Umbrella Issue 13
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Issue 13 of Umbrella is out now. Printed on beautiful matte paper, it's got a 33-page style special crammed with beautiful coats, 70's football, Japan's bullet train, incredible passports and superb winter footwear. All for just £6.

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Style

Tough love: Stone Island spring/summer ’16 collection drops

Posted on 05 February 2016 at 12:43 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Who said science was boring? Not only has it taken us to the Moon, cured horrible diseases and given us microwave curries, but thanks to clever people in labs we can even wear it. Confused? Don’t be. No clothing company is as devoted to sci... Read more

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Architecture

London's Tower Bridge: incredible photos of its construction

Posted on 29 January 2016 at 12:05 by Anthony Teasdale in Architecture

Hands up if you thought that Tower Bridge got its name because it has, well, two big towers at either end. Wrong. It actually gets its name from its location by the Tower Of London, where in the 1870s, the Corporation Of London decided another Thames crossing should be built.... Read more

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Art

Skinheads! Gavin Watson's photos of early-’80s England are incredible

Posted on 22 January 2016 at 11:19 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

Has there ever been a more uniquely British subcutlure than skinhead? As mod split into two in the late-’60s – Small Faces-style psychedelia went one way, ‘harder’ lads the other – a look that combined Ivy League precision with Jamaican atttude and British ... Read more

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Art

New York in the 1970s: the gritty photographs of Camilo José Vergara,

Posted on 15 January 2016 at 09:12 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

There’s something fascinating about 1970s New York – and it’s a subject we keep coming back to in Umbrella. We’re not saying it’s better than today – getting mugged or shot on Avenue A isn’t much fun whether it’s near Lou Reed&r... Read more

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Art

Subway Art: the greatest street art book gets a re-release

Posted on 08 January 2016 at 13:07 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

Street art is about as respectable as you can get. Cities all over the world would hand over their social services budget for a Banksy rat on the front of the town hall, while anyone who writes their tag on a factory wall can rinse the local arts council for a fat grant. ... Read more




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