Jacket Required is an invitation-only menswear tradeshow, showcasing a carefully edited selection of premium menswear casuals over two floors within a newly refurbished space at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
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Starting life as a menswear label in 1996, Addict has developed a signature style of streetwear that blends classic casual wear with the performance, quality and functionality of high spec outerwear. The brand has over a decade’s worth of heritage in the streetwear genre, its roots run deep in the design, music and board sports communities crossing over both to the underground and mainstream alike since birth.
“We aim to provide high-quality, retro-cool garments that are classic in essence yet showcase individual character.“A t-shirt isn’t just a t-shirt for us” we aim to entwine innovation and fun in everything we do, while ensuring our collections are handmade in Portugal.”
Born in 1853 this year marks Aigle’s 160th anniversary. Hard to believe that 160 years have passed since American Hiram Hutchinson moved to France to create his vision of handmade Goodyear vulcanised work boots under the brand A I’Aigle. Fast-forward 160 years and AIGLE remains committed to Hutchinson’s pledge to create the most durable and performance-inspired all-weather boots and clothing available.
Founded in 2006 and inspired by the Altamont Speedway rock festival of 1969, the brand is influenced by this symbolic event in youth culture. Altamont Apparel is about individual yet considered clothing; attention to fit, fabric and finish is paramount. Each season names from the creative art world are invited to contribute. Previous contributors have included the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Ralph Steadman and Anton Corbijn.
Sustainable street fashion with roots in Scandinavian clean and simplistic lines, mixed with a playful attitude. A QUESTION OF has since 2010 fused fashion with sustainability in an edgy combination. Bringing underground elements together with respect for people and the environment, resulting in effortlessly cool garments you can feel proud to wear.
With a history stretching back to 1938, Armor-Lux is known for its nautical themed clothing. While its timing wasn’t great, setting up just before the outbreak of World War II, it was soon back on track when materials became more available in 1945. The Breton stripes that adorn much of Armor-Lux’s clothing was initially introduced by French Law in 1858 to help locate overboard sailors, they have since been translated into a rather cooler setting by the likes of James Dean.
Established in Stockholm in 2006, A.O.CMS is the outcome of Rodrigo Gutierrez Benavente’s desire to make great quality affordable to everyone. Good products contribute to the improvement of people’s lives, yet tend to come in exchange for a sizeable chunk of your wallet. Its belief is that quality should be available to all – regardless of wallet size, to provide our customers with a good product for a reasonable price is therefore and will always be its ambition.
Founded in 1959 in Knoxville, Tennessee, Alpha Industries has become an iconic, cult global brand with a rich cultural tapestry. Remaining true to its roots, Alpha continue to produce authentic military garments, while interpreting its heritage into products people want to wear because of their unsurpassed performance characteristics, design and quality. The heartbeat of the brand is the MA1, which has become synonymous with many subcultures, from Skinheads and Rude Boys to the Buffalo Crew and the Hipsters of today.
Avec is on a mission to deconstruct the idea of Scandinavian menswear. With its influences coming from art, psychedelia and sports, the designs has its focus on sourcing, mixing fabrics and evolving through graphics. Avec does not do basic classics, each piece starts anew and experiments with its traditional outcome. The second collection (SMI²LE) drops in AW14.
Anerkjendt is easy-going, everyday clothes for laid back guys and modern geeks. Every quality is hand picked and transformed into casual authentic garments – always with functionality and details in mind. Anerkjendt is clothes you want to live in, sleep in, dance in, listen to music in, relax in and jump around in. Do whatever you feel like in your favourite clothes. It is made for your everyday life; and it’s made for YOU!
Another Shirt Please strives to make the shirt your wardrobe pined for. Founded by three lifelong friends from Sweden guarantees a garment that is genuine, unique and long lasting. The brand believes authentic style comes from within; it cannot be imitated, replicated, fabricated or purchased from designers with names that are borderline unpronounceable. Its shirts are not only a wardrobe staple; they are truly a canvas on which the wearer can project their own personal style.
Established over 100 years ago the tapestry of Alan Paine’s history intertwines effortlessly through the ages like that of the quality yarns that it uses for its knitwear. Formed in 1907 manufacturing cabled sporting knits for some local teams, Alan Paine’s popularity blossomed to the point the then Prince of Wales, Edward VIII was said to have ordered some for his own personal use. It seems its burgeoning reputation may have also led George Mallory to its door, as that the intrepid English explorer whose body was found 75 years after his ambiguous attempt of Mount Everest was wearing a perfectly preserved jumper bearing its label.
The premier British bike brand with over 150 years’ experience making the highest quality saddles, bags, clothing and bike accessories. In 1866 John Boultbee Brooks founded JB Brooks & Co in Birmingham, making general leather goods. In 1878 the unfortunate death of Mr Brooks’ horse led to a stroke of inspiration.
Black Kaviar reflects the emphasis of the street, the prestige of the asphalt in a collection combining several subjects while remaining attached to black unavoidable visual impact. The brand made the best of the elegant and mysterious appearance of black and white colours and shape these around a room ready to welcome the body as loose clothing mixed silhouette. The subtle details that adorn this collection allow the sublime in small simple but effective touches.”
Bellroy exists to slim your wallet. Rather than bulging pockets and bulky design, its leather wallets are more efficient, have better access, protection and even a little old school craft. All leathers are vegetable tanned, avoiding the nasty toxins that come from chrome tanning, then dyed through as semi-aniline leathers, allowing ageing to be more graceful than just surface painted leathers.
Born in 2003 from the combined vision of the legendary NIGO® and the multifaceted Pharrell Williams, Billionaire Boys Club has grown since its inception to become a staple of the streetwear scene. Presenting vibrant and unconventional motifs through Williams’ uniquely youthful lens, Billionaire Boys Club playful mix of street styling and bold graphics has captured a penchant for decadence that has translated to consumers the world over.
In 2013 Ben Sherman proudly celebrated fifty years of British style culture. As a global lifestyle brand, it now presents a full lifestyle offering of contemporary menswear. The brand’s foundation is in shirt-making and the Ben Sherman shirt is an icon, adopted by youth culture and style movements from the Mods of the 1960’s to today’s current bands and style leaders.
Counter-balancing the colourful spirit of the Bee Line collection, McNairy and Williams meet once again for BBC Black. The new label presents a monochromatic design that blends elements of contemporary fashion with a utilitarian approach to design, many pieces even being constructed by C.R.Y.E. Precision, NYC.
There are few necessities as essential as the humble toothbrush. Wherever you go it’s bound to join you, from a one night stop, to a global tour. That’s the essence of BRSH, we’re with you wherever you journey takes you, adding some style to the twice a day ritual we, (hopefully) all do. So why not brighten up your bathroom, wash bag, or travel kit. You never know where your adventure will lead you. P.s did we mention bamboo toothbrushes are sustainable, biodegradable, and help reduce the amount of plastic waste that end up in landfill & our oceans?
Established in Munich in 2012. Boulezar is the outcome of a desire to employ expert craftsman, long established in Germany.This local infrastructure, combined with the highest quality materials available, makes for a collection with a recognisable design and integrity. It manages an enormous attention to detail, with a mix of classical tailoring, an up-to-the-minute aesthetic.
From the same team that created Billionaire Boys Club comes Bee Line. In an exciting new collaboration that sees Billionaire Boys Club joining forces with Mark McNairy, Bee Line fuses the carefree decadence of Billionaire Boys Club with McNasty’s own audacious blend of sartorialism and delinquency. Looking beyond the multi-faceted collections, however, Bee Line is the exciting collision of two of contemporary menswear’s most rebellious minds.
Independent heritage inspired brand Bellfield trades on the legacy of great British explorers of the past, with a nod to their Japanese compatriots. Focused on attention to detail and quality workmanship, Bellfield’s London based creative team put add a sense of fun and adventure into well-produced, honest garments that highlight the style and philosophy of the Bellfield brand.
The word ‘jeans’ comes from the French word ‘Gênes’ which means Genoa. Some 500 years ago the sailors in this port city wore pants made of heavy cotton, dyed in indigo. Our research led us through the tailoring workshops in Genoa. Here we studied old garments to absorb the original spirit of denim. With our collection we go back to traditional craftsmanship inspired by the clothing worn by sailors in the old port of Genoa.
