If you weren’t around during British Knights’ 1980s heyday, then there’s no doubt that a little bit of the context on these chunky sneakers are lost on you. The brand approached the sneaker market more from a fashion standpoint than a tech one – sure they had proprietary technologies like their Dymacel, but the […]
BRITISH KNIGHTS CONTROL HI SOUR BLUE Straight from the 80s onto the feet of contemporary boombap babies, British Knights is back. You heard the first murmurings in March and finally the good word is in – give a warm sneaking welcome to the BK Control Hi ‘Sour Blue’. Plump like a newborn hippopotamus, it’s a straight […]
The Ten Things You Need to Know About Dr. Romanelli and the British Knights Comeback: He’s a fan of ’80s and ’90s hip-hop and that’s one of the things he loves about British Knights. Hip-hop was great around the time that British Knights was first around, and Romanelli wants to re-capture some of that […]
Featured recently on Nick Kicks: Over the course of the last two decades, Dr. Romanelli has been a catalyst for fashion and brand innovation. Putting his gloves on and his scrubs on with the likes of Nike, Coca-Cola, Levi’s and countless other brands, Romanelli’s practice as a style surgeon has helped usher in the curated retro wave […]
Here’s the thing about BK’s: They were new. They were edgy. They were… different. For anyone bred in the age of Nickelodeon game shows and Hammer pants, British Knights were ubiquitous, the shoe everyone in class coveted. British Knights took their cues from the street – from the fresh new energy of hip hop and […]
British Knights was on hand at The ILLMORE this year at SXSW, and documented all of the festivities. Cameos in this clip include DJ Drama, Steve Aoki, Big Sean, A$AP Rocky,Dom Kennedy, OG Chase B, and more. Check out the recap.