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The Brooks Barbican Bag

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As any cyclist will know it is important to have a durable bag to carry your things around with you. In recent years the Barbican bag has certainly lead the trend, becoming a familiar sight on the shoulders of cyclists everywhere. The bag was made popular because of its tough materials, and large storage capacities. Now Brooks, the English saddle …

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Junya Watanabe 2011 Fall Collection

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I am absolutely obsessed with the new fall 2011 Juyan Watanabe collection! From the fabrics to the detailed stitching the Japanese designer has certainly out done himself this time. Watanabe was originally the protege of Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo. Born in Fukushima, Japan in 1961, he attend Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo, graduating in 1984. It was around …

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Desert boots

Style Watch: The Desert Boot

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The Desert Boot was first made popular in the 1940’s and has since has been revived, replicated and reinterpreted so many times by so many different people over the years it has never really fallen out of style. The first ever Desert Boot was created by Nathan Clark, whilst serving in a Burmese military outpost with the West African Brigade, …

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H&M Spring/Summer 2011 lookbook

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H&M’s Spring/Summer 2011 lookbook video gives us a sneak peak at what to expect this spring. Andreas Löwenstam, menswear designer at H&M commented on the new collection saying: “Styling makes all the difference this spring. The blazer looks new worn with cargo shorts, and a hooded jacket is dressed up with a shirt and tailored trousers. The combination of black …

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The U-Bahn Look

Topman: Get The U-Bahn Look

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Topman has really upped their game this season, starting with the recent release of the U-Bahn collection. This look sees catwalk trends inspired by Berlin’s edgy underground scene and pays homage to post-punk. Built on tough sculpted shapes, it is all about creating a fresh silhouette littered with antiqued military detail. Check out the gallery below, where I have chosen …

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How To Remove Salt Stains From Your Shoes

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If it wasn’t for sidewalk salt in the winter we would all be slipping and sliding all over the place, however, it can make a huge mess of your shoes. Leaving those awful, highly visible, white stains behind, not to mention permanent damage to the leather. In the last few weeks I have heard a number of people say they …

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Thule Duffle

Thule Crossover Collection – Luggage For The Sports Enthusiast

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The snowboarding season has just kicked off, and last week I was lucky enough to go on a last minute snowboarding trip to Switzerland. Before I left the nice people over at Thule, sent me the 56 Liter Rolling Duffel to test out. The bag is part of the Thule Crossover Collection,  which has been specifically designed for boarders and …

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The Fair Isle knit: Get the Look

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The past few weeks have seen snow shut down half the country, and unfortunately it is only the beginning of the cold weather. As you know, if you are going to keep warm at this time of year, its all about the layers. From thermals to snoods, they keep you staying warm and staying fashionable. A big trend so far …

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Green shaving creams to celebrate end of Movember

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Originally published on Hippyshopper. December is just one sleep away and we are all getting geared up for Christmas cheer and shopping. However, as November draws to a close I thought we’d give an extra cheer for all of the guys who’ve been sporting tashes for a month in support for Movember; raising funds for The Prostate Cancer Charity. Now …

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ASOS Nomad Trend Gallery.

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ASOS have just unveiled a new trend for the Autumn and it actually does their own brand collection justice. It’s a well thought out, solid collection that’s accessible and well styled, continuing the outdoor trend that has lasted a few seasons it seems to have taken the best elements of some them such as Fairisle knits, but left out the …

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30 Years Of i-D Magazine.

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On August 12th we see the release of i-D magazine’s 30th birthday issue. Featuring covers with Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Lady Gaga famously only showing only one eye it’s set to be a great issue with a them of ‘now, then and next’. “30 years – whoosh, more than an instant in i-D’s lifeline – it’s a generation. Three …

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Dior Straight Leg Woolen Trousers.

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Since Kris Van Assche took over the creative direction at Dior Homme he has been rethinking the silhouette which came to define the latter part of the noughties. Assche’s predecessor Hedi Slimane made the rock n’ roll look work again, collaborating with musicians in campaigns, but achieved it through tailoring. A Dior skinny suit used to be one of the …

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1971 Reiss Cowl Neck Merino Cardigan.

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The new 1971 collection from Reiss features this fawn coloured merino cardigan. The cowl neck signifies an evolution of the brand since it launched the 1971 collection last year with less traditional silhouettes still with the same sophisticated feel of Reiss which bridges the gap between designer and high street perfectly and has a price tag of £89.

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Why Would You Want To Shop At American Apparel?

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Fast becoming a fixture in every major city in the U.K. the company’s popularity within these shores does seem to be increasing. Once a staple store for the hipster, you can’t go far without seeing a bit of lace or salt n’ pepper nowadays. Despite the apparent increase in popularity on these shores, a recent article in the Guardian suggested …

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