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Classics and Essentials – What Should You Invest In?

There are a few classic pieces that every man should have in his wardrobe. It doesn’t particularly matter what your style is, the chances are you’re going to make use of these.    Image Source Slim-fit jeans The trend that just won’t go away. From the super skinny jeans that look like they’ve been sprayed… Read more »

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LC:M Round-Up Day 2

The second day of LC:M proved to be the busiest with little room to breath, with a dash around central London, from Bloomsbury Square to The Old Sorting Office by way of Oxford Street and Soho. I have to say that the Saturday was by far the best combination of young designers, the old-school charm… Read more »

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LC:M Round-Up AW15 DAY1

Growing from the Menswear Day that was tagged onto the end of London Fashion Week in February, to now a busy four days that kicks-off Menswear Month in January, London Collections: Men never gets boring. Why would it? Showcasing the best, new season collections from the new-school talent to the heavy hitting brands and traditional… Read more »

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Oppermann AW14

Often web-based retailers promise luxury at a fraction of the cost yet often fail to deliver this proposition however, this is not the case with Oppermann which has fully launched online. Combining Swedish minimalism (the founders, Mattis and Niklas hail from the Nordics) and London style, this is a very exciting men’s leather goods brand… Read more »

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Mohsin Ali x Dover Street Market

Ever the supporter of local brands in its respective locations around the world, it is great to see that Dover Street Market in London is now stocking renowned London-based designer Mohsin Ali. Though landing just one major stockist for AW14 seems not enough as Q-Men’s has also bought this seasonal offering, which takes military influences… Read more »

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Dunhill AW14

With Dunhill presenting a stunning, almost colonial vs Gastby, collection over the London Collections: Men last month, these new shots from their AW14 set the tone for the focus onto travel – or in this case, ‘Motorities’. Since Kim Jones, the first ever Creative Director at Alfred Dunhill, left for Louis Vuitton to head up… Read more »

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Cubitts King Cross

Hand-crafted, premium and a fresh British brand, it is hard to believe that Cubitts, based in Kings Cross, can give you prescription spectacles for £100. Yes, that includes frames and lenses. I was invited to try the ease and pleasure of experiencing the hassle free, well presented and convenient service about a fortnight ago. The… Read more »

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Diesel Black Gold

Having launched during the London Collections: Men, the new Diesel Black Gold store at 21 Conduit Street, London, W1 – nestling between Bond Street and Regent Street – is a superb space for the brand. The industrial space, designed by Architecture and Associés Pierre Beucler and Jean Christophe Poggioli, represents the first global concept store for… Read more »

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Jo Malone London

Whilst London and the whole country  found itself in the midst of a superb but horrendous storm, it was quite apt I had been transported to the rugged coast of Northumberland last Thursday. In the middle of Marylebone, I visited the new Jo Malone house, a stunning stucco fronted building which was decorated to give… Read more »

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LA Diary: Neuw SS14

One of the best denim brands I have discovered, again in Las Vegas, is Neuw – a Swedish brand that has been making a big impression in LA, New York and London (now stocking in Harvey Nichols). The Neuw spring/summer 2014 range is built around memories, good and bad, from their home town in Sweden…. Read more »