Albam Legend: Brian Clough

Boardroom bust-ups, back-bar booze-ups, rampant politicking, arrogance, humility, deceit, conceit, love, devotion, madness, cruelty, kindness, tears, tantrums, sheer bloody brilliance – and even the odd game of football. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the life and times of one Brian Howard Clough.

“I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one” ...

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Behind the Scenes – a bit of downtime.

In an out of factories, the stores and the studio we are getting some time to squeeze in a bit of downtime.

Catching up with old friends over a bite to eat or at their exhibitions.

Cups of tea in the evenings.

April has decided to come in June up here but the Trail Parka is keeping me dry.

Trail ...

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Cedric Price exhibition – The Lighthouse Glasgow

I have been meaning to post this for a couple of weeks. Around mid may, I spent a long weekend up in Glasgow to see Slowhand and then Christophe and Gemma in Edinburgh. Glasgow is a great city, full of great buildings.

Ducking in and out of the rain showers, we popped into The Lighthouse to see Tojo Design store ...

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Clerkenwell Design Week 2011

In a effort to stay out of the rain yesterday, I was mostly under cover at our Upper St store, but when the weather got a grip on itself I headed down to Clerkenwell to catch up with some friends and see some great furniture and design at Clerkenwell Design Week.

Heading to the House of Detention to see Alex ...

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Albam Denim Project

Thought we’d share some great snaps sent in by our customer Christopher of his 9 month old Regular Leg jeans.

We’ve had loads of great images sent in, but just to remind those of who haven’t gotten around to sending your snaps through, you’ve got until the end of June to get them in and be in with a chance ...

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Shawl Collar Deck Jacket on ‘Esquire’

While we could potentially take slight umbrage to Esquire‘s gentle ribbing of fleece jackets (we’ve got a few beauties in the wardrobe), we can’t deny that there’s at least a grain of truth in their assertion that they can be worn in a manner best described as ‘beige’.  Thank heavens then for our Shawl Collar Deck Jacket: crafted ...

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