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As seen in Umbrella Issue 15: Scotts Menswear presents 'Sport Club Lacoste'

Posted on 17 October 2016 at 09:03 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Inspired by the modernist leisure clubs of continental Europe, Scott’s Menswear presents Sport Club Lacoste. Using stand-out pieces from Lacoste’s A/W 16 collection to create an aesthetic that brings together sportswear and smart-casual, it provides eve... Read more


The Bass ‘Weejun’ loafer: a campus classic that never loses its appeal

Posted on 04 October 2016 at 15:21 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Getting your footwear right on warm autumn days is never easy. While the sort of posh chap who rocks salmon-pink cords at the weekend can probably keep his brogues on all year round, the rest of us need an alternative. Step forward the slip-on loafer, specifica... Read more


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


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


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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