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footwear

08/07/2019
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THE NIKE AIR FORCE 1

THE NIKE AIR FORCE 1   Originally released in 1982 and designed by legendary Nike designer Bruce Kilgore the Nike Air Force 1 was Nike’s venture into the world of the NBA. Before Nike concentrated on the running market and did so well but them moving towards the basketball scene Nike were keen in putting together a basketball shoe. Bruce Kilgore took certain aspects of existing basketball shoes tweaked them like move from a traditional herringbone outsole to a circular outsole to help with players using their pivot foot. When... Read More

02/05/2019
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SS19 Editorial: Carhartt WIP

With the weather hotting up and the sun staying out for that little bit longer we thought it was about time to put together a small lookbook for some Summer inspiration. We’re only 5 months into the year and we’ve seen some great stuff dropped already, but this season we’re focusing on our staff favourite, Carhartt WIP. The Carhartt WIP Typo Shirt has been a top seller this season, with the all over print giving it the truly unique look. Match with a pair of Sid shorts and some Converse... Read More

16/11/2018
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Friday Feeling – Oxnard // Anderson .Paak

After the breakthrough of Anderson .Paak’s previous soulful album ‘Malibu’, the rapper explores new ground, but retains the sunny disposition that made us love him the first time around. Combining 60s soul, jazz and punchy club music into a sunny West Coast cocktail, ‘Malibu’ which came out in 2016 was the record that made Anderson .Paak officially massive – and for very good reason. Previously an underrated outlier, better known for his work on Dr. Dre’s ‘Compton’, .Paak’s imagery has always held a glimmering core of sunshine at the centre,... Read More

15/11/2018
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Huf x Budweiser // A Colla’beer’ation

Huf and Budweiser have come together for a collaboration collection to celebrate Budweiser’s status as the King of Beers. The collection features Huf’s take on Bud’s iconic logos and slogans in the form of shirts, outerwear, bags, slides and sneakers, as well as a range of fun extras like a doormat and glass mugs. The black and white logo shirt and red logo hoodie are two of the most eye-catching designs, as well as the special edition Hupper 2 Hi sneaker with a canvas upper in Bud’s signature red with... Read More

12/11/2018
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CULT X VANS // A Capsule Collection

Vans and Robbie Morales’ CULT Crew BMX label have come together to create and collaborate, releasing a new limited edition capsule collection. With a tee, long-sleeve, cap and Sk8-Hi Pro, this small collection features CULT’s well-known signature logo with text under the theme “CRUEL WORLD SEND RESCUE.” Whimsical hand-drawn characters are seen on the front of the shirt and cap, while an assortment of characters are portrayed down the sleeve of the long-sleeve tee. The Vans Sk8-Hi Pro being at the forefront of the collection, intricate details include text at... Read More

06/11/2018
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Carhartt WIP Presents // LENTIICULAR

The guys at Carhartt WIP are back at it with another skate video… LENTIICULAR, shot by Roger Gonzalez. LENTIICULAR is the latest Carhartt WIP skate clip, once again with the direction Spanish videographer Roger Gonzalez applying his signature multi-angle, mixed-format style. With a running time of approximately six minutes, it has been compiled from footage shot over the past three years, in cities such as Paris, New York, Lisbon and Madrid. The clip features the following Carhartt WIP skaters: Roman Gonzalez (FR), Felipe Bartolome (SP), Gabriel Engelke (SE), Taylor Caruso... Read More

23/10/2018
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Polar Skate Co and Nike SB Present: KBH Mixen

The guys at Nike SB and Polar Skate Co have been hard at work to present you with some fresh new footage in KBH Mixen, by Tor Strom with the support of Sidewalk Skateshop. Take a look for some serious skateboard and cinematography finesse… Featuring… Peter Stege, Jboy, Hugo Boserup, Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg, Emile Laurent, Hjalte Halberg, Ville Wester, Jerome Cambell, Andrew Wilson, Karsten Kleppan, Jesus Fernandez, Enzo, Elias Menzi, Jan Henrik Kongstein, Tobias “Herb” Simeon, Hunter, Thomas Kring, Rune Glifberg, Fernando Bramsmark, Cyrus Bennett, Kyle Wilson, Diego Todd. Additional... Read More

