Portugal Factory Visit

We are in Portugal this week having a look at the autumn styles as they pass through the factory.

First up was our shirt factory which made our very first shirts and who we are delighted to still work with.

The level of expertise and skill that goes in to each shirt is amazing and inspiring and is something we’re …

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Albam x Grenson

We’re really excited to be working with our friends at Grenson again this Autumn and have developed three new shoes to get the ball rolling. They are all hand made in their Northampton factory and will be limited to twenty pairs per style and are due in around the end of November.

We are doing even sizes (7 to 11) …

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Inspired by Japan & perfect summer reading

Our recent trip to Japan provided the inspiration for some additions to our ever growing list of publications.  We have chosen three photo books that as well as providing stunning images, captured our imagination & reminded us a little of our trip.

Many of you will be familiar with Jiro Konami’s work & his ‘Looking at my father’ book, …

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Photographing the Brecon Beacons by Cereal Magazine

The lovely folk at Cereal Magazine made this beautiful film recently on a trip to the Brecon Beacons in Wales.

If you can take your eyes off the stunning scenery, you may also notice one of our old Simple Shirts worn by Cereal  photographer, Richard.

Watch ’Photographing the Brecon Beacons’.

You can still buy issue 4 of Cereal Magazine and view our current …

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5 Summer Events – No.5: Test Match Special

The World Cup is over so it’s time to return to our normal sporting state for the summer – bemoaning Englans lack of spinners, Matt Prior’s unwashed hat & generally waiting for the football season to start again.

But what if you are off to a test this summer? Here’s out what to wear guide.

Storm Parka – Sale! £169

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Mr. Natty at our Spitalfields Store – Friday 18th July

Good news all!
 
Mr. Natty will be hosting his pop up barber shop at our Spitalfields store next Friday (18th July). He will be offering a hair cut, head message & shave or beard trim for £40. Cups of tea and chat will be free of charge.
 
Appointments run from 11am until 6pm, call (0207) 246 6254 to …

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Form Through Colour at Somerset House

Somerset House really comes in to it’s own during the summer months. Gigs and film screenings take place almost daily in the courtyard whilst a varied series of exhibitions occupy the smaller gallery spaces.

Current exhibition ‘Form Through Colour’ see’s modern fabric & rug company Christopher Farr collaborate with the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and Gary Hulme to create limited edition collections based …

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5 Summer Events – No. 4: Escape to the Coast

There is literally no escape from sport this summer. Sometimes it can all get too much & you need a trip to the coast to get away from all the shouting & screaming.

Luckily enough, we have some fine attire for a day at the coast, with a few extra additions just in case your lucks in & the sun

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Albam X Cubitts launch party

Last Thursday saw the official launch of our work with Cubitts of Kings Cross along with the launch of a new range of Horn made spectacles & sunglasses.

We had a fantastic turn out and it was great to see some old friends and meet so many new people through the good people at Cubitts.

Thanks again to Vedett, Vita …

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Le Grand Depart comes to England

There is only one sporting event on our radar this weekend as the Tour De France heads to England for it’s grand depart.
 
Most of us will have watched the World Cup & Wimbledon on television recently so this weekend offers a great opportunity to see an iconic sporting event in the flesh. There are fan parks dotted along all three stages …

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