Go Hell for Leather!

posted on 4th June 2019

Words by Oliver Abbott Leather jackets have always been the embodiment of the word “cool”. Never has a garment ever allowed itself to be used, abused and taken in by such a varied patronage…

A Look Back: Isle Of Wight Festival 1970

posted on 25th April 2019

With festival season fast approaching, we delve into the archive for some vintage inspo as we start planning what we’re going to be wearing. In an exclusive interview reminiscing about the legendary festival from…

The History of Glastonbury Festival

posted on 25th April 2019

With Glastonbury Festival nearing, we take a look back at where it all began; the mud, the booze and that velvet car. Words by Danielle Morgan Wading through a soggy mud quire, brown sludge…

THE XXL VINTAGE SPORTSWEAR REVIVAL

posted on 25th March 2019

The origins of athletic culture and its hip hop beat Vintage sportswear is back on the streets, and making tracks on the runway. From Vetements outsized hoodies and Gucci track tops to heritage sweaters…

The Original G

posted on 13th March 2019

Here at Rokit’s TOP SECRET vintage military HQ, one of our favorite staples is the leather flight jacket, with the US Navy’s fur collared wonder, the G1 being King of the Skies! The G1…

A Brief History Of The Cheongsam

posted on 8th March 2019

As Chinese New Year approaches, we delve into the archives to shed some light over one of history’s most iconic Vintage pieces; the Cheongsam. Shop vintage Cheongsam dresses Origins of the Cheongsam The origins…

Get The Look: Northern Soul

posted on 7th March 2019

The phrase Northern Soul was coined by Soul City record shop owner Dave Godin circa 1970, who noticed that northerners visiting his London store weren’t interested in the latest black American chart developments but…