For us, mod – and its related cults like casual and 'heritage' – is an essentially male movement, certainly as far as fashion goes. But photographer Carlotta Cardena's snaps of contemporary mod couples show that ladies can be every bit as obsessive as chaps. A good thing, ... Read more
ISSUE 8 Spring 2013
Spring style special, King's Cross reinvented, London's lazy fashion writers, Mod in pictures, Bradford city report, Kirby Ferguson interview, Brompton cycles, how it feels
to be knocked out, Henri Lloyd, CP Company, tractors.
Carhartt has always been a brand to be respected, and while we love their authentic work pants as much as the next mid-west carpenter, we've become suckers for its more tailored Work In Progress range. Combining the hard-wearing quality that typifies the regualr collection, WiP adds some Euro... Read more
Stone Island, along with its now separated older brother CP Company, has always prided itself on merging classic design with revolutionary fabrics. This year's crop of outerwear carries on this proud tradition. The jackets shown here use a new material called GLASS, described by the brand as:... Read more
There's a lot to be said for military clothing. Built to perform in the harshest of conditions, these garments are characterised by their ingenuous use of pockets, and choice of material and colour – no wonder CP Company founder Massimo Osti cited militaria as his main inspiration when ... Read more
Long before – sigh – "heritage" became the dominant look of the middle-class urban male, Jigsaw Menswear provided ’90s men with a smart-casual wardrobe that mixed tastefully coloured shirts and tees with softly structured suits and jackets. For chaps coming out of the ... Read more