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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  • 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 »