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Gnome Sweet Gnome

The bearded, pipe smoking, pointy hat wearing garden gnome has been a fully-fledged member of the botanical scene for years. Apparently, this iconic creature of folklore legend lived under toadstools amongst fairies. Famous for their hunched backs and generally deformed appearance, our medieval ancestors commonly believed that they were lead by King Gob, the ruler […]

Tartan-tastic Tees and Trews

It’s more Scottish than a plate of steaming haggis, and like those Sunday night re-runs of Monarch of the Glen: tartan is back, and this time it’s got checks appeal. Whether it’s “preppy”, “grunge chic” or a “twist on traditional Nordic styling”(??!!) I’m not quite sure, but I do know that fortunately you don’t have […]

Latest celeb to launch a clothing line

So what can’t Pharrell Williams do!? Produce, rap, dance and now design clothes! Last Wednesday saw the launch of his two new clothing lines Billionaires Boys Club and Ice cream. So far only Harvey Nicholls has the exclusive stock! According to Pharrell the inspiration for the first collection came from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s […]

Sex and the City!

The 28th May 2008 was a date that’d been in in my diary for some time. After never missing a single episode, and watching continuous repeats in DVD, the SATC movie was a major must see! In a rumoured 300 costume changes in 148 minutes, the ever stylish Ms Bradshaw also dons a one-colour printed […]


We all know that personalisation is the new buzz in the business world and SweetskinZ is tire company with a difference (and a very well designed website). They are “rocking rubber with a blitz of color and reflectivity” and looking to branch into other sectors including shoes and apparel. SweetskinZ launched in 1999 with the […]

Fashion Made Fair

Excuse the lack of blogging over the past week, I left London for a short break in France and have come back bursting with new ideas for blog articles. To kick off, I should bring your attention to a local event, almost a stone’s throw from Zeus House, called Fashion Made Fair. I quote: This […]

Hong Kong Tailor

A trip to the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament left me reflecting on the state of my wardrobe. Despite being involved in the t-shirt printing industry, it does not mean I come into work every day sporting a Gildan Ultra T-Shirt or whatever is lying around the samples cupboard (though I do confess I am […]