Manchester, a city synonymous with downpours became the raincoat manufacture capital of the world. It was through this rainwear that Baracuta was born. Fast forward 75 years and the brand has been given a new lease of life with the guidance of WP Lavori and former Director of Japanese institution Beams+ Kenichi Kusano.
Founded in 1974 by Mauro Sani, who set out to make the best riding boots in the world, Buttero’s soul – and sole – is bound to Tuscany. The footwear has and always will be made in this enchanted region of Italy. The brand builds shoes with a passion for tradition, creativity and authenticity.
Blue Collar Worker continue to evolve its signature British workwear line for the autumn/winter 2014 season. With the introduction of a limited edition line of jeans, comprising of two fits in top grade 14oz Japanese selvedge denim. Each jean will carry individual numbering contained within a copper “snuff box”, and is limited to 150 pairs per style. Seasonal items offered include proofed cotton coats, denim over-shirts, checked work shirts and an expanded range of indigo jersey products.
Today, Carhartt – WIP is one of the largest lifestyle brands worldwide. Dedicated to exploring the modern European urban lifestyle, while remaining deeply steeped in American industrial history. The brand draws inspiration from the rich legacy of the company which has been tailoring the ‘best in class’ apparel for the U.S worker since 1889.
Dissatisfied by standard representations of 21st century modernity, Sk8thing, Hishi and Toby started C.E in 2011 to celebrate the new millennium that always should have been. Based in notions of digitalization, simulation and ‘the hyper-real’, C.E dares to ask what happens when you stop looking to the world of the past for inspiration, and instead start crafting a world for the future.
The SS14 collection from Common People reflects the essence of Scottish summer holidays and is inspired by 70′s field trips and influences of Celtic art. The use of bright primary colours on strong outerwear pieces are mirrored throughout the collection on the branding and Airtex linings. This mixed with clean silhouettes and technical details give a fresh, contemporary edge.
Chill Collective is a Danish brand established in Copenhagen in 2013. A brand that with its corkiness and edge encourages people to relax – hence the name CHILL. The brands first collection “FUKKING JOGGING” is a Co-lab with itself to make fun of the fashion industry’s need for Co-lab’s with each other.
Founded in 1892 by draper Rhys Jones who, having purchased second-hand knitting machines, began to produce thigh-high woollen stockings for local colliers. Now, some 120 years and four generations later, the company is managed by Rhys’ great, great grandchildren. Corgi continue to design and produce hand-knitted wool, cotton and cashmere socks and knitwear in the same Carmarthenshire town it was established, maintaining the uncompromising commitment to quality that has always been at the heart of the brand.
Something new can emerge when two different things get connected and stimulated by each other. Descente, a Japanese sportswear apparel manufacturer and Yono, a leading-edge brand of apparel designer, have created DUAL-ISM Project based on the philosophy of blending technology and design in innovative/ performance fabrics.
Having found an opening in the market for high-quality socks at affordable prices, Democratique Socks close the gap by offering a uniquely covetable collection, focusing on creating an enjoyable, wearable, everyday range which brings the finishing touch to head-to-toe dressing in an instant.
From its modest origins in 1984 as a vendor of vintage clothing in Camden market, Duffer transformed into a fully distributed lifestyle collection. For the first time, the Japanese line will now be available through European and UK high-end retailers. The SS14 summer surf inspired line comprises printed stripes for shorts and shirts, washed cotton jackets and chinos and pastel jersey sweats, and also includes some archive pieces from the Duffer vaults.
Texas, 1918 saw the creation of the ‘US Overall Company’ by C.N. Williamson and E.E. ‘Colonel’ Dickie. In 1922 C. Don Williamson joined his father and cousin in buying the company, to then rename it as the legendary Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company; today more commonly known as Dickies.
Utility shirts cut from British wool fabrics usually reserved for the finest formal suits. Designed to be a wear-everyday all-year-round wardrobe staple. Workwear finishing makes for a longer-lasting garment. The technical characteristics of the wool fabrics make it appropriate for all seasons. Founder Nina Dobson has over a decade of experience designing for luxury menswear brands in the UK and in Paris, most recently as Head of Design for LVMH shirt-makers Thomas Pink.
Inspired by the extravagant lifestyle of hipsters together with the elegance of English heritage, Dasmarca was created in 2011 to celebrate an urban lifestyle culture. Dasmarca aims at a sophisticated, urban hat wearer that looks towards the future without forgetting the glorious past of heritage culture.
Descendant of Thieves by Dres Ladro: Based in NYC and designed by a pseudonymous creative director that designs from the inside out. With razor sharp slim fits, it’s known for unexpected and “quiet” (patent pending) detailing, including hidden messages, and limited edition runs with number listed (max of 390 per style).
Invented in 1853, the same year denim was introduced as a fabric for clothing, the humble clothes peg sits at the heart of the Denim Is Everything brand. A symbol of washing for over 160 years the clothes peg reflects our passion for the wash techniques deployed in artisan denim and our enduring love for indigo. Technically sophisticated wash techniques and a fastidious attention to silhouette and detail define a collection that has been designed to look the part from the saddle of a Bonneville to the city sidewalk.
Born in the Swedish port of Gothenburg in 1997. Dunderdon was founded by the carpenter Per-Ivan Hagberg, the mission of Dunderdon has always been to create clothing for craftsmen who appreciate superior construction and smart design. Whether conceived for a blue-collar professional or a no-collar creative, every article of clothing has been created with purpose and has seamlessly integrated both form and function.“We respect the past, but we don’t rely on it.”
Denham the Jeanmaker is an Amsterdam based label with dedicated showrooms and office in London’s Shoreditch area. Focused on balancing an intense commitment to progressive design against an equally obsessive respect for jeans and workwear tradition. This season the design team was inspired by a gathering of denim and workwear rebels exploring the ancient volcanic landscapes from the azores islands to the izu islands.
Created in 2010, Delusion aims to provide the fashion conscious with accessible yet luxurious and conceptual garments. At the helm of this inspirational brand, designer Ryan Heard constantly evolves the collection each season; notoriously its leather garments. Each item is made with a bespoke style in mind, the fit and finish is essential along with providing unique fabrics teamed with carefully chosen manufacturers. For the young, fashion conscious male that doesn’t want to be subjected to mass market products, but instead looks for obscure premium garments that can become staple items in their own individual collections.
At the heart of Dr. Martens is the Airwair sole – featured on the first pair of boots to roll off our production line on the 1 April 1960, and still used today. Making boots and shoes like no other company on earth, Dr. Martens have become a design classic, adopted by a succession of sub-cultures as a symbol of personal self-expression, individuality and standing for something.
Deus ex Machina (god from the machine) roared into Australia’s cultural consciousness in 2006, with some neatly customised motorcycles and a quaint notion that doing something is more fun than just owning something. Deus (day-us) has evolved to celebrate a culture of creativity, building an apparel collection around its hand-built motorcycles, surfboards, bikes and art.
In 1978, Renzo Rosso founded Diesel embodying a true passion to create the casual alternative to luxury and today, Diesel stands as one of the most iconic denim brands on the planet. New artistic director Nicola Formichetti took the helm this year re-igniting Diesel to its devotees new and old, re-engaging with a new generation of Diesel followers through creative digital and media. #DieselReboot
Launched in 1992 with the simple goal to be the best it could be, in the most honest and ethical way possible, Element prides itself as a family aiming to progress the skateboarding community. For spring/summer 2014, Element will release its first installment of its collaboration with Fender, targeting both those who live and breathe skateboarding and those who are simply influenced by the fashion that the lifestyle and subculture encompasses – all believing in the innovation behind the product and the vision of the brand.
Esme Winter is a British company rooted in quality production and design. Each beautifully detailed accessory is a product of careful thought and inherited taste in antiquarian books and mid-century modernism. Working with the best makers and materials from the UK, they craft items that reflect the innate value of hand-binding, weaving, and finishing.
Endrime is the work of denim designer Mohsin Sajid a British-born, London trained denim enthusiast who has worked in the industry for twelve years. A highly premium denim label, melding in top-notch fabrics from Japan & USA & exploring modern and lost construction methods in denim design.
