Style & Stuff Editorial
Summer showers? Despatched!
Who do you turn to when you want a nice jacket that’s going to keep you dry when those summer clouds burst? Napapijri, that’s who.
Bags that one!
I’ve always loved a nice bit of Mary Quant and the British designer is currently getting a thoroughly smashing retrospective at the V&A.
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.
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).
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...
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...
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...