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About our brands: Kangol

About our brands: Kangol

Posted by Retro Star on 21st Jun 2022

Kangol is a British headwear company (despite its logo being the Australian kangaroo), that takes its name from its original production materials; the 'K' is from 'silk', the 'ANG' from 'angora', and … read more
About our brands: Rockmount Ranch Wear

About our brands: Rockmount Ranch Wear

Posted by Retro Star on 20th Jun 2022

Rockmount Ranch Wear was founded in 1946, its influence being maintained well into the 21st century, with its Western cowboy shirts being seen in iconic films such as Brokeback Mountain, Practical Ma … read more
About our brands: Merc London

About our brands: Merc London

Posted by Retro Star on 20th Jun 2022

Merc London began in 1967 in Carnaby street, London, on a market stall, although they soon expanded into a shop. They are firmly rooted in a youth subculture sensibility, based around music and rebel … read more
Carnaby Street in the Swinging 60s - birthplace of Merc London

Carnaby Street in the Swinging 60s - birthplace of Merc London

Posted by Retro Star on 20th Jun 2022

Carnaby Street was the epicentre for alternative subcultures like Mods, Skinheads, New Romantics, and Punks throughout the latter-half of the 20th century, being a birthplace for brands such as  … read more
Fila Vintage at Wimbledon 2021

Fila Vintage at Wimbledon 2021

Posted by Retro Star on 20th Jun 2022

Fila was heavily featured in this year's Wimbledon matches, sponsoring tennis stars Karolina Pliskova, Ashleigh Barty, Sofia Kenin, Kiki Bertens, and Timea Babos, who were all sporting new collection … read more
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