April, 2013

Bag No. 199

ATELIER DE L’ARMÉE – Port Betaald Amsterdam BAG No. 199  Outside: Belgian army camouflage PGU tent. Deadstock cowhide leather. Inside: 1977 Dutch army thermo pant. Dutch army PGU tent. Japanese selvage denim pocket and deadstock cowhide pocket. Additional: Swiss army rifle sling handles. Deadstock vislon zipper. Rivetted stress points. French army leather rifle sling, detachable strap. This […]

Loft Trading Spring Styling 03

Products on show… Loft Trading – Ormeau Avenue Necktie and Pocket Square – www.loft-trading.com Gitman Vintage – Blue Linen Chambray Button Down Shirt – www.gitmanvintage.com Paul Smith – Belt, Shoes and Socks – www.paulsmith.co.uk Paul Smith Red Ear – Navy Lightweight 2 Piece Suit (from The Bureau Belfast)  – www.paulsmith.co.uk Carrera – Sunglasses – www.carreraworld.com (Click on the photographs to […]

Loft Trading Spring Styling 02

Products on show… Loft Trading – Exchange Place Bandana – www.loft-trading.com Engineered Garments Workaday – Grey Hell’s Kitchen Crossing Crew Tee – www.thebureaubelfast.com CP Company – Belt and Wallet – www.cpcompany.co.uk Case Scenario – iPhone 4s Cover  – www.case-scenario.com Paul Smith Red Ear – Selvege Indigo Jeans (Limited to 100 pieces) – www.paulsmith.co.uk Uniform Wares – 251 Series Watch finished […]

The SS/13 Streets

All of the Spring/Summer 13 pieces are named after streets in Belfast. Here is a quick snap shot of each street sign… Clarence Street – located in the Linen Quarter Joy Street – located in the Linen Quarter Ormeau Avenue – located in the Linen Quarter Pottinger’s Entry – located in the Cathedral Quarter Pottinger’s […]

Loft Trading Spring Styling 01

Products on show… Loft Trading – York Street Bandana and Exchange Place Pocket Square – www.loft-trading.com CP Company – Shorts, Belt and Pocket Tee – www.cpcompany.co.uk Paul Smith Red Ear – Hashbury Boating Shoes – www.paulsmith.co.uk Uniform Wares – 251 Series Watch finished in PVD Coated Satin Gold with Black Leather Strap – www.uniformwares.com (Click […]

Weaving in 1907…

Loft visited the Ulster Folk Museum on Monday 1st April. The most interesting bit was the draper’s shop, R.J.SLOANE, based directly on the original from Kilkeel in Co. Down. We saw the drapery shop as it would have been around 1907, complete with the weaver at work in the ‘shed’ at the rear of the shop. […]