How much writing should you have on a hat? Typically, I’d go with none, although it seems Japanese brand Kapital have an alternative view. Rather than no writing, they’ve gone with all of the writing. A subtle difference of perspectives, but one, I’d venture, that’s… Read More
Still waiting for The Bureau to launch its new site and accompanying Engineered Garments stock? I’ve been refreshing their site for weeks. No joy. I am writing this on Sunday 18th, what’s the betting it goes live before I’ve even finished this post? Anyway, (at… Read More
The Engineered Garments Spring/Summer 18 collection goes nuclear with colour. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out here. Of course it’s typical, come the warmer months, for menswear lines to shift away from the navy, grey and black and get more chromatic, but… Read More
With the stylistic posturing of a poorly wrapped pass-the-parcel, this hat has just dropped at Haven. As head-piece-fuck-shows go it’s impressive and Kapital fans will already be warming up their Paypal accounts. Nutso obviously. But, like, in a good way.
Some safety pins. Some airport tat. A woolly hat. Separately they are nothing. When joined, to the exacting specifications of brand and human man Albertus Swanepoel, they become something. Something what? What even is a something?
This is a beret. I’m not going to wear a beret. Oddly amorphous Japanese bucket hats yes, baseball caps, occasionally. Berets, never. This isn’t, I suspect, going to get in the way of brands I like making them and offering them to me, and by… Read More