Edwin is an authentic denim brand priding itself on innovation and craftsmanship, utilising exclusive fabrics and fabrication, unique technology, hand wash processes, and continual progression in design and fit.
Born off the back of a desire for the real deal, Ebbets Field Flannels was launched by Jerry Cohen in 1987 after a disheartening search for a baseball jersey. Now a revered name for its faithful reproductions of classic sportswear pieces such as sports uniforms and fitted caps, the Ebbets Field Flannels brand captures the spirit of one man’s search for quality without compromise.
Electric is a global, premium sport and lifestyle accessory brand rooted in Southern California’s rich action sports, music, art and customization culture. Electric designs and markets an extensive line of watches, sunglasses, snow goggles, snow helmets, bags, apparel and accessories throughout the globe.
The Enter brand was born out of a love for vintage clothing and fabrics. Inspiration lies in the style and heritage of the golden ages of music, fashion and sport. Enter offers a range of products from simple everyday items featuring classic fabrics, to premium all-leather travel bags constructed using tradition methods and machinery. The more you use an Enter Accessory, the more unique it becomes.” Enter “Our test on time”.
Born in Gothenburg in 2001 Elvine was founded by Daniel Mand, the grandson of seamstress. Inspired by the often inclement climate of Sweden’s western coastline and Daniel’s own appetite for stylish street fashion which combined comfort with uncompromising level of protection, it wasn’t long before Elvine developed a broad following across Scandinavia.
Founded in Osaka in 1991 Evisu is the original denim brand to introduce devoted fans across the globe, to premium-quality Japanese selvedge denim and custom distressing. Beginning as more a labour of love than a commercial venture – despite phenomenal success, the brand’s mission to create the highest quality products has remained unchanged.
Born in 2003, the underground Parisian label creates a seamless merger between a sophisticated aesthetic and an urban culture edge. Renowned for its audacious t-shirt prints, washed sweatshirts, denim pieces and leather jackets complete its full line of apparel. It’s all about being young, reckless and fun.
When Sir Edmund Hillary conquered the North Face of Mount Everest in 1953, he wrote himself into the history books – but there was so much more to the man than this legendary feat. The Edmund Hillary Collection represents the adventurous and humanitarian spirit of Sir Edmund Hillary. It encapsulates the way of life and spirit of the man and his team.
For over 125 years, Fraas has upheld its family tradition of designing and manufacturing stylish scarves to the highest German standard. Craftmanship and attention to detail is unique to the brand, enabling it to establish itself as the world’s largest scarf manufacturer.
Forbes & Lewis is a luxury small leather and canvas goods brand. Named after it’s founders Samuel Lewis Windridge and Katie Forbes the English label F&L pays homage to classic styling and intelligent designs with a modern twist. Forbes and Lewis Produces simple understated products where look, function and style are essential.
Flying Horse Jeans is a new UK brand based at its shop and studio on Newburgh street, London. Inspired by the ancient craft of indigo dye and modern nomadic travels to far away places, the lifestyle brand offers an alternative approach in jeanswear.
Originally produced solely for the Japanese market, these hard-to-find hiking boots are fast becoming an international phenomenon. Every pair of Fracap boots is handmade in a small factory in Lecce, Italy. Fine mountaineering produced for the modern man.
Farah was born in 1920 in the US, but it was not until the 1970′s in the UK that it reached the cult status it holds today. Known for their slim cut, sharply tailored trousers, Farah became an immediate hit with the youth of Britain. Today the Farah Vintage label still holds the heritage, quality and vigour it stood for then.
Globe is a diverse group of individuals and products brought together by their passion for skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding. United By Fate. Globe AW14 apparel is a mix of rugged outerwear, tailored tops, and modern silhouetted bottoms. New Vibram soled boots and lightweight signature skate shoes complete its most exciting range ever.
Grunge John Orchestra.Explosion is the first Indie-brand from Russia, creating luxury casual wear with intricate cut, details, functional diversity and the best ‘Hi-Tech’ materials. Headed by Igor Isaev – ‘Grunge John’, who founded this brand in 2008 and who produces the full collection within Moscow, Russia. Parkas are crafted in natural and hi-tech materials (cult Japanese micro-fiber; wind and waterproof cotton membrane; waxed and rubberised cottons; materials designed to be technology-garment dyed) have become the foundation and highlight of his collections.
Ready-to-wear apparel and accessories. Guiltyvine manufacture styles as close to home wherever possible, all proudly holding a ‘Made in England’ label. The brand’s ‘Artist in Season’ collaboration, finds talented fine artists for the collection’s prints. Choosing Ian Hudson for autumn/winter 2014, a talented yet modest artist whose work adds extra luxury to the collection.
Gourmet is a brand that truly defies categorisation. Above all conrnerstone influences are Italiian and Italian-American culture. From old world Italy and its grand tradition of men’s wear tailoring with lux fabrics and trends that have driven the fashion market. Gourmet is both high and low, style forward yet familiar, chic and gauche. Each piece possesses an understated complexity that underlies Gourmet’s high concept DNA.
Quintessential British menswear brand Gibson, was born out of the city and bred to make individuals stand out from the crowd. The style is centred around city elegance; immaculate with a hidden touch. With a more relaxed approach to the weekend, the brand offer softer tailoring in tweeds, cottons and other hand-selected natural fabrics. A very contemporary menswear collection, evolved from the best traditions of fine British tailoring.
Icons of British excellence and recognised worldwide as the foremost Dufflecoat Gloverall has gained Iconic status as a design classic. Playing its part in fashion & culture through the last 60 years Gloverall draws on its military and industrial heritage to be one of the most respected and loved British brands.
Greatcoat is a family business combining over 80 years of experience across the fashion apparel and accessories industry. Using this combined skill set, passion and knowledge, the aim was to create a premium brand inspired by iconic styles and then updated for a contemporary look. Greatcoat is a heritage name synonymous with classic coat design that offers both function as well as luxury and style. The debut collection centres on traditional coat styles that have passed the test of time and reintroduces them with a modern twist.
The philosophy of the Garbstore label is richly ensconced in the history of clothing produced after the Second World War and draws influence from what can be coined “Unfamiliar Vintage”, familiar garments that reference the past but with a modern edge.
Since 1963, the original British sailing brand has continued to push the boundaries of style and technical innovation to become one of the country’s most iconic heritage brands. Today, Henri Lloyd products contain a unique blend of heritage, modernity and technical excellence whilst always staying true to the sea.
Trendsetting Dutch fashion designer Hans Ubbink is well known for his unique creations and distinctive, pronounced vision on fashion, but also for his high-profile campaigns, photography books, spectacular shows and a great many other creative sideline projects. His clothing has been featured in movies, television programs and theatre productions, along with music videos and a sizeable flock of dedicated fans.
Herschel Supply Co. founded by brothers Jamie and Lyndon Cormack began on the west coast of Canada in 2009, inspired by vintage mountaineering, heritage and travel. Named after the small Saskatchewan town their grandparents emigrated to, the family owned and operated brand bring well designed, quality built backpacks to the market.
Harry Stedman is a menswear brand based in London, England. Stedman draws influence from classic American and European attire with a particular focus on the 1950s. The brand actively blends old with new to achieve a modern style that resonates with today’s discerning gent.
The HyperGrand identity exudes the spontaneity and humour that we design our products with. We have fun designing our products, and continually bring out merchandise that inject a fresh perspective. We create products that allow a spectrum of individual expression. We strive to create products that are not bound by age-old conventions that leave classics as the status quo. HyperGrand looks forward to the day that the classics of our time are recognized as classics of the future and that our generation is part of that process.
Hentsch Man is a simple, elegant and wearable menswear brand, providing classic wardrobe basics. The products have been designed to emphasise fit, eliminating all fanciful details and ensuring the clothes are flattering. Our collections are compact, offering a handful carefully selected items, rather than a bombardment of too much choice. A one-stop-shop for essential clothing from a classic white shirt, to well-tailored trousers and the occasional quirky piece.
A city is a living, breathing organism, full of inspiration. Like most things, the more you put into it, the more it gives back. In 2004 three Dutchmen experienced this for themselves. Tired of the current obsession with vintage and the unhealthy adoration of the past, they wanted to seize the moment and capture the constantly changing nature of ‘the city’: combining the impulsiveness of urban life and a high standard of style and quality through design.
