To call The Hip Store, in Leeds an institution, is no understatement since it first opened its doors to the greater general public of Leeds and its surrounding areas back in 1987 it has built a reputation as a mecca for young, and the not so, cool males wanted to invest in the ‘it’ brands of the time. Hip has been selling great examples of old -school sportswear alongside labels as diverse as Comme des Garçons and Norse Projects for nearly 30 years. Everton Campbell and his former business partner Umberto Annechini (above image), founded the store in the heart of the Yorkshire catering for the discerning tastes of the city’s cultured, informed and creative community.
Word soon spread and the pilgrimage to Leeds’ Victoria Quarter to the hallowed door of Hip became a regular occurrence to men wanting to satisfy their designer needs.Consistently pushing the boundaries of menswear, The Hip Store curates a unique stock of brands sometimes overlooked by others.
Campbell, has a keen eye for detail and construction, upholding to the principle that purpose and quality transcends trends. Ensuring thats every garment sold in his store is unique and expertly crafted.
So lets see his picks for Winter –