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Margin London at HideYourArms

by Margin London on December 17, 2012

Margin London at HideYourArms

Margin London has been kindly invited to contribute to HideYourArms. We’ll be posting some news about up-and-coming labels that will be exhibiting at Margin in February 2013, which takes place on the 10th & 11th, but firstly we think we should introduce ourselves.

Started back in 2002 as an affordable platform for new designers, Margin is the longest-running independent trade exhibition in London. The show presents designer women’s and men’s tailoring and accessories, as well as streetwear for men and women, to invited store buyers and press.

The humble tee has long been a starting point for numerous labels, and we’ve seen many an exhibitor start off with a t-shirt offering which has grown over the seasons to include a full range of clothing. Supremebeing, Lazy Oaf, Seventyseven, Dephect, YourEyesLie, and many others all started at Margin with tees before growing their stockist base and extending their range to include clothing, bags, jewellery (or jewelry for Americans!), and hats.

Margin has been providing a launchpad for brands to meet with key buyers and press for 10 years to date, and 2012 marked a decade of exhibitions.

Margin London Streetwear Fashion Tradeshow Exhibition 10 Year Book

To commemorate the occasion, a limited-edition 10 year book was printed for visitors to the show, but it’s also available to download as a PDF or as a super-interactive book for iPad. The iPad version features extensive galleries of previous seasons, as well as videos, and can be downloaded here.

Margin London Streetwear Fashion Tradeshow Exhibition 10 Year Book for iPad

Here’s the link to posts where HideYourArms mentions Margin including brand updates from when they last visited (well overdue for a revisit but Andy & the HideYourArms London correspondent are returning in February 2013!).

Margin is an intimate showroom exhibition in a white gallery space in the heart of Central London, and the only tradeshow in the UK where buyers and press can discover new & emerging design talent (most making their debut launch).  When we say “NEW”, we don’t just mean new to Margin, we mean brand-spanking, never-been-seen-before, new!

Margin London Streetwear Fashion Tradeshow Exhibition

Since the exhibitions first started back in 2002, Margin can lay claim to providing the successful trade launch-pad for many brands such as Chateau Roux, Your Eyes Lie, Supremebeing, Dephect, Emily & Fin, Miyson, 1 in a 100, Missmilne, Worn By, Ashley Marc Hovelle, Humdrum, Worn Free, Sugarhill, King Apparel, Terratag, Lazy Oaf, Famous Forever, and Ruby Rocks, as well as the UK launching point of overseas brands including Silas, Upper Playground, Tank Theory, Eastpak Apparel, Loreak Mendian, Syndrome, Al & Alicia, Gama-Go, Mimobots, Double Goose, Stereo Sound Agency, Diamond Supply Co, Urban Originals, and Uzi amongst many others.

Margin London at HideYourArmsMargin has welcomed key stores to the exhibitions since first launching in 2002; from online players like ASOS, My-Wardrobe, and Urban Industry; multiples such as Ark, Joy, Beams, and Ships; department stores, such as Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Liberty, House of Fraser, Psyche, Fenwick, El Corte Ingles, Galleries Lafayette, & Engelhorn Trendhaus; as well as the key independents Margin is renowned for, including Colette, Hip, Sakis, Wood, Royal Cheese, Natterjacks, 290sqm, Coggles, Market, Atoo, My Yard, Donuts, Caliroots, and Get Cutie, to name a few.

Margin has welcomed numerous stylists and fashion editors from magazines including Vogue, Wad, Elle, Wallpaper, Arena, i-D, FHM, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Vice, DJ, Flux, WWD, Drapers, Sportswear International, and Sport & Street; as well as contributors from directional blogs such as BNTL, Coolhunting, Hypequest, Slamxhype, Hypebeast, and, of course, Hideyourarms.

Margin London Streetwear Fashion Tradeshow Exhibition

For more info about Margin, visit the website here, find us on Facebook or Twitter, and we’ll be back soon to post about some great new labels that will be exhibiting at Margin in February 2013.

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Daily Tees & News for November 17th

by Andy on November 17, 2011

Nice A Team x LOST mashup from TeeFury today.


I haven’t seen this Wotto design at Tilteed before, so even though it isn’t a new design from them, at least it’s a bit more rare design.
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30% off Mimobots until Tuesday

by Andy on November 24, 2010

mimoco 30% off sale

Mimobots aren’t tee related, but I like them and I think you will too. They do also have a small apparel collection, but the flash drive characters are where you’ll find the real action. The sale is running now, but looking at the site you wouldn’t know it, the discount is automatically applied when you add items to your shopping cart.

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Lower Colwith Force

[Just a little something to calm you down on this crazy shopping day]

I think that pretty much every e-mail I’ve received for the past few days has involved some kind of coupon or deal or percentage, and I’ve tried to cover each one in a post, but there’s just too many, so here’s a bumper sized post that has a looooad (15, to be precise) of deals in it.


1. Mimoco

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2. 50% off at Digital Gravel until Monday.

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3. 40% off at Local Celebrity by using the coupon code BLACKISBEAUTIFUL, valid until Sunday.

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4. 50% off all tees at Beandip Clothing, no coupon needed, not sure if this one goes on all weekend, so you don’t have too long to get in on the action.

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5. Even though they’re British, Urban Retro are getting into the coupon code madness, use code XMAS25 to get 25% off your order this weekend.

