Style & Stuff Editorial
The fabulous Scandinavian design store KOTA in Newcastle has got a brand new premises in the centre of town (and a rather lovely online shop, too).
A white suede shoe. Mmm...
I can’t resist little beauties from Clarks who continue to earn the sobriquet “ever reliable”.
Sitting in an English garden…
…waiting for the sun. If the sun don’t come you get a tan from standing in the English rain… Any Beatles fan will tell you that these words come from the lyrics of ‘I Am the W...
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...
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...
Just Bee good to me
Shanti Bee is a wellness space based in South Heaton that offers complementary health therapies and alternative health activities at very affordable rates.
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.
Milk? Sugar? Local landmark?
Powder Butterfly make items of pure joy, including this rather lovely crockery.