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…

The 60s Mini Dress

posted on 21st February 2019

The Swinging Sixties. Whether you liked the sophisticated androgynous and smooth look of the Mods with Twiggy as your fashion guru, or the Jane Birkin-esque rock ‘n roll simplicity of a black dress or…

A Brief History of Valentine’s Day

posted on 13th February 2019

Whether you like it or not, Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays you just can’t escape, dominating your surroundings with sickly sweet love hearts and flowers in stores and on adverts everywhere. Shop…

Ski & Snow Fashion Through The Years

posted on 25th January 2019

It’s that time of year again…it’s so cold we can’t feel our faces and the exciting build up to Christmas and New Year is now sadly behind us. When all we’re faced with is…

The History Of The Denim Jacket

posted on 3rd January 2019

The denim jacket has long and rich history. Since its conception in the early twentieth century, it has outfitted the US military through two world wars and dressed countless famous faces, from James Dean…

A History Of The Wild West Wardrobe

posted on 18th December 2018

When we think of cowboys, we generally think of the stereotypical American West cattle ranger of the late nineteenth century with his Stetson and lasso, and although that’s a relatively accurate assumption, there was…