Showing posts from December, 2016


As a personal blog I'm aware that covering the same brands, artists and topics means I run the risk of people losing interest. Still, I pride myself in not resorting to the copy & paste nature of most blogs, but there are times when something is just inexplicably difficult to put into your own words. That's when a well written press release is great, though seeing the same wording across every blog and online store can make the whole thing vapid. Which is why I'm already forty minutes into this NTS -  Chris Bress Wicked Show mix and still haven't said anything about the latest winter collection by Creation. I'll start by saying this brand doesn't get anywhere near the exposure it deserves, despite it being available through renowned online retailers like Hanon , Stylecreep and Goodhood . Seeing as they share many of the same influences with their contemporaries, and are arguably putting out more cutting edge imagery than any other brand in the

Hobo and Sailor - Smitty Sweatshirt

In case you missed it, and don't we all wish we had, over the past twelve months or so we were subjected to  the shitshow that was the US Presidential Election. Amongst the scandals and constant vitriol were even  claims that Russia was interfering to which  Putin reportedly said -  “Does anyone seriously think Russia can somehow influence the American people’s choice?” To that I say yes, but not in relation to politics.  I am referring to the Russian brand Hobo and Sailor .  "We create simple and functional things, based on authentic sports and workwear analogues." Now in their fifth year the brand continue to produce limited runs of sweatshirts and t-shirts featuring 20th Century military and historical inspired artwork. I've been emailing them probing for info on any forthcoming releases for the best part of a year. To their credit (thank you for your patience Sveta) they always responded courteously and with the promise of details nearer the time. Wel