SLOW FOOD SATURDAY
KRUKMAKARGATAN, 24 NOVEMBER
Four fashion shops and a literature-shop, all located on Krukmakargatan, has invited four restaurants and a coffee shop slash roastery from the region to jointly create a pleasant experience with a focus on well-cooked, slow cooked food (slow food) and tailored and sustainable fashion. Saturday, November 24th is now known as Slow Food Saturday. Between the hours of 12-16 the restaurants Sjögräs, Steam, Södermalms Delikatesser and Tjoget together with Johan and Nyströms Kafferosteri will offer slow food and drinks inside the stores of Nitty Gritty, Nitty Gritty Grit Girl Store, Our Legacy, Papercut and Uniforms for the Dedicated.
Beyond Sofo, Millennium walks and plain chilling at Medis, there is a part of Södermalm that during almost ten years now has grown older, stronger and braver. The area extending from Mariatorget and all the way down to Hornstull is a driving and an entrepreneurial spirit that has during the years given birth to shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, theatres and hotels. Here you will find commitment and core values and a long-term thinking with a focus on sustainability and quality. We believe that more people would like what we do if they only knew that we were doing and have therefore created the Slow Food Saturday.
NITTY GRITTY IN COLLABORATION WITH STEAM
Nitty Gritty in Stockholm was founded in 1991 as a reaction to the increasingly homogenised clothing store chains that dominated trade in Sweden at the time. We value each product as much as we value the strength of its brand. Today we have one women’s store, one men's store and a online shop where we offer men's and women's clothing, shoes, accessories, skin care and fragrances in a unique mix that constantly interpret the signs.
Steam serves dumplings, Asian-inspired soups and salads prepared with their own recipes and flavours as clean as possible. The raw materials are carefully selected and all that is served should be as fresh, locally grown and fairly as it can be.
NITTY GRITTY GRIT GIRL STORE IN COLLABORATION WITH SÖDERMALMS DELIKATESSER
Södermalms Delikatesser / Delikatessen Bistro Bar is housed in what was previously one of Stockholm's oldest fire stations from the late 1800's. The focus is French, and here you can enjoy classic French bistro dishes for both lunch and dinner.
Nitty Gritty Grit Girl Store (see Nitty Gritty above)
OUR LEGACY IN COLLABORATION WITH SJÖGRÄS
Our Legacy was founded in 2005 by Jockum Hallin and Cristopher Nying. Our Legacy currently operates two stores in Stockholm, a shop in Gothenburg and is found in approximately 230 of the best fashion boutiques around the world. The men’s collection of Our Legacy combines the seriousness of a 90th century business look - confidence in sharp cuts - with the soft likes of artist - aesthetically experimental and emotional.
Sjögräs creates honest, well-prepared food from the classic French cuisine with a spice of Swedish influences. In addition to serving food from both sea and forest they carries Northern Europe's largest rum selection. Over 18 years Sjögräs has housed Södermalm and has become a well known classic among Stockholm's restaurants
PAPERCUT IN COLLABORATION WITH JOHAN & NYSTRÖM
Papercut provides a personalized selection of international magazines, DVDs and books. You'll also find gift items such as Penguin products. A perfect blend of inspiration and pleasure. In short, a deli counter for the popular culture enthusiasts.
Johan & Nyström founded his coffee roastery in November 2004. It all started with a bunch of passionate coffee enthusiasts who wanted to change the Swedish coffee culture and convey a sense of craftsmanship, exclusive roasting techniques, more fun, and just more and organic coffee.
UNIFORMS FOR THE DEDICATED IN COLLABORATION WITH TJOGET
The brand Uniforms for the Dedicated has shaped a name and expression by combining playful design with environmental awareness of products and projects in fashion, furniture, music and film. Creative Processes coloured by a passion for the previously unexplored combined with a focus on contemporary craft and quality, this with the ambition of creating timeless products for the inquisitive gentleman.