Its town used to make 35,000 pairs of jeans every week for 40 years employing 400 people. Then in 2001 the factory closed. So it was decided, four decades worth of know-how shouldn’t go to waste. That’s why the Hiut Denim Company was born: To get the town making jeans again
Danish Han Kjøbenhavn started out in 2008. First with a series of eyewear designs and has since then added complete clothing collections to its uncommon creative universe. February 2012 began a new chapter, with the opening of the brand’s own Flagship Store in the heart of Copenhagen, and further launched its first shop in SoHo, NYC in 2013.
Hall of Fame, the brand, reflects this institution as an ode to classic American sports culture in a current environment. Hall of Fame takes a rather unconventional path while honouring a classic American culture by combining elements of professional sports, streetwear and humor to create “vibrant” clothing of the highest quality. With a nod to the past and concepts of the future, Hall of Fame is creating items that can only be described as the new vintage.
Complimenting the playful hedonism of sibling label Billionaire Boys Club, ICECREAM creates playful street-level clothing to Pharrell William’s original vision. Celebrating the street sports for which Williams has always been passionate, even reviving the label’s synonymous Skate Team, ICECREAM’s collections appear more than ever tuned in to the visionary’s personal interpretation of a evolving subculture
Icon Brand’s journey to create authentic, original and urban men’s accessories began in 2008. Its relentless passion for crafting product created a distinct design language that has become identifiable. The brand’s core inspiration stems from its passion for music, travel and the electric energy of youth culture to define an individual look with crafted jewellery, wallets, head-wear, and other quality urban goods.
JIMMY’Z was created in 1984 by a visionary who found the need to create a garment that combined form with function. A true artist, Jimmy ‘Z’ Ganzer came up with a revolutionary idea that changed the way surfers and skaters wore clothing: an adjustable short that opened from a side closure attached by Velcro. Today the concept remains the same – functional, wearable, comfortable clothing that defines a lifestyle born in Southern California.
A motorcycle company founded in 1938 in Pasadena, California by Bill Johnson and Wilbur Cedar, Johnson Motors Inc. were the first importers of Triumph Motorcycles into the US and an active supporter of California Motor Racing during the early to mid twentieth century. Collaborating with stars such as Marlon Brando, James Dean, Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen, it has since become internationally known for its vintage style, US made cotton-slub signature T-shirts.
Founded in the Midlands, J is inspired by the centuries of quality shoemaking from the region. Seamlessly blending British heritage, traditional craftsmanship, modern design and independent style – J is an expression of personal taste and individual character. Taking classic silhouettes such as the Brogue or the Chukka, J applies a little unexpected colour, material or texture to produce timeless shoes that enable you to show your true colours. J Shoes is pleased to announce our AW14 collaboration with British Heritage knitwear brand Peregrine.
John Smedley was founded in 1784, at Lea Mills, in Matlock, Derbyshire by John Smedley and his associate Peter Nightingale. Lea Mills was an ideal setting – the brook that runs through the village provided motive power and a constant source of running water. John Smedley has a long lineage of local families who have worked at Lea Mills over several generations. They bring years of experience and a level of craftsmanship that can’t be found elsewhere.
The new lifestyle venture by Sacha Knight. Having spent early years living in California, Knight’s designs have always been inspired by Native American culture and the American military uniforms of the Vietnam War. With nature, wide-open spaces, craft, bikers, the occult, curiosities, heavy guitar music and old buildings also equally important subjects in bringing ideas to life. The new Knight Mills collection of rugs will be hand woven in North America to heirloom-standard using a mix of Angora and Churro wool.
Knightsbridge, a casual yet classic, quirky neckwear brand with a design focus, offering both a modern dandy and urban vintage look featuring-distinctive tweed, velvet, and silk / cotton / linen ties, tweed, velvet, seersucker and silk bowties, tweed, velvet, seersucker and silk pocket squares; casual silk knitted ties, casual silk day cravats, contemporary silk cashmere blended scarves, velvet scarves, knitted scarves, silk printed aviator mod dress scarves, gents braces.
Kaibosh is a new eyewear brand out of Bergen, Norway that offers both sunglasses and prescription eyewear. The concept presents hand-crafted frames with a high design factor at an affordable price. The company behind the brand have more than 50 years heritage in the eyewear industry.
In 1966, two Swiss brothers moved to California to pursue their dream of starting their own shoe company. Avid skiers, they drew from performance elements in ski boots to create the first all-leather tennis shoe, the K-Swiss Classic. For almost 50 years, K-Swiss has made premium tennis shoes for on-court performance and off-court style. K-Swiss footwear has powered the world’s best tennis players while the same iconic designs have been worn casually by style leaders around the world.
Born out of the UK by a collective of like-minded individuals, KNOWN has been carefully developed by utilising 20+ years experience. With a passion for streetwear past and present the brand is now being recognised as a credible player with both consumer and trade media. Last season alone we saw KNOWN in I.D, FHM, DRAPERS, and on Maverick Sabre, Rudimental and Disclosure to name a few. We also collaborated with Plan B to produce the official tee for his charity ‘Each One Teach One’.
Paris, 1965. A rainy day. Leon-Claude Duhamel observes attentively as people rush by in soaking wet clothes. It is on this day that Kway is born: a lightweight completely waterproof jacket folded in a small hip bag. Soon everyone begins to look to the practical jacket in nylon with enthusiasm, happy to leave the old umbrella at home.
Kinner Italia was founded by three partners in Montebelluna, Northern-Italy in 1986. The roots of Kinner Italia lie within the world of sports. Our current collections feature innovating hybrid fashion sneakers with a flavour of our rugby heritage. Kinner Italia is made for the untamed men in society. For the courageous, the devoted and especially: For the experimental.
Started in 2004, from designing a unique collection of cut-n-sew pieces. LFANT has become a New York-based clothing line that incorporates the culture and style of the city into every garment it constructs. A mirror of the past and present the collection has evolved to become an assortment of contemporary, traditional and vintage pieces. All made in NYC.
Started in 1882 in Romilly-sur-Seine, French Sportswear brand Le Coq Sportif has constantly redefined the boundaries of athletic performance over the last 130 years. From Arthur Ashe’s historic Wimbledon Triumph, Maradona leading Argentina to World Cup victory in Mexico, to the Tour De France’s golden age of riders such as Eddie Merckx, Bernard Hinult & Greg LeMonde, the famous Rooster has left it’s unique legacy on the sporting moments and iconic jersey’s that have changed the world.
An exciting new leather goods company using traditional British saddlery and leather working techniques to make bold contemporary fashion statements. Inspired by once common saddlers and leatherworkers, the London Saddlery Company combines traditional British leather craft with contemporary styling to create a range of luxury leather goods designed to last a lifetime not just a season. As a young company we’re able to take risks and make bold design statements allowing us to target our products at a new and unexploited market.
Started back in 1998, a time when American-made clothing was practically unheard of. Back then, the word ‘vintage’ was only used to describe pieces that were actually old, and the brands that dominated menswear were as inspiring as the local Walmart.
Taking the elegance and power of sport as a starting point, Lacoste Sportswear captures the spirit and playful self-confidence of René Lacoste off the court. This sporting backdrop offers a dynamism and effortlessness, which is beautifully applied to an urban lifestyle. Move through the city with verve and ease thanks to innovations in comfort and the use of relaxed, enjoyable materials. Downtown styles with clean lines and simple silhouettes fit seamlessly into modern life, with premium details to give it a subtle sophistication.
Modern items based on the principles of good design. An assortment of clothing and accessories that are distinctly inspired by the Levi’s archive, but built in modern fits and materials.
British heritage brand Lavenham was established in 1969 when it manufactured the first nylon quilted horse rug. Soon after, Lavenham began manufacturing quilted jackets with the idea that a rider would match their horse. Today, Lavenham has taken a fashion forward direction, manufacturing quilted garments in-house at its factory in Suffolk, using the best British products wherever possible.
Faithfully capturing the spirit & heritage of American work wear, Levi’s Vintage Clothing reproduces the fits, fabrics and details of a bygone era.
