The very best of Inktober 2017

Inktober is a social media movement that invites artists from all over the world to share a new piece of inkwork every day during October. Since 2009, Inktober has helped budding artists get to grips with paper and pen. It is a 31 day challenge...

Could art journaling awaken your creativity?

It’s hard to navigate the creative corner of instagram without bumping into a regram of Noor Unnahar Siddique’s poetry. Her distinctive style features mixed media collages, held up against a backdrop of fresh flowers. A setting that stands out against today’s highly curated social media...

The meaning behind our magpies

The Shores magpies insignia has raised quite a few eyebrows since we integrated it into our branding. The magpie is a greatly misunderstood bird, with many myths and legends surrounding it, and it’s the bird that people seemingly love to hate. So why associate it...

Dare to be different

“You are so busy being YOU that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are.” ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars There is a scene in the cult classic Monty Python film 'The Life Of Brian' where Brian, who has been mistakenly appointed as...

The only fashion advice you’ll ever need…

Have you ever made one of those bold ‘new year, new me’ promises? Perhaps you pictured the great movie transformation scenes of the 90’s hollywood; You’d have a new haircut and a new mindset. But here we are, over halfway through 2017 and most of us...

Bobby Hundreds on Building a Streetwear Empire

Have you seen the latest Complex feature on Booby Hundreds? It's a must watch for any creative who walks the line between formal day job and artsy side hustle. Detailing his rise to fame within the streetwear world, it's hard to believe that Bobby was...

Shifting Shores

When we created the brand Shores several years ago, we were all attracted to the name Shores itself because we felt it was a very evocative word. One of the main images that attracted us was that of shores being the place where the sea...