August, 2015

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The Buffalo effect continues

To mark the thirtieth anniversary of Buffalo, Jamie Morgan and Barry Kamen have joined forces with Dr Martens to create a contemporary interpretation of…

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X Ray Colour Inspiration

Photographer Roy Livingston is inspired by electromagnetic radiation in his colorful series, X-Ray Visions. Using alarm clocks, robots, toys and radios, he reveals their coloured interiors using  X-Ray cross-sections….

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Accessory Trend: Sticker Luxe

Luxury accessories brand Anya Hindmarsh have recently had huge success with their range of luxury leather stickers. Designed in collaboration with Charlotte Stockdale and Katie Lyall’s…

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Advanced Style: Men

Ari Seth Cohen from Advanced Style has turned his attention to older men in his latest film released last week on USP: Older style icons…


Genderless colour Inspiration:

South African designer Lukhanyo Mdingi‘s Spring/Summer 2016 collection titled Taintless, is a take on Japanese design techniques, which he describes as ‘clothes for the for the individual,…


A/W 16/17 USP Colour Trends

Our A/W Colour analysis is now available. Presented in physical and digital form, our seasonal forecasts are presented in-house, downloaded as pdfs, or uploaded to your very own…


Colour inspiration: Nadia Lee Cohen

Photographer Nadis Lee Cohen‘s work is kitsch yet sinister and is inspired by cinema and cinematic photographers. She recently told It’s Nice That, “anything focusing around…