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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

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

16/10/2018
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NEW BRAND🚨: Alltimers – The Skate Scenes Rising Brand

Alltimers was started by Rob Harris and Supreme buyer Bryce Jones in 2013 and have quickly become the masters of taking influences from 80’s and 90’s pop culture and incorporating into it ever progressing clothing and hardware line. Alltimers has a reputation of using unusual 80′ or 90’s pop culture like famous cereal logo’s like Tony the Tiger and even made a board that is shaped like Ryan Gosling. This different take on the skate clothing and hardware has made Alltimers one of the most exciting skate brands out there.... 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

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

18/05/2018
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Flashback Friday – Best of British Brands

With the Royal Wedding fast approaching, we are delving into British sportswear heritage with some of the best British born clothing brands around. Starting with a brand most popularly known for its tennis wear… Born in 1990 and raised in the North West of England as the son of a cotton spinner, Fred Perry is a brand we all know and love. After a professional career throughout the 1930s, in which he attained world number one status, smashed Grand Slam records and enjoyed the lifestyle of a professional sportsman, Perry... Read More

11/05/2018
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Flashback Friday – The Birthplace of British Skateboarding

The Undercroft of the Southbank Centre has been the heart of London Skateboarding for the past 40 years. With a constant battle between the building’s owners and skateboarders, we’re delving into a bit of history about the famous skatepark. The undercroft skateboarding area was an unused space appropriated as a cultural and recreational facility within the South Bank complex that has been used consistently for the last 40 years. Skateboarders initially adopted the area but it quickly became used my BMXers, inline skaters, graffiti artists and many other creatives like street... Read More

11/05/2018
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The Hip Pack – A Versatile Classic

Some call it a fanny pack, some call it a bum bag… whatever you call it, there is no denying the versatility and simplicity of the timeless accessory that we all love during the summer and music festival season. The fact that it allows the wearer to be hands free and also give a decent size of storage space makes this bag perfect for enjoying life and focusing on having a good time instead of constantly checking on the whereabouts of your belongings. We’ve compiled a few of our favourite hip packs/festival bags... Read More

13/04/2018
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Friday The 13th: Obey x Misfits

No Friday the 13th would be complete without some freaky goodness, and this month we have the pleasure to introduce the Obey x Misfits capsule collection; a collaboration that seamlessly fuses the iconic images of Shepard Fairey with the punk aesthetic of the Misfits. “The Misfits are a punk rock revelation and a band that has mesmerised me from my first introduction to them in 1985. The Misfit art is pure alchemy genius and the best example of remixing marginal subculture imagery into a cohesive cult brand in history. From... 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

16/11/2017
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Vans x Spitfire Wheels

Vans are no stranger to collaborations, just this year we’ve seen them join forces with Thrasher, Peanuts and most recently The North Face; but this holiday season we see them partner up with Spitfire to produce a skate heavy collaboration. This capsule see’s an iconic silhouette and a newer shoe revamped and remade for the skaters of today, with a heavy concentration on both brands stories and the Spitfire Flame head logo soaking the shoes in street goodness. The iconic Slip-On is given the pro treatment, with the addition of... Read More

palace Skateboards Palasonic 09/11/2017
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Palace: Palasonic at Natterjacks

As a follow up to Summer’s The Merchandise, the latest 40-minute full skate vid from Palace has dropped. Palasonic, featuring the likes of Blondey McCoy (keep an eye out for his taxi collision), and other Palace heads including Lucien Clarke and Jamal Smith, the lo-fi film has released alongside the opening of the Palace skate-park Mwadlands. Watch the video below — you can also check out our range of Palace bits here.  

26/10/2017
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AW17 Editorial: Coats & jackets

With the days turning colder and the nights drawing ever closer, it can only mean one thing… Winter is slowly creeping up on us and that means it’s time to layer up. This year we’ve seen a great choice of coats and jackets be released by some of our favourite brands, so here are some of our best picks and what we think you should be reppin’ this season. The Nike SB Everett Fleece Hoodie is right on trend for this season with its fleece outer, reflective chest pocket and... Read More

11/10/2017
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Nike SB: A Supa remastering…

To celebrate 15 years of the Nike SB Dunk, the street giants have made a series of Dunk Hi’s, re-tuned and refined from their twin Dunk lows that were released in 2002. The fourth instalment see’s the Dunk Hi Supa step forward, a New York city inspired colourway from Danny Supa himself. This ‘retro’ release is sure to be a hit with fans and collectors of the Nike SB Dunk’s. With a ‘Safety Orange/Hyper Blue’ colour way, this shoe was inspired by Danny Supa’s hometown and favourite teams. A crisp... Read More

10/10/2017
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Santa Cruz x Garbage Pail Kids Blind Bags

Santa Cruz have been around for as long as we can remember, producing some of the best skate accessories and decks around. This year sees something unique from the skate giants; a collab with the Garbage Pail Kids. The nostalgic collection features a range of wholly unique decks, featuring the iconic ‘Adam Bomb’ kid, but theres a catch… Every deck is blind bagged and your chosen board will range in rarity, meaning no one knows what you’re getting, not even us!  The ‘Earth Implodingly Rare’ decks feature one of a kind custom art from the... Read More

25/09/2017
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It’s all about the WKND

Here at Natterjacks our roots run deep with support for the more independent companies, and they don’t come much better than WKND Skateboards; a brand born from a group of friends who saw the gap in the market for quality, luxury looking skate hardware and clothing. The crew of friends, known as the ‘Weekendtage’, began their journey creating and editing weekly skate montage videos which were eventually featured on The Berrics. As a smaller skate company, the guys from WKND know what it’s like to start small and grow. The... Read More

14/08/2017
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Polar Skate Co. x Très Bien

Dropping on Thursday 15th August, we’ve got one of the most exciting collections for a while. We all know what Polar Skate Co. do – a rising star in the skatewear game, starting to finally get the recognition it deserves for its functional and high quality gear. With their increased success, Polar are also seeing their stock rise in the higher-end market, with one of the fellow Swedish menswear purveyors, Très Bien, having stocked the brand for longer than most.   Whilst this collaboration may come as a surprise to some, it’s no... Read More

Butter Goods 20/07/2017
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Independent Skate Brands At Natterjacks: Our Picks

They always say you shouldn’t have favourites, but we can’t help it. As an independent company ourselves, we have always appreciated the smaller brands that strive to produce the best quality goods and they don’t come much better than those involved in the skate scene… So here are our top 5 favourite skate brands. Polar Skate Co. Hailing from Malmo in Sweden, Polar was the brain child of professional skater Pontus Alv. Bored of the corporate stylings of the modern skate brands, he decided it was time to take matters... Read More