Category Archives: Makers

Favourite Boots: Redwing 100th anniversary GT’s

Everyone should have at least one thing in our wardrobe or on the rail that has become something more than a mere garment. Nothing lasts forever but things that are built to last develop and mould to us, they are … Continue reading

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The Curator Cafe, Totnes

I’m from Devon, it’s a beautiful place to live but it’s fair to say that aside from a few decent vintage stores, there aren’t all that many opportunities for the heritage/vintage obsessed individual such as myself to indulge in said interests. … Continue reading

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ARN Mercantile

There are a lot of different reasons to like the ‘workwear’ aesthetic, for some its the rugged had wearing nature, for others it’s evocative of another era, for me it’s functionality and simplicity. The term ‘workwear’ is somewhat overused (almost … Continue reading

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Apparel of Desire No. 3 and No.4: Old Town Clothing

This is more of an excuse to post some of Old Town Clothing’s fantastic work, than anything else. In truth All of their designs are items that I have spent many hours looking at again and again, but here are … Continue reading

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Shinya Kimura: Chabott Engineering

When it comes to custom motorcycles Shinya Kimura is something of a legend. Though the word custom doesn’t really cut it,  Shinya, more of an artist (something i don’t say lightly) whose pallet is of aluminium, iron and rubber. More about … Continue reading

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J & FJ Baker & Co: Britain’s last remaining oak bark tannery.

Now I’m from Devon in rural England, it’s a wonderful part of the world and one I’m very proud to have come from. About an hour away from me tucked away in the small village of Colyton is J & FJ Baker … Continue reading

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Bilenky Cycle Works

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