Autumn Lookbook

Agora taps into its softer side for Autumn campaign.

Luxurious textures and earthy tones aplenty.

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Agora has eschewed provocative designs and graphics in place of a more classic take on menswear for its Autumn collection. The Norwich, UK streetwear brand’s new release boasts luxurious textures, earthy tones and heritage silhouettes.

Subtle touches like the pants-matching plaid lettering of the sweatshirts add character and unity to the collection. While the classic tailoring of the cropped pants and mock neck long sleeves add a touch of elegance.

Agora is best known for its minimal embroidered pieces at affordable price points. But their Autumn campaign is part of a wider exploration into more sophisticated and classically-oriented cut and sew menswear.

PHOTOGRAPHER Levis Thomas
MODEL Jordan De Vos

 

 

 

 

 

Agora x ASOS

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We recently teamed up with fashion kingpins ASOS to launch our first collaborative collection.The 13 piece collection maintains our distinctive Agora DNA but also carries a heightened accessibility; elevating the brand to a wider demographic.

The collaboration – which is available now- features techwear elements through our new tactical vest, Pullover jacket and Utility pants.

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Our Acid Tie Dye Hoodie and Joggers, coupled with our white Cyber tracksuit deliver comfortable streetwear staples.

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For a touch of streetwear-smart our Split Tartan T Shirt/pants co-ord or Cyber Rugby shirt will deliver what you need.

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Head to the ASOS website to view the full collection. Every piece is an ASOS exclusive which means it will never be available on our website or indeed any other.

Agora teams up with Laurent Folco for new capsule

– Streetwear meets colourful cubism

Emerging Norwich-based streetwear brand Agora has joined forces with French artist Laurent Folco for its new summer capsule.

The collection – which features 3 sweatshirts and two pairs of pants – treads in familiar territory for Agora; mixing high contrast colours with tidy embroidery.

Collaborative artist Laurent Folco is a Cannes-based painter who was headhunter by Agora for his work with contemporary cubist portraits. Folco adopts Picasso and Braque’s style of depicting a single subject from multiple perspectives, but lends a pop-art touch by adding vivid colour blocking and thick black outlining.

The capsule sweatshirts feature embroidered chest patches and can be mix and matched with either pair of cropped, checked pants. As is typical for Agora, the collection is available at an affordable price point.

Flip through the capsule lookbook above and head over to the store to shop the pieces

PHOTOGRAPHER
Levis Thomas

MODEL Jamie Miller

AGC Pathfinder Jackets

Continuing our quest to make techwear affordable, this season sees the release of our new AGC Pathfinder jackets

The jackets feature a rugged nylon shell that’s available in three colours:  black, red and yellow.  With 6 pockets including an oversized kangaroo pouch, there’s plenty of storage space for all your agora accessories.

Fully waterproof and with an adjustible hood, you can be sure you’ll be kept dry in all conditions

Best paired with our terrain or utility pants for a full techwear fit  👀

Stay tuned for more future techwear options.

Shop the Pathfinder collection online now

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Cyber Collection

Our new cyber collection is the product of a cross polination of rave culture and 90s sportswear.  We’ve dipped into two cultures to produce a collection that embraces neon at the very heart of it.

Neon has always been part of streetwear but its often been too brash to be fully embraced. Afterall, there are only so many occasions you can go out in full neon.

Thats why our Cyber collection employs just the right amount of neon, by using it subtly,  through prints, piping, trim and paneling.

Shop the full collection here

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AW18 Puffers | Gradient Puffer Jackets

This season we’re loading up on wardrobe staples but giving them a unique touch 👇

With their warm poly insulation, generous cut and quality assembly, our puffer jackets have all the qualities you’ll need to see you through winter.

Our AGC reversible puffer features one black side with a white stripe which can be reversed to a white jacket with black stripe. With two options available you’ll never have to worry about matching the rest of your outfit again.

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We’ve all seen blue and yellow puffers before but here’s something new: gradient puffers. Immaculately printed, and artfully assembled, they fit just as cosy as they look. All our puffer jackets are available at the very affordable price of £49.99

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Agora x Urban Jungle

Agora teamed up with local botanical specialists the Urban Jungle to showcase our new summer collection.

The collection is driven by color; from the cosy pastel stripes of the pocket tees, to the bold contrast of the taped t shirts and shorts.

Shop the full collection online now

The Urban Jungle’s artisan plant collection is available for shopping and exploring in 2 locations around East Anglia, UK.

Photography by Bartosz Halicki

Vintage Hawaiian Shirts

Short sleeve collared shirts can be difficult to pull off.  With one exception – the Hawaiian shirt. No matter who you are, if its summer and you’re wearing a nice hawaiian shirt, you’re gunna look good.

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Of course there are a lot of bad hawaiian shirts out there – that’s why we spent days  digging through hundreds to find the best, true vintage pieces.

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Check out what we found here

Re-Defining Split T Shirts

When split t shirts emerged as a trend in 2016 they came out hard. Suddenly every brand was splicing together shirts,  DIY video tutorials saturated youtube and bloggers were captivated by the unusual trend.

The hype has since faded as people became to realise that – while novel- cutting up two clashing t shirt designs and sticking them together actually looked pretty bad. Case in point:

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But there’s still a place for split tees today.  Color-blocking and heavily contrasting colors are two concepts that have been at the forefront of streetwear design in 2018.

For our collection, we have brought split tees back to basics; focusing on complimentary colors and subtle designs that use center seam of the shirt to emphasize the theme of the artwork. Shop here

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