Where the runway meets the street

With The Duffer of St. George celebrating 25 years, Glenn Kitson catches up with founder Marco Cairns.

Camden, North London, 1984. A group of friends begin an enterprise that would eventually lead them to starting the UK’s first streetwear label. The Duffer of St. George was conceived as a way to get off the dole, make a bit of cash to bankroll a bit of clubbing and enjoy a period in early 1980s London when you could still have access to a manufacturing base that would knock up some limited runs of t-shirts, jackets or trousers and still not break the bank.

Read the Selectism feature, “Marco Cairns, The Duffer of St. George” here.

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