Clothing

Captain America Belt Buckle

You may not know it, but someone has killed Captain America. Yep. A mystery sniper has gunned the super one down. After being introduced to tackle the evils of Nazi Germany, Captain America has generally run around being a super nice chap and saving various days with his mighty shield. So what better way to […]...More

Footwear

Clarks Originals Desert Trek Too

Once upon a time, Clarks shoes were only worn by bozos, dads and geography teachers. Well, I don’t know if I’ve grown up, or whether Clarks have developed, but their footwear is ace. The classic Desert Trek is an iconic pair of shoes which feature the distinctive stitched seam down the centre and a 2 […]...More

Clothing

T-Shirt Thursday: The Brian Glover T Shirt

Many Tees feature the faces of those not worthy. I’ve seen T-Shirts with Morrissey on for example. Well, buck the trend of dour indie bands emblazoned across your chest by getting the marvelous Brian Glover T-Shirt. For those of you foolish enough to have let Mr Glover pass you by, Brian is a man of […]...More

Clothing

T-shirt Thursday: Answer ‘Reggae Labels’ t-shirt

This bright-yet-dark tee features a spiffing montage of many of the classic reggae labels to come out of Jamaica in the past 50 years. It’s printed in the UK by Answer, a very cool British label, and is available from The Glade for €50, which equates to roughly £26. BUY IT PS You can also […]...More

Clothing

T-shirt Thursday: Howies ‘Spam Killed My Computer’ t-shirt

We like spam on toast – well, we used to when we were kids – but not in our inbox. If you too have had enough of ‘enlarge your penis!’ emails, or long begging letters from fake Nigerian businessmen, then what better way to register your disgust than with this t-shirt? As with all of […]...More

Clothing

T-shirt Thursday: Meat and Cheese ‘I Love Your Mom’ t-shirt

With Mothering Sunday just around the corner (18 March, if it’s not in your diary already), why not buy yourself this tongue-in-cheek t-shirt – your friends are sure to appreciate the warm-hearted sentiment. Or, buy it for a friend and then you can appreciate the sentiment. It’s made by Meat and Cheese, and it’s available [&...More

Entertainment

Dope scratching skills and def moves (possibly)

Okay. You’ve bought yourself a lovely pair of headphones and now you need to be the business. Stand in front of your decks and mash the shit out of your favourite vinyl. Unfortunately, your mashing is more suited to spuds than breaks, so you’ll need some tips. Watch this video and learn!...More

Clothing

Joe Browns: good for a laugh but not much else

It’s not very often that I will give sartorial orders, but this is one of those times. Go and get yourself a Joe Browns catalogue and take a look at the hilarious write-ups, but on no account should you buy anything from it. Their sub-brand Indystar "have cornered the market in free thinking, free living […]...More

Entertainment

Everybody’s talkin’ about: Neon Bible, by The Arcade Fire

The Arcade Fire’s brilliant debut album, Funeral, received glowing reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. Their second album, Neon Bible, has just been released and it’s a case of ‘see above’. Critics are raving about the eight-piece Montreal band, in a hypetastic way that I’ve not seen since OK Computer came out in th...More

Luggage, Luggage & Travel

Audio-Technica ATH-SJ5 portable headphones

If you want a great-sounding set of headphones to plug into your iPod, but you don’t like in-ear ‘phones, then Audio-Technica’s new ATH-SJ5s are an excellent choice. Each earpiece can turn 90 degrees horizontally and 180 degrees vertically. With a 1.2m cord, they’re suitable for any audio player with a headphone output. Most...More

Clothing

Burton AK 2L Gore-Tex Half-Life jacket

This Gore-Tex ski/snowboard jacket has fully taped seams, an elasticated waist gaiter, removable hood, and is lined with a moisture-wicking mesh; no matter how wet it is on the outside, you’ll stay nice and dry on the inside. It also features a gadget pocket with headphone-cable port, ideal for iPods and other MP3 players. The […]...More

Footwear

Adidas Stan Smith Safety Trainers

Stan Smith’s Safety Shoes by Adidas are not to be tackled by anyone owning a lisp. That said, should you cover yourself in drool trying to say it, these super-fly trainers should deflect enough attention away from your mouth. The safety collection of the 80s is being re-visited by Adidas and is now mixed with […]...More

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Paul Frank Guitar Pedals Tee

Want to show the world that you’re a fan of all things fuzz and wah-wah but couldn’t play a guitar if your life depended on it? Well, you’ve got two options. One is to buy an old tennis racket and mouth all the noises yourself, or alternatively, you could buy this rather nice T Shirt […]...More

Clothing

Howies sample sale

Howies, the lovely clothing manufacturers from the West Coast are having a sample sale in my hometown of Brighton. It’s at Fabrica art gallery, and runs from Thursday to Sunday. You can pick up end of line items, slightly damaged goods and precious one-off samples. Howies’ clothing is the opposite of Primark’s semi-disposable clot...More

Clothing

American Apparel Fine Jersey Short Sleeve Henley

This natty retro-styled short-sleeved shirt, made from 100% fine jersey cotton, is a versatile garment. Wear it in bed, under a shirt, layered up, or simply on its own. Or you could cut it into strips and use as a duster. The decision is yours. Available from American Apparel, in grey (pictured), red, white, brown […]...More


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