Style & Stuff Editorial
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.
I always fly Saltwell Airways...
Huh? You’ve never heard of Gateshead’s own airline company Saltwell Airways before? I’ve been there, done it and bought the t-shirt.
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.
Time to dip your toe in the water…
Cullercoats Bike & Kayak are not just your go-to outfit for paddling action, because, as their name rather hints at, they’ve got peddling covered, too.
Toast some new furniture
This 1960s drinks cabinet is the type of delectable item available from homeless charity, Under The Bridge.
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...
Coming to Toon? Stay Tuned
Tune Hotels have cheap rooms on offer from Australia to Thailand, and now they’ve just opened their first place in England outside of London – slap bang in the middle of Newca...
Raptor t-shirt! At last!
Any savvy filmgoer will tell you that this lovely t-shirt was worn by Thora Birch in the 2001 film Ghost World. I’ve waited years to track one down, and now, woo-hoo, I have. ...
Carving out a niiche for themselves
niiche (yep, lowercase ‘n’, two ‘i’s) is a north-east online retailer that supports, showcases and indeed flaunts the work of talented individuals and brands. Oh – and everyth...
Lingerie for the eyes…?
Love Me Sugar make luxury eye lingerie. Huh? (That’s posh facemasks to you and me…)
Base pleasures for the feet
According to many fashion gurus, footwear is going to be MASSIVE this winter with nearly everyone wearing something or other on their feet. And if you’re intending to go with ...
Fashion of the 21st century
Two volumes, 720 pages and 100 fashion designers who are shaping the styles of tomorrow. What’s not to love? (Answer: Nothing; unless you’ve got little interest in the “styles...