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Capital Goods – Longsleeve Logo Tee

With summer continuing to keep us waiting, the need for spring clothes is seemingly imperative. As a result I stumbled upon…

Clarks Originals – London Desert Shoe – Cola Suede

Heading towards summer, need some new shoes & don’t fancy a pair of ‘boat’ shoes. Clarks have got it sorted. I…

Rains Travel Bag

We’ve nearly arrived at May, which means summer isn’t too far away. What comes with summer other than undercooked BBQ food…

Oakley Shaun White signature series Holbrook

Take note, April 13th 2016, it’s actually sunny (more or less the first time this year). As a result I felt…

ESTATE Clothing – Slime E Tee

Here’s another of my favourite kind of brands, the un-discovered yet seriously cool type – It’s kind of like falling in…

HUF x Obey Snapback

Keith Hufnagel and Shepard Fairey first met in the 1990s skating in the Northeast. After years of building their careers in…

New Balance 990 – Mid-Century Modern

Heres one a little away from what I usually like. I have to admit, I was of the impression that NB…

X-LARGE x Moose Limited

Maybe it’s the photography – but this collaboration looks pretty epic to me. X-LARGE have teamed up with their friends over at Moose…

Deus x BARSTOW

Everyone loves a collaboration, I personally like them when they A. have at least one of my favourite brands involved and…

Marshall London Phone

So I have to admit it’s been a while since I last managed to find time to get a feature up…

Origin White from Origin Clothing

Here’s another one for the true Connoisseur’s amongst you. Origin Clothing, the brand is new on the scene having been started…

Mint Clothing – MintyFresh T-Shirt.

Here’s another brand that you guys may not have come across before – Mint Clothing. They don’t seem to give much…

Tsovet SVT-SC38 Watch.

So, turns out I want a new watch. In this search it just so happens that I stumbled across a brand…

Filson Heritage Sportsman Bag – Tan Otter Green

There are many things in life that are essential – in my mind; a good bag is one of them. Filson…

Vans x AntiHero Snapback

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Antihero Skateboards, Vans decided to partner with the iconic board brand to present the Vans…

Marshall Headphones – Major II Black

An impressive second act, the classic Major kicks up its performance a few notches. Updated sound, looks and durability, as well…

Converse Jack Purcell x Deus Low-Cut

Here’s a collaboration that I can get on board with, one of my favourite brands Deus Ex Machina have teamed up…

Adidas Gonz Pro Shoes

Sometimes the world of skating gets overlooked, in fashion I mean. This isn’t something I agree with, as in my experience…

TRiCKETT England – Mascot Tee

For any of you who don’t know who TRiCKETT are, clearly you don’t read this blog enough. I have featured them…

Gaolhouse Denim.

There are many brands who specialise in producing quality jeans, and some of those produce very good products. However the reason that…

Casual Connoisseur – The 'Compo' Hat

Now here is something that I have to admit I am abit gutted about, casual connoisseur recently announced that they would…

Weekend Offender Classics Collection

There’s nothing like a classic… Turns out the lads at Weekend Offender have a few themselves. Many brands have success early…

Goodwin Smith – Glen Tan Brogue

“See, I’m a man of simple tastes. I like clothes, and women… And shoes! Do you know what all of these…

Brixton Snapbacks.

Inspired by music, culture, and the people who surround them, Brixton is the collaboration of three friends who wanted to convey…

tuktuk – British Design. Inspired By The Tropics

One thing that I do love is a good shirt – generally a good flannel check is spot on, and I…

Adidas Superstar’s

You can always judge a man by his shoes… Well, Adidas clearly felt strongly about the matter too. This year they…

X-LARGE Clothing – LA OG Logo T-Shirt

Not the best known brand around but certainly pretty cool. Many brands these days are known for one particular item of…

Droneboy Laundry.

Droneboy might not be the biggest brand around – but they are pretty cool, and their latest offering has recently dropped….

