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  • Mini Rodini AW21 - M.Rodini on Marvelous Outdoor Adventures

    Mini Rodini is a Swedish children’s wear brand that was founded in 2006 by illustrator Cassandra Rhodin as a tribute to all kids, their imagination and sense that everything is possible. Mini Rodini takes playfulness seriously, meaning it is important that children too have clothes that match their own personality, mood and creativity. The brand focuses on creating good quality, well-crafted clothes that inspire children and their parents alike with a forward-thinking Swedish fashion sensibility of smart, straightforward garments, soft tonal colour palettes and playful graphics.

    Sustainability and doing right by the planet exists at the core of everything Mini Rodini does. The brand advocates an eco conscious attitude towards their production standards and fabrics as they're seen as leaders in the sustainable fashion industry with one of the most eco-friendly product ranges on the market - made up of 99.5 % sustainable materials.

    The latest collection from the Scandinavian children’s-wear brand captures the sense of escapism for the wild at heart, embarking on first excursions and whilst discovering the magical outdoors, we find ourselves.

    Featured throughout the collection are original artwork graphic prints designed by founder Cassandra Rhodin; inspired by the Arctic wildlife of Greenland, the fantasy of its tundra landscape and the Inuit great Polar Bear spirit, Nanook, the master of bears.

    Join us as we embark on an epic Greenland adventure…

    We are stocking Mini Rodini clothing and accessories suitable for Girls and Boys in a wide range of sizes covering most ages, take a look over on our website!

  • adidas Originals Jeans

    Enter our daw for an opportunity to purchase a pair of adidas Originals Jeans via Consortium Releases - draws close Wednesday 4th August at 12:00 hrs BST.

    A one-to-one make-up of the adidas Originals Jeans MKII silhouette, reviving the shoe's original ‘Mint Ton/Victory Blue’ and ‘Red/Collegiate Navy’ colourways. Last reissued in the super limited and highly sought-after release in 2015, these two authentic variants of the Jeans are now back in their OG make-up for 2021.

    The adidas Originals Jeans is a seminal silhouette in the adidas timeline, designed as a casual-wear trainer through its slim profile utilising classic adidas sport-performance tooling and ergonomics - further increasing its durability whilst maintaining comfort. The shoe was originally released in specifically implemented colourways designed to be worn preferably and easily with denim; through its OG ‘Mint Ton/Victory Blue’ understated tonal colourway in 1977 and later with its ‘Red’ configuration in 1986 showcasing a new, more punchy and vibrant alternative with contrasting ‘Collegiate Navy’ accenting to sit perfectly against indigo denim.

    Both shoes are identically constructed of a full suede upper, serrated adidas signature Three Stripes, pleather heel moustache, foam backed suede tongue with adidas Trefoil printed tongue label branding and finished with metallic gold foil ‘Jeans’ side text. Most notably, the adidas Originals Jeans feature the iconic rubber toe protector and heel stabiliser built on top of its Trefoil tread pattern rubber outsole.

    The adidas Originals Jeans showcase a landmark silhouette for adidas design and have since been celebrated as a casual, revivalist and adidas collector favourite due to it’s historical significance and particular uniqueness amongst adidas Originals footwear from the 1970s.

    Enter our daw for an opportunity to purchase a pair of adidas Originals Jeans via Consortium Releases, draws close Wednesday 4th August at 12:00 hrs BST.

  • Nike SB Contest Legends

    From 8am start times to coming out net-negative after a win, Elissa Steamer, Eric Koston, Lance Mountain and Paul Rodriguez look back at contests over the years - watch the Contest Legends video from Nike SB below!

    Lance Mountain, Elissa Steamer, Paul Rodriguez, and Eric Koston aren’t just skateboarding’s elite, they’ve excelled at the highest level of competition. It’s about power, it’s about potential, and every showdown champions those who rise to the occasion and skateboarding as a whole.

