“Pellicano is a celebration of that and the attitude of the common man: to always present yourself with pride, dignity and individuality – keep your head held high,” explains Mick, proud owner of Pellicano Menswear. “With quality, ethics and individualism sitting at its core and without the hefty price-tags that go with so many of […]Continue Reading
Sir Horace is a very busy man with many creative skills. He is an established artist and was recently was commissioned to create a series of artwork to celebrate 80 years of the Beano. He is currently presenting his Japanese Vending Machines .exhibition. However, Horace is best known as the bass player with British seminal […]Continue Reading
Neil Clack – author of “Animals! : The Story of England v Argentina reviews the latest film to highlight the life of Diego Maradona. Did Diego Maradona snuff it then? I must’ve been hiking up a mountain somewhere, cut off from the world, when that happened, no doubt a result of his horrific and incurable drug […]Continue Reading
Prepare for the holidays with the latest summer playlist from former Councillor Mr Steve White, 34 years after The Style Council‘s appearance on Live Aid. Take it away Steve: ‘Everybody Loves the Sunshine’ – Roy Ayers: “Everybody’s favourite funky vibes man with a laid back touch of sunshine jazz funk.” Here at Glastonbury 2019: […]Continue Reading
Pressure Drop An elegant, cultured, summer shirt has been on the agenda for a number of years – several requests later and the procrastination has come to an end. An obvious choice would have been a polo or short sleeve button down. We have designed some wonderful long sleeve button downs, but I, in particular […]Continue Reading
Not sure if it was the classic Alfa Romeo sports car, the imposing views of Lake Como or the retro black and white filming but I was besotted with the short film produced by The Bespoke Dudes Eyewear of Milan, Italy. Actually, I was looking out for a quality sunglasses brand – one that shared […]Continue Reading
Mr Tim Vickery in conversation with Steve White (former Style Councillor and Weller sticksman) and now of ‘Hague and White’ fame. Many journos are insanely jealous of musicians. Doesn’t matter what we do as journalists, we just can’t ‘get’ people on the same level as they can. We just don’t help form identities or […]Continue Reading
Style n Stripes
The low down on the quintessential top for the high season
It is a style icon and long been a star of stage and screen, but the Breton stripe shirt is also a summer wardrobe essential.
Stolen from the French marin (sailor), and Italian gondoliers, the classic marinière has long been the preserve of pop royalty, tortured artists and smouldering matinee actors.
40 Years after The Specials first burst on to the scene with their own brand of ska, reggae and rude boy style, are truly back at the top with ‘Encore’; the band’s first official number one selling album. With calzone stuck in my throat, I took a big slug of my beer to help it […]Continue Reading
The Birth of Italian Style. With exiled fashionista & BBC South American football expert – Mr Tim Vickery I sometimes think that Pellicano was set up with me in mind. It was Karl Marx himself who accused the English of ‘silly Italianism.‘ But how, I ask, could it otherwise be, condemned as we are […]Continue Reading