Creatives, Creators and Millennial Careers: Planning Your Pension with Profile

Working in the creative industries is a little different than perhaps working in corporate environments, as there are a greater number of freelance roles or fixed term contracts in addition to high percentage chance of moving  employers as you progress over your career. This is certainly the case within agencies, and it is millennial employees that… Read more »

Something for the Weekend: A-COLD-WALL* Matches Fashion

It is very nearly the weekend, so there is no better time to log-on and get a new piece of A-COLD-WALL* to wear over the weekend from Matches Fashion. The 14 piece collection is a digital exclusive for the online retailer, and has come to define British streetwear at its finest – no surprise as… Read more »

Boxed Up for Christmas: Kent & Curwen Hampers for Him

  Hampers for Christmas are very de rigueur for the smart set (think wine, cheeses, hams, chutneys) but how do you go a little off piste for the style conscious man? Easy, turn to Kent & Curwen – the brand which has reimagined British classics in partnership with David Beckham which form a curated wardrobe for… Read more »

The Fruit of the Highlands: FIDIR

Nothing says winter than an image of the snowcapped mountains of the Scottish Highlands, so you will find these landscapes rooted in FIDIR whether it be the materials, colours, or finer details which evoke the rugged beauty of this magnificent terrain. Founded by Edward ‘Eddy’ Downpatrick last year, the brand FIDIR is a capsule collection of… Read more »

Hackett x Swatch: The Perfect Ending to the Year of the Dog

To Regent Street last night for the launch of a special collaboration between Hackett, whom hosted the event at their flagship store, and Swatch for this beauty – the The Sistem 51 Limited Edition Watch. Yes, that is a cute pooch on its face – in fact, it is Jeremy Hackett’s Sussex Spaniel, Muffin. As 2018 is… Read more »

The Row Menswear x Mr Porter

Founded in 1996 by the Olsen Twins, Mary-Kate and Ashely, The Row became a by-word for understated, tailored luxury in a time when American fashion was dominated by casual sensibilities and silhouettes. Taking its name in reverence to London’s Savile Row, the fashion house preserves the bespoke standards of exquisite fabrics, impeccable details and perfect… Read more »

Is This the World’s Most Romantic & Magical Christmas Shopping Destination?

A number of years ago, I celebrated my Birthday (December 19th) in Dallas, Texas. An odd choice but with friends living in the Metroplex – the area that triangles Dallas, Denton and Fort Worth – and a chance to see a city that fascinated me, I flew the 4,745 miles to the Lone Star Sate…. Read more »

A Collaboration for All Men: FatFace x Folk

I heard a whisper a few months back that FatFace, the high-street favourite of the town and country set, was to collaborate with the contemporary label Folk…and it is true. According to both brands,  it started with an invitation from FatFace to FOLK to create something special as both brands possess a shared passion for the… Read more »

A Rhapsody for Evening Wear…Ben Hardy in Saint Laurent

The film, Bohemian Rhapsody, premiered in London last night and whilst the critics have not been kind (I can’t wait to see it) – one winner of the night was one of the films stars, Ben Hardy. Wearing Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, he wore the Classic Le Smoking tuxedo in black grain paired with a… Read more »

Feeling the Chill? Take the Lead from Scandi-Brand A Day’s March

I had the absolute pleasure of recently being introduced to the Swedish menswear label A Day’s March recently (you can see the t-shirt here) at their London Soho store. I was impressed with the selection of tailored, casual pieces however really noticed one thing missing from the shelving; outerwear. Dropping today, perfect for the cold… 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 »