Umbrella Issue 12
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Issue 12 of Umbrella is out now. Printed on beautiful matte paper, it features a 32-page summer style section, plus articles on 1970s New York, modern-day south London and the future of football kits. All for just £6.

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Umbrella Blog

Stone Island: new season, new coats (same severe haircuts)

Posted on 26 June 2015 at 08:10 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

It goes without saying that Stone Island has been one of the most important menswear labels of the past 50 years. Bringing industrial and workwear aethestics to high-end men's casualwear, its founder Massimo Osti instinctively knew what the modern male demanded in his clothing. So whether... Read more


Mugshots from the 1860s-1930s: the timelessness of crime

Posted on 18 June 2015 at 19:46 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

The mugshot is one of the constants of police procedure. Ever since the middle of the 1860s, those who've been arrested have had their faces recorded for further reference. This selction of portraits comes from the police department of Nebraska, USA, and features every type of crimi... Read more


Norse Projects: beautiful menswear from Copenhagen

Posted on 12 June 2015 at 08:17 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

There’s much to like about Scandinavia. Forget Alex Salmond’s “arc of prosperity”, the Nordic countries provide their peoples with a ‘sweep of pleasantness’ that goes from Bergen to Helsinki. Not only are the Danes, Swedes and Finns mostly tolerant ty... Read more


OHW x Mat Buckets: moccasins are go!

Posted on 30 May 2015 at 12:59 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Moccasins are the perfect shoe for the smart/casual man. While we all love trainers, sometimes – ie taking the in-laws to a pretentious gastropub – you need something a little more refined. And you'd struggle to find moccs more tasteful than the ones from British brand ohw. Th... Read more


Adidas Spezial x L10 Studio: perfect posters for perfect shoes

Posted on 28 May 2015 at 18:09 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

It’s one of life’s mysteries, that while the 1970s was the decade that taste not just forgot – but left in a plastic bag on a desert island – the sportswear of the time was beautiful. And no more so than in the work of Adidas. As the brand moved into leisure wear... Read more

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