THE EIGHTY6 SCENE

THE EIGHTY6 SCENE
The concept of Eighty6 was inspired by Newcastle upon Tyne’s creative and urban culture. Our designs come from our connections with a generation of self-made people, and admiration for the different industries they work in.

The Eighty6 Scene showcases businesses we think are cool, individuals who inspire us and plenty more mint craic. You can read it all here or sign up to get it each month to your inbox.

EIGHTY6 WOMEN WE LOVE YOU

Eighty6 Set to Launch Clothing Collection Inspired by Women Eighty6 has always set out to be a unisex clothing brand, something that can be worn, loved, styled and customised by men and women alike. You only have to take a few minutes scrolling through our Instagram feed or the #Eighty6Crew hashtag to see that the […]

EIGHTY6 LONGER LINE TEES: THE NEW STYLE

Eighty6 Launches New Longer Line Tees At Eighty6 we always aim to improve because the quality of our designs and manufacture of our clothing is how we differ from other brands. The latest collection launch saw us release a new shape, fit and quality of tees. Eighty6 Golden Hannya Design Launch The new and exclusive […]

TRADITIONAL SIGNWRITING WITH ASH WILLERTON

Traditional Signwriting: The Art, The Craft If you’ve ever spotted some of the more unique and traditional style of shop front signage around Newcastle and wondered who did them, chances are it might have been Ash Willerton. We had a chat with Ash about how he got into it and to discover the artistry and […]

FASHION AND MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY WITH RHIANNON BANKS

Fashion and Music Photography: 5 Minutes with Rhiannon Banks In her career as a photographer Rhiannon Banks has shot the likes of Palace, Visvim and Neighbourhood while working at the North East’s premier contemporary urban and streetwear store, END Clothing. More recently Rhiannon has worked with some of the up and coming streetwear brands right […]

GET READY EIGHTY6 CREW, IT’S ALMOST PARTY TIME

With just over a week until the official Eighty6 launch party at World Headquarters in Newcastle, we thought it was time to let you in on all the awesome details. LIVE PERFORMANCES First up on the night we have the main man David Kyle who will be performing a live acoustic set then headlining will […]

THE EIGHTY6 JOURNEY: REAWAKENING

Photographer: Rhiannon Banks | Model: Jord Liddell In less than a year of business we’ve already learnt so much from how much stock to invest in, to what works in marketing to even when it’s time to give up on an idea. You won’t have seen The Eighty6 Scene newsletter for a while or any […]

FIVE MINUTES WITH ZAC FROM GUARDIAN

You recently played in Battle of the Bands at Trillians, Newcastle – how’d it go? On a whole we had a really good night, it’s not a usual sight seeing a bar/venue full of people for a local only show but me and the lads were pleasantly surprised to see at least 50 people turn […]

GUEST BLOG POST FROM VIK SMITH OF SB BARBERING ACADEMY

With 22 years experience in the barbering game it’s easy to see why Vikki’s barbering academy in Sunderland has been so successful and even attracts barbers from all over the world to train with her. We asked Vikki to tell her story of how the academy was started… over to Vikki. VIK SMITH TRAINING AT […]

BOY JUMPS SHIP ALBUM LAUNCH SHOW

Boy Jumps Ship launched their album with a show to remember on Saturday night, right back in the heart of their home town, Newcastle upon Tyne. Of course, Eighty6 Crew member Gav Gates was representing in one of our tees on stage! Here’s some pictures from the night by Alex Alevroyiannis.   You can now grab […]

FIVE MINUTES WITH RICHARD AND JACKY FROM RED LUNAR RECORDS

Friends of Eighty6 and future design collaborators, Richard and Jacky from Red Lunar Records, gave us an insight into life behind running a record label and some of their plans. Tell us a bit about how you got into working in the club scene We both met upon working in nightlife in Newcastle, involved in […]

FIVE MINUTES WITH NIKI GITTUS OF UNIT 85 BOXING

Friend of Eighty6, Niki Gittus gave us 5 minutes to catch up with him about Unit 85 Boxing, his new boxing training company. Tell us a bit about your background in boxing and any particular highlights. I first went to the gym when I was nine, just to try it out really. Both my dad and […]

THE EIGHTY6 JOURNEY: EXHIBITING

For our second instalment of our Eighty6 Journey series that takes a look behind the scenes of running a streetwear business, we thought we’d share our experience of prepping for our first-ever trading event. On Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th March Eighty6 Clothing will be exhibiting at Tattoo Tea Party at EventCity in Manchester. Although […]

FIVE MINUTES WITH EIGHTY6 PHOTOGRAPHER ANDREW JAMES GRANT

The easiest way to communicate the essence of your brand is through visual content, which is why lifestyle photography is so important to us, and any clothing brand! We teamed up with photographer Andrew James Grant to create the photography for our launch collection. The next steps will be to collate all of Andy’s hard […]

THE EIGHTY6 JOURNEY: INSPIRATION

There’s a lot of hard work that goes on behind the scenes at Eighty6 and we’ve seen a few times how easy it is to lose sight of things when you’re trying to be creative at the same time as being strategic. Its important to take a moment and come up for air – taking […]

LAUNCHES, LIVE EVENTS AND MORE FOR 2016

We’re already one month down, but with everything we’ve got planned for 2016 its already shaping up to be a good year. The Eighty6 team has been working hard behind the scenes to give you some fresh designs for spring 2016. We’ve got four new tshirt designs in the pipeline including a raglan style, plus […]

EIGHTY6 ON THE ROAD: TATTOO JAM

The Eighty6 Crew rocked up cheap jerseys at the 7th annual Tattoo Jam with tattoo artists Dean Taylor, Alex Rowntree, Lee Armstrong and Stev, ready to meet the few thousand art enthusiasts that visit CO. the show each year. Tattoo Jam is one the UK’s biggest tattoo conventions with over 300 artists working under one […]

EIGHTY6 ON THE ROAD: 2000TREES MUSIC FESTIVAL 2015

Members of the Eighty6 Crew hit the road earlier this year to cheap jerseys visit the award winning 2000trees Music Festival. 2000trees prides itself cheap nba jerseys on showcasing the cheap nfl jerseys best of new and underground rock and indie bands at its growing festival of 5,000 Topic visitors annually. Tattooing exclusively in the […]

FIVE MINUTES WITH EIGHTY6 HEAD DESIGNER STEV

What’s the inspiration behind the launch collection? I’ve been a tattoo artist for ten years so naturally, the inspiration cheap NFL jerseys for this initial collection came from tattoo art. Specifically, it was more the traditional style AMAZING of tattooing, which is big, bold and badass! What’s different about Eighty6? Our designs come from a […]

BOY JUMPS SHIP OFFICIALLY SIGNED TO AMAZING RECORD CO.

Boy Jumps Ship have just signed with Amazing Record Co so we took five minutes with drummer and Eighty6 Crew member, Gav Jerseys to get to know him better, plus talk upcoming tours, new singles and what the future holds for the Newcastle four piece. Let’s start at the beginning; tell us a bit about […]