Monthly Archives : July 2016

Winding up the Barcelona trilogy – the savories


Reading Time: 9 minutesYou’ll no doubt have paid due attention to the first two instalments of my Barcelona trilogy, where I discover the most singular shoes I’ve ever seen and where I go on a pilgrimage to the awesome Companion Denim, so this is where I mention the rest and wind things up. So, if we are to delve into the rich heritage,…

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A pilgrimage to Companion Denim


Reading Time: 9 minutesThis summer I decided to go on a pilgrimage. Not in the traditional sense of seeking out a holy place of note and walking there, mind you. More in the way of a growing awareness of going to be quite near a destination of note for enough time to allow me to saunter by to say “hola!” kind of thing. You…

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Finally, a magazine for gentleman’s culture – The Heritage Post


Reading Time: 6 minutesI distinctly recall an ongoing conversation I had with my erstwhile sidekick Scratch a few years ago regarding the availability of magazines for guys interested in stuff such as “wot we’re into, like”. Guy stuff, but not the typical stuff that most men are into, if you get my drift. Heck, if you’re reading this right now, you’ve found your way…

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Possibly the most singular footwear I have ever come across.


Reading Time: 8 minutesWhile knocking about the back streets of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona this summer, eyes wide open, taking in the narrow alleys cut between the ancient buildings, appreciating the lack of noise and tourists compared to nearby street of hell, La Rambla, we stumbled upon a shop full of different. Not that there aren’t other curious shops hidden in the…

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Lyle & Scott recycled denim cardigan


Reading Time: 4 minutesLyle and Scott are on a roll this season. Not just one, but two pieces that show that someone has been feeling the hot flushes of inspiration. The first piece is this cardigan. Yes, a cardigan, and it’s rally inspired. C’mon, it’s blue, it’s knitted it’s got buttons, so what is so inspired about that? Yes, it’s also a classic…

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