Archives ofApril 2012

Nike Cortez : history of a legend

le Monday 09 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Many trainers have left their mark on sports (just a recall we tend to forget: trainers are originally made for sports) and fashion history, undoubtedly the Nike Cortez is one of the most important model in both running and sneakers culture. It is the first shoe released by Nike, the first technological succes as the… Read more

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Veni, Vidi, Abici

le Sunday 08 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

I do not often leave my hometown Marseille to go to Paris but these occasions are always very intense! Last time I went there for some shooting sessions with my mate Joe near Place de l’Etoile. I rode down Wagram avenue my hands on a Misericordia x Abici’s bike. And I really came on the… Read more

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Ami Paris SS 12

le Saturday 07 April 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

After working for luxury brands  (Dior, Givenchy, Marc Jacobs) 30 year-old fashion designer Alexandre Matiussi decided 2 years ago to launch his own ready-to-wear brand “Ami”, a clothing concept for men who want to look dressed up but not too pompous. Ami first got spotted during the Paris Fashion week in 2011. Getting positive feedbacks,… Read more

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Memento pocket watch

le Thursday 05 April 2012byTraz "the doc"

Pockets watches are definitely coming back! Last month Romano presented you a beautiful one from March LA.B. My turn now to introduce you my pick: Memento’s pocket watch. Originally from Hong Kong, this brand was lauched by Jereremy and Baptiste Guedez in 2012. The main idea was to revisit grand-father’s old school watch in a… Read more

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Han Kjobenhavn Wolfgang

le Thursday 05 April 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

I’ve always been keen on scandinavian aesthetic when it comes to design, music and movies. It just seems they can say a lot with little, making their point with efficiency, and a minimum of poetry. The beauty of heart allied to brilliant ideas. Young Danish brand Han Kjobenhavn is all about it. Inspired from the… Read more

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Topman Denim Jacket project

le Wednesday 04 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

For spring-summer 2012 Topman has invited “of-the-moment” talented European designers to update one of the most iconic piece of men’s wardrobe that is the denim jacket. Each creator revisited a denim jacket its way based on all of the classic styles it has been declined over the years. Amongst all seven jackets released, Mark McNairy… Read more

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Le Coq Sportif – l’Eroica jersey tops

le Tuesday 03 April 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

“Cock-a-doooodle-dooo” ! Nothing can beat the rooster, not even Le Tour de France. French brand Le Coq Sportif will celebrate its 130th anniversary this year by becoming the equipment manufacturer of le Tour de France in July. Check out their special retro cyclist jersey tops “L’Eroica”: Made in merino wool and available in colors representing… Read more

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Rogue Territory Jeans

le Monday 02 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

It’s been monthes now that I’m roaming around those jeans. Let’s talk about the brand first. Rogue Territory is a Californian jeansmaker which creates quality denim pieces caring not only about materials but also about construction. We can highly consider them as a typical 20th century clothing company ran by passionate people about denim, workwear… Read more

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Maians x Universal Works shoes

le Monday 02 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

For SS12 Universal Works teams up with Spanish pimsoll maker Maians to release a pair of desert boots. Actually, Universal Works is one of our favorite clothing brands and we are glad to see their first shoe coming today. Maians is named after an aren of Barcelona where people live in a very cool, Mediterranean… Read more

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