Black Bananas is a clothing brand that started in 2011 with the online sale of exclusive streetwear. After the 1st collection was dropped the clothes quickly was seen in several places. The recognizable 'Transformer Monkey' was seen on various celebrities and from there the brand began to get name.
Taking inspiration from the English countryside and the football terraces The Autumn/Winter 2013 range from Nicholas Deakins sees the brand develop the styles from its 22 year history, evolving to incorporate a number of uniquely British elements in both apparel and footwear.
Since their humble beginnings in 1991, Nicholas Deakins has built an unrivalled reputation for their quality design and manufacturing. For 22 years they have been producing contemporary clothing and footwear for the style conscious man as the brand continues to evolve whilst holding true to the styles on which it has built its name.
Autumn/Winter 2013 sees the brand once again partner with historic British manufacturers Harris Tweed on a range of tees, polo shirts and footwear. Nicholas Deakins continues to showcase its British history by working with the country’s most renowned manufacturers playing homage to their place in history.
Nicholas Deakins continues to evolve whilst holding true to the styles on which the brand has built its name. Autumn/Winter 2013 will be available in stores and from www.nicholasdeakins.com from August.
Craig Nicholas Tate, whilst studying for a BA Honours in Fashion and Textile in London established Nicholas Deakins in 1991. An initial collection of only four styles was then made in England by W.J Brookes to exploit a niche in the market, and the brand quickly became a favourite of the clubs and terraces, earning a loyal and dedicated fashion savvy following.
Now based in Craig Tate’s hometown of Leeds, the Nicholas Deakins collection includes a full line of clothing and footwear, with the brand’s flagship store situated in the city’s Victorian Quarter. Nicholas Deakins continues to evolve, introducing new materials and production methods, whilst holding true to the classic British styles on which the brand has built its name.