M.C.Overalls Finds A New Home in Soho

Building on the success of their previous location a short walk away, M.C. Overalls have moved home – to within the hallowed ‘Menswear Mile’ – to Brewer Street in Soho.  Heading to the opening last night and viewing the space with a couple of glasses of wine to celebrate, it is now housed within a… Read more »

DEWYTREE: Luxury Korean Skincare at High Street Prices

  The biggest trend in skincare, grooming and beauty at the moment is Korean-based products; simply anything. Why? Korean culture is urban, sophisticated and conservative and a cultural emphasis has been placed on exceeding expectations; within education, at work and of course, personal appearance. As a course of culture, children are taught from a young age… Read more »

Boy, Oh Boy! Saint Laurent at 2018 Emmys

Yesterday’s 70th EMMY Awards in Los Angeles saw many a star out in force looking sensational and suave on the red carpet; and Saint Laurent was worn by three of the brightest new stars of the screen. Firstly, above, ‘This Is Us’ star Logan Shroyer wore the Parisian house head-to-toe with a floral jacket really… Read more »

Hermès Terre d’Hermès Eau Intense Vétiver

It was by chance that the UK’s summer disappeared the day we flew back from Barcelona and perhaps a coincidence that I discovered the new fragrance from Hermès – Terre d’Hermès Eau Intense Vetiver – that day also, as it is proving the ideal autumnal scent. Like the change in the seasons, Hermès say that this is… Read more »

Harry’s x Mr Porter Exclusive

  I am a huge fan of Harry’s; ever since the brand launched a couple of years ago I have never failed to be impressed by every shave as the quality of both the gel and blades are excellent. Firstly, the gel shave gel lathers up into a rich foam that helps the razor glide across… Read more »

El Palace Barcelona: The City’s 5 Star Secret

I’m back! It has been a little while since I have posted, owing to a much-needed, well-earned holiday to Barcelona with my partner. So well deserved, we stayed for nearly 20 days. Mostly known as the ideal city for a weekend break, it is both family and friends that keep us in the Catalonian capital … Read more »

Summer Shirting with Saint Laurent Paris

  I’m off…! On holiday of course, leaving tomorrow from Heathrow T3 on a British Airways flight to Barcelona for 16 days – epic! It’s a city close to my heart and with the temperature dropping in the UK, the 30 odd degree’s will be a welcome change from glum London. Thinking of summer, it… Read more »

Fine Wine to Go! Berry Bros. & Rudd Open in London Bridge Station

Is the next train to Bordeaux leaving from Platform 9? Well, certainly it has arrived, along side other fine wines, at London Bridge Station in London, as Berry Bros & Rudd – the two Royal Warrant holding wine merchant based in St. James – has opened a ‘trial’ concession within Urban Express in the station…. Read more »

Ted Baker Raw Hide Time Pieces

  Add character to your look with this sleek yet rugged Ted Baker Josh men’s watch. Each piece lavished with attention, Ted Baker is one of the fastest-growing leading lifestyle brands in the UK and has some of Ted’s unique personality woven into the very heart of each and every product. This minimal watch is… Read more »

Leica Q ‘Globe-Trotter’

  This is a unique and beautiful collaboration that deserves every applause for luxury. Created in partnership with legendary luggage makers, Globe-Trotter, this beautiful model is wrapped in specially selected Globe-Trotter leather in navy or light pink. As with all Leica cameras, the Leica Q ‘Globe-Trotter’ features the classic Leica ‘red dot’ logo on the… Read more »

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  • Italian Luxury Consumption Stable

    There has been talk of ‘green shoots’ in this economic recession over the last couple of months. Often referring to property, automotive and high street retail sales, very few have taken note of luxury good growth. Whilst most cut back on luxuries such as dining out, buying little indulgences at the supermarket and canceling gym… Read more »

  • Alex and Chloe for Human Rights Campaign

    The necklace features a laser cut black acrylic “painted heart” pendant with the signature Alex & Chloe logo and a classic silver mirror acrylic HRC logo charm on an antique brass extender chain that can be worn from 22” to 26” inches in length. Comes beautifully packaged in a handsome black 100% recycled Alex &… Read more »

  • Men.Style to Close

    After some serious cost cutting around the world, publisher Condé Nast is to close Men.Style.com – the company’s only web exclusive men focused brand. In an apparent ‘rethink’ of the publishing house, CEO Chuck Townsend warned that the company must “realign to be a successful business in an emerging economy that is now predicted to… Read more »

  • Looky-Likey

    A news snippet featured today in a national newspaper reports that a looky-likey Balmain dress, as worn by Kate Moss, from Asda has sold out in two hours. The £14, 67% viscose, 29% metal-effect fibre and 4% elastane English made dress, is identical to the £8,000 Balmain couture cropped dress with accentuated sleeve detail –… Read more »

  • Postage Paid

    As global retailers up-the-ante to provide a higher quality of product and desirability, many are turning to custom made and limited edition garments and accessories. Queen of British fashion, Vivienne Westwood is releasing 300 limited edition postage stamp pendants to celebrate her world wide outlets. Each individually designed, and number stamped, with graphics and text… Read more »

  • Timberland Custom

    I have noticed a surge of deck-shoes in a rainbow of shades from many brands including Timberland. Now, over at timberland you can custom design a pair. The guys over at Nike kindly allowed me to design my own sneakers at the launch a few seasons ago, and I had a Ralph Lauren polo done… Read more »

  • Kokon to Zai

    I have long been a fan and avid wearer of the amazing garb of labels KTZ and Marjan Pejoski from Soho boutique, Kokon to Zai. Their S/S09 sample sale runs from July 21st – 24th at the Greek Street store in Soho, London, W1, and will also include some bits from the A/W08 collection too…. Read more »

  • F*UCK YOU

    Wandering through the Shoreditch Triangle on Saturday, I had a quick laugh at this printed on a shop window. Says it all really…

  • House of Holland Sunglasses

    Bright red with dark grey lens.Green with dark grey graduated lens.Purple with grey graduated lens. Ever since his first collection at London Fashion Week, House of Holland designer Henry Holland has continued to enthrall me with his unique and fashion forward collections. These House of Holland/Linda Farrow sunglasses launch today at Harvey Nichols, not cheap… Read more »

  • Keeping Up with the Joneses

    I was excited when Kim Jones told me he was considering a job as creative director at uber-luxe company Dunhill back in 2008. I adore his own collection, as well as collaborations with McQueen and Puma amongst others. He has just posted these to me on facebook, which I think defiantly need to be shared…The… Read more »