LA PAZ is a menswear label created in 2011 by two friends, André Bastos Teixeira and José Miguel de Abreu, in Porto, Portugal. Our work is the result of a deep research process around traditional clothing and production techniques. The re-interpretation of time-honored designs gives the tone to the collections and the Atlantic mood underlines it. This AW 14 collection offers a versatile and equilibrate range of garments. This time we are proposing some new traditional wool fabrics and patterns meticulously picked from the best wool makers in Portugal.
Our story begins when nine artisan shoemakers from Ascoli Piceno meet in 1962. Together they formed the Cooperativa Ascolana Calzaturieri, and started l’Ascolana. Nowadays l’Ascolana is a unique and sophisticated brand, which strictly obeys the mannerisms and traditions of its heritage. We call this: ‘The l’Asco way’.
Lacoste L!VE invokes the playful, innovative spirit of the man behind the crocodile, Rene Lacoste. It draws from a colourful, sporty heritage and impeccable French elegance and mixes it up with contemporary styles to appeal to a young, style-savvy audience. Never taking itself too seriously, Lacoste L!VE dares to strike an irreverent tone. Unconventional Chic. Rene would be proud.
Merc was born in 1967 as the world was transfixed with Swinging London. The Mods flocked to the brand’s Carnaby Street shop where only the cool could survive. Jump forward 46 years and Merc’s sharp cuts and modernist styling are as relevant today as they always have been. Carnaby Street may not be what it was, but Merc is a brand with a global fan base and each new generation aspires to the styles adored by so many for so long, always updating, never stagnating. Just as Quadrophenia is still regarded as a cult classic in the world of film, Merc is still playing out every scene – but to a brand new audience.
Lee® 101 is a celebration of the American denim brand’s incredible heritage and history refined and distilled for a modern consumer. Delivering a taste of authenticity married with a new sartorialism to offer pieces that are modern, fresh and timeless. Each Lee® 101 offering celebrates and explores a specific inspiration to deliver a capsule line of pieces. Every pair of Lee® 101 jeans uses only the best quality denim, sourced from Japanese and Italian mills.
A brand created for people who enjoy the classics in life but also appreciate a point of difference to the crowd. A collection of footwear that features the key trends of the time but through a slightly different interpretation. Footwear with a slight twist in their souls…
Born in Hawaii in the summer of 1971, Lightning Bolt was comprised of Gerry Lopez and Jack Shipley at the time of its inception. Forty years since first born, the brand has reintroduced itself in the United States and internationally with surf veteran Jonathan Paskowitz leading the effort.
We are Money. Founded by Nick Cordell and Melvyn DeVilliers in 2003. The duo were then joined by Japanese designer Takashi ‘Maru’ Marujo in 2004. Its ambition is to create classic garments exquisitely made from the finest materials mixed with their own particular style that people would be proud to wear not just because of the label, but because of the product itself.
For 2013, Majestic launch Majestic Select, a new Japanese premium line, driven predominately byJapan’s love for vintage and American lifestyle and culture. Adapted by its Tokyo design team, the line will leverage the all-American Major League Baseball logos and vintage-style graphics on classic baseball-inspired satin jackets, coach jackets and shirts.
Marshall Artist was established in 2001. With Creative Director Neil Maloney onboard since 2008, the brand continues to produce socially relevant menswear that showcases its British eccentricities. Adhering to a simple philosophy of ‘Modern Tailoring for Modern People’, Marshall Artist has grown into one of the UK’s best loved menswear brands.
MWC are one of the leading manufacturers of genuine military watches, offering a wide range of models either to customers specific requirements or by tendering for contracts. Based in Zürich,Switzerland and founded in 1974, MWC are a leading supplier not just to the military, but also to police forces, anti terrorist units, mining companies, salvage companies and various government departments.
Inspired by the atmosphere of London and its inhabitants, Swiss brand Michel offers a range of ready-to-wear clothing and accessories that combines chic, rock and playfulness. Michel is a classic style revisited in a contemporary and urban way, with bright colours and a quirky British touch. Ranging from jeans to duffle coats, whilst not forgetting t-shirts, bags, cardigans, etc., Michel fulfils the demands of a customer searching for a style that is as authentic and elegant as it is unique and creative. Made exclusively in Europe, Michel fabrics are ethically processed with an irreproachable quality representative of the Swiss spirit.
Matchless is the oldest British brand of motorcycles, clothing and accessories with the first product manufactured at the end of the 19th century. A Matchless motorcycle won the inaugural TT in 1907 and again in 1909. Matchless was the first motorcycle manufacturer to work on rider safety, creating a department of study where clothing was designed to protect the riders. Matchless advertising in the ’60s shows for the first time the link between motorcycle and elegance. Leading riders of all disciplines chose Matchlesswear for the perfect mix of safety, performance and elegance.
Former creative director of Ivy League outfitters J.Press, Mark McNairy launched his own label in 2008 with a collection of top quality, traditional men’s shoes, produced in Northampton, UK and the USA. The American designer’s collection adopts a whimsical take on the collegiate look, with contemporary styling.
Founded by Olympian sailor Keith Musto, Musto has almost 50 years’ experience in technical outdoor clothing, in high-quality sailing, shooting and equestrian attire. The brand combines a deep knowledge of specialist fabrics and intricate construction techniques to deliver an attractive product that serves the wearer whatever their sporting pursuits may be.
Museum was founded 25 years ago from the desire to gather together and sell an authentic North American inspired mood – leading to collaborations with the most important Canadian and American brands. Now Museum has its own collection of jackets – keeping its North American inspiration but with a more Italian attention to detail, quality and style. All garments are authentic, functional, useful and durable, while also having a modern aesthetic design.
In 1980, three young surfers from Southern California decided to start a cookie company called Grandma Maui’s Chocolate Chip Cookies. Their little venture didn’t last long, but when they turned their attention toward designing and producing creative fashions for surfing and active sports, Maui and Sons became an instant hit.
MEYBA is a brand from Barcelona, created by 2 dudes in the 1940’s. MEYBA became international known during the 10 years that FC Barcelona wears MEYBA apparel. Today MEYBA brings casual lazy sportswear and swimwear that pays homage to the origins and principles of the old Mediterranean values. This is the ‘Style we Believe!’.
Leisure time and week-end are the keys to Mida collection, absolutely low profile, comfortable and easy to wear. A combination of the accuracy of the Italian design and the enthusiasm of the Japanese research. The innovative technical and performing fabrics all made in Japan, together with special treatments on the finished garments are the main features.
When it comes time to washing your jeans, Mr. Black’s unique enzyme free wash, is specifically formulated to clean and help maintain the original colour intensity of your dry denim and pre wash jeans. This highly concentrated denim soft wash offers unsurpassed cleaning action whilst minimizing fading, shrinkage or stretching. Using denim refresh extends the life of your denim by extending the time between washing and dry-cleaning.
Created by designer, DJ, and music producer Aaron LaCrate, Milkcrate is always ahead of trend, breaking your favourite artists or fashion since the 90′s. At the young age of 7 or 8 years old, LaCrate was just a punk rock, skate rat, street graffiti kid from Baltimore who one day decided to tag on t-shirts and hats. Now one of the great indie brands in street fashion, very few can compete with LaCrate’s all encompassing creative resume. Milkcrate and Aaron LaCrate shape culture on a worldwide level since day one.
Creativity is at the heart of everything Mi-Pac represents. At their core they value individuality and freedom of expression. Their range of accessories are designed to express your personal style, through a wide palette of colours, patterns and fabrics. They continue to innovate with new and exciting designs each season.
Native Youth reflects the no-nonsense way of doing things, British design with expanded vision, super wearable and rich in understated hidden detail. Signature details creating a recognisable look. Stylish apparel for a confident generation.
Neuw pay homage to the heritage of denim. Its range is carefully crafted and created with respect to traditional garment construction, adapting age old techniques to develop modern fits and finishes. Guided by the brand’s founding principle it calls Vintage Revision: the concept that traditions of the past can inspire a modern group of people creating contemporary products with substance.
Hailing from the old working class district of Punavuori in Helsinki Finland, comes MAKIA. A modern, yet old fashioned clothing company reflecting Nordic traditions of simple straight forward design. Appreciating quality comes naturally to Finns that endure chilling winds and below zero temperatures. Makia strives to embody these values in its clothes, making them an easy, stylish choice.
