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Jean-Pierre Laffont: America's greatest living photographer?

Posted on 13 November 2015 at 07:57 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

This article originally appeared in Umbrella, Issue 11 He might be French, but Jean-Pierre Laffont is one of the great photographers of the American age. Arriving from France, via his original home, Algeria, Laffont has spent the last 50 years documenting the p... Read more


Disappearing diners: the photo-realistic paintings of John Baeder

Posted on 05 November 2015 at 16:40 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

Few things symbolise the USA of the 20th century more than the diner, that peculiarly American restaurant beloved of truckers and beat poets alike. Despite their humble functions, these diners were often beautifully designed, covered in chrome and with the of futuristic signa... Read more


Tuk Tuk: menswear that makes Autumn the most colourful season

Posted on 30 October 2015 at 07:26 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Brtish men aren't exatly known for our devotion to bright colours – navy blue constitutes about 80 per cent of the Umbrella staff wardrobe – but sometimes a splash of red or yellow can really bring out the best in your outfit without going too ‘Portillio’. One bran... Read more


Realm & Empire: British tailoring for the modern casual

Posted on 23 October 2015 at 08:12 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

As the dark mornings and pitch black evenings can attest, autumn is here. Not the ‘basically summer’ autumn of September and early October, with its sunny afternoons and pleasingly fresh mornings, but the other one. The dark miserable autumn of November that throw... Read more

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Robert Elms: The Radio London presenter on skinhead, acid house and the timelessness of mod

Posted on 16 October 2015 at 11:19 by Anthony Teasdale in Index Page

This feature originally appeared in Umbrella Issue 11 Robert Elms is a journalist, author and broadcaster. The presenter of the lunchtime show on BBC Radio London, his 2005 book on British youth fashion, The Way We Wore: A Life in Threads, has just been republished. Here he talks s... Read more

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