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Menswear OOTD The Granny Bag

I got these Barbie-pink trousers from H&M’s Studio Collection and I was itching for the right time to debut. I took a walk amongst the sunflowers – I often get mistaken for Van Gogh because of the red hair and beard – and decide to dress them up for an early autumn night out. A berry-coloured sheer shirt and contrasting scarf was paired with a summer trench. A mock-croc vintage granny picked up on Ebay for a tenner completes the look. Is it your bag?! The Chic Geek Credits – Trenchcoat – Vintage Aquascutum, Sheer Shirt – ASOS, Thin Scarf – Ebay, Pink Trousers – H&M Studio Collection, Trainers – OluKai, Granny Bag – Ebay.

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Community Clothing Launches UK Trainers With Walsh

Community Clothing launches trainers made in collaboration with cult British sports shoe makers Walsh. Norman Walsh has been handcrafting shoes for a huge range of sports at its Bolton factory since 1961 and have developed a cult following amongst athletes and trainer enthusiasts alike. Patrick Grant, Community Clothing founder, worked with the Walsh team re-designing a 1980’s running shoe from the extensive archive. The new unisex style, named ‘Beacon’ after Beacon Fell, a popular hill near Community Clothing’s HQ in Blackburn, comes in five colourways across a broad range of sizes. The new trainers will be introduced in limited numbers, but Grant is hopeful that this will become a longstanding collaboration. Patrick Grant comments: “It’s hard to say exactly why I love Walsh so much....

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Menswear Item Of The Week The Hawaiian Sneaker

Translating to ‘comfortable ocean’ in Hawaiian, OluKai was one of the first footwear brands to be awarded a Certified B-Corp status in 2014. OluKai has been a leader in premium-comfort footwear since launching in the US in 2005 and has now launched a UK dedicated site. Each style is built on innovation and promises comfort from heel to toe. Anatomical footbeds ensure exceptional comfort and a superior fit, with the brand’s ‘Wet Sand Principle’ inspired by the way a barefoot sinks into wet sand. The ‘Drop-in heel’ allows wearers to easily slip closed-toe shoes on and off, whilst paying respect to Hawaiian custom of removing shoes when entering someone’s home. TheChicGeek says, “I’d not heard of this American brand before, but these minimal sneakers are a refreshing footwear cleanser...

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