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Vintage Alpinestars SS14 Collection

With 51 years now behind them, Alpinestars have sought inspiration from the past for their latest SS14 collection. The long sleeve tees featured below echo that iconic racing jersey look made famous by legendary ‘60s riders like former world champion Roger De Coster—Alpinestars’ first client.

The Hell Raiser crewneck long …



adidas release limited edition Run DMC superstar 80s

An extremely limited run of the iconic Run DMC superstar 80s sneakers has been announced by adidas Originals to celebrate their AW13 campaign.

Coming with printed leather sockliner, elastic tongue construction and regular and fat lacing, owners of Run DMC superstar 80s can choose to emulate the Queens trio without …


Vintage: Pristine pieces including Versace and Moschino

When PlanetNotion came across the gorgeous vintage pieces available at Nines Vintage we all did a little collective faint. With patterns that are absolutely not available in the high-street, we need some of these items more than we need to breathe.

Offering items for men and women, Nines Vintage have …


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News: le coq sportif Flash x Sneaker Freaker

FINALLY, a pair of kicks I can wear with acid-wash skinnies without losing my ’90s street cred. Le coq sportif have teamed up with Sneaker Freaker to create a limited edition of the Flash, designed in pastel yellow and baby blue for a retro, beachside feel.

A total of just …


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News: YMC vs MC GINN eyewear

Designed in London by avant-garde craftsman MC GINN (who recently created sunglasses for Michelle Pffeifer and Helena Bonham Carter for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows), the latest eyewear collection from You Must Create (YMC) has been handmade using acetate from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. Styled in keeping with YMC’s …



News: Hardy Amies launches debut sunglasses collection

Since 1961, luxury menswear fashion house Hardy Amies has risen to prominence for its dapper tailoring and timeless elegance. Following the launch of its debut optical collection last year, this season sees the iconic brand further expand its empire with the launch of its first ever collection of sunglasses.

Vintage-inspired …



Friday Mixtape: Ronika ‘Escalator to the Equator’

It’s always roundabout now, when the first summery rays start to flicker through the seemingly permanent blanket of cloud and the idea of putting on a pair of shorts isn’t immediately met with a derisive laugh, that we turn our attention towards the outside world, and (more pertinently for this …


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New Tracks by Pinemarten

It’s been a really good few years for 80s-influenced synth pop.  Following in that vein and taking a lot of notes from Pet Shop Boys, pop producer Pinemarten of Derbyshire has recently been releasing music. His recent 4-track release Can’t Go Back Again garnered him some fans and was generally …


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Shoot: Pastellise

This photo shoot, styled by the brilliant art director Rachael Rodgers, takes you into a vintage/retro Wonderland.  With lush colors and a style that’s reminiscent of both modern ideals and a splash of the 60s, this shoot appeals to both a traditional and surrealist taste.  From the pink version …



Introducing Our BOTW: Swiss Lips

I’m starting to think that we might be experiencing a better ’80s than people that lived in the 1980s did.  We’re getting concentrates of the most interesting and fun bits of the decade with all the music and fashion resurgence that’s been coming through lately.

Of that ilk is Manchester …