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
The Breton Cap -Style Icon? John Lennon, Jeremy Corbyn and Paul Weller cannot all be wrong! As with many items: denim work trousers, the duffel coat and popover shirt to name a few , the Breton mariners cap started as a functional, utilitarian piece which has transcended its original design brief. “Caps of […]Continue Reading
Tim Vickery : exiled fashionista and BBC South American football expert talks James Bond and the style of Intelligence Sock it to ’em TV … After the disastrous Suez military campaign of 1956, beleaguered Prime Minister Anthony Eden took refuge in some rest and recuperation at ‘Goldeneye,’ the Jamaican house of Ian Fleming, creator of […]Continue Reading
It’s a busy life, snapping the Giro d’Italia, but Scott Mitchell – official photographer to Sir Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish and presently Team Dimension Data -took time out to discuss all things mod, cycling and photography with Pellicano. Scott, for those who don’t already know you … “I’m a cycling photographer with a fine art […]Continue Reading