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Herschel Supply ApexKnit x Selfridges

Towards the end of last week; I ventured to the 6th floor roof terrace of Aqua in central London for the launch of the new Herschel Supply x ApexKnit collection. After taking in the stunning views of London on a great summers evening, I took a closer look at the new interaction between the fabric,… Read more »

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Whistles Menswear AW16

I have long been a fan of Whistles Menswear since its launch a couple of years ago. It reflected exactly what I admired in the brand before its exploration into the superb world of menswear ; contemporary, well cut and using great fabrics. This is a snapshot of what the brand is offering for Autumn… Read more »

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Polpetto Berwick Street, Soho

It is often joked that when I depart this mortal coil, a blue plaque will be erected out side of Balans Cafe on Old Compton Street in Soho – just behind my ‘perch’. I do wonder what it will say. One friend commented that when ever he goes past, he is upset if I am… Read more »

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Canali Suiting x King George VI at Ascot

The Great British Summer is upon us. Yesterday we saw #HottestDayoftheYear yet today we await roaring thunder storms, however all will be well again by the coming weekend for the highlight of my year – the King George VI horse-racing day at Ascot. Nestled in the Berkshire countryside, 20 miles west of London, the course… Read more »

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Levi’s LGBT Pride Collection x Harvey Milk Foundation

Yesterday afternoon I was invited by Levi’s to meet an icon of LGBT campaigning; Stuart Milk. As Stuart explained to me, his surname is very uncommon so it may resonate with you also: he is the nephew of the visionary San Franciscan politician and LGB (the T and Q had not yet been intorduced into… Read more »

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Stonewall x Absolute LGBT Pride

It can often be said that the LGBT community likes a drink and a celebration (no more so than at this Saturday’s Pride in London) so this collaboration between campaign group Stonewall and Absolute Vodka is a perfect. Partnering on a series of designer customised bottles all designed to raise money for the charity through… Read more »

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Monday 13th June was a wet and muggy day. The air was thick and the ground drenched by the afternoon rain. Yet as I stood on the roof of the Ham Yard Hotel in Soho around 6.30pm toasting the end of London Collections: Men, the clouds parted and the evening sun bounced off my glass… Read more »

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Aveda Man Grooming Pop-Up

As the great and the good of menswear starts prepping for  London Collections: Men which begins on Friday, you can also get in on the action with Aveda. Whilst you may not be able to secure a much prized ticket to the four day event that kick starts menswear season, you can get your grooming… Read more »

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Tudor Watch Black Bay Dark

When taking a brand forward, it is not always the case to look back however that was  exactly what Tudor watches did at their launch for the Black Bay Dark. In a space in Soho the other day, I was greeted with a beer and the Tudor ‘museum’ which detailed the history of the brand and highlighted… Read more »

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  • S3_Apexknit_BHW_01

    Herschel Supply ApexKnit x Selfridges

    Towards the end of last week; I ventured to the 6th floor roof terrace of Aqua in central London for the launch of the new Herschel Supply x ApexKnit collection. After taking in the stunning views of London on a great summers evening, I took a closer look at the new interaction between the fabric,… Read more »

  • WhistlesAW16LastStyleofDefense6

    Whistles Menswear AW16

    I have long been a fan of Whistles Menswear since its launch a couple of years ago. It reflected exactly what I admired in the brand before its exploration into the superb world of menswear ; contemporary, well cut and using great fabrics. This is a snapshot of what the brand is offering for Autumn… Read more »

  • LastStyleofDefensePolpetto

    Polpetto Berwick Street, Soho

    It is often joked that when I depart this mortal coil, a blue plaque will be erected out side of Balans Cafe on Old Compton Street in Soho – just behind my ‘perch’. I do wonder what it will say. One friend commented that when ever he goes past, he is upset if I am… Read more »

  • LastStyleofDefenseCanali4

    Canali Suiting x King George VI at Ascot

    The Great British Summer is upon us. Yesterday we saw #HottestDayoftheYear yet today we await roaring thunder storms, however all will be well again by the coming weekend for the highlight of my year – the King George VI horse-racing day at Ascot. Nestled in the Berkshire countryside, 20 miles west of London, the course… Read more »

  • ScreenShot2016-06-24at11.36.41

    Levi’s LGBT Pride Collection x Harvey Milk Foundation

    Yesterday afternoon I was invited by Levi’s to meet an icon of LGBT campaigning; Stuart Milk. As Stuart explained to me, his surname is very uncommon so it may resonate with you also: he is the nephew of the visionary San Franciscan politician and LGB (the T and Q had not yet been intorduced into… Read more »

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    Stonewall x Absolute LGBT Pride

    It can often be said that the LGBT community likes a drink and a celebration (no more so than at this Saturday’s Pride in London) so this collaboration between campaign group Stonewall and Absolute Vodka is a perfect. Partnering on a series of designer customised bottles all designed to raise money for the charity through… Read more »

  • ScreenShot2016-06-22at13.38.10

    Monday 13th June was a wet and muggy day. The air was thick and the ground drenched by the afternoon rain. Yet as I stood on the roof of the Ham Yard Hotel in Soho around 6.30pm toasting the end of London Collections: Men, the clouds parted and the evening sun bounced off my glass… Read more »

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  • AVEDA___A3702

    Aveda Man Grooming Pop-Up

    As the great and the good of menswear starts prepping for  London Collections: Men which begins on Friday, you can also get in on the action with Aveda. Whilst you may not be able to secure a much prized ticket to the four day event that kick starts menswear season, you can get your grooming… Read more »

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    Tudor Watch Black Bay Dark

    When taking a brand forward, it is not always the case to look back however that was  exactly what Tudor watches did at their launch for the Black Bay Dark. In a space in Soho the other day, I was greeted with a beer and the Tudor ‘museum’ which detailed the history of the brand and highlighted… Read more »