Month: January 2011

Fred Perry short sleeve tartan shirt

I could pick holes in this design – and I probably will – but the arrival of this Fred Perry short sleeve tartan shirt is certainly worth mentioning. Let's start with the good – it's a classic short sleeve shirt in a tartan cloth, that cloth being an Italian Albini […]

The Story of Northern Soul book

Hitting the doorstep with a reassuring 'thud' this morning was a fairly hefty book, going by the name of The Story of Northern Soul by David Nowell. Published by Portico and now on the shelves (virtual or otherwise), it's essentially an updated version of the long out of print Too […]

Fred Perry Cycling polo shirts

Here's something you'll love or hate – although for me, these Fred Perry Cycling polo shirts work in some of the colours on offer. Shown off at a Berlin trade show, this mix of polo shirt and cycling top is set to hit the shelves in the autumn of this […]

Gainsbourg DVD reviewed

We have mentioned it before, but now the DVD (and Blu-ray) of Gainsbourg is out to buy. If you are considering buying or renting it, feel free to check out our review of the release, which tracks the legendary Fremchman's life from his childhood in wartime Paris through to his […]

New Fred Perry x Tootal scarves

Not the first time they've collaborated, but these three Fred Perry x Tootal scarves are all new, albeit vintage-inspired designs. The scarves are two-sided, made of a mix of wool and silk, with tassle detailing and Fred Perry branding. With the three scarves, you get an option of a geometric […]

New Jazzman Records 45s

Some new 7-inch vinyl reissues from the Jazzman label are on the market, which may or may not appeal. The first is a cracker, Lee Moses' version of Reach Out, I'll Be There on the Jazzman label, with Day Tripper on the reverse. It's drum-tastic. Second of the bunch is […]

Clarks x Loopwheeler desert boots

Here's something for the 'how much?' brigade when they make it the UK in small numbers. I'm talking about the Clarks x Loopwheeler desert boots. It's the classic Clarks desert boot with a makeover – the suede upper being mixed with a Japanese knitted fabric made on a machine called […]

Gabicci clearance at Brandalley

What it says really – there's a Gabicci clearance at Brandalley. Plenty up there as I type, but as ever, these things sell out quickly, so get in now if you want anything. The Ochre Wool Blend Polo Collar Jumper above is one item, usually priced at £100, it's down […]