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Updating Your Urban Style for Winter

Urban wear was an easy trend to nail in the summer. Throw on a snapback and a vest, and you were ready to soak up the sun in style. Do this in the winter, however, and you’re sure to look a fool, not to mention catching a nasty cold in the process. We’ve put together this handy guide to help you reinvent your street style this winter. Swap your t-shirts for sweatshirts It is important to be practical with your clothing choices during the winter. This doesn’t mean you have to wave goodbye to style though – far from it! There are a great collection of graphic printed sweatshirts on the market at the minute. Go for a dark coloured sweatshirt with a stand-out logo or imagery to inject a bit of colour into your winter wardrobe. Take a look at the range of King Apparel sweatshirts available from Capology. These quality sweatshirts are a favourite with rappers like Plan B and will easily help you nail this look. This isn’t to say you should …

Things Not to Wear When Meeting Your Partner’s Parents

You’ve reached that important part in your relationship, meeting the parents. Meeting the parents is a big deal; it can make or break a relationship. Our parents will always have a strong influence over our decisions; they have known you your entire life after all. That’s why it’s so important that you put your best foot forward and make the best impression possible. Common courtesy, respect, and intelligent conversation will also help but first impressions are very important as they are hard to change. This means having good hygiene, neat hair and smart looking clothes. The following article list what not to wear and why. Please take this advice graciously and put it to use. You owe it to your partner. Statement T-shirts This is your first time meeting them; there is no need to start political debates. Look for neutral men’s tees or men’s singlets. This does not mean you have to be boring just try avoiding political and humour t-shirt. They may not have the same point of view as you. Humorous t-shirts …

Umbro X John Smedley

The past is often an inspiration for the future in relation to design. The ability to look back and re-create garments from distant days serves as a refreshing injection of originality; offering a fresh perspective on the current array of mundane ideas. This ideology is exactly what Umbro have used to rediscover two of its most iconic items with the helping hand of knitwear specialist John Smedley. Unearthed from the Umbro archives, the design team encountered two pieces from the 1940’s. The Field Sweater Originally a warm up top in 1948 – the re-make preserves most of its original characteristics from its predecessor, featuring a distinctively retro cut. Crafted from John Smedley’s sea island cotton in a 24 gauge knit, the updated model is available in a dark navy and features an intricate array of details. From ribbed cuffs to a mid-zip detail and a concealed pocket, the field sweater to has a distinctively functional edge. The Tangeru Fabricated from a 30 gauge cotton, this three button t-shirt features a round collar inspired by competitive …