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The Sony World Photographer of The Year 2015: our favourite pictures

Posted on 27 February 2015 at 12:54 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

At a time when our attention spans seem shorter than ever, photography is the most effective way of communicating information immediately. When you look at the feed on your social media channels, it's the great pictures that pique your interest most. That's why the Sony World Ph... Read more


Trunk Clothiers: international smart-casual comes to London

Posted on 20 February 2015 at 08:20 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

This article appears in the latest issue of Umbrella The internet has shrunk the world of menswear, making the location of the stores we buy our clothes from almost irrelevant. Whether it’s Manchester (Oi Polloi), Liverpool (Weavers Door) or Newcastle (End Clothing), the best outfitters... Read more


Adidas Originals x SPEZIAL: new collection launches

Posted on 13 February 2015 at 07:33 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

If you tried to picture Umbrella's perfect country it would look a lot like modern Germany. Criss-crossed by beautifully planned train lines and dotted with cities that juxtapose ancient monuments with modernist architecture, it symbolises everything that's great about European ... Read more


Stunning photos of New York during the Great Blizzard of 1888

Posted on 04 February 2015 at 14:11 by Anthony Teasdale in Travel

We've had some snow this week in Britain. Even London, always desperate to get in on the act, had a dusting, albeit one that lasted till lunchtime yesterday when it melted away. America's Great Blizzard of 1888 was a different matter altogether, as these photos of New York show. B... Read more


Realm & Empire: new spring/summer collection

Posted on 29 January 2015 at 07:39 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Ever since Massimo Osti launched Stone Island in 1982, modern menswear has been in debt, design-wise, to military clothing. British label Realm & Empire owes more to the designs of navy, army and air force garment than most. Ever since it began, it’s used its unrivalled access... Read more

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