The temperature is really rising and thoughts are turning to summer holidays; so have a look over at dunhill who have a sleek, simple and refined collection of beach day bags and pool slides. The Chiltern bag collection (the tote is pure brilliance for its soft material and beautiful simplicity) is perfect for a… Read more »
Fat Tony With friends such as Elton John, Pharrell Williams, Marc Jacobs, Edward Enninful, David Beckham, Skin, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell & Amanda Lepore, it could be hard not to persuade them to help raise the profile of a great cause. That is exactly what London-based DJ Fat Tony has done, and has also done it… Read more »
Long time readers of the blog will know that over the past three years, I have heavily supported the Levi’s Pride collection that benefits the Harvey Milk Foundation – and this year that is no different. With us on the Pride in London march with the brand last year – and my Instagram shots being… Read more »
Luxury men’s swimwear brand Orlebar Brown are famed for their tailored Bulldog swim shorts in an array of prints that are as eye catching on the beach as they are seen on social media. The brand have lead a number of great collaborations, such as TUMI, but this – for me – has to be… Read more »
Their Oxford Circus store windows over Pride in London are never to be missed; so it is great to see Topman/Topshop have launched a capsule t-shirt collection for Pride month in collaboration with London designer and creative force, Charles Jeffrey Loverboy. Curating 5 pieces of original artworks by LGBTQI+ artists, each of the artworks have… Read more »
It is the wardrobe staple that has been seen on the menswear catwalks of London, Milan and Paris – and Brooklyn Beckham knows it is the hottest item for SS18; the hoodie. Wearing the Saint Laurent Signature Cropped Terry Cloth hoodie, discreetly placed with the label’s logo – the piece ticks another trend for SS18… Read more »
There seems, to me, a great synergy between the tattoo artist NYE Inks and the menswear brand Basic Rights; both strive for works of art, a bending of rules and the creation of uniqueness. It was very apparent at the Basic Rights event during London Fashion Week Men’s where I saw a collection that has… Read more »
I get so exited around Pride Month because some great retailers get behind the LGBT+ causes with gusto, and Harry’s is no exception. I was thrilled to get this through the post not only because their shave gel and razor is the best I have used to date – and I am very nearly run… Read more »
Whilst many of the menswear press are in Florence for Pitti U’omo, my mind is still in London Fashion Week: Men‘s mode, and musing of what will be coming next in Milan and Paris to match or rival the creative and commercial trends emerging for SS19. LFWM was far shorter this season which was refreshing… Read more »
An English Boy (s) in New York
The store might be American but the boys are undoubtedly British. Zac Henderson, manager at Barneys in Dallas, emailed through their COOP Denim look-book for A/W09 featuring duo Cole Mohr and Ash Stymest. Modeling jean brands such as Levi’s, Acne and Nude, view the look book at Barneys and take a peek at their excellent… Read more »
Jil Sander for Uniqlo + J Collection Preview First Look
Designer/High Street collaborations have become increasingly successful over the past few years and Jil Sander for Uniqlo will be no exception. Sticking to her minimalist aesthetic, the collection is a great come-back for the designer into the fashion circus. It has been around five years since Raf Simons took over at her namesake label after… Read more »
TopMan Bright Suits
TopMan have really stepped up to the game over the past few years and this suit is no exception. These shiney suits are stunning for summer (if we actually ever get one) parties and I’d love to see one about at London Fashion Week. Available in turquoise, bright blue, lime green, raspberry and mauve. They… Read more »
Gaultier for Dr Martens
OK, so they might be for the girls, but these Jean Paul Gaultier collaberated Dr. Martens are hot. They have a distinctive diamond cut detail and will come in black and white. I love boots and they have been on the feet of many a fashionista in London however, rumor has it that they will… Read more »
Eddie Borgo Jewelry
Taking influence from the street culture of New York with clear indications of a punk influence, Eddie Borgo is an exciting name to watch (and buy!). His almost architectural pieces are uniformly geometric, almost art deco with more punky bite and New York grit. OK, so he is not cheap but I am going to… Read more »
Mouton Collet Jewelry
Belgian design duo Moutton Collet produce a natural and aesthetically rhythmic collection of jewelry. Their philosophy is that off ‘contrast and opposition’ with pieces I think that evoke a range of emotions yet are consistently wild and free-spirited. Check out these guys, their work is incredible and totally unique.
One of the hottest swimwear brands has finally swam the ocean from Australia to London. Franks apparel is influenced by the beach culture and carefree lifestyle of down-under, never the less I find their collection of vibrant and, well, sexy shorts incredibly refreshing. Their motto ‘for guys who appreciate style and are not afraid too… Read more »
Boys with Tattoos: Hot or Not?
I recently learned the meaning and history of the iconic Swallow tattoo and it made me think, is an arm full of ink hot or not? The Swallow tattoo originates from the days of exploration, piracy and trading where a sailor earned his Swallow image by traveling 5,000 miles and another two, intertwined, on completion… Read more »
Are London and New York Loosing Their Style Footing?
Sex and the City, Gossip Girl and Ugly Betty are all set in the the city where fashionistas retreat to for some style therapy. Yet, up and down Fifth Avenue the fashion pack are seething from the news that they are well…no longer fashionable. According to The Global Language Monitor (GLM), New York is now… Read more »
Helmut Lang Men’s to Close?
According to reports in today’s Daily Mail, Helmut Lang is close to axing it’s menswear line. Quoted via Vogue a source says; “It doesn’t make sense anymore to make men’s for Helmut”. “They haven’t shown a formal collection in five years, and Link Theory has a big retail plan for the company that’s centred mostly… Read more »