Mr G's Journal

History of the Parka

Parka coats have always been the most well-known piece of clothing in menswear. The parka usage has been for functional it's been known to be comfortable, the style has always been seen as a main part for the youth culture i.e subcultural and the quality of cloth.

So how did The Parka in menswear history become the most famous coat?  

The birth of the Parka: 

The Parka roots are from Canda and it  was originally made from Cariboni with Seal oil, invented by the Caribou Inuit, in the Canadian Arctic, which was developed and made for the means of warmth, protection from...

Podcast on Menswear a must Listen to

Handcut Radio by Aleks Cvetkovic a series of podcast chats with industry people of menswear. Chats about menswear business, brands, influencers, and menswear fashion/ style. Applause to Aleks for bringing interesting topics of chat that you will not get bored off! Well done Aleks from us all:) 

Available on Spotify - Apple - Stitcher 




Charles In Italy at Milano Unica

It was Great coming across on Instagram of our Charles Coat on display in Italy textile fair by AW Hainsworth who were presenting their fabric as well as showcasing Charles Tailored Coat which is made from their fabric. Thankyou to AW Hainsworth.





Summer Evenings in North London

Places that we would recommend after work and weekends have to be Kings Cross Coal Drops Yard.

Food, entertainment, upcoming art & clothing/ accessories  brands it's a place to be for those summer evenings to catch up with friends, shop, eat, watch a film, listen to live music  basically the vibe of North London this summer 



issue 8: A Happy 2019!

Happy New Year! and a massive thank you for being with us on this journey as we have amazing things to do in 2019 and as your with us on this journey it sure to be full of fun!