While on-trend, AllSaints has been called a “purveyor of a romantically pre-aged look” by the New York Times, its cheerlessness compared to Vivienne Westwood’s punk roots. Combat boots and neatly tailored jackets can only change so much, after all, but the approach appears to work, with the brand now available across Europe, America, and Canada.
“I have actually been wearing their shoes and pants while performing this whole tour,” Pace says. “They have an elegance and a style which suits me. I was pleasantly surprised how comfortable and utilitarian their clothing is. […] It’s always nice to have some sort of uniform to wear while performing. It could be a pair of shoes, a hat, or whatever, as long as it becomes part of a routine and helps you get into a zone.”