adidas Futurecraft ‘Tailored Fibre’

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You may remember that in 2015, adidas debuted the first sneaker made entirely of reclaimed ocean waste.

Now, the brand with the three stripes has embarked on a whole new method of designing and manufacturing their footwear, one which allows the sneakers to be individually tuned to the needs of the wearer – be it a runner or footballer. Continue reading →

Jaw-Dropping BMX Parkour in Berlin

A bit of a departure from the usual articles about clothes and accessories, but sometimes you come across a video that stops you in your tracks.

Even though I can’t honestly say I’ve given much consideration to BMX since I was around 10 years old, this video showing professional BMX rider Tim Knoll performing stunts on the streets of Berlin is incredibly captivating. Not only does it feature some jaw-dropping stunts, but it’s beautifully shot, elevating high-def Steadicam operation to an art form. Continue reading →

Acne Studios Shoelace Belt

I really love Acne Studios. They’re one of those brands that just gets the basics so right – from their tees and sweats, right up to their formal shirts, each piece is beautifully finished, and uses some of the best materials around.

They’re known for being a little…out-there at times, and this belt is no exception. Fashioned after a shoelace, the belt is available in rich monochromatic black or deep green, and is 100% premium calf-leather. Continue reading →

Filling Pieces Spring 2016 Collection

Despite being less than seven years old, Amsterdam-based footwear gurus Filling Pieces have made a huge impact on the sneaker scene in a relatively short space of time.

The brainchild of Dutch architect Guillaume Philibert, Filling Pieces was designed to bridge the gap between streetwear and luxury, and to provide premium materials on a brand-new silhouette at an affordable price point. Continue reading →

Cereal City Guide – Paris

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I’m a big fan of independently-produced city guides. They’re a great way of familiarising yourself with a place you haven’t yet visited and are also a means of breathing new life into a city that you’ve long become familiar with.

Cereal, the magazine-slash-journal, produced two such guides in 2015 – simply titled ‘London’ and ‘New York’. Each one details the places to go, things to see and even include essays from notable residents of each city. Continue reading →

Valentine’s Day – Men’s Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is one of those occasions that makes gift-buying especially difficult – even more so if you’re looking for a gift for your husband or boyfriend.

The stores are full of heart-shaped balloons, boxes of chocolates, red lacy lingerie, flowers – all perfect gifts for the lady in your life – but there’s slim pickings when it comes to gifts for us guys. Continue reading →

Common Projects – New Colours for 2016

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Founded in 2004, Common Projects has quickly risen to become the footwear of choice for those seeking a minimalist silhouette, subtle branding and premium materials. Buttery-smooth Nappa Leather and flawless hand-stitching are in plentiful supply on each and every pair of their sneakers, and the versatility of an all-white low-profile sneaker really cannot be overstated. Continue reading →