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DNA Groove: Mod classics defined

Posted on 14 April 2013 at 21:16 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

DNA Groove is one of the most respected brands in mod fashion. Like the excellent Mikkel Rude, DNA takes a mid-60s template and then adds a dandyish – and in this case – Italian, spin on the classic British look. Whether it's the brand's generously-collared... Read more

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OHW shoes: 15 per cent off whole collection

Posted on 11 April 2013 at 08:24 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

The moccassin is one of the classics of casual menswear. When you don't want to wear trainers, but need something a little less… stodgy than a formal boot, the moc – in all its incarnations fits the bill perfectly. British brand ohw (pronounced "who") make som... Read more

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Rotary "Pilot" watches

Posted on 04 April 2013 at 08:33 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

When you get back from a week away in the sun, your arms don't look right unless there's a nice watch-strap mark to provide contrast with your newly tanned skin. The new Pilot range from Rotary would fulfil that task nicely – subtle, technical timepieces that don't try to be too... Read more

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Alan Paine classic cricket jumper

Posted on 26 March 2013 at 18:12 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Cricket, like tennis, is a sport partly defined – certainly in our eyes – by the clothes its players wear. And, as lovers of anything old fashioned and little bit fusty, we're always going to like a decently designed cricket jumper. This one from Alan Paine is just the ticket.&nbs... Read more

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Uniqlo: Umbrella's picks for Spring 13

Posted on 15 March 2013 at 07:48 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Make no mistake about it, as far Umbrella is concerned, Uniqlo is one of the most innovative brands on the British high street (though sadly, its bricks-and-mortar reach still goes no further than the south-east). The new season collection is as strong as ever, combining casual jackets ... Read more

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Nike Home Turf: the Air Max gets an update

Posted on 15 February 2013 at 10:28 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Launched in 1987, the Air Max is one of Nike's undoubted classics. Satisfyingly chunky, the trainer combines technical knowhow with a pared-down design aesthetic. Originally a running trainer, the Air Max – in all its updated versions – became a staple for those in Europe who iden... Read more

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English knitwear comes of age with the Alan Paine S/S 13 collection 

Posted on 01 February 2013 at 08:37 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

Quality knitwear is often overlooked by those of us with an eye for nice piece of schmutter. Unlike coats, which announce themselves in a blur of zips, pockets and hoods – jumpers don't really offer anything showy, relying instead on cut, colour and material. It's for these reasons ... Read more

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Collective Noun: smart clothes for hard times 

Posted on 25 January 2013 at 11:20 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

For men, an attention to detail is paramount in out clothes. This can go from the little hoop that you'll find under the label of Paul & Shark garments to the hidden pockets that can be found in bespoke Savile Row suits. These details – which often serve no practical purpose –... Read more

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Nigel Cabourn vs Lanificio Cerruti AW 13/14

Posted on 15 January 2013 at 22:59 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

As Britain shudders under its yearly not-that-cold spell, it's tempting to look forward to the coming of spring and summer. And while we'd happily spend the colder months in a modernist apartment block in Seville or Naples, there is one consolation about the cold weather – a collabo... Read more

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J.Crew: a brand you should be getting excited about it

Posted on 04 January 2013 at 12:13 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

This magazine has long been a supporter of British shops like Oi Polloi, Steeple Pineand Albam, outfitters that have helped spread the look of UK modernist, casual and – er – "heritage" well beyond our shores. But while the country is scattered with brilliant inde... Read more

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Adidas goes back to the ’90s with Torsion for Spring/Summer ’13

Posted on 11 December 2012 at 09:33 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

The ’90s. Seemingly lost between the strikes/new romantics/mullets of the 1980s and the constantly connected/laser beam/iPhone 2000s, it's a decade that people find hard to pin down. The reason for this is simple – in men's fashion at least, the w... Read more

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Boast x Ebbets baseball caps at the Garbstore

Posted on 29 November 2012 at 22:24 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

It's been a long time since we felt comfortable wearing a baseball cap. That's not to say that as items they're intrinsically bad, far from it, the baseball cap is one of the great items of 20th Century sportswear, it's just that they never seem, well, appro... Read more

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CP Company Autumn/Winter Collection 

Posted on 19 November 2012 at 10:13 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

It's no secret that Umbrella has long been an admirer of CP Company, though we're a little perturbed by their spilit from Stone Island – hence the more prominent branding. No matter, the brand has delivered a cracking collection for the colder months, w... Read more

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Win a Napapijri Liman Nylon Safari jacket

Posted on 04 November 2012 at 13:49 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

We’ll always prefer the the summer months to the dark days and chilly temperatures of late autumn, but the cold does have some compensations – notably the chance to wear the sort of coats that make you feel like an arctic explorer – albeit o... Read more

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Paul & Shark: new season collection

Posted on 21 September 2012 at 10:40 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

There's not much that needs to be said about P&S. At Umbrella we're suckers for anything with a nautical flavour, and while Paul & Shark clothing boasts the pre-requisite surfeit of navy blue and jaunty stripes, it's the quality that really sets the l... Read more

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This summer’s top airport fashion labels

Posted on 16 August 2012 at 19:30 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

There’s nowhere better to sample the fashion tastes of a country’s general populace than the airport. This summer, Umbrella went, passport in hand, in search of the UK’s favourite clothing brands and found three labels in the ascendancy. Brand: Superdry... Read more

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Adidas Originals - 40 years of the trefoil

Posted on 13 July 2012 at 12:28 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

The Adidas trefoil one of the most recognisable logos in the world. First introduced in 1972 for the Munich olympics, the round-necked T-shirt which boasted this abstract three-leaf flower is one of the most iconic pieces of leisurewear there's ever been. To... Read more

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Fred Polo Top History

Posted on 07 January 2012 at 13:13 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

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The Albam Fisherman's Cagoule - full interview

Posted on 04 November 2011 at 19:30 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

In the issue 4 of the mag we've got a feature on the classic Albam Fisherman's Cagoule. Below is a full transcript of the interview we did for the piece. Some of the info is now out of date, but it's a good interview about a piece we love. What was the thinking behind t... Read more

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Adidas Gazelle - Still smart after all these years

Posted on 04 November 2011 at 19:12 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

There have been so many reissues of apparently “classic” trainers, that it can all get a little bit, well, tiring. But the Gazelle, the ’60s trainer that really came into its own as part of the “old school” revival at the end of the 80s is back – and looking ve... Read more

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Brutus Trimfit - in skinhead we trust

Posted on 20 October 2011 at 19:12 by Daniel Nicolson in Style

Superb collection from Brutus, whose shirts were, after Ben Sherman, the choice for mods and skinheads in both the mid-’60s and late-’70s/early-’80s. The current “heritage” look in menswear is a direct result of the timelessness of those scenes’ fashions, and t... Read more

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