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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bedwin & the Heartbreakers
BEDWIN began in Tokyo in Autumn / Winter 2004 and aim to create simple yet durable apparel and products reflecting the culture and style of the cities where we have been travelling around. The metaphorical HEARTBREAKERS are an homage to the artists and albums that inspire the refined and basic design for each of BEDWIN’s collections. Such influences are also illustrated by the brand’s seasonal theme always named after a classic song. The label’s style range from formal to street wear style.
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.
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.
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. Elements of sportswear, military uniform and high fashion form the foundation of the label, culminating into a crisp collection of battle-ready pieces that refuse to sacrifice their street smarts.
Billionaire Boys Club
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.
Blue de Genes
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.
Bucks & Co
Bucks & Co, a new contender in the menswear market, is a premium denim focused street wear brand. The label mixes trend-led shapes and contemporary denims, with hunter aesthetics. Designed and engineered with the Alpha Male in mind, Bucks & Co bend the rules of smart/casual wear for the urban gent.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Denham the Jeanmaker
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.
Deus ex Machina
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.
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.
Duffer of St. George Japan
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.
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.
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. Dr. Martens have been worn by workers (for whom they were originally designed), but also by rebels, non-conformists and free thinking individuals of all types for over five decades.
Ebbets Field Flannels
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Garbstore’s collections create a look for the modern male that transcends today’s fashion trends. A direct reflection of founder Ian Paley’s keen interest in high quality, classic clothing that mixes vintage with modern materials.
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.
Launched in Paris in 1979, the brainchild of French designer Yves Chareton began as a vintage-inspired shirt company, recreating shirts of the 1940s and 1950s. Now producing a full menswear line, Hartford embraces simplicity, deftly translating its knowledge of vintage clothing into something wholly modern and wearable. Hartford focuses on the quality of its fabrics, cut and proportions to ensure it delivers easy-to-wear, stylish garments.
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.
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.
Herschel Supply Co.
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.
Hall of Fame
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.
NIGO®’s long-standing infatuation with vintage American clothing takes the platform for his latest creative venture. Working in close collaboration with Warehouse Japan, Human Made reimagines classic staple pieces from the American wardrobe, incorporating his contemporary flavour along the way. With the legendary Sk8thing providing the graphics and NIGO®’s extensive archive as a point of reference, Human Made serves as an exploration of a style that refuses sacrifice its substance.
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.
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.
Illustrated People represent a new era of inspired street wear. Showcasing a fun and fierce range of beautifully crafted urban-luxe clothing, designed in the heart of the East End. The studio is comprised of a team of dynamic designers and illustrators.
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
J Shoes is a British brand founded in the Midlands – inspired by centuries of shoemaking heritage in that region. A brand with a distinct point of view, guided by a philosophy that seamlessly blends modern design with a strong foundation of traditional craftsmanship and independent style. The difference is in the detail.
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.
KIDDA Christopher Shannon
The younger sibling of luxe streetwear label Christopher Shannon Menswear made its debut for S/S 12 with easy-to-wear jersey pieces featuring trademark chain and pixelated paisley prints from the Christopher Shannon archive. Since then it has racked up a celebrity fan base including Nas and Rizzle Kicks, appeared in the pages of GQ Style, i-D, Pop and Dazed and Confused, and has expanded to encompass shirts, knitwear and accessories.
Johnson Motors Inc.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Left Field NYC
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. Left Field grew out of small shotgun apartments and lofts throughout Brooklyn. With founder Christian McCann part of every step of its growth, from carrying rolls of fabrics in the back of his truck, and then up and down elevators in the Garment District, to climbing over bags of clothing to get out of bed. Although the brand has been through many phases over the years, making quality, American clothing that our grandfathers would be proud of has always been the number one concern.
