In recent years, there has been one new brand that has stood out amongst the rest, London’s Albam Clothing, have brought a classical approach to menswear which we can’t get enough of. Now with 2 London based stores, Albam has huge potential to be one of the biggest names of this era and the future, we caught up with James Shaw for 5 Minutes…

Name: James

Location: England

What’s 2010 going to be about for you? Getting back to what we started out to do. A real focus on quality, simplicity and working with English craftsmen to push what we can do here.

Whats the best thing to come out of 2009 menswear trends? People starting new labels and searching out for things.

What’s the must have item for any man in 2010?
Shoes, watches, accessories

What’s your favourite thing about where you live? The roof terrace.

What are you reading? Arthur Miller – Echoes Down the Corridor

What’s the next film you’ll watch? Not sure yet.

Your favourite store in your city? Apart from Albam then Present.

Whats the best thing to come out of Blog Culture? The openness.