That rock’n’roll, eh?

By Ruth Greenall. Front man of the Arctic Monkeys, Alex Turner walked the fine ‘looking cool/looking like a dickhead’ line when making his acceptance speech at the 2014 Brit awards last Wednesday (February… Continue reading

More to surfing than the hoody

We have a romantic view of the hoody and surfing. You know the sort of thing, a wild day riding the waves, warm white sand under your toes, a sizzling BBQ, beers cooling… Continue reading

A knight in shining hoody

By Ruth Greenall. Could the emergence of the ‘Medieval Knight Hoody’ restore the reputation of our controversial hero? It could go either way depending on the lifestyle of the wearer but we think… Continue reading

The colour trend for a hoody this year is ‘Radiant Orchid’! Seriously?

We don’t really have our finger on the pulse of fashion and, to be quite honest, the hoody doesn’t really move to the fashion beat. We think the garment sits more in the… Continue reading

C30 C60 C90 Go!

By Ruth Greenall. Hoodywink’s heart skipped a beat when we spotted these beautiful, typographic posters by UK based illustrator and graphic artist Neil Stevens. Something about the graphics, the layouts, the crude typography… Continue reading

Neon inspiration from God’s Own Junkyard

Chris Bracey’s blinding collection of the light fantastic is reputed to be the largest horde of neon art in the world. The ‘Godfather of Neon’ has been saving these gaudy beauties for 25… Continue reading

Inspiration through the post

Our little nostalgic hearts jumped when we discovered Erik Marinovich’s wonderful project called ‘Do Not Open’. The San Francisco designer mails hand-painted envelopes to anyone around the world you’d like him to. Not… Continue reading

Could the hoody bridge East and West with the help of Chineasy?

By Ruth Greenall. Hoodywink loves elegant simplicity, and these quirky and colourful designs produced by ShaoLan Hsueh and Noma Bar are simplicity itself. But behind the charming images lies a bold ambition to… Continue reading

Hoody inspiration from the street

Part of the reason we love these street murals so much is the fact that they are not something you’d see here in Blighty. These beautiful, traditional, old-store style street murals are very… Continue reading