Created by three generations of manufacturing expertise, family run company ‘MQT’ was built based on the principles of quality and authentic European manufacturing. Extensive knowledge and family spirit was the original inspiration behind the brand identity and ultimately the MQT name itself which represents ‘mastering quality tradition’. The collection features a clever and imaginative range of denim and chino styles, with a colour pallet reflecting history and heritage with worn shades of brick red, oak, mahogany, caramel, sand and rustic browns. Each style engineered with a timeless appeal and authentic vintage aesthetic.
A stylish affair between past and present, N1 Angel respectfully revisits pieces from times gone by, giving modern and unexpected twists to iconic menswear garments. Recognising the transformative power of style, we design for men who believe that the clothes make the man.
NATIC, acronym of Naval Technique Innovative Concept, is the word that better expresses the mission of NATIC MARINE, a Japanese brand inspired by the Naval Marine and characterised by an innovative casual style featuring highly practical clothes, made from sea world-inspired materials.
At Mads Norgaard, Copenhagen there’s a deep love for fashion and the changing of the times – but also a feeling the western world is moving too fast. Mads Norgaard take base in a core of fashionable classics and build collections around that core. Its design aim is to make girls more sexy and the guys more tough – always from a modernistic point of view. With a belief that fashion is meant to support and free you, not overrule or control you, what you wear should support you too.
Within four years, luxury luggage brand Millican has become increasingly recognised for its organic canvas bags and accessories. With a range including rucksacks, shoulder bags, overnight bags, cooler bags and travel accessories, each product acts as an ambassador of a way of life, celebrating a passion for adventure and an appreciation of supreme quality.
Spanish brand Maians is reviving the art of traditional shoemaking in the Rioja region of Spain. Maians’ handmade vulcanised footwear attempts to capture the essence of the timeless Barceloneta lifestyle. Its modern-take on the classic plimsoll arrives as a welcome one, known for experimenting with pattern, texture and wonderful colours.
London based independent fashion label MAKIN JAN MA is based on an ongoing film project. Having graduated from the Royal College of Art, the designer brand represents a story by itself, following a natural narrative of Makin’s journey and impressions, representing a global community of inspiring individuals, places and ideas acquired along the way.
Original Penguin combines 1950′s American sportswear heritage with modern design always with a witty & ironic twist. In 1955, Minneapolis based Munsingwear introduced the first iconic golf shirt to America. The story goes…One of Munsingwear’s salesmen spotted a stuffed penguin in the window of a New York taxidermist and bought it. Before long, the penguin became the official mascot of the brand making its first appearance on the 55 golf shirt.
For the first time, Japanese brand Ordinary Fits presents its collection to Europe, with two labels: a daily line and a garment line. Characterised by a casual style that pays particular attention to fabrics and jeans. The excellent finish and the perfect silhouette of the trousers, contribute to the excellent reputation of the brand, guaranteeing frequent reorders.
ohw? is brought to you by two footwear fanatics Stephen Gill and Hiro Chen, who between them have over 40 years industry experience – with a shared vision to create a men’s shoe brand that not only delivers contemporary design, but backs it up with quality product and brand integrity. ohw? unlike many others owns the factory ensuring complete control and traceability from design through to manufacture. Each pair of ohw? shoes showcases the skills of our factory and the people that make them. Each shoe has some hand-stitching and is even individually hand-signed by the person doing the final quality check.
OLOW is a French clothing brand, created in Montreuil (France) in 2006 by Mathieu Sorosina and Valentin Porcher. It is distinguished by raw, surrealistic collections, and advocates a simple lifestyle, handmade craft, art, an escape, and poetry …In keeping with ethical values, proximity and independence, OLOW manufactures all its’ garments in Portugal and works mostly with unknown international artists. The brand also organizes exhibitions regularly.
Founded through a deep love of surfing, skating, graphics, photography and design, clothing label Oh Dawn is the brain child of a small band of craftsmen and creatives located in Copenhagen, hell bent on making quality goods based on classic design, chaos and clean lines. The collection is constantly evolving and contains everything from jackets, knits, shirts, crews, t-shirts, accessories and limited, handmade show pieces for exhibitions and selected retailers.
Launched in 2008 by ‘Pusha T’ and ‘No Malice’ of renowned hip hop duo, Clipse, American street-wear line Play Cloths, is a progressive streetwear brand with a focus on the creation of high quality garments adaptable to any lifestyle. Inspired by the nostalgia of designated attire for after-school recreation, the collection features apparel and accessories with designs influenced by the juxtaposition of high-end fashion, art and street culture. Utilising bold graphics and a variation of creative influences – embracing individuality without sacrificing quality or style.
Pointer was founded in 2004 by Gareth Skewis in reaction to a footwear market increasingly saturated with technical trainers; influenced by classically designed shoes Pointer comes from a skateboard/street wear background but appeals to those looking for something less ubiquitous and more refined.
Patagonia, the Californian outdoor gear and apparel company founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, is noted internationally for its commitment to product quality and environmental activism. The company supports the ambitious mission statement: “To make the best product, cause no unnecessary harm and use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.”
In autumn/winter 2014, boot brand Palladium draws upon its French history and military roots to update its men’s collection with new silhouettes and design elements. The collection introduces a range of premium upper materials to Palladium’s classic silhouettes, including patterned ballistic nylon, military blanket felt and rich waterproof leathers. A new silhouette, the Pampa Hi Cuff, and fresh, autumn-inspired seasonal colourways round out the collection.
Prps is a global lifestyle brand founded in 2002 by Donwan Harrell. Prps Noir, Prps Japan and Prps Goods and Co. menswear collections are all designed while using the highest quality of fabrications, keeping design integrity and paying attention for detail. Some of the world’s leading retailers that sell Prps include: Bergdorf Goodman, Harvey Nichols, Lane Crawford.
Poler Outdoor Stuff makes gear for anyone looking for something that looks good, is good value, is all about having fun on road trips and in the outdoors. Made for people that have adventures all over the world while wearing jeans, a t-shirt, and sneakers. It’s for people that wonder why everyone is trying to pretend they are going to do first ascents on alpine peaks instead of celebrating the fact that they are having adventures that are awesome in their own way.
Charismatic Londoner Peter Werth established his eponymous clothing brand in 1975 in Islington, originally producing men’s long-sleeved knitted polo shirts, made by factories in Leicester and Nottingham. Our original burgundy hooped knitted polo shirt became an early expression of the terrace ‘casual’ look. From its foundations in knitwear during the early days and inspired by the sharper, more formal working class style tribes from the 1970s, the Peter Werth collection has evolved through outerwear, shirting, blazers and fine jerseywear into shoes, accessories and tailoring.
PARKA London is the debut brand from a London based collective that puts the parka on a pedestal. Parka designs classic yet modernist garments for individuals who appreciate timeless design and effortless style. We are firm believers it’s the innate details and little quirks that count.
Whatever the situation calls for, there is a perfect Penfield for every need. Designed to stand up and combat the harsh New England climate, all garments are built with fashion, function and durability in mind. Each piece is created by people who know and love the great outdoors.
Peaceful Hooligan was born from a desire to create the clothing we wanted to wear but could never quite find in our favourite stores. Focused on quality rather than trends and fads, we want to build kit to survive the things we do. Inspired by things we have done over the years, from the early rave scene to the football terraces. Mixing these influences together to create something that is tailored to our urban surroundings and the way we live our lives.
Quality heritage clothing made in England from the best fabrics and yarns, a must for every wardrobe. Peregrine is the brand of J G Glover & Co one of the original UK knitters. 200 years and 8 generations on and everything is still made here in the UK with the same values and quality which the company was built on.
Fabrics manufactured by master craftsmen in the old towns of northern Portugal who expertly brush them to unparalleled softness. Portuguese Flannel only use fabrics that are produced by the traditional way, selecting the finest ones. It doesn’t follow trends or vibes of the moment. Its inspiration comes from genuine people from both the coast and mountains, with a brave and challenging way of living – resulting in a timeless yet contemporary design.