Dreierhopp x WEEKEND OFFENDER

United by common influences and attitudes. The clothing: the British style, mixed with sports offenders. With the arrogant dialect and the…

Hypergrand 02 Nato x Mighty Jaxx

A while back I stumbled upon the Hypergrand watch brand and decided to do a post on one of the first…

Billionaire Boys Club – Summer Collection – Navy Script Snapback

Summer is here. That means the need for sunglasses and a good snapback. We might just have found what you’re after….

Helas Caps Badman Hooded Jacket

Rapidly becoming our favourite casual brand around ‘Helas Caps’ are producing some awesome gear, and ironically we are loving everything except…

Adidas x White Mountaineering Tobacco Trainers

Adidas Originals have a history of creating some trainers that really do stand the test of time. One of these would…

Norse Projects Vorm Hairy Sweatshirt

Here we are in Spring, that means a couple of things, most importantly – it’s too warm for the winter coats…

MAKIA Archipelago Shirt

Nordic nations throughout history haven’t been revered as the most fashion crazy, that was until recently of course. Brands such as…

Proper Magazine – Issue 18

Everyone does love stuff when its done ‘proper’… and the latest issue of the proper magazine has now headed for the…

Nike SB x Jordan P Rod 9 Elite QS Trainers

Paul Rodriguez joined the Nike SB hall of fame when he created his 9th custom shoe, joining the likes of Jordan…

RAEN x Deus ex Machina Collaboration.

RAEN is a classics-driven, boutique eyewear brand. They specialise in creating authentic, innovative optics, in timeless styles. A while back they…

Adidas Skateboarding Clima 3.0 Hooded Sweatshirt

For me, as I’ve mentioned time and again on this blog – skate clothing is cool! A while back now Adidas…

WOODWOOD Military Watch.

The Wood Wood watch, a traditional military inspired watch that takes a very contemporary approach… The watch features a stainless steel construction…

King & Co. Customs

I always love up and coming brands, and I like to think that I can spot the ones that have something…

Nike SB Eric Koston Fieldstone Iron

Nike SB has been rather loyal to the Koston One despite the numerous sequels that have followed the skate silhouette over…

Adidas x Palace Pro Shoes

Palace and adidas Originals team up once again for Spring/Summer 15, this time releasing for the first time, a tight and…

Deus Ex Machina x Ornamental Conifer – Rituals Raglan Tee

I’m not sure what more I can say about Deus Ex Machina, every time they come out with some new item…

ProperMug Series 1 – Winter 2015

Who doesn’t love a great mug for their morning brew? Proper mag have recently released their first venture into the world…

Nike Air Odyssey LTR Retro 87

The Nike Air Odyssey is much like a Swoosh classic, it’s not surprising since the original was created in 1987 as…

Dreierhopp Berlin.

These boys from berlin continue to impress me. They have already brought out some cool stuff from their previous drops and…

Nike Killshot.

Who doesn’t like some retro trainers?! Turns out Nike have decided to release a new design of their original killshot style…

Creep Street Label

This is a hard brand to write about – purely because there isn’t much out there about them. I stumbled upon…

Patagonia Outerwear.

Patagonia is a privately owned company based in Ventura, California. They design, develop and market clothing and gear for a wide range…

‘The Weir’ by Casual Connoisseur

Currently one of my favourite brands out there is Casual Connoisseur. Based in Manchester, they are a two man operation that…

Bowderstone x TRiCKETT – Barkley Duffle Bag

Here’s something thats abit unique… One of my favourite brands at the minute TRiCKETT have teamed up with Bowderstone Bags to…

ONLY. New York

ONLY NY is an independent brand based out of the west side of Manhattan. The brand strives to create quality goods,…

Barbour x Pantone Ashtone Jacket

For 50 years, Pantone has been the design industry authority on colour. In that time Barbour have created a dynasty for…

Hypergrand Cold Hard Steel

One thing that pretty much any man can get on-board with is a good watch, it’s something that shows class –…

Casual Connoisseur x TRiCKETT

The Weir Collaboration Gift Set – There’s a few brands that are generally pretty likeable, casualco is one of em. The weir…