    In between the heats, contests are about community—everyone coming together in one place to level up and take skateboarding’s temperature. As much as we remember the NBDs, the flawless runs, and epic battles, lasting memories and friendships are made off the course. New places, new faces, new tricks, new styles, even when the pressure’s on, every competition celebrates skateboarding’s spirit. It’s a time for everyone to be laser-focused on the moment and celebrate the soul of skating as much as its talent.

    Unlike any other sport, skateboarding elevates the victors and the entire community with every competition. As we approach history in Tokyo, Japan, some of skateboarding’s biggest contest legends break down how competition exists as a personal battle and platform for the culture. In the end, there can only be one winner for each event but with the world watching, there’s a singular goal: spreading the stoke.

  • adidas Originals Rouge, Bleu, Blanc

    Enter our draw for an opportunity to purchase a pair of adidas Originals Rouge, Bleu, Blanc via Consortium Releases - draws close Wednesday 28th July at 12:00 hr BST.

    The adidas Originals Rouge, Bleu, Blanc tricolour pack is a cleanly executed footwear collection celebrating the adidas Originals Rouge silhouette with 2021 new and updated colourways to complete the tricolour of the French flag. The three colours together hold significance in representing the three elements of the revolutionary motto, liberté/freedom (blue), égalité/equality (white), fraternité/brotherhood (red).

    The three shoes feature in a full premium suede upper with suede toe box and lace trim overlays, classic serrated 3-Stripes, heel moustache and translucent rubber gum sole - each shoe is aptly named with Rouge, Bleu or Blanc gold foil lettering.

    An historical adidas Originals footwear silhouette uniquely named by its colour, the Rouge is one of the most celebrated and desirable ‘classic’ adidas models and the tricolour pack features an OG make-up and one-to-one reissue of the Rouge upon its first release in 1976.

    The adidas Originals Rouge, Bleu, Blanc are available via our releases platform, head over to Consortium Releases to secure your pair!

  • adidas Skateboarding Forum 84 Mid ADV ‘Diego Nájera’

    Enter our draw for an opportunity to purchase a pair of adidas Skateboarding Forum 84 Mid ADV ‘Diego Nájera’ via Consortium Releases - draw closes Friday 23rd July at 12:00 hrs BST.

    Today adidas Skateboarding unveils its first-ever take on the brand’s iconic Forum basketball silhouette with the Forum 84 ADV, reimagined and meticulously co-designed with Pro team rider Diego Nájera. Inspired by Nájera’s unique lens on the City of Angels, the native Angelino appropriately chose the Forum 84 Mid ADV to pay homage to one of his favourite footwear models – taking a spin on the hardwood classic and his love for car customisation and tuner culture.

    The Forum 84 ADV by Diego Nájera is a West Coast certified and fully skateable interpretation of the Forum heritage classic with enhanced performance updates specific for skateboarding. Nájera’s custom detailing includes a removable Velcro strap, ice blue accents and translucent panelling along with his signature subtly placed in handwritten script on the bottom of the outsole. A mashup of premium grain leather upper, suede eye stays, mesh backed stripes and tumbled leather toe box provide for ultimate stability, breathability and extended durability.

    The Forum 84 ADV by Diego Nájera is a fully skateable interpretation of the iconic classic that debuted in 1984 that was championed across basketball and street lifestyle - head over to Consortium Releases to enter our draw for an opportunity to purchase a pair of adidas Skateboarding Forum 84 Mid ADV ‘Diego Nájera’.

  • adidas Originals x SPEZIAL SS21

    adidas Originals x SPEZIAL returns for a highly anticipated SS21 season offering a collection that borrows references from the 70s through to the early 90s, most notably utilising an 80s inspired colour palette of bright, vibrant and fluorescent colours often found on adidas pieces from the time. The adidas Originals x SPEZIAL SS21 collection is available via Consortium Releases, draws close Wednesday 21st July at 08:00 hrs BST.

