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Interview: Dougie Poynter Launches Menswear Brand ‘Polonius’

He maybe known for his esteemed musical career with both McFly and McBusted, yet Dogie Poynter has just added another string to his bow – menswear designer. His style has long been on point, although by his own admission, ‘not in 2004’ – see more below – with a carefully balanced wardrobe that fuses casual Rock… Read more »

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Mulberry Men’s Collections Launches at Burlington Arcade

Joining a host of artisanal labels, luxury timepiece and jewellers in the eponymous London venue, Mulberry has just opened the first ever store dedicated to men’s collections. The Burlington Arcade store showcases the Somerset brand’s growing men’s lifestyle range featuring bags, small leather goods, accessories and luggage, with new designs and seasonal updates displayed alongside… Read more »

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Alfie Douglas: SS18 Backpacks

I am a sucker for a great backpack, and even more so for one that is made from premium leather. Couple that with the fact that anything Made in England – bonus points for Made in London – is destined to make me part with my money, then I’m sold on Alfie Douglas. For the last… Read more »

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Why Harry Styles Nails Saint Laurent Perfectly

Harry Styles has become as synonymous with Saint Laurent as the interlocking logo itself, so it lead many to wonder who he would adopt as his go-to label when Creative Director Hedi Slimane left in 2016. However, he didn’t move an inch away from the label when Anthony Vaccarello took over – and this is a… Read more »

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Les Parfums Louis Vuitton for Men

  It is 164 years in the making but one of the longest awaited fragrances has launched – Les Parfums Masculins Louis Vuitton. Whilst the luxury French fashion house launched their fragrances for women some time ago, the collection of five scents marks a mile stone in the house’s esteemed history. Developed by Master Perfumer… Read more »

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Umbro × Christopher Raeburn

Last week, I headed up to Kick Bar in Shoreditch High Street, east London to see in the launch of the new Umbro x Christopher Raeburn collection; a true celebration of English football in time for the world cup.  Celebrating Umbro’s indelible links with English football’s rich history, Studio Raeburn incredibly deconstructed and remade original Umbro… Read more »

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Pride Month: River Island #LOVENOTLABELS x Ditch The Label Charity Collection

  Amid a social media scandal with a national fast-fashion retailer and a human rights (including LGBT+) charity, and a back-lash against poorly designed official merchandise for 2018’s Pride in London, thankfully here is one collection for Pride Month which is bang on! River Island has partnered with anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label on a range of… Read more »

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The Smell of Summer with Urban Apothecary

When deciding where to go on our summer holiday this year, we weighed up both city and beach options with a tropical climate. Whilst deciding whether it was feasible to take two long haul flights this year – having spent 2 weeks in California in March – we decided that my partner’s native Barcelona was… Read more »

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Ten Fashion & Lifestyle Royal Warrant Holders to Make You Feel Like a Prince

It is possibly the highest honour any brand, label, retailer or service (yet not professional) could hold, and one that is often instantly recognisable to many consumers – it is of course, the Royal Warrant. With the eyes of the world on Windsor for the wedding of the now Duke and Duchess of Sussex, many… Read more »

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Mr Porter Restore Kit

There has been so many times to count that e-tailer Mr Porter has been a saviour of style and grooming; from a last minute white t-shirt and an emergency pair of ripped chinos to a last minute Birthday present or their incredible grooming boxes which are perfect for trips booked on the fly. This season,… Read more »

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    Louis Who?

    I love blogs who feature and celebrate individual style such as lookbook.nu. This image of Stephane G a ‘seventeen year old go go boy and glitteratti’ really caught my eye! With a nod to Steven Sprouse (or some vandal from a south-London estate) his ‘Louis Who?’ holdall is a refreshing comment on the often monotony… Read more »

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    Marks and Spencer Race Head with Lewis Hamilton

    Finally, I have started my own blog! This first post is a little bit of news I picked up on the grapevine a while back. LSoD not only focuses of the wonderland of menswear but a mix of news and bits that grabs my attention. Enjoy! Out of the pit-stop and into the fast lane,… Read more »