Clark Kent Cravat

Kings of Vintage: Bring the cravat back!

Is there any other item more dapper than a cravat? When was the last time you saw these bibs of silk or satin out on a weekend stroll? This week George Walker is on a mission to bring back the cravat as the...
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Vintage sub cultures: Zooties

When a piece of clothing lends its name to a social riot, you know you're looking at an iconic garment. The Zoot Suit certainly fits the bill. The typical Zoot Suit is a two-piece suit with high-waisted,...
Marlon Brando

Kings of Vintage: Become a Wild One

Marlon Brando’s image as Johnny in cult biker film The Wild One made biker style the choice look for the young, rebellious youth of Fifties America. Everyone wanted to be - or be with- the bad boy. Everyone...
madmen

Kings of Vintage: milliner masterpieces

From beautiful bowlers to tip-top top-hats, from fantastic fedoras to perfect pork pies- the range of vintage hat styles on offer to men means there's no way the excuse 'hats don't suit me' can ever be used....
Lee Rushton

Vintage King: Lee Rushton

Meet our latest Vintage King , Lee. Passionate about all things Fifties, he is inspired by none other than the king of rock'n'roll, Elvis. "My name is Lee Rushton, I am a 21 year-old guy from Walsall. I...
zazou

Forties subculture: Zazou

From mid- June 1940, until its liberation by the Allied forces in 1944, Paris was under German occupation. With little possibilities of expressing their anger and disgust for their Fascist invaders,...
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Vintage King: Chris Bridges

Meet our latest Vintage King - the incredibly stylish Chris Bridges. Not only does Chris look effortlessly sharp, he also has a home full of vintage to match his wardrobe. But over to him:...
Koop Kooper

Vintage King: Koop Kooper

Next in our series Vintage Kings, featuring the best vintage-dressers and sartorially inspirational gentlemen from around the globe, we have Koop Kooper, the host of a syndicated radio show and podcast called...
Elvis as a child

The Hillbilly Cat or how Elvis’ career began

Writer Paul Culshaw takes us back to the very beginning of the Hillbilly Cat - the beginning of Elvis' career. We travel back to 1935, to a two-room ‘shotgun’ shack in Tupelo, Mississippi, for the start...