Sunday, August 14th, 2011

12:00 pm

Albam Laurence Shirt


Albam’s madras influenced short sleeved shirt gives a summery nod to Take Ivy casual. The usual Albam attention to detail comes in the form of oxford lined chest pockets, collar tabs and Japanese woven cotton. Slim and straight the Laurence…

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Monday, May 23rd, 2011

3:30 pm

Albam Trackpants

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Apologies in advance, but tracksuit bottoms aren’t going anywhere. We’ve heard that quote about tracksuit bottoms being a sign that you’ve given up on life but we disagree. If anything, it’s  a sign that you love life so much you…

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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

2:00 pm

Selectism Sessions | Albam

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We first interviewed Albam back in August of 2009 and at that time, it was still a relatively small company, although they had struck a chord with a wide audience. Fast forward two years and they’re seen as the frontrunners…

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

9:37 am

Albam Baseball Sweatshirt

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Albam continues to churn out the quality basics with this olive sweatshirt. We’ve not seen many quality olive sweatshirts about, so it’d be a worthy addition to your sweatshirt collection. It’d make a change from all those grey versions in…

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Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

3:30 pm

Albam Shetland Knit

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There’s been a war of the crewnecks going on outside (that no one is safe from). It’s  a war that’s predicted to go on for a little while longer, but we’d like to pick this Albam Shetland knit as an…

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Monday, July 19th, 2010

1:30 pm

Albam Casual Blazer

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Taking their friendly customer service to the next level, Albam have now created this blazer based on notes from their customers. A more cynical person would say that all these customers must be fans of Norse Projects’ blazers, but that’s…

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Friday, May 28th, 2010

1:30 pm

Albam Field Jacket

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A wise man once said ‘functionality comes at cost’. That made up phrase has clearly been Albam’s mantra, who’ve been stepping it up on the functional features of their jackets. While that has raised the price (this comes in at…

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Thursday, March 11th, 2010

4:30 pm

Albam Irwin Shawl Collar Cardigan

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We know what you’re thinking – yet another shawl collar cardigan. But, to our surprise, it’s still hard to find a good, thick collared, shawl collared cardy. It’s times like this we go to Albam. Like most Albam pieces, they’re…

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Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

2:30 pm

Albam Denim Taper Chino

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This isn’t new per se, but it is relevant for the season that’s just around the corner. Our relatively sparse postings on denim aren’t out of hate, it’s because we’re all such heavyweight denim wearers that shopping for new pairs…

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Friday, February 12th, 2010

4:30 pm

Albam Burgundy Overshirt

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We’ve recently fallen in love with overshirts. It’s not that we didn’t like them before, it was just hard getting the right usage out of them. They’re a great way to layer up and play about with patterns. This Albam…

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