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12/10/2017

JACK WOLFSKIN | AW17 Collection

  ‘We Are At Home Outdoors’. The JACK WOLFSKIN brand motto that perfectly sums up their passion for creating exceptional products. Driven by new ideas and improving the small details, this is well reflected in their Autumn/Winter 17 collection. Showcasing the very latest in thermal and insulating technology, each jacket is a prime example of when functionality meets comfort.                                                              ... Read More

21/08/2017

AW17 CP Company Collection Has Landed

The AW17 drops are beginning to arrive and the first collection to burst through Northern Threads doors is by the highly sought after terracewear brand, CP Company. Once again they make their much anticipated return with the iconic CP Goggle emblem. The brands core ethos for over 40 years remains to be Function and Use, which is clearly reflected in their garments. It is the source of inspiration for the designs of this years Autumn/Winter collection. The key element of style has always been military uniforms coupled with work suits which they... Read More

21/08/2017

Grenson | The Good Shoe

For over 150 years, Grenson have been producing the finest hand made shoes originally starting out in Rushden, Northamptonshire. Founder William Green quickly saw business grow and quickly outgrew the small humble beginnings that he started with. Duty called Grenson as they were chosen to make boots & shoes for the soldiers of WW1 & WW2 for both British & Allied troops with over 500 workers in their factory producing footwear to be shipped out and issued amongst troops. Fast forward to the modern day and Grenson’s reputation as a... Read More

09/08/2017
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The Premier League Preview & Predictions

Come Friday the 11th of August, the long wait will be over for all those that have missed the best league in world. With no major international tournaments occurring this summer, football fans up & down the country have been counting the days for the return of the Premier League. Money has been spent across the board with fee’s exceeding £873 million at the time of writing, this year is geared up to be the most competitive of all time. Below we have our predictions for who will finish where in... Read More

03/08/2017
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The Skybet Championship | Our Prediction

Unfortunately for some parts of the North East, the 2016/2017 season was one to forget with both Sunderland & Middlesbrough being relegated from the Premier League while Newcastle waited till the last day and the last minute with some help from Aston Villa, to secure promotion, the league title and the bragging rights for the next season.   The Teesiders have spent big this summer both on & off the pitch with the addition of £40 million in players and a new manager in Gary Monk who brings new, young... Read More

24/07/2017
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The Art of the Football Shirt Exhibition

        Jacket Required have partnered with Culture Historian and author of A Lover’s Guide to Football Shirts, Neal Heard to present a very special 2 day exhibition to celebrate football shirts from a fashion perspective. Over time the iconic football shirt has graduated from the worlds pitches into the world of streetwear, becoming a fashion statement. Curator and passionate fanatic, Neal Heard shares his wisdom on the topic and explains how this transcendence occurred. He takes us back in time with some very nostalgic pieces which people... Read More

19/07/2017

adidas Originals | Stan Smith

Back in 1971, a relatively newly turned Pro Tennis player from South Carolina was making waves through the tennis circuit. His name; Stanley Roger Smith aka Stan Smith. The shoe that has been bought over 40 Million times was created in honor of the American who’s achievements include winning the US Open in 1971 & Wimbledon the following year. The shoe is clean and simple and much like what was used on centre court green’s back in the 70’s however its practicality on the tennis court nowadays would be questionable... Read More

01/07/2017

Wimbledon | Top 5 Moments

Wimbledon, the biggest sporting event in the country. Bringing in just under half a million visitors every year, the competition begins again on the 3rd of July for the 131st time. But what are the most shocking and memorable moments of the tournament since it began? 1. Streaker Alert! Back in 1996 during the men’s singles final between Malivai Washington and Richard Krajicek, 23 year old student Melissa Johnson ran across the court wearing nothing but a mini apron. Washington said “I saw thee things wobbling around and jeez, she... Read More

28/06/2017

Songs You Need To Listen To | Latest Music

The music industry is booming this month, with classic artists bringing out a variety of new songs just in time for the last stretch of summer. So what tunes do you need to be adding to your playlist? Wall Of Glass – Liam Gallagher Famous for leading bands Oasis and Beady Eye, Liam Gallagher made his debut as a solo artist at the memorable One Love Manchester Concert, which was in honour of the victims of the Manchester bombings on May 22nd. With 11 million people watching, he walked on... Read More

21/06/2017
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BW Army | New Release

adidas Originals, a contemporary line of casual sports clothing features a vast selection of urban t-shirts, footwear, accessories and more. The flattering lines that are inherent to adidas Originals’ design aesthetic are guaranteed to complement every style and taste. However, this season, they are returning back to their roots and re-introducing the BW Army trainers. Coming in either white or core black, these trainers first originated in the 1970’s, when they were produced by adidas for the German army. However street style soon caught up and these trainers have been a major... Read More