Month: June 2008

Ralph Lauren custom fit shirts

From its 80s high point, Ralph Lauren has been on a steady slide, but has really got back on its game in the last couple of yeasr – especially with the custom fit button-down shirts. Great for casual wear, the custom fit is a much slimmer fit than a standard […]

The Prisoner gets ITV remake

A remake of The Prisoner has been talked about for some time – but now it’s finally been confirmed. ITV has announced that a six-part ‘reinvention’ (which doesn’t sound good) is set to go into production, starring Jim Caviezel and Ian McKellen. Caviezel takes the role of Number Six while […]

Video: Terry Hall & Friends

If you didn’t make it to the Terry Hall & Friends gig at London’s 100 Club, here’s a rough and ready video for you. It’s Terry and his band (including Lynval Golding and Ben from the Dead 60s) knocking out The Specials’ Gangsters. Not the best quality video you’ll ever […]

The Last Shadow Puppets tour

We hinted at it a few months back, and now it has come to pass: The Last Shadows Puppets are touring this autumn Alex Turner and Miles Kane will perform their 60s-inspired music throughout the UK and Europe with James Ford (drums), John Ashton (keyboards) and Stephen Fretwell (bass). A […]

Fred Perry summer sale

The Fred Perry summer sales is now on. Instore and online until the 27th July there are reductions across most lines, with some up to 50% off. In addition, a small selection of autumn ’08 styles are available to buy now (online only). Visit the online store here.

Saul Bass exhibition poster

Back in 2004, London’s Design Museum held an exhibition of the work of Saul Bass, producing a superbly stylish poster to go along with it. If you missed it, here’s some good news – a limited edition re-print is now available. Saul Bass was the master of film title design […]

Al Green tours the UK

‘The Reverand’ Al Green has announced plans for a UK tour this October. The soul legend released a new album, Lay It Down, last month, his first long-player since 1975. Al Green retired from the music industry in 1976 to become a pastor in Memphis, but re-surfaced last year to […]

Vespismo scooter helmets

Petrol prices are on the up – which means more people are opting for two wheels to get around town. Which is good news for the scooter accessory companies, the latest of which is Vespismo. Based in Holland (but shipping worldwide), the company offers mod-friendly scooter clothing and the helmets […]