Uncle Rum Knuckles was a boxer for the Royal Navy in the 2nd World War… His legend lives on.


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Gone but not forgotten, Rum Knuckles is the creation of London based artist/designer Rugman, adopting his great uncle’s nickname to explore the relationship between tattoos, board sports & streetwear.

Mandarin are a key industry partner working closely with the Rum Knuckles creative team to bring the eponymous label to a global audience.