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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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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Vintage jeans inspiration
Vintage Jeans Inspiration Throughout the Years
From mines to the big screen to glamorous catwalks and red carpets: much like flannels, jeans have a proper rags to riches story! One thing is for sure: after breaking free from their humble origins, these hard-wearing trousers have stolen...
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1920s Fashion Guide
1920s Fashion Guide for a Roaring 2020
Grab a sax, brush up your Charleston moves and get ready to party like Gatsby, old sport: the 20s are back! The spirit of the original roaring decade, though, is probably irrepetible, because it was a genuine product of its...
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Military Fashion
Let Military Fashion Invade your Wardrobe!
It’s not surprising that vintage military clothing is still incredibly popular: it was literally designed to be durable and practical. Also, it has so effortlessly blended with pop culture that it’s now one of the most recognisable vintage choices: military...
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Vintage Dresses for New Year's Eve
Vintage Dresses for New Year's Eve
With all the bustling Christmas preparations and time invested looking for the perfect present for your loved ones, it’s easy to wake up on 31st December and find yourself screaming the most dreaded five words: I have nothing to wear!...
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The Definitive Guide to Mod Fashion
The Definitive Guide to Mod Fashion
They’d roam around the hippest places in London and Brighton, showing off their new designer clothes or riding their Italian scooters. It’s the mods, ladies and gentlemen! A true staple of 60s fashion, the mod style has never completely disappeared...
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How to dress like a Wes Anderson character
How to Dress Like a Wes Anderson Character
We think it’s fair to say that Wes Anderson’s films are true modern classics! From his Instagram-worthy colour palettes, to the aesthetically pleasing photography, to his use of symmetry, his style is unique and immediately recognisable. What makes each film...
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90s fashion
How to Bring Back 90s Fashion (and Rock It Today!)
Raise your hand if you still feel completely disoriented whenever someone points out that 1990 was almost 30 years ago and not ten as you keep tricking yourself into believing (we have our hands raised up high!). Just because the...
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Glastonbury Festival 1979
The History of Glastonbury Festival
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 squelching out of your wellies dragging...
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