Monday, 25 July 2016
Our next shirt with tuktuk goes online tonight. The 'Azoff' shirt is an oxford shirt in three colours and style inspired by Jonah Hil's Donnie Azoff character from The Wolf of Wall Street. So defraud a bunch of wealthy investors, snort a load of beak, smoke some crack on your birthday and marry your hot cousin. Then bend your mind on dodgy prescription drugs...or maybe don't, just get the shirt instead!
Online at the usual time of 7pm GMT. TC
Friday, 22 July 2016
When we first started doing this thing ten years ago, making our own clothing beyond printed t-shirts seemed almost a bit dream like, as the time and products released has flown by, it's sometimes nice to take a step back and look at everything we've done thus far. We still remain a very small operation - a two man team, 100% independent, but over the years we have been lucky enough to meet and work with plenty of good folk.
Newfangle clothing based in Porto are just that, the coastal city known for it's cobbled streets and known as 'the Unvanquished city' is somewhere we have yet to visit, but there's still time. Famous for it's Port wine and the production of cork, Portugal is pretty good at making clothing too, they aren't too bad at football either!
We've had the pleasure to work with all round nice guy Ramiro on several occasions, notably our two most recent collaborations with the 'Treinador' coach jacket and 'Flanar' shorts, both given their Portuguese namesakes - simply translating as coach jacket and strolling shorts. Good anywhere as Newfangle's motto goes, we agree.
Portugal has a good track record with garment manufacturing, some of our favourite menswear labels such as 6876, Garbstore and Folk have turned to Portugal for some of their wares too. For a brand like ours, we don't mass produce but also like to make decent enough quantities to supply our customer base. The biggest stumbling block has always been finding factories that make the right stuff at the right time and in numbers you are able to work with. We have found Portugal a viable option for this and a better alternative than going much further afield for less money, not through snobbery, just out of preference.
Going back to making genuinely good cut and sewn gear is something that we thrive on, the quality and construction of our coach jacket, with it's optional hood is spot on, it's one of our favourite items to date. I've worn mine every week since we took delivery. I'm surprised we still have any left in all honesty. The shorts too, are great and the two previous releases went down very well with all who bought them. Grab them while you can! As I type, we should have some new hats (made over there) delivered soon too, watch this space. Obrigado! DC
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Yes that's right. Another round of caps by the master of cap makers themselves. Ebbets Field Flannels.
Following on from the Eastbound and the Skull caps we present the Northbound. Same as the first release but in fresh new colours of Olive/Cream and Black/Orange. All the tremendous details you'd expect and as always limited numbers produced.
Online tomorrow at 7pm GMT. TC
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
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Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Tuesday, 7 June 2016
First up the 'Forza Connoisseur' As part of tenth anniversary year, (we know, it's mad!) we got our friend from over the Pennines (Grammar Studio) to do us a nice new typography style design.
Wednesday, 1 June 2016
We've teamed up with our friends from Outskirts Moscow, to come up with the obligatory 'Euros' t-shirt.
Willie and Bobby are long term followers of their national side, they'll go far and wide for the Three Lions, putting their fierce rivalries back home, aside. That is until the inevitable early exit from the tournament for Woy's boys occurs and a combination of too much sea air, too much rich food and way too much strong continental lager takes it's toll and sees them kicking seven shades of shite out of one another in another terrible case of in-fighting.
Featuring a nod to France 98's fearless anti-hero only known as 'Green Shirt Mush' on the back hem of the t-shirt. With FREE exclusive cut-out stickers too. TC
Released tomorrow from 7pm
Monday, 16 May 2016
Monday, 2 May 2016
They've been a long time coming, made right here in Blighty to our exact spec, Long sleeved and featuring contrast colour collars.
They come in both a Navy pique fabric with a Red contrast collar and a Grey Jersey fabric with a Yellow contrast collar both feature two button fastening, vented side seams and the all important long sleeves. Topped off with our mascot the pigeon Mary. Online at usual time of 7pm GMT TC
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Thursday, 28 April 2016
Tomorrow evening sees the release of our NUMERO UNO tee. A tribute to everyone's favourite cyborg killing, predator hunting, kindergarten, barbarian strongman... Arnie. With a twist too, of course. Because yeah that's right, we're number one, like! TC