You can see and feel the Pendleton passion for quality. See it in the unique intricate patterns of Native American blankets. Feel it in the luxurious 100% pure virgin wool clothing it produces. A family-owned business for more than 140 years, weaving world class woollens in Northwest Mills. Its expertise and technology has grown over the years, translating experience into a host of other luxury fabrics – but its legacy of quality will never change.
Quinton Chadwick debut its first menswear collection at Jacket Required. In this collection the twist of traditional against modern continues. The super saturated accent colours which Quinton Chadwick are known for ping and pop out from muted and graduated backgrounds. Designed in Britain. Made in Britain. Worn Worldwide.
From the rainy weather conditions of Denmark, comes the belief that a quick rain shower can be as beautiful as well as moody, but first and foremost requires the right outfit. From the idea of combining outdoor lifestyle, with key elements from fashion, RAINS was established in 2012 as an innovative and modern Danish rainwear maker focusing on a minimalistic style with functional details and comfort as top priorities
RVLT was founded in 1995 in Denmark with an ambition to create a lifestyle brand. The collections are aimed at the male audience who appreciate style, detailing and individualism.
Russell Athletic is THE original sportswear brand tracing its heritage back to Alabama in 1902. Russell Premium creates a hybrid of this authentic American athleticwear concept by remaking it for a contemporary wardrobe. The collection combines the brands original premium Pro Cotton line made to the original Pro Cotton heavyweight specification with a mix of period graphics and applications including flock, embroidery and applique.
Born out of a desire to create something new, in a market saturated by suspect ‘heritage’ claims, at the centre of the Realm & Empire’s creative development is a unique collaboration with Imperial War Museums that sees an archive of such overwhelming historical importance creatively interpreted into contemporary menswear apparel. The authority of IWM ensures all our garments are fundamentally inspired by real British history. From 1914 to AW14, this season’s influence is pulled from the art, technology and the contrast in style and standing between Officers and Tommies during the First World War. Realm & Empire: Property of Great Britain.
Combining traditional practices with contemporary designs, Regent use time-honoured fabrics and silhouettes with an idiosyncratic touch. Sourcing from the UK as much as possible or otherwise from Europe, at the core of the Regent brand is long-established expertise used to create the finest quality that will last a lifetime. Cashmere jumpers, suede undercollars, silk scarves, leather wallets – it is these simple but flawless touches that can transform a look from the conventional to the extraordinary. Not a single detail has gone unnoticed.
American footwear brand Red Wing has been reflecting founder Charles Beckman’s need for hardwearing durable boots since 1905. Named after the city in Minnesota where it was founded, the brand specialised in high-quality, rugged boots that are built to last. With a collection including archive re-issues and re-worked styles Red Wing’s signature quality is retained, with its construction and craftsmanship finding favour with the fashion elite in search of a practical yet stylish vintage look.
Rockport was founded in New England in 1971, forever changing the shoemaking business by combining sport technology with the finest footwear. Today, Rockport continues to be a leader in the industry in making style comfortable with performance technologies from adidas.
Ridgemont Outfitters is redefining what rugged outdoor footwear can be. Launching outerwear for AW14, it doesn’t believe that just because you want your shoes to handle tough conditions, you need to look like you’re about to summit Denali.
The Fall14 Archive collection highlights the brands rich history as a blank supplier to colleges, clubs and the Military using original archive prints on original spec garments. The inline collection is complimented again by a Russell Southern range developed and made by John Lofgren in Japan.
Transcending the boundaries of traditional action sports apparel, RVCA is the brainchild of company Founder and Creative Director, PM Tenore. This design-driven, lifestyle brand free from passing trends has been brought together by a family of like-minded individuals, its appearance is as a natural on a boutique’s shelves as on those of a local skate shop. RVCA combine art, music, fashion and a modern culture in an original way to produce a lifestyle within itself and inspire a generation.
A collective of like-minded individuals; a lifestyle brand designed by the sea and woven by a common thread. At the centre of its collective consciousness is a reverence for the environment – both the natural and urban worlds that we have created for ourselves.
It’s hard to believe that Superga is well over 100 year old. Born in Turin 1911 the Superga factory, under the stewardship of Walter Martiny, started to produce shoes with vulcanized rubber soles and the Classic Superga 2750 Heritage style was born!
Founded in 1998 by Lionel Vivier and Fanny Baglietto. Sixpack France is inspired by the likes of Baudelaire, its clothes are filled with lofty references, producing t-shirts and accessories that should be a staple in every thinking man’s wardrobe.
Beginning life in 1999 from the basement of its Cambridge independent clothing and record store, Supremebeing was born from a love of streetwear and an aversion to the way our culture was being repackaged and sold back to us with no authenticity. Supremebeing continue to build its reputation on collections that more accurately give expression to the culture it loves.
S.N.S. Herning has made some of the finest knitwear around, having supplied Scandinavian fisherman with essential, warming knits for nearly a century. With a chunky ‘bubble’ construction developed to protect men from the elements while keeping a minimal high-quality aesthetic to each piece which speaks to design connoisseurs and the fashion conscious.
Senhor PRUDÊNCIO label mirrors the romantic traditions carried out by Portuguese shoemakers from the 1950’s and their grandfathers. With a focus on artistry, quality and excellence, the brand provides shoes and accessories for the contemporary cultured man – style isn’t a trend or decision, but instead designed for those whom see style as a art-form of sustenance.
In the Autumn of 1904, Isaac Spiewak opened a business in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, producing handmade sheepskin vests that he sold on the streets of New York. His customers were the dockworkers on New York’s booming waterfront. Over a century after its founding, I. Spiewak & Sons has grown into one of the premier names in uniform workwear. The authentic industrial line has been trusted by the soldiers of WWI and WWII and is currently worn with pride by thousands of police, fire and ems agencies around the globe. The authenticity and integrity of its designs has also earned Spiewak iconic status as a classic streetwear brand.
Sunpocket is a contemporary accessories brand rooted in ski and surf culture. Its story traces back to the late 1970’s where Sunpocket’s signature foldable shades gained a strong following in the French ski community. Ten years later, Sunpocket had become immensely popular all over Europe. Building on its legacy of innovative and distinctive sunglasses, Sunpocket established itself as a brand known for its style, authenticity and quality.
Schott’s heritage is a true-blue, real-deal, piece of Americana. Owned and run by the Schott family in an old brick building, its classic styles, cut and sewn by trained craftspeople, continue to connect with the American spirit. Iconic styles produced by hand for nearly 100 years have become infused in American culture and have served as battle flags for the American spirit.
Selected Homme epitomises good taste in every shape or form within modern menswear from the laid back casual guy to the classic and formal gentleman. He makes a unique interpretation of a contemporary man who is individual and confident with his style. He mixes and matches his existing wardrobe with the season’s newcomers to create a distinctive and exciting look. Attention to detail and high quality is key to the Selected Homme man.
Deeply rooted in timeless design and attention to detail. The casual Southern Californian lifestyle of growing up at the beach, mountains, and empty backyard pools combined with inspiration from travels around the world, mix together to form the inspiration for design. Attainable luxury, premium materials and finishes in an obtainable product.
Satta was born from the spaces in between, inspired by nature and captivated by the city. Started in 2012 by Joe Lauder from his workshop in Brixton. Satta has evolved into a family rooted in the desire to restore a balance and simplicity to our lives in the concrete jungles. With skateboards made from salvaged offcuts, and clothing crafted from hemp and organic cotton, Sattas’ mantra of ‘Deep Roots Stand Firm’ echoes throughout everything they do.
The Stockholm-based bag brand Sandqvist was founded in 2004 by Anton Sandqvist. Sandqvist products are for everyday use, combining simplicity, durability, style and function.
STANCE is dedicated to the spirit of individuality, with a design philosophy that believes in expression and function. Building outstanding socks with the best fit and performance characteristics from the highest quality materials is the unspoken priority. Unravel the spool of convention and celebrate bold expression with this free-thinking fabric. Send a crystal clear mixed message that’s silently loud and quietly bold.
Founded in 2009 by Micah Cohen, Los Angeles based Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen offers a complete collection of contemporary, wearable clothing, updated with progressive styling and details.
Now in its fourth generation of family management, Northamptonshire based Sanders & Sanders has been creating hand made shoes for 138 years. Combining timeless English elegance with modern materials, Sanders shoes carry a relaxed contemporary style. Old fashioned and stuffy? Stylish and cool? You decide.
