August is here and it’s bringing a hitlist of new lifestyle trends that are certified 100% fresh. From free VIP tickets to Europe’s biggest hip hop festival to 49 Palms, an exclusive line from London-based designer Patrick Schmidt, there’s plenty here for you to get excited about. And if none of that floats your boat, Brent’s back and so is the Premier League.
Sometimes being on-trend means buying a whole new wardrobe, other times it couldn’t be easier. Take the time this month to try tucking in your tee – just make sure it isn’t in your boxers.
The preemo choice for streetwear fanatics, our washed out baseball caps are the perfect finishing touch for summer looks. Just add distressed denim shorts and tube socks for an on-point retro look.
Panting like a hot dog when you’re sitting in a meeting isn’t going to help much when bonus season gets here. We understand it’s hot, but your boss probably won’t. Explore our range of lightweight smarts to stay sharp no matter what the summer throws at you.
‘"When people say to me: would you rather be thought of as a funny man or a great boss? My answer's always the same, to me, they're not mutually exclusive."
Just like the wheel, some things just aren’t worth reinventing. These throwback shapes have been on-point since the 1950s and they’re still going strong. Just remember, if they were good enough for James Dean and his ilk, they’re good enough for you.
Founded by three Aussie brothers with a passion for surfing, skateboarding and all things X-treme, GLOBE is the easy going streetwear label you need in your suitcase. From printed vests to beach-ready boardshorts, these are ideal for your next trip abroad.
The upcoming season has got something of Battle Royale about it. Guardiola, Mourinho, Klopp, Wenger and Pochettino will wage war with a view to winning the title, and we haven't even mentioned last season's victors, Leicester City, or the newly moneyed and managed Everton. We. Can't. Wait.
Picture this: you’re on holiday and spy the woman of your dreams. You walk out of the sea, Daniel Craig-esq, only to reveal a pair of badly fitting, fluorescent tropical print boardshorts. It’s not a great look, so sort it out with a pair of premium swimming trunks.
The brainchild of London-based designer Patrick Schmidt, ’49 Palms’ is a highly limited capsule collection that’s exclusive to Topman. Fresh off the back of working with Element Skateboards and exhibiting in the V&A, Patrick’s edit of tops will showcase his streetwear influenced designs and off-kilter illustrations.
Hosting everyone from mid 90s icons like Method Man and Redman to contemporary artists like Anderson .Paak and Wiley, Hip Hop Kemp is not to be missed. And – lucky you – we’ve got two tickets to give away. Head to the blog to be in with a chance of going to Europe’s biggest rap festival.