Leith Locals | Part One

April 26, 2018

Leith Locals | Part One

We assembled some of our local creative friends, collaborators and customers here in Leith, to shoot the first drop of our Spring/Summer 18 collection.

Leith’s heritage gives the area a certain character, and one constant throughout the years is the sense of community which is still very much prevalent today. Cheap rents have seen a new wave of designers and creatives moving to the area both to live and work resulting in a fast growing design-led community. Kestin's Edinburgh flagship, the Cruiser store is situated in the heart of the historic docks. The store fronts Custom Lane, a collaborative centre for design and making which comprises of a gallery, event space, workshop and studios where Hare now houses his design studio.


Kestin Hare Spring/Summer 18


Gunnar is an architect/director here in Leith. He's a great friend of ours and frequent collaborator.  We share a co-working studio space down behind the Cruiser Store at Custom Lane

Left: Kenmore Blazer, Aberdeen Shirt | Right: Berwick Shop Coat 


Kestin Hare Spring/Summer 18


Johnny is a carpenter & collaborator in Leith, we met down at the Cruiser Store. He works with our neighbours and friends - The Edinburgh Tool library. 

Left: Leith Shirt Jacket | Right: Berwick Shop Coat (Navy) 


Kestin Hare - Leith Locals SS18


Adam has been a friend of Kestin Hare since day one - he featured in our first ever campaign. Adam's a creative director here in Leith, so we grabbed him for a couple of photos one afternoon. 

Left: Kenmore Blazer (Navy Slub), Victoria Trouser | Right: Leith Shirt Jacket (French Navy)


Kestin Hare Spring Summer 18 - The Leithers


Andy is an architect based out of Custom Lane here in Leith, we share a co-working space with him and he was more than happy to try on some of our new Spring shirts. 

Left: Newton Grandad | Right: Armadale Shirt

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Photography: Laura Meek 

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 Men's Tops
Jackets / Knitwear / Sweatshirts / T-Shirts / Polos / Shirts
CHEST(cm) 86-91 91-96 96-101 101-106 106-111 111-116
CHEST(inch) 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42 42-44 44-46


 Men's Trousers
WAIST(cm) 71 76 81 86 91 96
WAIST(inch) 28 30 32 34 36 38

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