BRENDAN'S BLOG

WHERE I'M FROM: JAY Z Barclays Center Documentary

December 6th, 2012

It sounds corny as fuck, but it's pretty cool how happy Mr. Carter makes people.

Posted by brendan  |  6 December 2012  |  

 

NIGO's (BAPE) Private collection of stuff!

October 11th, 2012

And I thought Jason had problems, but as you can see above turns out his problems are miniscule to this man!

Posted by brendan  |  11 October 2012  |  

 

Lamborghini Countach

October 11th, 2012


I have never been a huge 'cars' guy, but something like this, despite all its impracticalities has always been something that's got me a little excited!

Posted by brendan  |  11 October 2012  |  

 

NOIR JEAN002 FOUR MONTHS

September 10th, 2012

So it’s been four months, and they have been four of the best in my life! These Jeans are just starting to take such a wonder shape and colour with beautiful marks and creases. I still have a long long way to go to get them to where I think they can go, but I am happy with how they look now and can’t see that changing ever!

Posted by brendan  |  10 September 2012  |  

 

TAPE STACK

September 4th, 2012

Something a friend of mine, Mark Drew, did up for me last year. Just informed me that its been do the rounds on tumblr so thought I should share here. I have been collecting his works for a few years now so will endeavour to get some more up on here for you to look at soon!

Posted by brendan  |  4 September 2012  |  

 

WOMFT (What's on my feet today)

August 29th, 2012

No excuses for my slackness of updating, but I have been a little busy! Sorry! Anyway, with new product rolling through our doors every week it’s had not to jump on a little bit every now and then. So here are some of my latest purchase and wears from the world of Up There!

New Balance M1500UC. The most underrated and overlooked of our newest made in UK range. Very wearable, great materials and they can take a beating, all ticks in my book!

Yuketen Johnson Boot. I have been waiting on these for a while and couldn’t be happier. They are epic! Surprisingly comfortable on the first wear, I can’t wait to see them in a years time!

New Balance M998BD. Super soft everywhere, and Blue is my colour, so that made these an easy choice. One of the best this year!

Converse X Hideout Chucks. Because these were part of the first string series from 2011, they have that extra soft inner sole, making them wearable on the regular (unlike most chucks L ) Soft black upper and classic style made them one of my winter favourites.

Flyknit Trainer. I know we didn’t sell them in store, but I couldn’t say no to these. I had been waiting for what seemed like ever (roughly 6 months) from when I first heard about them and couldn’t be happier. Great concept, well executed, great colours, soft and light. Also, don’t worry we’ll be able help you with something along these lines soon enough!

Posted by brendan  |  29 August 2012  |  

 

JEAN002 ONE MONTH

June 8th, 2012

So it has been a month of wear on my new NOIR Jean002’s and I am slowly noticing the start of a few wear marks. Aside from the few dirt marks and the slight difference in lighting form my last photos, you can definitely see the start of some great whiskers and honey combing on the back of the knees. You can see the slight wear from my phone in the right pocket (left on screen) and my wallet right hand back pocket. Something you can’t pick up from the visuals is the amount these have softened and the slight fury feel they now have to touch. I will be back to report on them again in another month!

Posted by brendan  |  8 June 2012  |  

 

The Deluxe Influence of Bedwin

May 24th, 2012

Posted by brendan  |  24 May 2012  |  

 

MY NOIR JEAN002

May 16th, 2012

It’s that time of year again and I have just started to break in my new NOIR jeans. I actually started wearing these the day they were delivered from Japan, however I am a slack blogger and am only updating now. If you read some of our other articles here and here you will get all the info on just what makes these soooo good. For now I don’t have too much to report except that I am very excited to get stuck into these jeans as it is a real thrill to work on something from right at the start and finally have a finished product to put to use! Enjoy the picks and I will try and update you on the wear every month or so!

Posted by brendan  |  16 May 2012  |  

 

SNEAKER FREAKIER SWAP MEET 29/04/2012

May 9th, 2012


A quick re-cap of the latest Sneaker Freaker swap meet courtesy of Lester from I Dig Your Sole Man.

 

Posted by brendan  |  9 May 2012  |  

 

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