What does Black British masculinity look like in the digital age?
Bianca Saunders and A-COLD-WALL* founder Samuel Ross discuss shaping the look of Black-British masculinity and building POC-owned businesses.
A-COLD-WALL*’s Samuel Ross: “Reconstructing the identity of Britishness is happening in real time”
Britain’s reigning king of functional luxury fashion has collaborated with Converse. Here, he unpacks the importance of geography, heritage and homage in his new work.
A-Cold-Wall* reimagines Dr Martens’ classic 1460 boot
Bringing an air of minimalism, Samuel Ross’ collaboration with the Northamptonshire shoemakers is one of its most unorthodox to date.
Where would menswear be without Black British designers?
From Ozwald Boateng to Martine Rose, Black British designers have shaped the course of contemporary menswear. But they haven’t always been given due credit.
A-COLD-WALL* announces grants for Black-owned businesses
Ten £2.5k grants will be available on application, and the brand has also donated £10k to Black Lives Matter Financial Aid.
Alexander McQueen’s foundation Sarabande is offering you lectures on creativity
Featuring the wise words of Tim Walker, Thom Browne and Molly Goddard
A-COLD-WALL* isn't making streetwear anymore
After five years of helming one of the industry’s most prolific breakout brands, Samuel Ross is ready to start again.
this designer launched a fashion brand out of his high school bedroom
After his London Fashion Week Men’s debut was made possible by his mentor Samuel Ross, Eastwood Danso discusses the story behind his namesake label.
how a-cold-wall* is turning hype into a catalyst for positive change
“I started from hardship but I’m not in that place anymore and I want to focus on a more positive, altruistic future,” Samuel Ross told i-D.
the fashion awards in london gave 10 new year’s resolutions for the industry
From a pregnant HRH The Duchess of Sussex to a fired up Dame Vivienne Westwood, the winners and guests of the The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski used their platforms to encourage positive change.
why a–cold–wall's samuel ross is rejecting streetwear’s resale and hype culture
As A–COLD–WALL* collaborates with Nike, the Northampton-raised, London-based designer wants to add layer of humanity back to streetwear with pieces that age, live and evolve with the wearer.
a-cold-wall* tears down fashion’s exclusionary structures in an immersive catwalk performance
Safety goggles, earplugs and face-mask on. Samuel Ross isn’t ready to be confined to what he’s expected to be.