Archive

2015

17/02/2015

! Ashley Williams x Red or Dead Launches in store TODAY !

So. Are you ready? The first instalment of our two-part capsule collection of footwear with designer, Ashley Williams, launches exclusively in schuh stores TODAY! The seven piece range, entitled the #MakingMovies collection, stems from a synonymous love of kitsch, pop culture, and design and print. The footwear itself has influences from Red or Dead’s catwalk 90’s and 00’s archive; the vinyl Space Baby boot, Rainbow Heel, and Prisoner Print. Williams described the collection as based on ‘girls who live their lives through the movies’. Nostalgic, classic, aspirational, and yet with a pop twist.... Read More

12/02/2015

Art Inspo: The Connor Brothers

Franklyn and Brendan Connor were brought up in California, USA. Their childhood however was other than the norm, having been brought up under the controversial Christian group, ‘The Family’, started by David Berg. It takes its roots from the hippie movement in the 60’s, and is based around the notion of sharing love endlessly – but often without acknowledgement of traditions or norms held in the current society. Berg himself believed the idea of  ‘love the sinner, but hate the sin’ [1].  The group sheltered the Connor boys from outside the community confines,... Read More

26/01/2015

Red or Dead’s AW14/15 NO.1 TOP TREND

FUR FUR FUR… (Mixed with a little bit of knitwear too of course). Fur is the quick and easy way to glam up any outfit, and it’s all about keeping you warm! This winter, it’s about big and bold colourful statements of fur – particularly oversized coats and jackets – and to raunch it up a little, hairy accessories like fur collars and bags. It’s fun and fluffy, and will always come back round in the ever-revolving wheel of fashion trends. It was on nearly every catwalk, and will be in any... Read More

16/01/2015

Red or Dead’s Top 5 Men’s Fashion Blogs

1. Mademoiselle Robot A fashion blog by Parisian – but London based – Laetitia Wajnapel. Mademoiselle Robot has it all; fashion (men’s and women’s), lifestyle, travel, inspiration, interviews, and the list goes on. It’s a mix of urban and classic styles, so no matter what your taste, you’ll find something to suit. Its clean, cool, and concise in its visuals, and varied  in its content. Definitely worth your scrolling time. 2. Individualism A group of seriously stylish guys have created a hub of menswear fashion inspiration. With lots of street and personal styling,... Read More

13/01/2015

Here’s to 2015

Who read that hilarious article from the Huffington Post Online? ‘21 Things To Stop Giving A Shit About In 2015‘.  We loved it here at ROD HQ, so we’ve decided to pull a few new year’s notes together that we want to follow in 2015! Tell us what you think… Strong, not Skinny Okay, so let’s face it, most of us would love to lose those extra pounds and be able to to squeeze into those size 6 jeans… But truth be told, skinny is slowly making it’s way out of the desired... Read More

07/01/2015

Red or Dead’s getting hitched…

Well not quite… But we’re talking all things wedding related at RoD HQ, with our marketing exec’s wedding just 3 months away. After much debate over a cuppa and a cheeky hobnob, here’s our top 5 celeb wedding dresses…of all time! At number 5, it has to be the very beautiful Kate Bosworth, for the sheer simplicity and elegance of this dress, designed by Oscar de la Renta! Her simple hair and make-up off set this fit-for-a-princess gown and give it an edge (and when you’re that naturally beautiful, who needs false... Read More