Back in late 2016, we launched what our first ever Limited Edition watch. Based on Tom Sayers, a champion bare-knuckle boxer from Camden, it was a steel No.88 with a black dial limited to 200 pieces, and we loved it.
Produced in four batches of 50, each batch sold out fast, and ever since we have received emails and messages asking us if by any chance we've held any back (we haven't), or even if it was possible buy our very own edition (it isn't).
Recently one of our favourite magazines, Courier, held their second annual ‘Courier Live’ event at Republic London.
It was a great day featuring a ton of cool business, from jacket makers who sell out within minutes, to healthy juices and brutally honest greetings cards. If you weren’t able to go then we thoroughly recommend joining next year.
If you know anything about Camden Market, you probably already know that it’s a hub for vintage and alternative fashion. Camden Market is, and was, one of the best places to go for independent fashion brands, well-kept vintage pieces, and alternative style.
From mod to punk, cybergoth to bohemia, modern and vintage fashion blended together, inspired by the music and culture coming out of Camden.
We believe a meaningful collaboration requires three things:
1. A sharing of the the same values
2. Different yet complementary skills
3. A purpose and reason to exist
And from the word go, we've been looking to partner with a charity that fits this brief. When Camden Giving approached us about their 'Future Changemakers' programme, we knew instantly this was a purposeful project that we wanted to be part of.
A year ago we began sponsoring Scarpa Racing - a grassroots female race team based in London. This winter, Olivia Campbell (one of the five riders) built her very own bike. We love considered and crafted design, so we sat down with Olivia to talk about the process and all of the small details that will make this bike truly one of a kind.
At the beginning of the month, we ran our first ever immersive event along with our friends A Door In A Wall. The plot, puzzles and organisation were all sorted by them while we poured our little hearts into designing all the paraphernalia around the event.
Take a peek at some snaps below and find out our top tips for running an event, or take a closer look at the watch that inspired it here.
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