Oneupmanship Journal

  • WWII into Present Day. 2013/08/16
    Both as impressive as it is chilling, great imagery merging previous WW2 photographs with the modern day.  Through collaboratiion with the the State Museum of History of St. Petersburg and the Ru …
  • CONNOISSEUR x VERAS. 2013/08/09
    It's a pleasure to have been a part of these, the Veras x Connoisseur 'El Mono' boot. Made with the Veras main man Neil Morris, a good guy with a wealth of experience in this industry, …
  • TRIMM STAR. 2013/07/26
    The Trimm Star is one of several new Adidas models which get the thumb's up here, first introduced in 1985, Trimm Star was licensed to the German Sports Association as part of it's campaign …

EIGHTIES (80s casuals)

The Casual Connoisseur Blog

  • MCR-PICCADILLY-LDN JACKET AND WEIR. 2018/04/16
    Next Tuesday at the usual time of 7pm see's the release of The Piccadilly anorak. This is a new popover style jacket we have made in collaboration with Weekend Offender - a further …
  • MERSEY TEES 2018/04/06
    Two new striped tees released next Monday at the usual time of 7pm (GMT)Our Mersey 'Marina' style tees. A humourous nod to the famous river that not many people know actually starts right he …
  • GEOMETRIC WEIR! 2018/03/26
    'Refuge' (noun) - a place or situation providing safety or shelter.It's also the name of a suave (after extensive renovation) bar in town (Manchester), that this geometric pat …

Pounds Magazine

  • CANVAS SHOES – OOH, GOT TO CHOOSE 2018/01/16
     Doek 〜ドゥックのズック〜Text by 川藤力也(TRA / TCM firm) 「今日はよく働いたぞ」とか、仕事休み前夜の「1週間お疲れさん」とか、自分に贅沢を許してやる際にボクが手を伸ばしがちの、スーパーの陳列棚最上段に鎮座まします末端価格380円(地元ヨーカドー調べ)を誇る「特選三之助豆腐」。家族との外食等うん千円超えのお会計にも「まぁ…そっか」と思える歳になった …
  • HE'S THE ONE, CAGOULIGAN 2017/12/23
    L4R ~Looking 4 Raindrops~Cagouligan観点からのCasual観                                          …
  • I WAS A CASUAL BEFORE YOU WAS A CASUAL 2017/10/22
    青年男子向き流行雑誌 Ollie(オーリー)平成13年7月号に目に余る見過ごすには余りある(変な表現!)ドえらい記事発見!(ま、完全に見過ごしていたのですが…)経緯は定かでないが当時グリフィンのシンガーとしてこのファッション誌に連載を持ち始めたウチの兄が先日断捨離中発見2001年スよ! コレはナイですわ~。コレは相当なスカタン積んでますよ。コレわ。けどね、読者モデルなんてものに罪はないわけですよも …