Watch Trailer The best thing about being a part of a brand with such a rich history are the stories that shaped our future. A little know fact is that Legendary British Designer Alexander McQueen used to be a part of the Red or Dead team. Alexander or Lee as as he was know back then, had an chance encounter with John McKitterick who Designed for Red or Dead at the time. John Described Lee as a “very shy man, very unassuming” but he was very impressed by Lee’s work,... Read More
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In March of this year. The Red or Dead team worked alongside Kickers and presented a Footwear Design Masterclass at Wolverhampton University for the Sorrell Foundation Charity. We were blown away by ideas that the kids came up with and we were delighted to be invited to the awards ceremony at Somerset House in June. Five of the best designs were made into shoes by the Kickers team and exhibited at the awards. Our very own Laura Allcott and Denzel Currie gave out awards to all the students involved... Read More
A mini adventure to Iceland- I finally managed to tick Iceland off my bucket list. This beautiful country- with its volcanic earth, vast light and massive skies didn’t disappoint. Reykjavik is a cool multicultural fascinating city. Vikings, fish and were the earths magical wonders congregate. Must do’s are: Swimming pools- they love the water Hallgrimskirkja church- towering over the city. Worth going to the top of the tower in the lift.Puffin and whale tours out of the harbour. Saw loads of puffins – not one flippin whale! Haria concert hall.... Read More
The V&A certainly knows how to put on a show.. The Floyd retrospective doesn’t fail on any level. A psychedelic journey through time- starting with the bands meeting there hand painted white flash van, taking us on a journey in to the entwined lives of band members there relationships with each other. The lyrics, instruments and then to top it all of their social comment and theatrical performances. A must see not only for the die hard fan but for the non initiated.
Anna Sui a Personal design legend of mine and her store a Mecca of many a purchase whilst I’ve been in NYC. So imagine my delight when I visited the World Of Anna Sui exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum, Bermondsey street London. https://www.ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/the-world-of-anna-sui/ The exhibition is Split into recurring reference points in Sui’s nearly 30-year fashion career. Including Fairytale, Nomad, Victorian, Mod, Punk, Grunge, Androgyny, Americana, Surfer and Schoolgirl, On rising podiums, in a room that mirrors the aesthetic of Sui’s Big Apple boutique (“the red floor, the purple walls, the black lacquered furniture,” ) and which is... Read More
One of the best things about being an established fashion brand is getting invited to look at all the exciting new talent. This Friday we went to Fashion Scouts London at the beautiful Freemason’s hall for a whole day to get our fashion fix. We were wowed by Angus Chiang’s eclectic gender fluid mens collection, stunned by “Krasimira Stoyneva‘s” bold prints and inspired by the self ware expressiveness of “Orange Culture” to name a few. And because we love our blog readers so much we took a bunch of exclusive snaps just for you, enjoy!
I managed to break away from my desk Friday afternoon to visit just a small section of London Design week- 22-25 September. A festival that really does provide a stage for companies, individuals, organisations, and nations to showcase a diversity of, research, developments ranging from practical, commercial, flamboyant, conceptual and radical design. The festival is set up within different design district across London- so quite impossible to do in one day (let alone an afternoon) So I hit on The Shoreditch Design Triangle. http://www.londondesignfair.co.uk My highlights are: http://rothschildbickers.com falling over their pop up... Read More