Footpatrol, the OG and stalwart of London footwear institutions, nearly 15 years into its history now, recently had a renovation at its Berwick Street location, coinciding with the opening of a new Paris location.

For this, they required a replacement for their iconic Gas mask Neon, sensing the need to capture this for the future, we went along to watch it being made, capturing this short film and photos in the process.

Director: Taylor Fawcett
DOP: Archie Short
Photos: Giles Smith