This January, for the first time, HANON present a psychedelic take on cult British brand Product of Desire’s Jagger silhouette, dubbed the ‘Space Biscuit’.
Dovetailing rather nicely with our recent collaborative efforts where we explored the uniquely British institution that is the Working Men’s Club and the enduring influence of football on style in the UK, we follow up with another project close to the cultural fabric of these isles.
Inspired by the cultural phenomenon of rave, the late 1980’s gave birth to Acid House, a movement that gripped the country and changed the cultural landscape beyond recognition. Set against the backdrop of disused industrial spaces, new sounds emanating from Chicago and liberated ways of thinking transformed these spaces and those who passed through them into another world.
Founded in London in 1976, ‘POD’ as it’s affectionately known derives its name from the phrase ‘Product of Desire’. The original POD shoe was created as a reaction against the platform shoes and flares trend that had become popular in the early 1970s. Favoured by soul boys - a working class subculture - that bears quite a few similarities to what would come next, almost a pre-cursor if you will, to the Acid House scene that would kick off in both the North and South.
SKU Code: POC24063AA01PGHN
Colour: Brick Suede
Size Break: UK6 (US7 / EU40) / UK7 (US8 / EU41) / UK8 (US9 / EU42) / UK9 (US10 / EU43) / UK10 (US11 / EU44) / UK11 (US12 / EU45) / UK12 (US13 / EU46)