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Posted on 30 September 2014 at 07:55 by In Style

Boneville: a classic brand for modern times

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A couple of weeks ago we showcased the new collection from MA.STRUM – a brand that claims lineage from ex-CP Company/Stone Island founder Massimo Osti. Today, we're looking at another label with links to the visionary designer, Boneville, which he founded in 1981. Boneville wa... Read more

Posted on 26 September 2014 at 08:57 by In Style

AIgle vs Nigel Cabourn: the capsule collection of the winter?

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French outwear label AIgle is a brand that Umbrella has huge amounts of respect for – it's one of the reasons we made its Addison Oxford parka our Item of the Month in the spring issue of the magazine. So when we heard that it was collaborating with Britain's answer to Mas... Read more

Posted on 19 September 2014 at 09:33 by In Style

MA Strum: military wear for autumn/winter ’14

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If the ideal style for the warmer months is Ivy League – and there's little that will convince us otherwise, then winter gives us a few more options. One day, the Umbrella reader could be clad in a smart Crombie overcoat and chunky brogues so he can blend in at that directors' d... Read more

Posted on 09 September 2014 at 08:02 by In Style

Tuk Tuk: new season shirting for the sharper man

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We can think of few shirt brands that understand the psyche of the smart/casual male better than Tuk Tuk. Fusing beautifully patterned cotton – usually sourced in south-east Asia – with strict modernist silhouettes, its shirts look as good tucked under a crew-neck jumper in winter... Read more

Posted on 04 September 2014 at 07:49 by In Art

Stunning black and white photos of Hong Kong in the 1950s and ’60s

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Hong Kong is the epitome of the modern city. Crammed onto a series of islands and a chunk of the Chinese mainland, seemingly every inch is taken up with tower blocks, traffic-clogged streets, passages, tunnels and stairways, lots of stairways. In the 1950s and 60s, the city was undergoi... Read more