In this article I discuss four styles of sneakers that are well worn items in my wardrobe. They are not the only sneakers / trainers that I own, but they are easily the most worn. Common Projects Achilles Low – 1) White and 2) Black – elegant monochrome leather sneakers USP? Ultra sleek leather sneakers. […]
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Hikercore: a way of dressing that emphasises utilitarian garments that impart comfort, waterproofing and windproofing, such as those one would wear on a long walk. Influenced by environmentalist outdoor companies like Patagonia, Japanese hiker culture when worn as streetwear, and ideas of the wilderness linked to romanticism. Introduction to hikercore When was the last time […]
Round-up A lot of fashion bloggers and YouTubers produce pickups videos and content, creating a sense that a wardrobe must constantly expand. 2018, for me, was certainly not a ‘no buy’ year. In particular, I found that long lasting pairs of jeans, which I had owned and worn weekly, became irreparable or uncomfortable. At the […]
Purple – the colour of Popes, royalty, Suffragettes, Van Gogh’s Starry Night, the Aubergine / Eggplant, lilacs… but not one featured in many men’s wardrobes. It is a strong colour that has neither the safety of red or blue, or the sunshine quality of yellow. Let’s face it: the dominant colours in menswear are, on […]
Learning about fashion, gaining inspiration, is definitely aided by visualising the process. Curating what inspires you is an engaging and fun way of nailing down what you like. It provides a visual record that you can look back on. Pinterest is, for example, a website based entirely on the inspo album idea. So let’s take […]