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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  • 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 »