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From the archive: Harry Stedman visits Britain’s best and oldest motorcycle clothier – Lewis Leathers


Parked outside the Lewis Leathers store on Whitfield Street is a beautiful 650cc 1971 T120R Triumph Bonneville. If you are there in the morning or evening you will see the owner – Hiroyuki (“Hiro”) Maeda – opening and closing the shop, and you can hear the exquisitely satisfying rumble of this machine echoing from the surrounding buildings. Hiro’s Bonneville (lovingly restored himself) is effectively a moveable part of Lewis’ window dressing, and ties in neatly with with the vintage biking jackets and accessories on display in the window and around the walls of the shop….

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Harry Stedman Visit Regent Tailoring

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On one of the wettest days last month we took a trip down to the ancient city of Salisbury, Wiltshire to visit the Regent Tailoring store. The 3-floor shop is situated on New Street just off the High Street near the 695 year old Salisbury Cathedral. With a small front and big behind the shop has a lot more to offer than first meets the eye…

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3 Queens and a Cunard Yank

photo 3Liverpool, a city that’s no stranger to momentous occasions was once again the focus this bank holiday weekend.

Harry’s hometown provided the backdrop for the ‘3 queens’ of the Cunard Line as they cruised down the River Mersey together for the first time. The vessels Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria gathered at Liverpool’s Pier Head terminals, Initiating the shipping lines 175th anniversary celebrations marking the first crossing from Liverpool to New York, 1840.

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#StreetHeritage – Harry Stedman x Liquor Store

As part of The #StreetHeritage campaign by Birmingham’s fantastic Liquor Store, three of the Harry Stedman team have compiled outfits that we each personally feel mix Street Style with Heritage wear, Something the Liquor store does so well.

Ryan Lee – PR & Marketing Manager

Ryan's outfit

 

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The Lowdown On Our Denim

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With the amount of denim heads multiplying by the day, let us begin by saying we don’t claim to be experts in the now vast denim arena. We simply appreciate quality, solid, well made products in every walk of life, and jeans with all the facets and variables that come with a good pair were definitely an early goal of ours. Read More…

Liberty Fairs – New York AW15

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Liberty Fairs was our first international trade show, and what a nostalgic trip for the Harry Stedman team and particularly myself (Harry’s grandson Rick). The show was based at Pier 94 Westside Manhattan, just 2 piers up from where Harry would dock into New York back in his merchant navy days. Myself, Amy and Nell had the joyful task of setting up the stand for the show on the most miserable and rainy day.

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A Christmas Meal with … Matthew Pike, Founder of Buckets & Spades

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Christmas is finally here, and in all the excitement and build up, we managed to catch up with a few friends of Harry Stedman and find out whom they would most like to spend a Christmas meal with. It can be any person, group of people, from the history books or alive today.

Here’s what our friend Mr Matthew Pike, founder of Buckets & Spades Blog had to say.. Read More…

A Christmas Meal with … Nik Speller, Buckets & Spades Contributor.

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With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve managed to catch up with a few friends of Harry Stedman and find out whom they would most like to spend a Christmas meal with. It can be any person, group of people, from the history books or alive today.

Here’s what our friend Mr Nik Speller, contributor to Buckets & Spades Blog had to say.. Read More…

A Christmas Meal with … Men’s File Magazine

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With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve managed to catch up with a few friends of Harry Stedman and find out whom they would most like to spend a Christmas meal with. It can be any person, group of people, from the history books or alive today.

Here’s what Mr Nick Clements, Editor of Men’s File Magazine had to say.. Read More…

Harry Stedman Interview: Sidetracked Magazine Editor – John Summerton

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For those of you who have not laid eyes on Sidetracked yet, it’s quite simply a beautiful amalgamation of all things adventure. It’s a collection of some of the most striking photography that immediately has you hook, line and sinker and craving more. Plus, there’s captivating 1st hand descriptions of far away cultures, climates, landscapes and the journeys into the unknown. Recently, we managed to catch up with John Summerton, Editor of Sidtracked to find out more about the site, magazine and the ideas driving them both. Read More…