Georg Jensen at John Lewis

I’ve had a long admiration for Georg Jensen, the iconic Scandinavian design house which hails from Denmark, after discovering the brand through a press event almost 12 years ago. Of course, the brand has been active for far, far longer; since 1904 and is By Appointment to Her Majesty Queen of Denmark. Their latest collection… Read more »

Mr Porter Celebrates Ralph Lauren’s 50th Anniversary with an Exclusive 83-Piece Drop

The term iconic is often overused to describe a person or creation however it is more than fitting to describe Ralph Lauren in such a way. Celebrating 50 years of the man, the label and the vision that started with ties (taking private school and university colours and patterns, then selling them back to a… Read more »

Booze-Free-Millenial or Enjoying Stoptober? Here’s 5 Delicious Alcohol Free Drinks To Buy Today

According to a study, the kids are more than OK and stone, cold sober…shunning alcohol like never before. A recent study by University College London found that the proportion of 16 to 24-year-olds who don’t touch the booze has increased from 18 per cent  in 2005 to 29 per cent in 2015. So much for the… Read more »

Christmas from Claridges

For me, Christmas has long included Claridges hotel. Whether that be for a pit-stop into the bar whilst shopping, popping in to look at their now famed Christmas Tree but saying for  coffee in The Foyer or like above, going for cocktails at the Fumoir and dinner at FERA. There’s a certain magic about the… Read more »

5 Korean Labels You Need to Know (Before BTS World Tour Lands in London)

In recent years South Korea and its capital Seoul have caught the hearts and minds of the fashion industry  for its ahead-of-the-curve brands and labels, not to mention the Insta-nip street-style. The athleisure centric, oversized and tailored silhouettes have been flowing to the UK’s shores for a little while (more on that later) however it… Read more »

A Saint Laurent Double Whammy…

It was a great weekend for film premiers in California and a super weekend for Saint Laurent, as these leading men have proven. This is the ultimate  #ManCrushMonday with both Rami Malek and Timothy Chalet both choosing the French house for their red carpet appearances. First up was Malek combining smart with casual at a special screening… Read more »

Black Cod & Wagyu: Mayfair Luxury at Soho Prices

I’ve never really been a big fan of the high-street designer collaborations that launch with fanfare. Exciting as they can be (Jimmy Choo, MARNI, Alexander Wang all for H&M were stand out favourites of the fashion pack) you just know what you are going to get. For example, my partner has a pair of black… Read more »

Back to Work with Caran D’Ache & Leuchtturm 1917

It is that time of the year when people return to college, university or are back to work after the summer break – tough, I know. For me, one the joys of a new start is new stationary and I was kindly sent, by Pen Heaven, two of the best names in penmanship;  Caran D’Ache… Read more »

HUNTSMAN x Jo Malone

  It is a name that has resonated by both sight and reputation, and for the first time Jo Malone is introducing a dedicated men’s fragrance collection in collaboration with Savile Row tailors Huntsman. One of the finest creators of suiting on the row, many will recognise the name as also being the store front… Read more »

THE GREY Comes to BEAST

Ooooh; the packing, the font, the symmetry of the packing…welcome to The Grey that has arrived at men’s grooming haven – Beast in Seven Dials, London. It is clear that this is one brand that will be flying from the shelves. Founded by Gregor Jaspers, a professional menswear and lifestyle buyer who regularly travelled the globe… Read more »

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  • EXCLUSIVE: Luke Simon Launches at Oki-Ni

    Online boutique Oki-Ni is to celebrate the launch of New York designer Luke Simon at a bash tomorrow in London. Unfortunately, I am not around to attend but the event signifies the expansion of his label into the UK. His design ethos is to merge the point where art, design, music and style cross, producing… Read more »

  • New Season Burberry at Selfridges

    My Mecca on earth, Selfridges, now has the Burberry A/W09 collection in store for my, and your, viewing/shopping pleasure! I think this is one of the best collections to date that draws on their iconic black, white and red branding as well as the trench coat. They have picked up on the seasons trends, velvet… Read more »

  • Louis Vuitton Pre-Collection Bags

    My friend Hunter Cordell over at The FAD bought the exclusive Louis Vuitton waterproof monogrammed holdall last year which is totally waterproof – even submerged under water. He has been hankering after their pre-collection A/W09 bags such as the all-black embossed monogrammed holdall. What makes this collection unique is not only their different design, such… Read more »

  • Young at Heart

    Seriously on trend with knitwear, denim, velvet and big coats, Zara’s Young label is a fresh and vivacious collection for those with a stylish, edgy demeanor. Here, Girts Vitolins models the A/W09 campaign that steps up the high street lables game in the ailing world of accessible, affordable fashion.

  • Small Town Boys

    A big thank you to the guys over at Small Town Boys for their supportive post! I love their blog…go check it out!

  • Man on Style

    One thing that lacks at London Fashion Week is menswear, but the MAN show – devised by Topman and Fashion East – is an exciting and refreshing insight into how the London scene is progressing. With many thanks to the guys over at MAN here, designer J.W Anderson has released two preview images for his… Read more »

  • You Must Create

    I had heard about the opening of the YMC (You Must Create) flagship store a couple of weeks back, but it was only today I got a proper look at the store. Just a few doors down from my hairdresser in Poland Street, Soho, W1 is the Victorian scientific/curiosity themed emporium of taxidermy, old gym… Read more »

  • Quest for Quilt

    This weekend it has been hard not to notice the buzz surrounding the new biodrama, ‘Coco Avant Chanel’ staring Audrey Tautou as Maddam Coco Chanel. Continuing the Chanel theme, I have discovered these H by Harris leather quilted accessories and apparel during a Saturday jaunt to Dover Street Market. A refreshing and attractive improvement on… Read more »

  • Benetton A/W09

    I absolutely adore the artistic direction of the A/W09 Benetton campaigns with its fresh and animated images. Ryan Taylor (at DNA) and Simon Nessman (at Major) project a strong aesthetic for the brand, complimented by Constance Jablonski and Jeneil Williams. Such refreshing brightness for such a dreary, wet and wintery week in London…

  • Josh Beech

    Oh my, isn’t home-grown modèle du jour Josh Beech looking, well, heavenly? This studio shot campaign by photographer Michelangelo di Battista for Italian brand RA-RE portrays Beech as a religious apparition surrounded by divine energy. Blurring the boundary between London rocker-boy punk and Italian cool, the images perfectly portray the brand as a European label… Read more »