It’s been a minute since I last hyped some goods. Like many of us, I’ve been a bit distracted by three things: The war in Ukraine. The chance it might result in us all being nuked to bits. The amount of people using the phrase… Read More
You can’t argue with the eco credentials here. This is the Ardmore Jacket. They’re one-of-a-kinds, made from vintage blankets by LA makers Carleen. Simple shape: check. Clashing tones: check. Then you’ve got that pleasing sense that these disparate, pre-loved pieces of cloth have come together… Read More
Just when I start to think I’m a proper grown up I see a brand called Phingerin and realise I’m not.
If there’s one clear failing with modern shirting it is that it does the job of covering the torso too well. No ambiguity, just comprehensive and complete concealment. Was it once decided by a global cabal of shirt makers that shirts must run uninterrupted from… Read More
In menswear, one man’s mayonnaise is another man’s salad cream. And so it is with the incoming Uniqlo x White Mountaineering collaboration. It’s not a fashionable thing to say, but think high street versions of ‘designer’ gear are rubbish. All of them. Without exception. I remember back… Read More
It’s the 18th of the month and I haven’t yet dropped half my salary on clothes. This is progress. Normally by now there’d be something with ‘still with tags’ hanging over the back of a chair in the spare room. But it’s the age-old problem:… Read More