    The adidas SPEZIAL team alongside Gary Aspden are known for attentively sourcing product information from around the world, sifting through personal libraries from devoted adidas collectors and accessing an extensive adidas archive with years and years of historical products, from country exclusive models to never-seen-before prototypes. To develop on seasonal SPEZIAL collections, the team gather rare characteristics from vintage silhouettes, reworking and hybridising these into distinctive SPEZIAL pieces. SS21 is no exception, the team showcase an exemplary summer-appropriate footwear, clothing and accessory collection for all dedicated Three-Stripe connoisseurs.

    The highlight of the footwear collection is the Blackburn SPZL, a UK exclusive release that is based on the very first sample of the shoe, offering an inverted 'scarlet' colourway of the original release within the FW19 collection. The shoe is honorary to the town of Blackburn, the largest industrial town in Lancashire where Gary Aspden spent much of his youth and upbringing and from where he received his primal art education at Blackburn College. The shoe's concept lies in Aspden's own childhood experiences of the town, a heartfelt design from the chief curator of SPEZIAL who has always felt the need to celebrate Blackburn's rich history, tapping into his own memories of growing up within its perimeters as a source of inspiration laying the foundations of the design.

    The Blackburn SPZL returns for SS21 in a plush 'scarlet' suede upper, leather Three Stripes and heel moustache alongside 'collegiate green' laces and detailing on the tongue, this 'Ewood' edition of the shoe is a further homage to the Lancashire rose; receiving a gold foil print on the heel quarter, a modern take on the graphic foil prints used by adidas on training shoes in the mid 70s, alongside gold foil 'Blackburn' branding on the sidewall. The special edition shoe marks a significant point in adidas terrace design with Gary Aspden at the forefront - becoming an instant classic.

    The Burnden SPZL is a clean and minimal court-inspired silhouette constructed of a premium white leather upper. The shoe features a unique hybrid silhouette design borrowed heavily by the SPEZIAL team from a vintage suede trainer made under license in Japan, most notable through its curved eyestay trim and heel overlay. The shoes displays classic court design inspiration through a perforated toe box for breathability and cupsole construction, the off white rubber outsole and laces subtly contrasts against the shoe's clean white leather upper.

    The Malmo Net SPZL takes inspiration from a 1976 make up of the classic Malmo City Series silhouette that uniquely used a nylon mesh upper with suede and leather overlays. Utilising the classic colourway inspired by the Swedish flag, the Malmo Net SPZL nods to the ultra rare version from 1976 whilst showcasing a reworked toe box construction and finished with adidas SPEZIAL Mod Trefoil graphics on the tongue and heel moustache making the silhouette solely unique to SPEZIAL SS21.

    The Hoylake SPZL is based on a lesser known South African style discovered by a notorious adidas collector based in the town of Hoylake, Merseyside. The vintage track silhouette utilises a grey suede and nylon upper accented with navy leather Three Stripes and heel moustache, red lace eyelets and a multicoloured EVA midsole. The shoe is aptly finished with Hoylake branding, a reciprocated kindness and tribute to the merseyside collector who lent the only known pair in existence to the SPEZIAL team.

    The final trainer in the footwear collection offers a SPEZIAL rendition of the classic Marathon series. The Marathon 86 SPZL receives original prototype suede overlays only seen before on early mock-ups of the original shoe whilst receiving a vintage-inspired fluorescent yellow colourway with contrasting black accents and deep red line running through the EVA midsole.

    The clothing collection kicks off with the Aldrington Jacket, based heavily on a rare Japanese market release adidas Adventure jacket from the 90s with contrasting beige, dark blue and bright pink panels. The Aldrington adopts a vintage rain jacket silhouette, cut with a generous fit offering draw cord fastening around the waist and hem to allow tapering for a more customised fit, the jacket utilises a button-up placket with a zipper underneath featuring adidas SPEZIAL branded zip pulls.

    The vintage adidas Adventure Japanese release jacket that inspired the Aldrington...

