Girl: “What’s that thing he’s riding?“Guy: “It’s a board with wheels!” – Back to the Future.  Whilst I was busy being the oldest dude in NASS fest the other week, I chanced across Moonshine, a skateboarding brand that does boards and apparel. At the time I had a semi-racist thought…

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  “I made an alliance to put the power where it should be.” C – Spectre Ascential Events – the organisers of retail trade shows Pure London, Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, Jewellery and Watch, and Glee – today launches Inside Retail, an online hub designed to deliver insight and inspiration…

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With James Bond becoming such a huge commercial commodity, you even have countries like Mexico paying SONY £20 million to rewrite passages of Spectre to give a positive portrayal of their country. But what about the brands themselves? Heineken paid £45 million to be in Skyfall, even though Bond was…

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OK so maybe a 37 year old dude shouldn’t be wearing tee’s with a huge Giraffe motif blazoned across the front. “You wear whatever you want my dear,” said the misses when I handed over twenty sheets for my new Mia Hawk Giraffe Tee down Brick Lane market last weekend. Code…

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At Dungannon’s peak on the Hill of O’Neil, a packed marquee witnessed the 20th anniversary of Cuba Clothing, an independent clothing site with three stores peppered around Cookstown, Omagh and Dungannon itself. Brands such as Pearly King, Satanic Mill and their very own collection Cuba, were debuted. The shop is also…

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I woke in the Dunsilly hotel. My tooth throbbing, my head banging. I had shared a room with Ian who was already showered and dressed. “Lets get the fuck out of here, fucking place, Making us fucking share. Let’s get in that fucking taxi, get to the fucking airport and…

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Club Monaco is an international retail brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Ok so that was lifted straight from the website, but I was really impressed with the Club Monaco store at the foothills of Chiltern St. Headquartered in New York City’s…

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The Suits of James Bond is easily in my top 3 blogs on the internet right now, possibly my top 2…ahh screw it why don’t we just say this is the best blogging site and have done with it. The author of the site Matt Spaiser chronicles the suits of James Bond…

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Hamilton & Hare hosted an interesting Q&A with former WBO,IBF, WBC, WBA & The Ring Super Middleweight Champion and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion – Joe Calzaghe. That’s a lot of letters, basically he’s double hard. I didn’t actually know it was going to be a Q&A, I thought I was…

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I first spotted Satanic Mill at the Pure London show in Olympia. Their unapologetic flamboyant designs certainly stood out and I was drawn in like a virgin to an Amsterdam back alley. Plus I’m a sucker for a good story, and love a show piece that can be a conversation stimulator…

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