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Posted on 17 October 2014 at 08:03 by In Opinion

Angry, angrier, angriest: how an internet mob works

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Despite the glowing, rectangular devices we spend our days staring at and the ethically farmed food we eat in gastropubs, underneath, we humans are essentially the same pitchfork-wielding rustics we were a thousand years ago. And nowhere is this more apparent than on internet forums and chat room... Read more

Posted on 09 October 2014 at 20:38 by In Style

Five reasons we love the Adidas Originals x Spezial collection

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If you've been reading Umbrella long enough, you'll know that the Adidas Speziai is our favourite trainer ever. That's why when we heard that Adidas Originals was releasing a new range influenced by this ’70s classic, we got very excited – especially when we were told ... Read more

Posted on 03 October 2014 at 10:07 by In Art

Pre-revolutionary Russia… in colour

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While black and white photography is often beautiful, by its very nature it's one step removed from reality. While we can all appreciate, say, the devastation in monochrome photos of the Blitz's aftermath, the lack of colour puts a barrier in our way. People look different, somehow ol... Read more

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