The Latest Articles By Luke Todd

New In At Drakes Of London

New In At Drakes Of London

Article by: Luke Todd

Drakes London label Drakes is adding summer hues and tableclotch checks to their stock list of gentleman’s haberdashery for the final summer months. The recently opened Clifford Street store, which neighbours London’s tailoring mecca, will now feature a collection of…

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Norse Projects A/W 2011

Norse Projects A/W 2011

Article by: Luke Todd

Norse Projects A/W 2011 After realising we’ve been wholly reliant on our winter pieces throughout this apparent summer, we began to look ahead at what’s dropping for fall 2011. Previews from Norse Project, the Danish brand born out of a…

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The Hideout For Converse

The Hideout For Converse

Article by: Luke Todd

The Hideout For Converse Converse has announced their Chuck Taylor All Star collaboration with London store, The Hideout, for fall 2011. The collaboration will form part of Converse’s high-level product line ‘Converse First String’, with each shoe adding the Hideout’s…

Tenue de Nîmes x Naked & Famous

Tenue de Nîmes x Naked & Famous

Article by: Luke Todd

Tenue de Nîmes x Naked & Famous ‘Limited edition’ is a word often used as a disposable. But when Tenue de Nîmes meets with the denim-heads at Naked and Famous, things take a turn for the exclusive. The pairing of…

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Nike Sky Force Vintage 88 Suede Collection

Nike Sky Force Vintage 88 Suede Collection

Article by: Luke Todd

Nike Sky Force Vintage 88 Nike is giving their Sky Force Vintage 88 mid tops a tonal revamp for fall 2011. The basketball sneaker, which made a sudden comeback in 2011, features contrasting white Swooshes against burgundy red and grey…

Simon Spurr Releases 5-Year Anniversary Denim

Simon Spurr Releases 5-Year Anniversary Denim

Article by: Luke Todd

Simon Spurr Five years after launching his eponymous denim line, Simon Spurr is revisiting the starting point of his brand. Using wash details and hand-finished repairs inspired by the original design, Spurr has created an commemorating the company’s five-year lineage….

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55DSL x Adidas Originals

55DSL x Adidas Originals

Article by: Luke Todd

55DSL x Adidas Originals Adidas Originals and 55DSL present their collaborative efforts. Again. Round two of the partnership sees the creation of the J-adidas55, a 1980’s Adidas Originals jacket created in honour of cinema’s most famous boxer, Rocky Balboa. Diesel’s…

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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

Article by: Luke Todd

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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