How To Dress For A Formal Occasion

We all want to look the part. Even those who claim they don’t really worry too much about their appearance still don’t want to stand out negatively from the crowd. It may seem like a vain and self-indulgent way of behaving at first, but it’s completely natural and normal. The feeling of being judged or… Read more »

Ralph Lauren Unveils its New Gender-Neutral Pride Collection

With global Pride’s just around the corner, Ralph Lauren have created a fitting collection for the LGBTQ+ community with a special gender-neutral Pride collection. Putting their Pony where their mouth is, the brand have ensemble a superb LGBTQ+ line up to front the campaign; Olympic medalist and activist Gus Kenworthy; ballet dancer Harper Watters; writer,… Read more »

Mr Porter Launches Kingsman Collection Inspired by Rocketman

Mr Porter, the menswear e-tailer and all round menswear authority, pulls another big-hitting, own produced collection inline with a film release – this time developed with inspiration from the forthcoming musical fantasy film, Rocketman. True to the film, this is a 70s-tastic collection with psychedelic and Paisley prints that hark back to a time of excess… Read more »

Saul Nash is Menswear Newcomer at Fashion East

Fashion East has announced that Saul Nash will be joining the renowned ensemble of visionary and emerging designers as its menswear newcomer for 2019, and who will showcase his Spring/Summer 2020 collection at London Fashion Week: Men’s this June.  Saul Nash not only holds his Masters in Menswear from the Royal College of Art but… Read more »

Anwar Hadid in Tod’s Retro SS19 Eyewear

I’m a big fan of Anwar Hadid; he really did break the mould in male modelling both as a non-white face of many a brand, but for also being visually different. For SS19, he heads up the Tod’s eyewear campaign for their retro, sunglasses for men which play with textures, smoky nuances and sophisticated details. As… Read more »

Reay x Matches Menswear: The Cashmere Tracksuit

  If you have not heard of Raey, you need to have it on your radar, as its very now aesthetic fuses refined fabrics with a cool, minimal aesthetic. I first saw the brand a couple of years ago; a small capsule that has recently launched onto the website but was not aware that is… Read more »

Experiential Retail: Maison Hermes – Seoul

There has long been a vast amount of discussion and debate surrounding ‘experiential retail’. In a globally volatile economic climate that is seeing retail – from high street to high-end – struggle to convert footfall into sales, the strategy is becoming as much as a guessing game as it is a practice to lure consumers… Read more »

London Craft Week 2019 – Dunhill

  As another edition of London Craft Week came to a close yesterday, I was absolutely thrilled to have taken part in a Dunhill workshop over the weekend. Open to the public – by email, with the fastest email first – over three days, the Dunhill Made-to-Measure workshop in north London swung open their doors… Read more »

Why every man needs a pair of Levi’s® Jeans

Why every man needs a pair of Levi’s® Jeans Exude classic style with a staple pair of jeans from the world’s oldest denim brand  What makes Levi’s® Jeans so special?  A classic pair of jeans is one of the most versatile and timeless items any man can have in his wardrobe. And they don’t get… Read more »

Chic or Camp? The Men of Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello at The Met Gala 2019

This years Met Ball, the fashion industries most prominent event to raise money for the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum in New York, has divided opinion regarding its theme of ‘Camp’. Whilst many hit the mark with the reference inspired by an essay by Susan Sontag first published in 1964, a few eyebrows were raised… Read more »

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  • Circus, London

    Well, my week culminated with a trip to Circus – the amazing club night that was born in Soho and moved to Shoreditch – hosted by Jodie Harsh. Oh what fun we had. Circus finished a few months back as a weekly night, going for three one-offs over past couple of months. The last one… Read more »

  • SHOWstudio at Somerset House

    I was really excited to have a few hours spare on Thursday to visit the SHOWstudio exhibition at Somerset House. Open until 20th December, there is quite a hands on feel with interactive exhibits such as the giant Naomi Campbell sculpture bellow. The sculpture is formed up of a triple-exposure photograph with is then made… Read more »

  • HUGE Thank You to My-Wardrobe.com

    Eugh, I really have a problem of not updating LSoD when I am out and about, so please bare with me on-updates! But the first of what happend last week’s posts is to say a HUGE thank-you to My-Wardrobe.com for their hospitality on Tuesday night. I dropped into their press night to review the A/W09… Read more »

  • Fashion History at the Fashion Museum, Bath

    Last weekend, my twin sister and I took a trip to the Fashion Museum in Bath and we had such a great time! It holds some of the most importaint examples of fashion over the course of 400 years, from 17th Century gloves (the earliest example in the world!) to the Kate Moss flower dress… Read more »

  • Trick or Treat – Burberry at my-wardrobe

    Happy Halloween! It’s not my thing, so am shying away from ghosts and vampires…but two things that aren’t too ghoulish are these pices from Burberry A/W09 at my-wardrobe. So much for this ‘Indian Summer’ we were promised this week, and my mind has wandered back to the old days of Autumnal school trips. I really… Read more »

  • Harvey Nichols Fashionista Quiz

    Do you know your Pucci from your Primark? Or do you get your Lanvin mixed with your Balenciaga? In celebration of its new online store, Harvey Nichols has launched an online fashion quiz! Was such fun! I got 9/10, and for those who get 70% or more – including me – get 10% off mens… Read more »

  • Rokit Blasts Off With Modern Vintage

    Rokit has long been a destination (and a savior) for vintage affectionardo’s but the Aladdin’s cave of period pieces is making new from the inspiration of the old. Rokit are now stocking a range of British handmade shoes, in two-tone and plain brogues and penny loafers, and LA made hats from Baileys Hat Company, from… Read more »

  • jimmy choo h&m mens collection preview

    Here are a few select pieces from the new Jimmy Choo/H & M collaboration that will reach stores on November 14th. It seems there are more ready-to-wear pieces than shoes. What do you think of it all? I am a little disappointed with the collection but there are some pieces I want to snap up… Read more »

  • Segreto – Kink Excite

    I am all for pushing things – manually and metaphorically – and boundaries of fashion is one of them. London is refreshingly rife with fashionistas and labels breaking barriers and bending rules about dress and style so it is good to see new menswear label Segreto doing just that. Segreto launches this November at a… Read more »

  • Crack-a-Jack

    I don’t know what it is with the Union Jack design but I LOVE it! Internet shopping at the weekend I spotted this range of Aspinal of London ‘Cool Britannia’ toiletry and cosmetic cases.But I really think the pouches can be amazing little change purses? Prices start at £39 – a lot cheaper than my… Read more »