    The second jacket in the line-up is the Todmorden Smock, a classic hooded anorak silhouette in 'power red' nodding to the Lancashire rose also reflected in the Blackburn SPZL. The boxy rain-protective shell offers light shielding from the elements whilst featuring two oversized woven adidas SPEZIAL logo patches on the chest, a contrasting dark blue quarter-zip, kangaroo pocket and zip pocket on the arm.

    The Todmorden Jacket is styled below with the new Durrington Shorts - staying true to the collection's 80s inspired colour palette in vibrant 'bluebird', these lightweight drawstring shorts feature two side pockets and are finished with a Mod Trefoil logo woven patch.

    Each SPEZIAL seasons sees a rightful homage to classic adidas tracksuits and for SS21 adidas SPEZIAL showcase the Ewood Tracksuit, a navy polyester jacket and track pants inspired by the slim, sharp cuts of late 1970s leisure wear and training suits. The Ewood Track Top features a distinctive collard neck, metal full zip, cuffed wrists and minimal adidas SPEZIAL patch logo branding on the chest and arm. The minimalistic design of the Ewood Track Pant allows for clean styling together with any of the collection's footwear.

    The adidas SPEZIAL Birchall Tee is a crewneck t-shirt made from high quality off-white 100% cotton jersey, cut in a classic fit with a multicoloured, hand-painted take on the Mod Trefoil logo with 'made for SPEZIAL' written underneath the design.

    The SS21 collection is rounded off with two accessories: the Ellenshaw lightweight mesh 6-panel cap and the Portslade Bag, a classic duffel design in a contrasting 'night navy' and white colourway completed with Mod Trefoil branded metal zip pulls.

    Enter our draw for an opportunity to purchase product from the adidas Originals x SPEZIAL SS21 collection via Consortium Releases, draws close Wednesday 21st July at 08:00 hrs BST - good luck!

  • Jenkem Mix 108: Dustin Dollin

    From skateboarding pioneer Mark Gonzales, humble skateboard brand Carpet Company to Bad Brains bassist Darryl Jenifer, the Jenkem Mix invites someone whose integral voice, “life and work speaks to skateboarding’s independent ethos while transcending it” - giving us insight into what music inspires them, influential tracks of their youth, or perhaps how they were feeling at that particular time. You can expect a wide variety of music from a wide variety of guests on these, all authentic personalities, all legends in their own right.

    The most recent Jenkem Mix summoned Dustin Dollin to share his tracks, included within are: Tom Waites, Kate Bush, Frank Zappa, Nick Cave and David Bowie to name a few...

    "Before we received this tracklist from Dustin Dollin I thought I knew all there is to know about him. We’ve all watched him for the past 25 years while he’s been drinking, slamming, and dropping parts, so I assumed we were just going to get banged over the head with some dive bar classics."

    While there are some divey staples here and there, there are also some unexpected oddities in the middle, like a parody song that samples a bizarre Gordon Ramsay news segment, and a 19-minute Isaac Hayes track with a 9-minute spoken-word intro. But that’s why we all love Dustin, because even after a quarter-century in the game, he can still surprise (or troll) us all.

    If you don’t want to think too deeply about the picks, feel free to just listen to this mix the Dustin would’ve wanted you to – on shuffle, slightly drunk with some good friends."

    Check out more Jenkem Mixes from Maité SteenhoudtBam MargeraNatas KaupusBill StrobeckBlondey McCoyLouie LopezNora VasconcellosAlltimersStefan JanoskiPass~Port and Beagle over on their website!

  • New Clarks Originals for Women

    Clarks Originals showcase a contemporary take on the iconic Wallabee with an all over leopard print hair-on cow leather with contrasting dark leather trim. The Clarks Originals Wallacraft Lo appropriates on their classic moccasin design with the addition of a raised crepe sole, the shoe is constructed using a textured nubuck upper and soft suede interior lining offering a premium handle to the Wallabee inspired silhouette.

    Check out these silhouettes and more styles from Clarks Originals Women over in our Women's category!

