Tag Archives: Knitwear

Monochrome Casuals frm O Ballou

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Having admired UK-based O Ballou from afar through various well put together campaigns and films we get a chance to see the clothing up-close. Living up to their beautiful branding, Winter sees a selection of Monochrome options. Crisp white shirts with pearl buttons and neat collars, cotton knit tees with clever ribbed cuff sleeves for a ’60s feel as well as their supersoft Merino crew and rollnecks, advanced knitting techniques producing a lightweight finish. Simple and perfect.

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Stone Island Spring Summer 2014 Preview

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Giving us a preview of next year’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection, Stone Island delivers another drop of outerwear in summer-appropriate bright colors. Known for the use of technical fabrics in their outerwear, the upcoming range features sweatshirts, light windbreakers, hooded jackets and parkas, in shades of orange, purple, blue and teal. Already something to look forward to during these dark winter days. Buy Stone Island HERE

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Stone Island Thermo Sensitive Jacket & Knit

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Stone Island have created two jackets using thermo-sensitive, color-changing technology for their Autumn Winter 2013 collection. The fabric is comprised of a water and wind resistant polyurethane film that is embedded with micro-encapsulated pigments, causing it to change color as the temperature changes. Available in two styles – the Ice Jacket-J is a collared button-up that uses the thermo-sensitive fabric all over, while the Knit features thermo-sensitive fabric on the torso, knit black sleeves and a hood. Check out the video they’ve released that tracks the colour change. Buy Stone Island Autumn Winter 2013 HERE

Wolsey Addy Cardigan

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British Heritage brand, Wolsey’s knitwear is looking canny good for Spring Summer 2012. ‘Addy’ is a cardigan that updates the classic vintage bomber jacket with a contemporary shape. Featuring double folded cuffs & hemline detailing with slanted side pockets. The gold front fastening snaps on the cardigan give it an understated edge. This garment is given a modern look with a clean on-trend boxy silhouette. Made in a 100% cotton and available in two colour-ways wine & navy… ideal for you to sport a cardigan without having to fill the pockets with toffees like your granddad. Check out Addy and the rest of the knitwear here

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Wolsey Striped ‘Caesar’ Sweater

Wolsey is making waves at the moment, with an amazing collection this season. This sweater is  a simplistic shape reworked to give a contemporary take the traditional nautical summer stripes that we see season after season. The Caesar crew neck striped sweater is a lightweight knit made in a luxurious cotton slub yarn. It is a reversed knit constructed with a raglan ‘inside out’ seam finish, roll end sleeves and neckline and finished with Wolsey’s signature 1755 branding on the sleeve. Perfect with chinos for the summer!

Folk Spring Summer 2012 : Van Mildert

Van Mildert has just taken delivery of their Spring Summer 12 Folk stock and have produced some pretty cool imagery to go with it. For me this is up there with one of Folk best seasons, with Autumn Winter 2012 being the best collection they have ever done. T-shirt prints are again strong, also make sure you cop the slightly reworked rain jacket which seemed to sell out in minutes last season. Buy the collection here

Stone Island 30th Anniversary: Refelective Knit Preview

In 2012 Stone Island will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. Having started in 1982 with just one fabric in six colors, the brand never stopped to innovate and is today doing better than every before. During Pitti Uomo Summer 2012, they will be hosting a show and a retrospective showcasing the brand’s vast archive and key areas. Furthermore they will be releasing a book for its 30th anniversary, featuring 300 iconic images. The book will release June July 2012.

Of course there will also be special product for the occasion. One of three specials, we are allowed to speak about – the Reflective Knit.

“Transferring technology from fabric to yarn, the ultimate in Stone Island research. Created using a Reflective yarn, built with micro plates covered with thousands of glass microspheres enclosed in a polyester net, printed using pressure/heat sublimation to melt the fibers and get an even surface with a jersey and high performance Windstopper® liner.”