Journal


Made In England

“Your bomber jackets and trench coats will be ready for pickup at 11:00. They will fit at the back of your car or I can drop them off if you like”, said Alex, the manager of our factory at East London. Two hours later, the jackets were quality checked back at our studio shop and the pre-orders were posted same day to Manchester, London and New York. It took less than 2 weeks to produce our mens bombers and womens trench coats at this factory where craftsmanship, efficiency and access to some of the best tailors and machinists meets premium material and British-inspired heritage designs. British manufacturers offer short lead times, cost savings on both transportation and production minimums, proximity to manufacturing facilities...

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Our Journey from Sheep to Shop

To get to New Zealand from London, you need to change more than your watch dials. It takes a few planes and maybe a hotel or two on the way there. Usually, a day or two in Singapore or Hong Kong. And once you get there you realise you are exactly 12 hours ahead of home. Make the mistake of calling someone during your lunch break and see what happens.  I left October 2nd 2014 and arrived 3 days later to Auckland, NZ for a week-long trip to the South Island merino farms. I’ve loved wearing base-layers, middle-layers or any-layers for over a decade, so getting the chance to go all the way to the beginning of the supply chain,...

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Words - The Poetry of Harvey James

Harvey James is a model turned “model slash”. Having worked for some of the worlds leading fashion houses, Harvey has recently shifted his focus to start a career peddling the written word. To date he has been commissioned by Shortlist Magazine, Gentleman’s Journal and Huck Magazine to name but a few. Here Harvey showcases his love of the versified word in what he describes as “his most recent language brews”, alongside a selction of his 35mm photography.   Flying / Zurich  A crisp winter morning. The sun beams Across a lake of mist  like a memory foam mattress for giants. Emerald fir trees and black mountaintop fins slice the mist.  A clear strip reveals the distant jagged teeth of the Alps, ...

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Travel - The Little White House

Todd Saunders is famous for his dramatic coastline constructions such as the Squish House on Canada’s Fogo Island and the Aurland Lookout in Norway. Now it is possible to stay in one of his urban developments – a restored townhouse in his adopted city of Bergen. Available to rent from £145 a night via Airbnb, The Little White House is a three-storey Nordnes dwelling that dates back to the 1700s. Saunders’ team has maintained its historic structure and updated its facade, replacing the original small windows with larger ones. The Spaces

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