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Astorflex SS20 Footwear: Italian-Made Masterpieces
Brand-new for SS20, we’ve got a range of shoes from Astorflex – one of the most exciting brands around at the minute when it comes to suave-looking suede shoes. Astorflex: Who are they? Astorflex is an Italian footwear brand that...
ULLAC Denim x Gloverall: A Match Made in Cotton Heaven
Celebrating a joint love of creating high quality attire without damaging the planet British heritage brand Gloverall have teamed up with British-Finnish ULLAC to create a range of gender-neutral denim jackets. Sourced from the UK and Italy the denim in...
Carhartt SS20: Graphic Tees Galore, Sweats & More
A huge new load of Carhartt WIP clothing has arrived here at Yards Store, ready for spring/summer 2020. So let’s have a gander... Carhartt WIP Graphic T-Shirts Few brands do graphic tees quite as well as Carhartt does, and this...
A Closer Look - Nigel Cabourn x Peak Performance
These two outdoor heavyweights need no introduction. Two experts in outdoor gear and performance clothing get together from similar chilly latitudes to design a truly unique collab. Peak Performance only wanted to collaborate with a legend within the industry, and...
Armor Lux - A French Institution
Armor Lux is a bit of a French institution, the Bonneterie d’Armor was founded in Quimper by Walter Hubacher aged 31 in 1938, this Swiss man of Alemannic origin made a bet to create and produce high-quality underwear under the Armor...
Holubar – The Epitome Of The American Dream (And Great Jackets)
We have recently stocked up on some dead good outdoor jackets from Holubar – you can have a gander at and purchase over here. Anyway, for those that need a back-story in order to get their hands in their pockets,...
Hikerdelic - Rambling and Raving
Hikerdelic was born by merging rambling and raving into one concept. Inspired by the Peak District and the city of Manchester, Hikerdelic is only a couple of seasons old and is a perfect choice as the nights start drawing in...
Karhu - The Iconic Trainer
Karhu was born 1916 in a small workshop in down town Helsinki as “AB Sportartiklar Oy” (a bit of a mouthful!) making sports equipment from birch wood for Javelins, skis and discuses all useful stuff! They also did their first...
Topo Designs - Made For Anywhere
Jedd Rose and Mark Hanson grew up in the west of America and were always spending their time outside, they were always looking for the right gear and grew increasingly frustrated at not finding things they liked or that fit...
Edwin - The Progressive Brand
Edwin is a progressive denim brand, established in 1947 in Japan by Mr Tsunemi who had a strong passion everything denim that blends Edwin Japanese background, craftsmanship and expertise with a European contemporary flavour, vision and attitude. This season sees...
Fjällräven - Lightweight yet technical jackets
Lightweight yet technical jackets for Spring and Summer from Fjällräven. Now that Spring has finally sprung it’s time to take a look at lightweight jackets that still offer some serious protection when the weather takes the occasional turn for the...
Páramo – Wilderness to Metropolis
Páramo was founded in 1992 by Nick Brown, who disillusioned with conventional clothing and wanted something different. He observed the way mammals stay dry; he realised nature’s wise ways, whereby water is drawn away from their bodies faster than it...
Carhartt WIP: The Railroad to Street Style Icon
Carhartt WIP is one of those brands that has somehow transcended its former life as genuine workwear and become a streetwear icon. But is it such a leap from the railroad to street style? Carhartt was founded by Hamilton Carhartt...
Playing the numbers game with Fjällräven
Back during the early days of Fjällräven in the late 1960s and early 1970s, each of their products were given a unique number which is something the brand have brought back recently in the form of the Fjällräven Numbers collection....
Karhu - Kings of Finn-ovation
You know you're onto something when your sportswear brand is named after an animal that is both cute and terrifying. The bear logo is synonymous with the Finnish footwear kings at Karhu but it wasn't always the case. A little-known...