Alright, yes I KNOW they look like clown shoes but how freaking adorable are the lime green ones? See also SWEAR Alternative company profile
Established: 1995/6 Ceased production: 2001 Location: HQ London? Other stores in Moscow, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Madrid, Melbourne? According to Solestruck the shoes were originally produced in Portugal. Founders: Jose Neves and Jorge Sampaio The first SWEAR store was opened in 1996 (Covent Garden) by Neves (founder of the SIX showroom, who manages licenses for bStore, Opening Ceremony, and Ksubi) and Jorge Sampaio (brand manager). At that time the London fashion scene was heavily influenced […]
Ha! I was so busy finding shit for new posts i totally forgot to put this up. I have maybe 15+ posts upcoming on different models of SWEARS. I still haven’t written a profile on them, because I pretty much have no info on the company. Maybe I’ll get around to it tomorrow with my day off. In the meantime, here’s a few pics of SWEAR Colombos. Haven’t seen many around and Niki R sold […]
I’ll be posting some unusual finds on here, but only if they’re not in my size Go forth and prosper. And send me pics. Blue and red SWEAR Exterminators
Alright, so I know there’s a lot of different “genres” of rave clothing. Let’s try and clarify them shall we? First, lets make a list. East coast techno-snob Club kid Candy kid Cyber punk Cyber goth Industrial/rivethead Indie/emo raver Sparkle pony/gogo Burner Hippie/boho festival raver Hipster nerd West coast feathers and leather Junglist Gabber Punk/DIY/Free tekno What am I missing? Enlighten me. I know there’s a bajillion goth styles and I can’t cover them all […]
Alright. So the post on SWEAR Alternative is gonna be epic. It’s taking some time to pull everything together. I think I’ll have to do an individual post on each model. Currently I have HUNDREDS of pics that I’m trying to organize, I still have a few more resources I need to datamine, plus I need to try and track down the original designers, if at all possible. I also have to work on a […]
Someone, needs to buy these. Just be thankful they’re not my size. Soul Fusion Sneakers with chamber to insert a glow stick. Now where’s my drill and a pair of Swears…..
It’s been pretty challenging trying to track down old pics. The designer profiles/image archives will definitely be a work in progress, I’m going to post what I’ve collected so far and hopefully this will inspire more contributions. If you have any additional photos or company info/history, please hit me up at thetechnosnob (at) gmail (dot) com [post a comment below, email on the fritz] In action: 1995- ?? (latest 2005) Designers: Tony H. Elston and […]
Help me brainstorm old-school rave clothing companies! Here’s what I got so far: Bodybag Buffalo shoes Caffeine Cvalda Cyberdog Deecom DRUMZ Drunknmunky Fiction/FDCO Fornarina Geek Boutique Ghast House of Spy I Clothing Jy Stijls Kikwear Kitchen Orange Lithium LRG OK47 Plastik Wrap Revolve SNUG Industries Space Tribe SWEAR Alternative The People Have Spoken/TPHS Triple 5 Soul UFOs Post any suggestions in the comments!!