Lifestyle Blog | Loofes Clothing

14/08/2017

Football’s Rising Stars

With the new season here, we take a look at the players to watch out for this year. We have listed a few names which you may want to keep an eye on, as they are set to take the leagues by storm this season. Reiss Nelson The seventeen year old Arsenal player has been a star performer for the club in recent matches and is set to make a name for himself in the coming months. He has been one of the club academy’s most promising youngsters for a... Read More

01/08/2017

The Top 7 Football Rivalries in the UK

Football wouldn’t be football without rivalries. Many stem from deep-rooted historical frictions, many come down simply to local competitiveness; whatever the reasons, rivalries have always added an extra thrill to a football game. Local football derbies across some of the UK’s biggest cities are a key point in the football calendar, attracting fans from near and far to root for their opposing teams. From the “friendly” games to the slightly more turbulent affairs, here at Loofes we’re taking a look at the 7 biggest football rivalries across the country today.... Read More

17/07/2017

The 6 Most Iconic Trainers Of Our Time

If there’s one fashion item that has proven to stand the test of time, that is the humble trainer. From their rise in the 50s and 60s to their staple place in any wardrobe today, trainers are one item that will never go out of style.   Whether in the gym or at the club, trainers consistently guarantee to make a stylish statement. We decided to take a look through time and identify the most iconic trainers — here are our six favourites at Loofes. The Nike Cortez The Nike... Read More

01/07/2017

How To Dress Madchester: Manchester Style Icons

With it’s eclectic mix of rock and house music, statement fashions and vibrant rave scene, Madchester remains a prominent era in Manchester’s rich cultural and musical history. From the clubs and the bands to how to dress ‘Madchester’, we’re taking a closer look at one of the most thriving scenes of the 90s. The Roots Of Madchester So, what exactly is Madchester? Madchester was the name given to the cultural movement that was prominent throughout Manchester in the late 80s and 90s. The movement originally manifested itself as a youth... Read More

20/06/2017

Summer Essentials – Footwear

The new season is almost here, which means it’s time to update your look and prep your wardrobe for the summer sun. Whether you are holidaying abroad or at home, the new season is the perfect excuse to purchase some new pieces. From shorts to sandals, the summer is all about keeping it minimal and laid back and at Loofes, we have everything you need to enjoy the warmer weather in style. One thing to think about at this time of year is footwear. You can put those heavy winter... Read More

06/06/2017

Celebrity Inspired: Father’s Day Gift Ideas

For The Double Duty Dad When Ryan Reynolds isn’t posting love notes to wife Blake Lively on Humans of New York, or being dad to two miniature Reynolds, he just sits back and enjoys the view. Here, minus red jumpsuit, Reynolds wears a grey V neck sweater with a classic black watch. If, like Reynolds, your dad juggles many different duties, we are certain he will approve of this understated gift option for this Father’s Day.   A post shared by Ryan Reynolds (@vancityreynolds) on Apr 20, 2017 at 7:16pm... Read More

22/05/2017

Terrace Fashion and Football Casuals – How to Get the Look

Subcultures and fashion go firmly hand in hand, particularly in Britain. From mods, rockers and skinheads to punks and goths, subcultures have always influenced the top trends of the times. There is one subculture amongst many that has stood strong to this day, and that is terrace fashion. Beginning as a statement style for football fans of the 70s and 80s, terrace fashion (or football casuals) remains at the forefront of male fashion today. Sports inspired and featuring top menswear designers, terrace fashion is a huge hit both in and... Read More

Running a Race 08/05/2017

6 Of The Best Men’s Trainers For The Gym

Whether at the gym, on the track or on the pitch, the right gear can totally transform your performance and take your workout to the next level. With feet playing such a vital role in almost any exercise, choosing the right trainers is essential. Keeping your feet and ankles protected will help prevent any further injuries to your legs and hips, and help you workout to your full potential. You need footwear that supports you, feels good, and that looks good too! From lightweight shoes that are perfect for indoor gym... Read More

23/03/2017

The 6 Best British Football Stadiums

They bear witness to all the ups and downs of the footballing season and keep the fans fed, watered and comfortable. But when it comes to the top British footballing stadiums, who comes out trumps? From historic Old Trafford to ultra modern Emirates, here at Loofes we’ve put together our top six, along with some unique information about what makes each stadium so special… Old Trafford, Manchester A post shared by Manchester United (@manchesterunited) on Nov 26, 2016 at 2:21am PST Location: Stretford, Manchester Home to: Manchester United Capacity: 75,800... Read More

Madchester Graffiti in Salford by Mike Colvin CC BY 2.0 16/03/2017

Manchester Facts: 7 Things You Didn’t Know

From Curry Mile and the Madchester era to stints in Hollywood and that terrifying noise coming from Beetham Tower, here are some of the more interesting facts about our favourite Northern city… The Curry Mile Debate Rusholme, just out of Manchester’s city centre has become well-known for its concentration of Indian restaurants, earning it the name “The Curry Mile”. What many may not know however, is that the bustling strip only actually spans half a mile. While some would say this name is misleading, others will argue that as the... Read More