Three things artists tell us about making it on social media

by Jess Wilby on

We've been collaborating with some incredible artists to bring you unique jackets, but it isn't just their creativity that artists share with us - it's also their insights....

Time Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

by Rik Arron on

“Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't...

Consistency is key

by Jess Wilby on

If you read any business books you'll no doubt hear the phrase 'the hardest step is the first one' or 'the biggest task is getting started' - but...

The simple magic of turning SHOULD into COULD.

by Rik Arron on

You should be more successful. You should be wealthier. You should be happier. You should work harder. You should be a better friend, son, daughter, mum or dad....

The highs and lows of running a creative business

by Rik Arron on

We run two businesses from the same premises here in Manchester. One is a wholesale business that supplies outerwear to online retailers and the high street, and the...

How do you write about art?

by Jess Wilby on

Writing about art goes two different ways. You can either take what I like to call the 'airy-fairy' route or the newsworthy route. We like the 'airy-fairy' route...

If you're looking for permission, this is it.

by Jess Wilby on

Most of us have a clear idea of how we want to be seen, by ourselves and by others. Not many of us have the mindset to really...

We Are All Outsiders On The Inside

by Rik Arron on

If you were to ask most people if they felt that they belonged somewhere, besides looking at you strangely, I would hazard a guess that most people would...

Why are creatives so bad at handling criticism?

by Jess Wilby on

Any content creator, online or offline, will know that eventually one day someone will come along who dislikes your work. They'll no doubt have a personal reason that...

The influencer only street art was a great idea - here’s why

by Jess Wilby on

When I was younger, I viewed art as something exclusive. In my mind there was a very clear difference between art in a museum and everything else. Art,...