Knightsbridge, a casual yet classic, quirky neckwear brand with a design focus developing collections of skinny silk aviator scarves, wool/tweed and knitted ties and bows, accompanied by day cravats which all look great worn with jeans, pumps, cardigans or tweed jackets, channelling style icons Paul Weller, Liam Gallagher and Rufus Hound. Pocket squares are added to the brands’ portfolio for spring/summer 2014 for its Jacket Required debut.
Inspired by classic staples in a gentleman’s wardrobe, La Paz is the result of deep research around traditional clothing and production techniques. The re-interpretation of time-honored designs gives the collections’ tone and the Atlantic mood underlines it. With the quality ‘Made inPortugal’ label, Laz Paz first collection is now represented in selected shops in the USA, Japan and Europe.
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.
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?
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.
Mads Nørgaard Copenhagen
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Could Milkcrate brand be the most original brand in menswear? Created by designer, DJ, and music producer Aaron LaCrate, Milkcrate, 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. Producing tours, designs and remix’s the greatest artists in hip hop and pop culture from Jay Z, Eminem, Kanye West, Schoolboy Q, ASAP Rocky, Raekwon, Bun B, Rakim, to Madonna, Lilly Allen and others. Milkcrate and Aaron LaCrate shape culture on a worlwide level since day one.
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.
Mr. Black Garment Essentials
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.
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.
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.
Founded in 1998 in Encinitas, CA, Nixon is the premium watch and accessories brand for the youth lifestyle market. Focused on making the little stuff better, Nixon began with a small line of team-designed, custom-built watches. Now distributed in over 90 countries, Nixon’s product range has grown to include softgoods, accessories, and custom audio products.
Carhartt – Work In Progress
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prps Goods & Co.
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.
Riding High is a brand specialised in a very particular knitwear, obtained through a unique mélange. The style is the American standard casual, but the materials, production and high advanced quality are typically Japanese. Each piece is made using very rare knitting machines from the sixties and also one from the twenties. Riding High’s peculiarity derives from the fact that every piece of cloth has its own personality, a distinctive feature that makes it unique.
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.
Red Wing Shoes
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.
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.
Rivieras’ casual shoe has returned to the fore and its clean, accessible design is capturing the imagination of customers just as it did in the 1950s. Presenting an updated array of stylish renditions, their tasteful blend of the timeless and the contemporary brings a design classic into the 21st century with impressive results.
Realm and Empire
Since its introduction just four seasons ago, Realm & Empire has carved a niche as a brand that is British inspired to the core. At the centre of its creative development is an exclusive collaboration with Imperial War Museums that enables an archive of overwhelming historical importance to be interpreted into modern, stylish men’s apparel. This season, the Realm & Empire has developed from last season’s naval theme to the parched sands of the desert and a consignment of lightweight shirts and trousers, shorts and accessories have also been deployed to the collection for the first time. Realm & Empire: Property of Great Britain.
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.
Shades Of Grey
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.
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.
Garrett Leight California Optical
Created in 2010 and is fueled by a group of young, passionate purveyors of eyewear, dedicated to creating classic design by combining perfect craftmanship with timeless aesthetics. Committed to creating a brand unlike any other – one that values teamwork, customer service, eyewear design, and respect for the evolution of quality frames as well as prescription lenses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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—considered by many to be America’s best kept secret—with a growing loyal following at cutting-edge boutiques and retailers across America and around the globe.
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.
Made in Italy with only the finest Italian fabrics, 3010 shirts have been standing out all over the country for more than a year now. Focused on a sharp fit and supreme attention to detail, 3010 is becoming one of the most exciting and talked about shirt brands in the UK. Form is temporary, class is permanent.
Tyler & Tyler
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.
The Critical Slide Society
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Rockport Company is proud to introduce its latest a/w 13 men’s collection, designed for style and engineered for comfort by incorporating ADIPRENE® by adidas sport technology into every shoe. Rockport’s proposition of ‘style made comfortable’ allows metropolitan professionals to never have to compromise style or comfort.
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.