Umbrella Issue 14
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Issue 14 of Umbrella is available now. There's a massive 100 pages of essential jackets, brutalist tower blocks, beautiful hi-fi (from Bang & Olufsen), railway station pubs and a column about Michael Portillo's blazers. Seriously. All for just £6.

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Style

The Clae ‘Bradley’: a ’70s tennis trainer fit for 2016

Posted on 02 September 2016 at 12:06 by Vintage-looking wheels for lovers of the white sports shoe in Style

Retro tennis shoes have been a big deal over the last couple of years. Leading the charge has been Adidas’s ubiquitous Stan Smith, with the likes of Le Coq Sportif’s Arthur Ashe providing tactical support. The latest brand to deliver some &lsq... Read more

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Style

The new Fjällraven Re-Kanken: an eco bag that's not rubbish

Posted on 05 August 2016 at 11:43 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

We first saw Fjällraven's Kanken rucksack about 10 years in Manchester – and since then this Swedish staple has taken over the world. Well, not taken it over literally, but certainly become the go-to haversack for urban global trendies (that's you, Umbrella readers). Anyway... Read more

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Travel

Astronaut Chris Hadfield talks to Umbrella about space, Bowie and how Clooney got it wrong

Posted on 22 July 2016 at 11:42 by Anthony Teasdale in Travel

This interview originally appeared in Issue 11 of Umbrella magazine Hi Chris, what’s spacewalking like? Everything pales in comparison to being on a spacewalk – to be alone inbetween the world and the universe is incredible. Once, I was I just holding on to the ship... Read more

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Architecture

Habitat 67: Montreal's beautiful 'Legoland' housing estate

Posted on 15 July 2016 at 10:45 by Anthony Teasdale in Architecture

When we think of 1960s modernist housing we tend to picture high-rise blocks on grim estates, with crumbling exteriors and lifts that don’t work. But some buildings from that period took a very different course. And no more so than Habitat 67, a sprawling ‘legolan... Read more

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Style

Monocle Voyage Collection: beautiful menswear for global travellers and stay-at-home trendies

Posted on 01 July 2016 at 10:42 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

For a decade, Moncole’s been a beacon of hope in the printed magazine landscape, entertaining and inspiring readers with missives from around the world. It’s also created an incredible brand – centred around travel, business, urban living and liberal politic... Read more




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