Tjoget consists of three parts; the restaurant Linje Tio is one of those. Linje Tio’s goal is to take their guests on a continental trip through southern Europe. Chef Daniel Gustavsson, formerly Gordon Ramsay’s in London and head chef at F12 in Stockholm, interprets Uniforms for the Dedicated by a warm merger between the French Riviera and Stockholm autumn. Slow cooked, of course.
We had a French customer in the store the other day. He was in search for a coat and asked about what brands we had to offer him in this particular category. A member of the Nitty Gritty Crew started to show him some A.P.C coats, familiar to monsieur of course. Then further on to Aspesi, Barena and Harris Wharf – all Italians, hm, well yeah, some of them “heard of” even by Mr Paris.
The Bench - Marie Paulsson
Marie has a great sense of style and attention to detail, a sharp yet effortlessly cool look.
Nike x Pedro Lourenço
Showcasing the latest performance innovation with couture craftsmanship, the Nike x Pedro Lourenco Collection reinvents classic women's training styles through new cuts, shapes, and details.
Exclusive but not to exclude…
Among the things that we value most in our daily work are the relations with our highly appreciated suppliers. Without our strong brands there wouldn't be a strong mix of brands, and we often receive comments about how strong our mix of brands is.
The Bench - Rob
Rob from Manchester was in Stockholm to visit friends. We discussed the role of independent shops and the importance of buying quality over quantity. He used to love the range of shops in Manchester and what they offered but felt that it has declined in recent years with only a few still up to standard.
The Bench - Mattia Crepaldi
Mattia works at Aspesi and was in Stockholm for the first time last week to visit his clients, and of course Nitty Gritty
House of the seven seas
If Nanamica is going for inspirational search out seas, Preen went even further this season. Space.
The Bench - Let's do it
Things that can happen on a rainy day at Krukmakargatan: Nitty Gritty is a destination. We are in the city, but not in the city center. Our two stores are located together with the Our Legacy store, the Uniform for the dedicated store, DOM Hairdressing salon and the lovely little book- and magazine store Papercut.
He has always gone his own way. He has always stayed true to his visions and he has created one of the most modern companies known in the clothing industry. What others are beginning to do now, in terms of ecological, recycled and environmentally friendly fabrics, transparent communication and honest clothing, he engaged into about 20 years ago. He is the visionary rock climber, falconer, surfer, fishermen and environmental activist that has created one of the largest outerwear companies in the world. His name is Yvon Chouinard and his company is named Patagonia.
Bangers ‘n’ Mash
This Saturday one of our favourite social gatherings, Bangers ‘n’ Mash, is celebrating their 10 years anniversary. They've had some great guest DJ's over the years and this Saturday is no exception
The Bench - Andy Liffner
You usually see him biking around Södermalm on his daddy-hipster bike with a bunch of kids in the front box.
Scandinavians as we are, we kind of enjoy when the temperature starts to drop a little in September. Especially after such a long and sunny summer like the one we’ve had this year. Autumn is our favourite “clothes season” and this fall we have a great variation in our outerwear offerings. Whether your everyday life requires a sleek and contemporary coat or you prefer to stay warm and comfy on the inside whilst able to keep rain and snow out we feel confident in the selection of such outer layers here at Nitty Gritty.
Stone Island AW '014'015_Raso Hand Painted Tortoise Shell_ Il Video
The hand-crafted process behind Raso Hand Painted Tortoise Shell is revealed. The garment -made in a satin weave cotton fabric of military origin- is dyed and then faded in selected areas with a corrosive paste. The bleached parts have then been hand painted with a tortoiseshell-inspired motif also polluting the Stone Island badge on the left sleeve. This extraordinary manual process makes each piece unique and unrepeatable.
Pontus Alv and his team hits the streets of Manhattan to promote their Converse collaboration.
The Bench - Magdalena Tafvelin
Isn´t this what styling is all about!?