Launched in 2004, Suit is a menswear line targeting those who seek classic style combined with a contemporary look. Suit is the brand of choice for the modern male individualist with an astute eye for style and detail.
Stighlorgan is a modern Irish accessories brand founded in Stillorgan, Dublin. Their seasonal accessories collection combines the contrast of styles seen on the streets of Dublin with the quality to withstand the long road that the Irish love to travel; modern Irish style with a classic approach to hard-wearing detailing.
Provider of premium, urban apparel of the highest quality. Its original designs epitomise the urban culture and artistic flair that is the foundation of the Serge lifestyle. It strives to create an artistic community that focuses on producing cutting edge designs. Since being founded, the label has aimed to provide directional fashion and accessories using exceptional, artistic design and quality.
Samsøe & Samsøe was founded by two brothers Klaus and Preben Samsoe in Copenhagen in 1993. Originally a jewellery company it quickly diversified into a menswear collection. The brand as we know it today took shape when the two owners Peter Sextus Rasmussen and Per Andersen took over the company in 2000. It was their vision to create a unique and recognisable Scandinavian Design; a feeling of Freedom combined with a typical fresh Scandinavian functionality and simplicity.
Launched in 2007, Swedish brand Triwa produce watches that marry precision craftsmanship with bold pattern and colour. The brand confidently challenge traditional timepiece aesthetics; renowned for using a unique blend of modern silhouettes and dynamic materials. As beautiful as they are functional, Triwa watches often arrive in unexpected colourways that can provide a striking accent to any contemporary wardrobe.
Started in a small beachside cottage on the east coast of Australia in September 2009 by Jim Mitchell & Sam Coombes. Working as a small team with a number of contributors from across the globe over the last few years, the brand has built from the sand up. Developing a society of people connected through surf, fashion, art and most importantly, a good sense of humour.
For decades, Champion was a beloved staple of American workout gear. Designer Todd Snyder teams up with the label to bring the brand into the twenty-first century—and out of the gym. Inspired by Champion’s glory days, each piece is a collectable part of sartorial history and has been made for the maximum amount of versatility and utility.
A focus on American collegiate sportswear from the 1960’s and 70’s sets the tone for the sophomore TSPTR AW14 collection. The brands modernist ethos of Form Follows Function is put into practice with an homage to American College style focusing on authentic athletic garment tailoring, original graphics and premium materials including slub yarn cotton, rayon labels and Chenille. The functionality of the garments is brought together with period cultural references in the form of the Vietnam war and Peanuts.
Over a relaxing beer one summer’s evening in 2007, two brothers decided it was about time the mens’ fashion accessories market had a shake-up. Recognising their talent for design they set about creating the collection and Tyler & Tyler was born – a range reflecting their passion for British design and keen eye to detail.
Ucon established its opening collection in the early summer of 2001. Founders Jochen Smuda and Martin Fussenegger came with a vision to develop a lifestyle brand anchored by creativity, quality tailoring, innovative appliqués and ethical production. With a passion for the work of talented artists and the design community surrounding them, Jochen and Martin embraced collaborations to build a creative environment for the brand.
Danish brand Vito dresses the contemporary urban gentleman. With a collection that offers a mix of tailored menswear with casual, down dressed styles to achieve a sophisticated, confident expression, the brand believes in contemporary lines and downplayed, subtle elegantism. The label’s roots lie in clean cut Scandinavian tailoring, which when mixed with colourful detailing make every piece tell its own story. Its designs are always made from the same DNA – wearable, contemporary menswear made to make you look your best.
Villain was born in East London, England in 2005. The brainchild of an experienced Danish designer and a British fashion consultant, the founding principles of the brand were very simple: to create no-nonsense collections with minimal branding, using high-quality fabrics and premium construction methods. Eight years on, those principles remain as relevant as Villain’s first day in business. A testament to the quality of the brand, Villain collections sell in a number of high-profile online and high street outlets, including Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge, London, and Bloomingdales in California.
Veja was established in Paris in 2004 by two childhood friends. First launching a collection of trainers, then bags and accessories combining principles of economic, social and environmental development. The project is rooted in Brazil where Veja’s products are made from ecological and fair-trade materials, including organic cotton sourced from the North East of Brazil, wild rubber from the Amazon rainforest and leather tanned with Acacia extracts.
Contemporary Italian menswear brand Volta create casual designer shoes with a distinctive quilted ribbed collar. Created in 2008, the brand place a firm emphasis on value and comfort alongside style, designing a diverse range of boots, shoes and trainers all featuring the signature woollen panel.
Family run label Volklore takes an individual stance, adding unexpected detailing to its line of t-shirts and outerwear. Hand-drawn artwork and hard-wearing fabrications are designed to get better with age. Volklore aims to always create garments of instant vintage; items which will age appreciably as a result of their fabric integrity and workmanship.
60 years ago Wellensteyn mastered the technical craftsmanship related to German leather and developed a heavy, seaworthy, waxed sailcloth to produce the toughest jackets durable in the coldest and the most extreme environments. The technical innovation continues today and Wellensteyn jackets are renowned worldwide for their styling, quality and durability.
Bridging the gap between youth culture and a grown-up way of dressing, serves as the mission statement of German brand Wemoto. Classic silhouettes, fabrics and details are twisted with an edgy vibe to suit almost every walk of modern life. Backed with bruises and scars from skateboarding and driven by passion for music and design the brand remains true to its independent spirit and approach of business for over 10 years now.
Danish brand Won Hundred’s collection is rooted in classical menswear and traditional formal wear, holding an appreciation for simplicity and understated design, with a willingness to take risks. Inspired by heritage gentlemen style and cultural influences from art, nature, music and people makes the minimalistic designs have an old soul.
Based in Copenhagen, Wood Wood embodies a laid back blend of underground and avant-garde. In 2002, Wood Wood opened the first of its two stores in Copenhagen, and introduced a collection of tees, sweats and hoodies. Over the years, an illustrious graphics profile has established Wood Wood as a driving force in the European street culture scene. In addition, Wood Wood actively engages in numerous collaborations and projects involving an international network of friends and like-minded creators.
The name We Are the Superlative Conspiracy [WeSC] comes from the sense of unity that has always been exceptional in the skateboarding community – the creativity, the attitude and the people that laid the foundation of WeSC. Founded by five guys with a background in skate and snowboarding, WeSC set out to be a brand that would be a mix of streetwear and fashion; where elements of cultures such as skateboarding, art and music would be combined with fashionable design to create products that caters to the street fashion consumer.
An ordinary Wednesday night in rainy Dublin became legendary. Friendship, having the time of your life when less expected and the unrestrained simplicity of approaching new things (like whiskey) were the basic ingredients of the trip. Dutch shoe brand Wednesday Whiskey, established in 2013, manufactured with care in a little factory just outside Porto. Made from only the best leathers, producing shoes with an unrestrained simplicity.
A dedication to craftsmanship, British production, new technology and the spirit of adventure remains at the heart of Wolsey. Celebrating its unique 260-year history while embracing contemporary functional style, the new range features military-inspired outdoor essentials, sportswear in cutting-edge performance fabrics and the ultimate in knitwear.
Zespà, Aix-en-Provence became known in 2010 with its first collection around the traditional espadrille, that has been completely revamped while retaining its authenticity. From the first collection, press and retailer taste-makers unanimously recognized the importance and accuracy of the work done around this treasure of French craftsmanship.
55DSL started back in 1994 initially as a sports-wear specialist label from Diesel. Very soon afterwards, 55DSL moved into action-sports, the next five years saw the expansion into a full streetwear brand – connecting with the likes of Joel Tudor and Tony Hawk and defining their approach to brand advocacy: working with friends. Over the last 20 years 55DSL has been uniting subcultures through a shared passion for creativity, graphic design, music and fashion.
In 1947, the D’Angelos, twin brothers and Italian immigrants, founded what is now ’47 Brand. By continuing the tradition of producing the finest headwear and apparel, it has established itself as a premium global sports lifestyle brand. As ’47 Brand moves forward, it will never forget that the future is what we create.
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
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If you’re interested in visiting Jacket Required spring/summer 2015 or showcasing your brand at the exhibition, please get in touch.