Menswear is fond of rules — typically born of a different age and a slavish adherence to what a bunch of dead people used to do. You know the sort of thing: ‘Never wear brown in town’, ‘your tie should touch your waistband’, ‘always leave… Read More
Last Thursday evening. Peckham. Menswear store Alpha Shadows. A happening. A thing happened. I watched it happen. It was the launch of Jr&Co hats. There were three hats in a room. On pedestals. There were also a number of people walking around the hats. Some… Read More
Within the gloom of retrograde political actions, the rolling back of the US’s climate policy and the absurdity of Brexit, it’s pleasing when you catch a chink of progressive light. Over at the Design Museum in London, Dutch artist and designer Christien Meindertsma beautifully illustrates… Read More
Where do you stand on the idea of ‘wearing’ a blanket? I guess unremarkably, I tend to stand lying down underneath one. I find when accessorised with pillows and a bed they create a useful environment for nodding the fuck off. Junya Watanabe is going… Read More
So, I went to Paris and I actually didn’t just photograph menswear shops. I snapped a load of things. Turns out, there’s other stuff in Paris. Stuff that doesn’t sell menswear. But still looks quite cool. I know. Remarquable.
In case you hadn’t heard, Peckham is the centre of the cultural world right now. Only the other day I read some article proclaiming that Peckham, rather than Dalston, was the centre of London creativity right now. Now admittedly, this was a piece in London’s… Read More