I’m on this summer, I’ll be tucking my bib into this little beauty...
Dressed up or dressed down?
Get yourself a nice blazer and you can dress up OR dress down. Imagine! And those masters of all things preppy, Gant, are currently stocking some real bobby-dazzlers.
A very strong Tailwind
I’ve fallen rather heavily for these trainers, which those in the know are referring to as ‘Nike Air Tailwind 79’ (because that’s what they’re called).
Coming to the boil this summer
Boiler suits are having a bit of a moment and Monki have produced a series of loose, short-sleeved versions that are ideal for those hot summer months.
Beavis. Butthead. Adidas.
Sniggering wastrels Beavis & Butt-Head are probably the last people you’d expect to see cropping up on Adidas sportswear, but, hey, they’re absolutely all over their new range...
You can't get more street than this
Eighty6 is a streetwear clothing company based in Newcastle and they make the kind of clobber that has more cred than Snoopy wearing shades.
You’re not going out like that…!
The Bag I’m In: Underground Music and Fashion in Britain 1960-1990, is a new book which, yep, looks at underground music and fashion in Britain from 1960-1990. It’s pretty fab...
Who? What? Woo-hoo!
This is the wondrous Whosit & Whatsit, a Newcastle superstore selling a huge variety of unique stuff made by independent designers from around the world.
The best-dressed people in the world
There’s a new book out – What We Wore: A People’s History of British Style – that backs up my assertion that the people of the UK are, and have long been, the best-dressed mov...