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Posts written during 'April 2013'

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In Focus - The George Cox Monkey Boot

Maroon Boot Cut Out 

The George Cox Monkey Boot - click here to view

This week, we're pleased to introduce the George Cox Monkey Boot as part of our ongoing Friends of Fred project. Handmade at the company's Northamptonshire factory, these 14-hole lace ups have been crafted in high shine leather that develops its own individual character over time, improving with age.

Monkey Boot Mens 1

Originally designed as a standard issue army boot, the Monkey Boot has been adopted by various subcultures throughout the decades, originally picked up by the late 60s mods before becoming a firm favourite with both men and women on the skinhead scene.

Monkey Boot Group 2

The boot's unique shape hugs the ankle and tapers to the toe, making it ideal teamed with straight leg denim and a classic gingham shirt or Harrington jacket. The George Cox style features a leather lining, dual branding on the inner sock and an additional pair of yellow laces to add a pop of colour if preferred. Available in maroon or black colour options, in UK sizes 6-11.

Shop the latest Friends of Fred Collection online here, or find your nearest Laurel Wreath Collection shop.

Exactitudes at the Tate Modern

Photographer Ari Versluis and profiler Ellie Uyttenbroek will visit the Hyperlink Festival at London's Tate Modern this weekend, hosting two workshops alongside an open casting call to be a part of the duo's latest piece of work. Working as 'The Exactitudes' since 1994, Ari and Ellie have long been inspired by the dress codes adopted by various social groups, adopting an almost scientific approach to their archiving of street fashions.

Fp Exactitudes 03

The creative partners are one of the contributors to our 60 Year Anniversary Gallery, creating a unique customisation of our iconic Fred Perry shirt with multiple embroidered Laurel Wreaths on the chest. Join the duo at the Tate Modern this Saturday, to learn about their techniques and see a live portrait session with members of the public.

The Exactitudes photography workshops will take place this Sunday 28th April at the Clore Studio, Tate Modern, London. Find out more about the three day Hyperlink Festival here.

www.tate.org.uk

www.exactitudes.com

Tips on the Street - London

The Re-issues Collection comes into focus this week, with two outfits photographed at our Seven Dials Laurel Wreath Collection shop in London.

Charlotte 7d

Charlotte wears the classic gingham short sleeve shirt, layered under the pure wool cardigan. Both available as part of our women's Re-issues Collection.

Luke 7d

Luke wears the made in England Harrington jacket layered over this season's button down tartan shirt. All pieces are available online and in our Laurel Wreath Collection shops now.

Follow the Seven Dials team on Instagram at: @fredperrysevendials