Posted on 31 October 2014 at 10:28 by In Art

The CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year: 2014's best city pictures


The city has always been the perfect environment for photography. We're told that "real" beauty lies in nature, but as far as this magazine is concerned, the vista of an awe-inspiring valley in the foothills of the Himalayas can only be improved by the addition of Le Corbusier-s... Read more

Posted on 24 October 2014 at 10:31 by In Style

Uniqlo Indigo Blue Project: taking denim culture mainstream


Uniqlo can do no wrong our eyes. Whether we're talking about its unstructured blazers or svelte, button-down Oxford shirts, the Japanese brand produces subtle, preppy-meets-mod classics season after season. This autumn is no different. Based around the Japanese obsession w... Read more

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

Angry, angrier, angriest: how an internet mob works


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


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


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