Archive

May 2012

The Classic Ralph Lauren Polo Shirt

Since its introduction in 1972, the Ralph Lauren polo shirt has become a lasting icon of the preppy culture and lifestyle. Debuted that year in 24 signature colors and a single fit, the polo has come a long way in style and design, though the original remains true to fit and form. Today, 40 years later, Ralph Lauren proudly introduces new colors and limited edition styles each season for the whole family. Before Ralph Lauren made the polo shirt a wardrobe staple for men and women, it was the favored... Read More

Video: Weekend Offender

Just stumbled across the cheeky Weekend Offender video and thought we’d dhare it with you. Born in the mid noughties Weekend Offender is fast becoming one of the most exciting urban fashion labels in the UK. It is a label with attitude taking its influences from music, film, fun and a range of subcultures, such as terrace casuals and the acid house scene. Original, inspirational and often controversial Weekend Offender is a bright new light in an increasingly bland corporate market. Mike Skinner, Carl Cox, Nic Fanciulli, Louis Osbourne and... Read More

Candice Swanepoel for GQ

Whilst doing a shoot for GQ, photographer and film maker, Gordon von Steiner made this alluring video of South African born model, Candice Swanepoel. There isn't much clothing in the video and what there is is never likely to carry a Brother2Brother price tag but we thought we would share it with you guys anyway… …and we think you'll thank us for it too :o)    

VIDEO: CR8REC 2012 Summer Lookbook

Yesterday we showed you the images from the Creative Recreation Summer 2012 lookbook – today we’ve got the video for you. If this video is anything to go by then by simply wearing a pair of these amazing sneaks, you’ll instantly become attractive and will be surrounded by fit birds who love to get their kit off…. to be fair, this is what it is like every day in the Brother2Brother office… YEAH RIGHT!!!!! Enjoy: For a full range of Creative Recreations shoes and boots, please vist us in store.... Read More

Creative Recreation Summer 2012 Lookbook

“We’ve come full circle,” stated Robert Nand, the co-founder of Creative Recreation, as preparations went underway for the footwear label’s latest lookbook photo-shoot. It was 10 years ago, Nand explained, that Creative Rec shot the first seasonal campaign along the very same steps and shores. So for nostalgic purpose, the new campaign featured the timeless staple, the Cesario, in breathable mesh. For juxtaposition, Creative Recreation also added the Lacava, a relatively new silhouette, with durable ballistic nylon upper. The lookbook and subsequent video also included other popular editions and make,... Read More

The History Of The Oxford Shirt

Oxford shirts are a preppy icon. The open weave means that the shirt is breathable, making them wearable in the summer months and they look great layered under a smart knit for colder days, making them a year-round wardrobe staple. Oxford shirts get their name from the cloth they are cut from- Oxford cloth. Rumour has it that a Scottish mill constructed four new fabric weaves around the late 1800s and named them after four prestigious Universities: Harvard, Yale, Cambridge and, of course, Oxford. Oxford Shirt History Oxford cloth is... Read More

Ralph Lauren Purple Label,Spring 2012

Mr Ralph Lauren’s Purple Label was launched in 1994 as the top-end men’s collection, focusing on luxurious Savile Row-inspired tailoring. The collection now includes a full range of men’s clothing and accessories, in fine materials finished to the highest standards. We found these images on the Ralph Lauren Facebook page and we thought you would love them… so here they are. We don’t stock Ralph Lauren’s Purple Label but for our normal Ralph Lauren range, please vist us in store or click HERE.