As we hit mid-season in the fashion industry, our focus is on balance. With the changeable weather (and political landscape) there is no one brand we would rather rely on than contemporary menswear frontrunner, Kestin Hare. We spoke to Kestin on the launch of his new flagship store in his homeland of Scotland, covering his impressive journey as a designer, the importance of UK manufacturing, and how escaping to the rugged beauty of the countryside keeps him inspired.View full article →
A love letter to femininity, ethical brand The Nude Label are reshaping our expectations for our first point of call each morning: our underwear. Designed to celebrate the female body at its most natural, the brand’s super soft cotton separates and bodies are non-seasonal, elevated basics to be reached for everyday. We started from the beginning and spoke to Ana and Clara about their love of comfort and how the brand remains supportive in all senses of the word!View full article →
When it comes family, shirting brand Portuguese Flannel know how to keep things close. Honoring their Great-grandfather’s textile legacy, brothers Antonio and Manuel Magalhães have taken the concentrated wisdom of their family business spanning four decades of fabric manufacturing and created a menswear brand that puts quality fabrication first. We spoke to Antonio and Manuel about the heritage of the brand, their love for Portugal and their desire to maintain authentic in a trend led market.View full article →
Progressive despite its infancy, Italian-Korean brand Neul epitomises the new wave of Korean womenswear brands that are gaining momentum with a strong sense of identity and and a distinctive oversized, menswear inspired approach to design. Grounded in fundamentally wearable clothing, the brand updates classic designs with innovative tailoring. As the new season arrives in store we spoke to Neul about the importance of creating a collection that reflects our everyday lifestyle and how they keep things balanced.View full article →
As the year draws to a close we bring you the next in our series of brand interviews, this time with conceptually driven jeweller Jessie Harris. Making great steps in a design industry with her sculptural, stand alone pieces of handmade, wearable art, we spoke to Jessie about the background that threads her designs together, her widespread array of references from both the past and future and how she plans to keep things moving.View full article →
For the next in our series of interviews revealing more behind the brand’s we love and stock we meet Glasgow based multi-disciplinary team Instrmrnt, whose minimalist watches balance modern, functional and seriously good looking product design. Co-founder Ross Baynham spoke to us about running a design studio and gave us a sneak peek insight into the new size watch face they are launching later this year.
The team at Curate Labs have put together their guide of noteworthy city highlights from our hometown Brighton and we are included. Bookmark now for retail recommendations, beautiful visuals and alternative routes around our much loved city.View full article →
Launching our new series of interviews revealing more behind the brand’s we love and stock, we spoke to Ellen Brookes, Founder and Designer at Sideline, about heritage, the denim industry and designing for the women around her. With the upcoming season’s collection in store and online now, there was never a better time to talk.View full article →