Cue the humble brag: It’s not too often that luxury companies hit me up for my address to send me gifts, but a couple of weeks ago I got an email from Hermés about a new app they’ve launched named Tie Break, which is basically a quirky mobile menswear world filled with educational tidbits like how-to-tie the common tie and scarf knots; entertainment like old-school computer games with an Hermés spin and a video of a Chinese guy singing a love song while he ties his bow tie; and e-commerce where you can flick through all the season’s tie options and purchase them through the app. It’s a good time.Click to Continue!
It’s hard to believe that up until about 18 months ago, I had almost entirely sworn off jeans.Click to Continue!
Remember that time I was creative director of Little Brother and I designed two seasons of clothing but only one got produced? Well this shirt was one of the samples that didn’t make the cut, and it’s been sitting in my closet unworn for about 18 months now.Click to Continue!
Little Brother Spring/Summer 2012/13 trouser samples. Little Brother Spring/Summer 2012/13 is 95% signed off and will very shortly be going into production. It’s been a seven month rigmarole, and I mean that in the kindest possible way – nobody ever tells you how difficult it is to make clothing, and if anybody realised, they’d probably think twice before getting into the business. Like my mother always used to tell me: “Those poor designers slave away putting everything they have into a collection and then some schmuck like you can go to the show, look at it for a couple ofClick to Continue!
Photos: Katherine Lowe Well friends, my Isaac Likes Little Brother collaboration has been in store at Barkers now for a little over two weeks. And in some exciting news – according to the sales figures I’ve been told – I’m proud to announce that the beige pants have thus far been the biggest seller of the entire Little Brother range. Holla! (As much as I’d like to take full credit, Murray Crane at Little Brother and the good folks at Barkers also deserve a nod.) So now seems like a good time to introduce you to the little quirk thatClick to Continue!