Last night the annual and highly prestigious Met Gala event took place in New York. As anticipated its many high-profile guests who were honoured with an invite showed up in their madly eccentric outfit, taking on a whole different persona for the night. Each year a different costume inspired theme is put into place for the fundraising event which benefits the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. This years theme being Manus x Machina: Fashion in an age of Technology. The theme becomes more and more prominent when you see... Read More
With the biggest event in the world of Tennis under way, here at Northern Threads we have decided to take a look back at some of those classic Wimbledon looks once sported by some of the greats. Bjorn Borg is categorically known as Sweden’s best ever tennis player and is arguably one of the greatest of all time. The first man to win 11 grand slams and 5 consecutive Wimbledon titles. The main sponsor for the man himself was classic 80’s casual brand Fila, and Bjorg claiming his first Wimbledon... Read More
Festival season is well and truely upon us with the mother of all festivals, Glastonbury, kicking things off this week in Somerset from the 24th – 28th of June. This five-day music festival has played host to some of the world’s most iconic musicians from the likes of The Rolling Stones, through to Kanye West, Arcade Fire and Oasis, the list truely does go on! We’ve compiled some pieces inspiered by Northern Threads’ favourite style icons from over the decades of Britains best known festival.
Transformers 4: Age of Extinction is the sequel to the Ehren Kruger films, following the conclusion of ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ Decepticions and Autobots have disappeared. A group of ingenious, intelligent and powerful businessmen and scientists attempt to discover and learn from the past Transformer incursions and push the boundaries beyond they’re control. Meanwhile an ancient powerful Transformer sets Earth in its path of destruction. In cinemas 5th of July.
Frank Ocean, best known for his music career has a unique sense of style. His debut album ‘Channel Orange’ was realised in July 2012 since then Ocean has been a musical sensation. He’s worked with some of best and well-known artists in the business such as Beyonce, Beiber, Nas, Brandy, John Legend and Pharrel Williams. With over 20k followers on Twitter, Frank Ocean is a social media phenomenon.
Internet sensation Nick Wooster has been on the fashion scene for 3 decades. At 52 he has worked for over 12 different fashion houses tapping into many areas of the field; Director, President and Designer to name a few. His edgy smart tailored look hasn’t gone unnoticed by bloggers and social media sites. Check out his look here!
Alex Pettyfer has been a hit with the ladies since his early modelling days as a kid model for Gap’s children’s wear range. He later went on to model for several advertisement campaigns for Burberry – no stranger to the fashion world! Since his modelling days Alex went onto star in Alex Rider:Stormbreaker which was the breakthrough film that set alight his acting career. Since then he has been a fashion icon for the males of his generation.
One of Britain’s finest exports, Ewan McGregor is a gent worth following for style advice and with good reason. Like a fine wine or a solid Scotch, he refines and matures with age. He’s always had a slightly off-kilter sense of style that’s set him apart from the other conveyor belt male actors of his generation and that’s his appeal. Also as he’s gotten older he’s developed a taste for certain key items that he likes to work into any outfit in possible i.e. sturdy boots for riding his motorcycles... Read More
He’s one of the best-dressed British men around right now. Here, we look at some of his best outfits and how you can replicate them. He’s regularly featured in the pages of GQ magazine for being such a sharp dresser and he can be seen frequenting the front row of virtually every men’s fashion week show in London. So he knows a thing or two when it comes to dressing well. Like all modern men he is able to look equally as good when sporting a casual look as when... Read More
“Effortless cool” many men strive to achieve it but only a select few have it. Pharrell Williams is one of these few fortunate men. He’s came back onto a lot of people’s radars recently by appearing on the new Daft Punk track ‘Get Lucky’. Not only that, but we just began stocking one of his clothing ranges – ICECREAM. So this gave us a double reason to focus the attention of our latest Style File on him. To catch up on previous Style Files, click here. His style really started... Read More