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6. There seems to be a bit of small print to this one (as you can see at the bottom of the image), but 30% is still a good deal, especially when you can knock that off items which are already on sale. Also, WEGOBBLE is a pretty cute coupon code, well done Tobi.

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7. Fred Flare are offering free shipping this weekend (which is a $7.95 value) by using the coupon code MO, sure, it’s not the biggest deal on the list, but at least you can’t complain about the shipping prices!

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8. You’ll have to be quick to catch this one at Random Shirts:

Now that you’re rolling out of bed and trying to recover from that turkey coma, it’s time to do some serious shopping. Today is the day you’ve been waiting for your entire life! Randomshirts.com….buy 3 shirts…get 2 free. Go, now. You won’t regret it. Remember …every time you buy 3 shirts you get 2 for free ALL day. That means if you buy 6 you’ll get 4 free, if you buy 9 you’ll get 6 free..and so on. We are confident that you can get all your holiday shopping done for the rest of your life on this one day. Simply add all your shirts to the cart to see the discount!

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9. Get 30% off your order at 80s Purple by using the coupon code black08, offer valid until Monday.

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10. There’s 30-60% off selected items this weekend at Mishka NYC, and you can get another 10% off your order (on top of the sale savings) by using the discount code BLACKFRIDAY.

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11. Sure The Cotton Factory‘s flyer isn’t the flashiest but it gets the job done! Use coupon code BLITZKRIEG from now until Monday for 15% off your order.

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12. Split Reason are offering a healthy 20% off everything by using the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY.

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13. Nukod are doing something for Franco-American relations and are getting involved with the discount fun.

Orders over 60 Euros get 30% OFF > use discount code NUKOD30 at checkout
Orders over 100 Euros get 40% OFF > use discount code NUKOD40 at checkout

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14. Buy two or more tees at Walkie Talkie tees and you’ll be eligible for free shipping!

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16. There’s 20% off at Mediocore Clothing until Sunday, using the coupon code AWESOME, maybe you could put that saving towards the tee above that is currently on pre-order.

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17. Johnny Cupcake‘s offering for Black Friday this year is a 20% coupon code (SANTA) that you can use online, or print off the coupon above and take it into any of the JC bricks & mortar stores, which is a cool addition. Valid until December 2nd.

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18. This one isn’t just for Black Friday since it goes on until January 1st, but its a decent deal so I thought I’d include it. £3/$6 off each Bang Bang T-Shirts tee ain’t half bad, and remember, there’s free worldwide shipping on all orders.

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19. KosherHam.com have HYA up with a coupon code which lasts for more than the rest of the weekend, it lasts all the way to January 5th! Just use the code HYA and you’ll get 10% off your order.

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20. Paper Root Clothing have got up to 50% off their shirts and also a few $5 grab bags, no fancy schmancy coupon code necessary.

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21. You’ve only got 4 hours before this code goes dead. Hunty from MySoti got drunk, no, really, and he set up a coupon code for 20% off your order, it’s drunkenmadness and it will be gone soon, so if you’ve had your eye on something over there this is a good opportunity to pick it up.

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22. Get 20% off at Catastrophic Clothing with the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY… obviously. *Now running through to Monday.

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23. hoodie People have knocked 25% off their Upper Playground (mens here, womens here) range, I don’t know what the expiration date is on it, but the coupon code is upsalehoodies.

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24. Now that is a good deal to end this post on, Glarkware have got some very, very, cheap items, and you don’t even need a coupon code!

Have a great weekend everyone!

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Mimoco’s Mimobot Design Competition Winners

by Andy on November 23, 2008


I know that this is well out of the realms of HYAs usual jurisdiction, but its the weekend (even I don’t know why I’m posting now), so I’m letting things slide a bit.

Mimoco, the makers of Mimobots, which are the cool character-based USB memory sticks, had a design competition recently, and the fruits of the winning artists labour can be seen above, and in the gallery. All the characters are available now, and run from $24.95 for a 1GB version up to $79.95 for an 8GB beast. I’ve put a video of the entrants to the competition into the gallery as well.

Mimobot Community Designed Series

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Okay, this isn’t a clothes related post, but I love mimobots and hopefully by entering the contest that they’re running with tokidoki (whom I also love) you’ll be able to love them too. All you have to do is go to this page and sign up to the mimoco newsletter and you’ll be put in the hat for the following prizes:

GRAND PRIZE (1 winner):
* Full set of the tokidoki for MIMOBOT designs!
* 8″ Sahara Qee by tokidoki signed by Simone Legno
* Simone Action Figure
* Metropark $150 Gift Card

RUNNER-UP (3 winners):
* Choice of tokidoki for MIMOBOT USB Flash Drive
* Metropark $50 Gift Card

You can also be entered into the sweepstakes by buying a Tokidoki x Mimoco mimobot in their online store, or at any Metropark store. The sweepstakes run from now until May 20th

Mimoco x Tokidoki Sweepstakes

I’ve just spotted that Josh Spear are running a mimobot competition too, but this one requires a little more creative thought. You need to go to this page and leave a comment discussing what the mimobot in the picture are doing, just write a little story. There was only been 10 comments when I wrote this post, so you’ve got a decent chance of winning, as long as you get your entry in before May 5th.

Josh Spear x Mimoco x Tokidoki contest

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