20/10/2018
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The Only Footwear You Need This Winter

As Summer time comes to an end and the temperature starts to dip, its time to start putting some thought into what creps you will be utilising this autumn/winter season. We’ve had a whole load of winterised shoes coming in to get you ready for it… including some footwear from Nike, Vans, Redwing, Dickies and many more. Having a wardrobe full of warm and cosy clothes is great, but without a good footwear game plan heading into the winter season, you’re setting yourself up for a cold, wet couple of... Read More

24/09/2018
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Living the Dickies Life – AW18

The Dickies Life Autumn/Winter 2018 collection has arrived… a fresh collection that brings in new and classic fabrics such as heritage stripes and cord. We are very excited to have received a fresh batch of the Dickies Autumn/Winter collection, bringing a contemporary edge to their classic styles and adding premium features like down fill jackets – ensuring that Dickies is always fit for purpose. As they celebrate their near 100-year anniversary, Dickies bring fresh apparel, accessories and footwear, combining iconic workwear styles with new classic fabrics. Bold palettes of colour and... Read More

11/08/2018
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HUF x Vague Mag Present “Indecent Exposure”

Vague Mag and HUF UK present “Indecent Exposure”, a video filmed and edited by Sirus F Gahan hitting the streets of London with HUF UK’s squad seeking out the obscure and the unknown spots our city has to offer. Sirus F Gahan spends just under a week with UK Quasi representatives Joe Roberts and Tristan Rudman alongside Will Creswick, Francis Peters, Tom Delion, Mike Clarkson, Jason Lewer, Joel Banner, Jimmy Silver, Caradog Emanuel, Casey Brown and Daniel Hill. Having recently brought us Bridget with Vans Europe and Grey Mag, Sirus puts his... Read More

20/07/2018
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The Air Max 95: It’s Birth and Revolution

The Air Max 95 is one of the most famous Nike models in history and has been released in a variety of colourways. Today we are having a look at the 95’s roots and why it became so popular. The visual design of the Air Max 95 was created by Sergio Lozano, he based the design on the human anatomy. The spine of the shoe resembling the human spine and the materials intended to represent skin, ribs and tendons. The Air Max 95 was the first pair in the line to... Read More

18/06/2018
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Flashback Friday – The History of Stüssy

Originally from surf inspired roots, California-bred Shawn Stüssy started his business in 1980. A business which turns 38 this year and generated over $50 million last year, today we are finding out a bit more about what made it so successful. Stüssy began by creating surfboards that combined innovative performance shapes with a graphic style combining elements from reggae, punk and new wave music, leaving his literal mark on each board with a broad-tipped black marker. His signature paid homage to both graffiti styles and his uncle, abstract painter Jan Frederick Stüssy. In 1984, the... Read More

08/06/2018
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Flashback Friday – The History of Nike

Today we are taking a look into the history of Nike and how it became one of the biggest, most well-known sportswear clothing companies of today, born all from the back of a car. First up, a bit about Nike’s heritage… Nike, pronounced ‘Ni-key’, is the winged goddess of victory according to ancient Greek mythology. She sat at the side of Zeus, the ruler of the Olympic pantheon, in Olympus. A mystical presence, symbolising victorious encounters, Nike presided over history’s earliest battlefields. Fast forward to today, “Nike is the 20th century footwear that lifts the... Read More

05/06/2018
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The Only Guide You Need – Dickies Pants Fit

