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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

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

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

07/07/2018
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Friday Feeling – The Wackiest of Wimbledon Fashion

The time for tennis, strawberries and flying ants has come again with Wimbledon in full swing, so buckle up because today we are taking a look at some of the most tragic and controversial outfits in Wimbledon history. The Wimbledon Tennis Club is famous for it’s strict all white dress code… players who want to add a splash of colour can only have one centimetre of trim around the neckline or cuff, but this hasn’t stopped them pushing their luck and causing controversy with their court attire over the years. When... Read More

22/06/2018
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Friday Feeling – The Adidas Yung-1 – A Retro Classic Reborn

Dropping 21st June 2018, the long-awaited Yung-1 by Adidas is a huge nod to sportswear circa the early 90s and we are loving it… a modern take on this year’s beloved dad sneaker trend, the upper is a contemporary update on the cherished 1997 Falcon Dorf. This captivating shoe features a layered Falcon Dorf mesh upper with reconstructed tongue, imprinted with Trefoil branding. The shoe comes in a bold hi-res orange and a distinctly 90s red, navy and off white colourway. While the red, navy and off white accentuates the retro... 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

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

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