The Latest Articles By Luke Todd

Lou Molloy Launches ‘Angels’ Menswear Collection

Lou Molloy Launches ‘Angels’ Menswear Collection

Article by: Luke Todd

Lou Molloy Lou Molloy – aptly dubbed the godfather of British tattooing – is putting his stamp on menswear as he launches his first ever capsule collection. Lou’s latest venture mimics the classical-style line drawings and detailed shading of his…

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Nike 1948 Re-Opens

Nike 1948 Re-Opens

Article by: Luke Todd

Nike 1948 Re-Opens Concept Store Last night Nike reopened the doors to their east London concept store, 1948. The look of the Shoreditch space has changed, but the mantra remains identifiably similar. Nike aims to rid the distinction between sports…

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Cat x Martine Rose Boots

Cat x Martine Rose Boots

Article by: Luke Todd

Cat x Martine Rose Cat footwear has been synonymous with the work boot for six decades. Throw that sort of heritage in a mix with young British designer, Martine Rose, and what you get is functionality and style. In a…

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Uniqlo Save Japan Project

Uniqlo Save Japan Project

Article by: Luke Todd

Uniqlo Save Japan Project UNIQLO has teamed up with Condé Nast

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Jil Sander SS11

Jil Sander SS11

Article by: Luke Todd

Jil Sander Colours are at their strongest yet as the Jil Sander spring/summer 11 collection drops. The minimalist label continues their trademark themes with a collection that emphasises modern masculinity and refined craftsmanship. By their own admission, “The shapes are…

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H&M x Versace Clothing

H&M x Versace Clothing

Article by: Luke Todd

H&M x Versace Clothing H&M is adding to its list of legendary guest designers, this time by teaming up with Versace. The high street chain will pair up with the Italian fashion house for an AW11 collection, which will celebrate…

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Marc Hare For Topman

Marc Hare For Topman

Article by: Luke Todd

Marc Hare Marc Hare is a name rarely used other than by his mother or bank manager. Mr Hare – as he is more aptly known – is the man behind the much-lauded Mr Hare shoe brand. For 2011, Mr…

Ellesse Heritage To Launch Boutique Concept Store

Ellesse Heritage To Launch Boutique Concept Store

Article by: Luke Todd

Ellesse Heritage To Launch Boutique Concept Store Original Italian ski brand Ellesse is getting ready to open up shop with their first ever stand alone UK store in east London this summer. As well as showcasing the brands rich sporting…

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Bob Carlos Clarke T Shirts

Bob Carlos Clarke T Shirts

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Bob Carlos Clarke T-Shirts Premium organic clothing company Collective is teaming up with the Little Black Gallery in London to fuse fair trade, fashion and photography. Since his death in 2006, The work of Irish photographer Bob Carlos Clarke has…

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Happy Socks x Be@rbrick

Happy Socks x Be@rbrick

Article by: Luke Todd

Happy Socks Quirky Swedish brand Happy Socks is pairing up with the more unlikely of collaborators this summer. When Happy Socks was approached by legendary Japanese company Medicom Toy Corp in 2010, the idea was for the Noridc brand to…

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Nudie Jeans Spring/Summer 2011

Nudie Jeans Spring/Summer 2011

Article by: Luke Todd

Nudie Jeans Denim-gods Nudie have never used flash marketing campaigns, they have never produced look books and they’ve never used any form of traditional marketing. However, they have still managed to gain a cult following within the fashion circles. The…

Bjørg 2011 Jewellery Collection

Bjørg 2011 Jewellery Collection

Article by: Luke Todd

Bjørg Nordic jewellery designer Bjørg began making bespoke jewellery in 2004. Little was it known that 7 years on, her yearly collection would be the anticipated accolade of the fashion industry. The 2011 collection from the avant-garde designer has just…

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Nike Toki Premium

Nike Toki Premium

Article by: Luke Todd

Nike Toki Premium Just one of many sportswear brands fighting to be in contention for your spring/summer wardrobe, Nike’s Toki Premium is the perfect mix of low-top comfort and high-top shape. The shoe created an initial stir for its silhouette,…

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Comme des Garçons New Style Wallets

Comme des Garçons New Style Wallets

Article by: Luke Todd

Comme des Garçons Luxury Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons is going against their usually understated aesthetic with a series of new style wallets. The brand, headquartered in Tokyo’s high fashion district, has created the bold, hand-dyed wallets using the…

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Maians Footwear SS11 Collection

Maians Footwear SS11 Collection

Article by: Luke Todd

Maians SS11 Originating from the Spanish urban, the Maians SS11 collection brings together the heritage of Spanish vulcanised footwear with the inspiration of the Barcelonese beach culture to create one of a kind styles, fabrications and designs. A cross between…

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Denham Summer Accessorises For Men

Denham Summer Accessorises For Men

Article by: Luke Todd

Denham Summer Accessorises With a re-launched online shop, tailored denim has never been so accessible. Launched in 2009, toddler-brand Denham now stocks not only their creative clothing collection but also a beautiful range of accessories and footwear. With men, more…

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A Child Of The Jago Spring/Summer Campaign

A Child Of The Jago Spring/Summer Campaign

Article by: Luke Todd

A Child of The Jago Spring/Summer 2011 Unique London brand 'A Child of the Jago' is launching their spring/summer campaign. Founded in 2007 by long-standing friends Simon “Barnzley” Armitage and Joseph Corre (son of legendary designer Vivienne Westwood), the brand…

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The Philosophy Of Michael Drake

The Philosophy Of Michael Drake

Article by: Luke Todd

Drake's London The FashionBeans fashion & style news feed concerns itself with prepping the young and impressionable for a world where being on top of all the latest trends, products, retailers and events is nonnegotiable. However, occasionally we like to…

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Topman LTD Dustbowl Launches

Topman LTD Dustbowl Launches

Article by: Luke Todd

Topman LTD The second of this season’s Topman LTD range has landed and it’s easy to see how fast collections from the home-grown brand are developing. Launched in 2009, Topman LTD started as a free-range project with the intent to…

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Lightning Bolt Summer 2011 Collection

Lightning Bolt Summer 2011 Collection

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Lightning Bolt Spring/Summer 2011 Collection Forty years since being born out of Hawaii in the summer of 1971, American surf brand 'Lightning Bolt' is reintroducing itself with their summer 2011 collection. For their 40th anniversary, the brand is reprising their…

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