We have come to understand that purchasing pants online based off a product shot, not knowing how they fit or look on a real person happens all too often. So we have compiled a Dickies Pant fit guide so you can be sure when you buy, how they sit on the body and how to style them. First up… a bit of history about the brand. Dickies workwear is renowned for its performance, comfort and durability. The company was started back in 1922 by C.N. Williamson and E.E. Dickie in... Read More

01/06/2018
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Flashback Friday: From the Court to the Street – The Evolution of Converse

The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star has been in constant production since 1917, and has gone virtually unchanged since 1949. Its gone from the world’s most prevalent basketball sneaker to a lifestyle staple and it remains beloved both for its history and its simplicity. We’re taking you on journey into the history of the famous Chuck Taylor All Star and the evolution of this prominent brand. Converse began in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specialising in galoshes (rubber based shoes). The company was originally called ‘Converse Rubber Shoe Company’, created by... Read More

30/05/2018
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Skate Accessories Essentials – Summer 2018

With summer just around the corner, get weather ready with all these essential skate accessories and clothing to keep you looking and feeling fresh. From decks, wheels and hardware to must have clothing, we are taking a look at some of the hottest items to have you skating in style. First up, decks. There are so many wavy decks to choose from but we have narrowed it down to one deck we’ve had in from the guys at Palace. A bit of history about the brand… Palace Skateboards started out as... Read More

14/04/2018
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Flashback Friday: Tennis’ Ever Evolving Impact on Sportswear

Tennis had fashion at the very foundation of its game right from the start. With Wimbledon just around the corner, we take a look back on Tennis’ ever evolving impact on street and sportswear. From sewing simple crocodiles onto polos to full-blown branded collections, the realm of collaboration in tennis clothing has come a long way. Whether its Roger Federer, John McEnroe or Rene Lacoste, tennis has always been a lucrative business and, more often than not, affected how we dress away from the court. Born in 1990 and raised... Read More

05/04/2018
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Two Tribes Unite: Vans x A Tribe Called Quest Capsule Collection

Vans, the original action sports and apparel brand, unites with iconic hip-hop collective, A Tribe Called Quest to unveil an exclusive footwear collection that sees a true creative homage come to life. Launch date: Friday 6th April @ 8AM Vans is paying tribute to A Tribe Called Quest’s contributions to music and pop culture with a selection of sneakers that memorialise the group’s iconic album artwork and vibrant song lyrics. The collection (made in partnership with Sony’s The Thread Shop) features a number of Vans staples, including the classic silhouettes:... Read More

05/04/2018
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Throwback Thursdays: Beastie Boys Repping Adidas

Adidas once again dip into the archives of the 1980’s – and have decided to revive one of the classics: the Adidas Campus. There’s nothing better than a nice clean pair of buttery suede Campus‘. It’s one of the more low key Adidas Originals lines that’s held a solid place within the brand for years. Having never really seen the spotlight as much as the Superstar or Stan Smith, it’s a timeless, underrated shoe that will always be a wardrobe staple. Starting off on the basketball court back in the... Read More

15/03/2018
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Saucony: Footwear legends back on the map…

Saucony have been making premium, imaginative footwear for decades now and they have got more than enough experience to come up with the goods. As well as looking to the future Natterjacks likes to look to the past and with the Saucony Spring/Summer 18 collection, there are some stunning archive footwear on offer, you will be astounded by the sheer classic simplicity of these sneakers. We cannot begin to explain how good Saucony is looking right now so take a look at the collection below… Jazz Originals Vintage – White/Blue/Gold – £69.99... Read More

07/12/2017
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The All New Adidas Prophere

Unapologetic. Bold. Experimental. The countdown to the end of the year see’s a brand new silhouette from Adidas step forward, and this time, they mean business. The Prophere takes inspiration from the experimental pieces from the Adidas archive, with a bold sculpted midsole taking centre stage. A soft knit construction on the upper of the shoe makes this one of Adidas’ comfiest shoes to date, with a raw leather heel cage adding them gritty details; Adidas also implement some technical details into the sneaker to finish it off. Due to... Read More