Designer of the Week: Our Legacy, Swedish Menswear

Our Legacy: Post-Modern Honesty Our Legacy is a Swedish men’s clothing brand which has drawn much of its design influence from Basquiat and Marcel Duchamp, looking to the artists for inspiration when creating their comprehensively simple line of relaxed fit shirts, knits, suits, footwear and tees. There’s an attitude about Our Legacy which suggests that they know how good their clothes are and feel no compunction about saying so. Lines entitled ‘Great Sweats’ and ‘Perfect Tees’ make no attempt at self-deprecation, which has all too long been a staple of the indie fashion industry. Instead, there’s something refreshingly honest about…

Style and Tattoos: Never Live in Regret

For many of us, our style and tattoos are an integral part of who we are. We could wear sweats, a tank top and slippers, and still feel like we look ok because our always present pieces of art are there, doing their thing, separating us from the masses. Some of you might prefer to look from afar, wincing at the thought of the pain involved in a tattoo or just preferring to be “free and clean” – either way, it’s ok. Tattoos are certainly not for everyone. What you choose for a tattoo doesn’t have to be all that…

Photo of the day: Thriftin’ it

Thrifting is an art, plain and simple. Sometimes you’re born with an eye for potential and sometimes you have to learn by example or, in my case experience. I’ve bought plenty an acid wash jackets or high waisted jeans from the 80s, somehow thinking I had scored some amazing “cut rate comeback fashion” only to find the stuff fits weird, makes me look silly or worse. I have however scored some major finds that I still have today, like my sequin sweater collection and several slouchy boots I still love. Some people however just have major skill, whether they get…