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How are fashion and music related? Music and fashion through the decades

Since the early 20th century, music and fashion have worked hand in hand.  Music brings fashion to the masses and is influential in creating subcultures that allow the wearer to express themselves creatively and share their individuality. It also helps create a sense of belonging with others that share the same music and fashion tastes. Music and fashion have been intrinsically linked throughout the decades, resulting in global fashion trends.  In this blog, we’re taking a closer look at how music and fashion are related and how trends have changed... Read More

Quadrophenia 21/04/2022

A Guide To Quadrophenia: Why We Love This British Cult Classic

Quadrophenia, the film which helped drive the momentum of the Mod revival of the late early 1980s, is a British cult classic. The film is an adaptation of The Who’s Quadrophenia album, which became a piece of pop culture that’s highly thought of and celebrated over forty years after its release. From fashion to film locations and fun facts, come and celebrate a pillar of British film history with our Quadrophenia guide. Table of contents: What is Quadrophenia? What does Quadrophenia mean? What is Quadrophenia about? Where is Quadrophenia filmed?... Read More

07/04/2022

How to dress like a Mod: An iconic fashion movement

Originating in the 1960s, Mod fashion started out in London as a youth subculture before going on to influence fashions across the world. From tailored suits to fishtail parkas, where other trends have fallen by the wayside, Mod clothing has managed to stay relevant and popular with well-dressed men today. Read on to discover how Mod fashion first emerged, why it’s stood the test of time and our top tips on how you can embrace this style for yourself. Table of Contents: What is Mod? What was it like to... Read More

style icons Liam Gallagher style 07/03/2022

Top 5 Style Icons To Dress Like

Yves Saint Laurent famously said, “Fashion fades, style is eternal.” That is certainly true for these male style icons from the world of music today.  Whether stepping out on stage or rocking the red carpet, we’ve pulled together 5 of the best style icons the music world has to offer to look at what they do, what makes them so stylish and which brands to choose to recreate their looks for yourselves.  From Modfathers to Madchester icons, trust Loofe’s to help you dress like the stylish elite. Table of Contents:... Read More

Madchester 07/03/2022

Madchester: Music and fashion that defined a decade

A prominent cultural movement throughout Manchester in the late 80s and early 90s, Madchester was central to popular culture, clothing, and everyday life.  Acid house, Britpop, and Indie all took influence from the Madchester scene, as it defined the music and fashion of a generation. Read on to find out more about its roots, and why it was – and still is – so influential.  Table Of Contents What is Madchester? Who coined the term Madchester? What is the Madchester sound? What is baggy music? How to dress Madchester style... Read More

12/07/2021

Celebrating 100 Years

When 2020 first arrived, we knew it would be a big year for us at Loofes, because we would be celebrating our 100th Birthday. What we didn’t know was a global pandemic would be hitting the world at the same time. So, any celebrations we had planned were put on hold, whilst we tackled one of the hardest chapters in our 100 years to date. Once our shops were allowed to reopen and we found our feet again, we decided to mark our big birthday at long last. One of... Read More

18/11/2019

How to Keep Warm this Winter A guide on what to wear throughout the cooler months

Summer now feels like a lifetime ago,  light nights feel as though they never happened and frost becomes more frequent than sunshine. But it isn’t all doom and gloom – winter brings about a change in celebrations, with Christmas just around the corner and a festive smattering of snow never seems too far away. However, the problem can be knowing what to wear. Summer wardrobes can feel so effortless, not having to think about layering up for all weather eventualities, but how do you know what’s best to wear in... Read More

28/10/2019

How to stay safe on Bonfire Night

Top tips and tricks on keeping yourself safe and everything in between Remember remember the 5th of November… Bonfire night. The night of hot chocolates, woolly hats, and sparklers. A time where everybody seems to put their differences aside and come together to reap the benefits of brightly coloured fireworks, showstopping bonfires and great food.  Whether you put on your own firework and bonfire display or travel somewhere to watch an organised show staying safe on Bonfire Night is essential. Don’t get us wrong, we’re not here to zap the... Read More

19/09/2019

Men’s Autumn Fashion Trends: New Season Must-Haves.

Autumn, the season of ever-changing colours. The days begin to draw in and the trees start to shed their summer attire; so why not evolve with the weather and keep your wardrobe on-trend with this season’s fashion essentials?  Here at Loofe’s, we have the perfect wardrobe staples to keep you on-trend this autumn. From layering to choosing the appropriate footwear whilst staying stylish, Loofe’s has you covered for all weather eventualities as the season begins to change. Which autumn footwear is on-trend? Choosing the right footwear in autumn is essential... Read More

14/08/2019
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How to Get Organised for School: 5 Tips for Preparing for School This Year

Just when you thought summer has only just begun, the new school year is once more just around the corner. Dreading the back to school mayhem? Here at Loofe’s, we’ve come up with five simple tricks to preparing for school this year, plus a handy back to school essentials list to ensure you have all you need. 5 Tips On How to Get Organised For School Get a family wall calendar Number one on our list is getting yourself a family wall calendar for helping you keep organised once term... Read More