  • C.P. Company 971-021 'An informal history of Italian sportswear'

    Since it’s foundation in 1971, C.P. Company has been propelled by the same elements that are still integral to the brand. 50 years later, C.P. Company is ready to celebrate the origins of sportswear with IDEA through respectful homage to five decades of garment innovation. C.P. Company 971-021 ‘An informal history of Italian sportswear’ is a monumental 438-page monograph (the first in the brand’s history) which celebrates its archive.

    By inviting 50 fans of the brand of all ages from across the world to be “self-styled” and photographed wearing historical C.P. Company garments that tell the story of their passion for the brand and how they have used it le ground-breaking garments to define and express their identity, the book unravels a rich narrative of an entirely new way of dressing that has emerged in the last 50 years: Italian sportswear.

    “Looking through the book and all my photos what I like most about the images is how they’ve documented these 50 incredible, very different people, that are at the same time all connected by one thing: C.P. Company. When I was photographing them I was trying to understand them, and capture in some way their history in a memorable image, but looking at them all together it becomes something bigger.”

    Neil Bedford - Photographer

    Accompanying the 50 portraits that comprise the main body of the book is a 180-page Design and Manufacturing Glossary featuring over 200 garments from the brand’s archive, together with detailed, often anecdotal descriptions of the manufacturing techniques and stories behind their development.

    The selection of garments highlights moments, manufacturing techniques and fabrics that best express the spirit of the brand and speak to the contemporary relevance of its entire history. C.P. Company 971-021 ‘An informal history of Italian Sportswear’ published by IDEA is available with us online now!

  • Oski in 'How 11 Swedes Celebrated Midsummer' for Vogue Magazine

    Oskar 'Oski' Rozenberg Hallberg has really made a name for himself in skateboarding. His talents showcase a powerful, unique approach, paying homage to an old-school style where it seems he would skate anything with full intensity and at incredible skill. Recently Oski has received a feature on the Vogue website in 'How 11 Swedes Celebrated Midsummer' and we have pasted the full interview below!

    Photos by Lucas Frisk Bergqvist.

    "What do you think of when you hear the word midsummer? Shakespeare? A horror movie? Not so Swedes, who traditionally celebrate the change of season, and light, with dancing around a maypole, herring, schnapps, and strawberry cake. And, yes, flower crowns, a custom that predates festival dressing by hundreds of years.

    Of course 2021 differs from many that have come before. Wondering what a pandemic era midsummer fest might look like, we asked 11 Swedes (the ones who weren’t busy with work, and we spoke to a few of them), to give us a peek into their smaller fests, where tradition was updated with personal expression. Scroll down to get your vicarious party on with designers, artists, models—and an Olympic skateboarder."

    Oski Rozenberg-Hallberg is a double reigning world champion skateboarder, who will represent Sweden in the sport at the Olympics. Keen to encourage “spontaneous sports,” he’s in the process of setting up a foundation that will help fund skateparks in economically challenged areas.

    Where did you celebrate midsummer?
    With a road trip out to the countryside in the south of Sweden [to] revisit an old wooden skateboard half pipe with a few friends. It’s not every day that you get to skate a ramp that you have ridden on before—but in another country. Two years ago I won a contest on this very ramp but back then it was located in Hørsholm, Denmark. We had a good session and enjoyed skating this legendary sketchy wooden ramp while the Smashing Pumpkins was blasting through the speakers, and all sorts of animals were walking beside, under, and sometimes even on top of the ramp. It felt good to be one with nature again. We had some beers, scared a couple of birds, rode some dirt bikes, and picked up some eggs.

    Who joined you?
    I partied at my friend’s house with his family. They have a lot of kids, so no need to go all-in. Staying responsible also works in your favor the day after when all the other homies are too hungover to go skate.

    What is your favorite Midsummer tradition?
    Just eating and drinking with friends. Partying at the beach.

    And your least?
    Danish liquor.

    What made this year’s celebration unique?Dirt bikes and horses.

    Did you make your own flower crown?
    That’s actually another tradition that seems pointless to me. I’m too impatient.

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