Will recently spent some time talking with Joe Ruddock, the creator behind heritage menswear brand Work & War. Inspired by European military garments and workwear of the past – and the men who wore it – Work & War endeavours to replicate and infuse classic work garments with a contemporary twist and high attention […]Read more "Work And War Interview By Will Varnam"
First question, tea or coffee? Stu & Ash – Both Harry – Either Onto the less important questions now, how did Northern Fells come about? What are your backgrounds? Various reasons, mainly trust and friendship. Obviously Harry and Ash are brothers so they have blood ties. I’ve know them since we went to secondary school […]Read more "The Northern Fells Interview "
Ulverston’s Working Class Heroes celebrate their tenth anniversary this year, we caught up with founder Tom on the concept behind Working Class Heroes, what life has been like over the past 10 years and what their plans are for the future. Working Class Heroes were founded back in 2006, when Tom decided he wanted to do […]Read more "Q and A with Tom Bowden from Working Class Heroes"
Hawkwood Mercantile is a new label that caused some buzz on instagram recently. We spoke to its founder Richard Illingworth. Basics first: Who is Hawkwood Mercantile and what made you start the brand? My name’s Richard Illingworth and I’m from the North East of England originally. I did a textile design degree […]Read more "Spot on: Hawkwood Mercantile"
This week, we bring you an interview with the owner of one of the best menswear shops in Britain, Ian Peggs, of Peggs & Son fame. GTE; First off, what made you set up Peggs & Son? IP; I always loved clothes as a kid- a typically working class thing I guess. I started secondary school […]Read more "Peggs & Son Interview"
Just a generic easy one, what made you set up your own shop? To be honest in the early days it was never meant to be a vintage store. My brother & I had just got back from a year out travelling & were working in jobs we hated when we discovered Oi Polloi in […]Read more "Working Class Hero Vintage Interview"
We asked the good minds at Ardour Brand for an interview and they kindly obliged. Since starting up in 2013, Ardour have earnt a great reputation for producing high quality products ranging from iPhone holders and wallets to jackets and shirts. GTE; So to start, tell us a bit about Ardour Brand. Saul; Ardour Brand […]Read more "Interview with Ardour Brand"