As part of our collaboration with Benjamin Craven we asked Ben to take our seven best selling shoes and “pimp” them in his own style. Billie Jean Jade Mountain Mr Briggs Boot ii Mr Crooks Red Velvet Rosie We really wanted to celebrate our footwear and so we thought it would be a brilliant idea to fill the process of ben painting our wears. So we packed up all our things and moved into Ben’s Studio. for three days all Red or Dead operations happened out of a small... Read More
One of the many perks of having such amazing product is being able to proudly launch them alongside the other brands carried by our partner Schuh. Our super talented mens footwear designer Danny and our lovely buyer James have done such a great job making our mens shoes one of the things we are most proud of here at ROD towers. We had such a great time at the Schuh mens footwear launch and we just can’t wait for our new shoes to hit stores very soon.
We love a good archive print at Red or Dead and since we have so many we thought to ourselves “why not turn them into badges?” and so it began! But whats a good badge without a charity shop denim jack? Our Autumn/Winter Schuh photoshoot is going to be one of our best to date. Combining all of our old prints with our new shoes. We can’t wait to share the results with you guys so keep your eyes peeled.
For your fries only… working through the concepts for our brand new Red or Dead website and – Oh my Cod…we have fallen in love with the idea of a good Brit take-away! Plus the Red or Dead team live on the stuff and we are the knowledge when it comes to a good fish and chip, saveloy and mushy pea.So a topic close to our hearts and stomachs… watch this plaice!
With the second installment of our Ashley Williams collaboration having just hit Schuh stores last week, we have a chat with the NEWGEN design talent herself to find out all about the range, its influences and inspiration… Hot on the heels of our Spring/Summer collection with Ashley, which saw RED OR DEAD’s first return to the catwalk in over a decade, comes the highly-anticipated Autumn/Winter collection, named #ImproveYourImage. United by our mutual affection for pop culture and like-minded irreverent attitude, Ashley is the ULTIMATE Red or Dead partner in crime... Read More
Tuesday 24th February 2015, and the likes of Alice Dellal and Georgia May Jagger are walking the catwalk at Ashley Williams’ AW15 collection show, held at Somerset House, London. Stars like Alexa Chung, Pixie Geldof turned up to support the emerging star. But more importantly, the show – named Last Chance To Escape Planet Earth – featured these style icons wearing RED OR DEAD shoes. As the second instalment of our two season collaboration with Williams, we debuted two new styles: a glam, star studded five-strap patent stiletto with sharp pointed toe (named Hannah,... Read More
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
Embellishment. Lovely, lovely embellishment. The Christmas period is about all that sparkles, so its no surprise really that it was all over the catwalks. Christmas parties and new year’s outfits have loads of inspiration. If you read our number 3 in the countdown, it was heavily based around empowering clothing and strong statements. Although the glitz and glam of diamanté is typically associated with delicacy and daintiness, this season we are talking about BOLD ornamentation. Large 3D florals sparkled their way over dresses, and extreme embroidery twisted its way over... Read More
Nude, lilac, cream and rose What is this trend, do you suppose? It’s fresh, and cool, and easy to wear For those who are tanned, and those who are fair Subtle colours, and subdued tones, But still very feminine, you’ll definitely glow Paired with natural hair and face You’ll have people staring all over the place Contrasting with those chilly winter nights A bold jacket and dress, will definitely be right In case you hadn’t guessed, it’s pastels galore What about this trend, couldn’t you adore?! [All images from style.com; Red... Read More