Making the cut this week; Marcel Dettmann picks his favourite records to play out and why, David Brunetti shoots brilliant portraits of the young boxers at West Ham Boys Club, and founder of Visvim, Hiroki Nakamura, discusses the importance of moccasins and the FBT shoe.
Neighborhood and Carhartt have released lookbook images from their upcoming collaboration collection. The first time the two brands have come together to produce an entire line, the collection utilises Neighborhood’s iconic leopard print across a range of classic Carhartt silhouettes. A meeting of attitude, quality and traditional craftsmanship, pillars of each brands aesthetic, means this collaboration is one not to be missed. You can expect select pieces to arrive at The Goodhood Store in the coming weeks.
Well, it’s official. If you haven’t heard already, we are moving. Our little Coronet Street store is getting a little bigger. This Friday, 15th August, The Goodhood Store and The Goodhood Life Store will operate their final day in our current location before reconvening at our new space around the corner. So this week, come down and pay your respects otherwise we will see you on the other side…
Time is flying by as we’re well into August already. Week two includes Spanish illustrator Puno’s brilliant work from his latest exhibition, street photographer Daniel Arnold has a whole heap of fascinating new work to gaze at and the one and only Gasius kicks off Champ Magazine’s new mix series with some aural inspiration. ‘Til next time.
And all of a sudden it’s August. Some more brilliant stuff for you this week; Fact Magazine gather a host of artists to detail their favourite record from Blue Note’s catalogue, Jeff Staple chats with Common in the latest edition of his 1-2-1 series, and 032c looks back on the incredible public art of AIDS activism in the late 70’s and 80’s.
Bond International in Soho was the go to men’s clothing store in London until its untimely closure. Some old mail order catalogues from this London institution have been revived on Flickr thanks to Sofarok, featuring some great graphics, brands that you may recognize, and others that have come and gone. Check out this fascinating throw back look at a piece of real London history and check the full set via the link to the right.
Congratulations to the two winners of our #wheredoyouwear Instagram competition. Our personal favourite was @kieranpeels and his post all the way from Beirut, and @gpwer got the most likes on his fresh pic. Both win £250 to spend at the Goodhood Store. Thanks to everyone who entered!
Some brilliant stuff this week. Making the grade are these truly stunning posters by Gunter Rambow, a Japanese artist sends plants into space with beautiful results and Alejandro Chaskielberg takes surreal photos of locals working the Parana River Delta in Argentina using only moonlight. Also this week we’ve got a nifty bit of bonus listening for the weekend courtesy of Gerry Read, who has remixed the entirety of Lootpack’s classic album, ‘Soundpieces: Da Antidote’.