We were very kindly sent these cracking trainers from UK footwear specialists, Norman Walsh, and they haven’t left our feet much since! A favourite and iconic style of the 90’s, the European was a road and trail shoe famed for its comfort and versatility. A combination of the PB upper, coupled with the Walsh TrailContinue reading “A European Runner from Norman Walsh”
Our friends Percival have teamed up with Brighton based artist and illustrator, Sophy Hollington. Not being one to cut corners, her work takes the form of relief prints, created using the lengthy process of lino-cutting. Her personal work tackles themes from meteoric folklore to alchemical symbolism and she’s interested in wrangling the most out-there ideasContinue reading “The Cautionary Tales of Struwwelpeter by Percival x Sophy Hollington”
One of our favourite bands of recent times, Sleaford Mods released arguably their best work to date this year, with their critically acclaimed album, Spare Ribs. I caught up with Jason to discuss the success of the album, as well as fashion and how he has been dealing with life in lockdown. Pour yourself a beer and jump on in…
The Montrose Bag Company is first and foremost a family-run business that has grown to become one the oldest and most dynamic independent companies in Scotland. They believe in traditional quality craftsmanship, that’s guaranteed to last and design, develop, manufacture and dispatch all from their workshop based in Montrose, Scotland. We were delighted to beContinue reading “Who’s got the bag? The Montrose Bag Company certainly have!”
For our latest Q&A we sat down with friend of the blog, Timur, the brainchild behind one of our favourite new brands of recent times, Arhto. Discussing inspiration, struggle and hope for the future, this is a brilliant chat which covers the whole emotion of owning and running your own brand. We hope you enjoy…
Northern Tide is the brainchild of Scottie, a working-class man from Blackpool, who incorporates his passion for football, music and fashion into his releases. We were very kindly sent his latest product of choice, the Workwear Chore Overshirt and were majorly impressed with both the aesthetics and quality. With Northern Tide, Scottie wants his releasesContinue reading “Workwear Overshirt from Northern Tide”
2021 will mark the 60-year anniversary of the founding of Walsh, the last British owned, designed and manufacturer of traditional footwear, with continuous manufacture in Bolton, England since 1961. To celebrate the special anniversary, we caught up with Fern, Marketing Manager at Walsh, to talk more about the iconic footwear brand. Enjoy!
From his brilliant Berghaus blueprints to his love of fly fishing and learning from Nigel Cabourn, we sat down and spoke to man of the moment, Kestin Hare for our latest Q&A.
Let’s get one thing straight, Jack, owner of Dukes Glasgow, is a leather magician. We first discovered Dukes over on Instagram and when Jack offered to send us some of his handiwork to review we jumped at the chance and we were not disappointed. Specialising in 100% hand crafted leather goods, you can feel theContinue reading “Handcrafted Magnificence from Dukes Glasgow”
Those who regularly visit our blog, or social media, will know that we have a huge soft spot for HAAR Scotland and what husband and wife duo Darren and Jessica are trying to achieve. So, you can imagine our delight when they sent us their new Sand Cavalry Twill Chore Jacket to review. But let’sContinue reading “HAAR Scotland – Restoring pride in quality, form and function”
Most of you will be aware of Far Afield, but for those of you who are not, here’s a quick history of the brand. Far Afield was founded in the UK by brothers, Mark & Chris Scholes in 2016. Together they have 12 years’ experience in menswear design, production, sourcing and retail. Mark started theContinue reading “Button-down Magic from the Madras Shirting Company”
We discovered Dangerfield Mills when talking to Ross from Finnieston about brands he stocked in his store. Named after one of the most famous and historic mills in Scotland, Dangerfield Mills make bags and accessories that are constructed with care using the finest Scottish fabrics and materials where possible, and boy are they good! TheyContinue reading “Freshness, functionality and durability from Dangerfield Mills”