Rokit Journal

You're never too young to look old: style it like Nan & Grandad
You're never too young to look old: style it like Nan & Grandad
Dredging your grandparents' attic is nothing new here at Rokit, where we’ve been rummaging through the sartorial archives since 1986.Looking to the past is always at the core of our inspiration and with normcore’s continued reinvention, where better to delve...
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The Hiking Trend
From fell walk to catwalk: The rise of the hiking trend.
Outdoor brands like Patagonia, The North Face, and Grenson footwear have transitioned from peak to street and gone are the days waterproof’s were restricted to soggy school trips. Performance wear is high fashion, be it a chunky utility boot via...
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An Ode to Juicy Couture
An Ode to Juicy Couture
Paris Hilton. Lindsay Lohan. J-Lo. Britney Spears.  If there is one thing these ladies can agree on, it's the Juicy Couture tracksuit. It was the uniform of the diva in the mid 2000’s. Cast your mind back, try to picture...
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How to wear an oversized jumper
How to Wear an Oversized Jumper
When it's freezing outside and hibernation mode kicks in, cosy and chunky knitwear is a must for keeping super-warm and looking on point through those cold winter months! Oversized jumpers have been a go-to style for decades, and what better...
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Watching The Detectives: At The BFI Southbank
Watching The Detectives: At The BFI Southbank
This season, the BFI celebrates one of cinema’s most notable and cynical genres, film noir in their season , Watching The Detectives. First coined by Nino Frank in 1946, the term film noir was used to describe films that blended...
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US Camouflage patterns of the Mid-Late 20th Century
US Camouflage patterns of the Mid-Late 20th Century
The art of concealment - Personal camouflage has come a long way since World War 2. Throughout a number of overseas conflicts, across eight decades, the United States Military has produced a number of unique patterns to suit the ‘modern’...
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two people wearing Levi's jeans
Red, Orange and Silver: A Guide To Levi's Tabs
With many different Levi’s Tabs pinned to the back of these iconic denim beauties, it’s got many of us wondering, what the hell do these really mean? Now I’m sure it’s crossed your mind, are they counterfeit? Are these super...
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How To Style Band T-Shirts
How To Style Band T-Shirts
Let’s be honest there’s nothing better than a vintage t-shirt. Not only can you scream and shout to the whole wide world who your favourite band is but they’re just goddamn cool. We’re going to run you through our favourite...
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The Jeans Bible
The Jeans Bible
We LOVE how versatile jeans are, you can dress them up or down depending on the occasion! Fashion goes in circles and styles of jeans go in and out of style faster than lightning. From the vintage experts, here are...
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Carhartt: Subcultures, Riots and Legacy
Carhartt: Subcultures, Riots and Legacy
History Carhartt is a family-run business that started out supplying heavy-duty workwear for labourers over 130 years ago. Over time, this has turned into an empire that supplies clothing for the masses. Born in 1889 in Dearborn, Michigan to Hamilton...
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70s Disco Shirts
A Groovy, Rare Collection of 70s Disco Shirts
Imagine the joy experienced by a pirate who’s just discovered a forgotten chest full of gold on the bottom of the sea. Pretty overwhelming, right? Now, get ready for the vintage equivalent: finding a collection of original 70s shirts by...
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Fashionably Informal - The Best Vintage Casual Wear
Fashionably Informal - The Best Vintage Casual Wear
Whether with comfy tracksuits or flashy sporty garments, each of our favourite vintage decades had its own way of celebrating casual wear. Everyday items that used to be worn at home or whilst jogging have been restyled throughout the years...
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