Screen Shot 2017-02-06 at 13.55.54

Matches Menswear Meets Chef and Model Isaac Carew

“Isaac Carew must have been designed in a laboratory. Perfect Adonis torso, a ‘precision’ quiff and a smile so Instagrammable, photographs of Carew could be deployed by the UN to diffuse pretty much any chilly geopolitical situation” – Jonathan Heef; Matches Fashion. As a friend of the blog (as well as being featured regularly) it… Read more »

EGGROUP UPDATED LANDSCAPE

Dr Martens x Engineered Garments

With one contemporary label collaborating with an iconic brand, this Dr Martens and Engineered Garments collaboration range of shoes will send fans of both in a frenzy. Putting a twist on the iconic 1461 style, it has been updated in a sharp and versatile range of military inspired shades – with the navy and olive… Read more »

CapeCod_Manufacture_dial_©JoelVonAllmen

Hermès Horloger Cape Cod for Men

I am not a big fan of ‘fashion’ watches, and by that I mean those from luxury fashion brands such as Gucci, Armani, Versace and the like. Whilst I have a beautiful Emporio Armani dress watch that I received from my parents for my 18th, I am not a fan because of two reasons. The… Read more »

819664_mrp_fr

Mr Porter x Nike x Undercover

  We do like sneakers here at LSoD, particually when they are by Nike, and available through Mr Porter. This latest collaborative endeavour sees Jun Takahashi’s cutting edge Japanese brand Undercover partner with sportswear giant Nike to launch a new design take on the iconic dunk silhouette. The Jungle Dunk High-top sneakers feature a heel… Read more »

Av-4050-v5-Ms-20160809

AVI-8 – Lancaster Bomber

With the world’s economic minds and leaders in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum, thoughts in a couple of months will go back to the European state for the world’s leading timepiece exhibition – Baselworld. However, launching prior to this magnificent event is the AVI-8 Lancaster Bomber watch that combines heritage, superb materials with… Read more »

IMG_0371

Anselm Kiefer: Walhalla, White Cube Bermondsey

The famed German artist and sculptor Anslem Kiefer may have been showing at the White Cube Bermondsey since November, but this is an exhibition for reflecting on what was and what is to come. With a slight air of melancholy, uncertainty and a less than comfortable atmosphere, ‘Walhalla’, the exhibition refers to the mythical place in… Read more »

Screen Shot 2017-01-17 at 17.13.54

FRENN Menswear AW2017

FRENN is a Finish menswear brand jumping out of Helsinki with a minimalist sports inspired collection for AW17, tapping into a growing and continuing trend for reworked tailoring. FRENN clothes may seem Nordic and simple, but they always have more to them than meets the eye. Like the Finns; quiet at first glance but straightforward honest,… Read more »

Shot_02_050

Matches Fashion Activewear Studio + the Best Runs for Men’s Fashion Season

  ‘New Year, New Me’ the saying goes however, I’m a firm believer that it should be ‘New Year, Improved Me’ – as there is always room for improvement in our health and wellbeing. Aiding that sentiment is Matches Fashion who is expanding its extensive activewear offering for Spring Summer 17. As we step straight… Read more »

Paint Splatter ProductStories Social 1 800x800

Dr. Martens SS17 – Paint Splatter Collection

If you, like me, were a 1990s kid, then you would no doubt have had a pair of Dr. Martens shoes or boots. I was a big fan of the black 8-eyelet boots, which matched my black jeans and black – well, everything. With nostalgia being a big socio-digital trend that is translating into fashion… Read more »

Latest
  • moss-bros-ss17-hunks-cats

    #SnapCat – Moss Bros. Spring/Summer 2017 Campaign

    What a genius, social-trend relevant and fresh start to the Spring Summer 2017 campaign season – from tailoring brand Moss Bros. Hot men, tattoos and cats which are all Insta/Twitter/Facebook gold, particularly when the tag is #SnapCat, will have this innovative campaign less focusing on the pieces however, in an often over-saturated industry, it certainly… Read more »

  • screen-shot-2017-01-06-at-10-36-53

  • mrporter_laststyleofdefense

    Mr Porter Grooming: Winter 2016 Box

    To paraphrase Mariah Carey: “All I want for Christmas is…THIS!” Once again, e-tailer Mr Porter has rose to the festive occasion with their winter grooming box – a curated 12 piece selection of the best skin, hair and body care they offer individually. What is superb about their box is that the full and travel… Read more »

  • louis-vuitton-ss17-campaign-preview_laststyleofdefense2

    Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2017 Campaign Preview

      A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a breakfast viewing of the Louis Vuitton Men’s pop-up store in Selfridges, London – showcasing the pre-spring collection from Kim Jones which was inspired by his childhood and travels in Africa. Well, now here you can see that concept come together in the campaign which… Read more »

  • 2001172_the_classic_christmas_hamper_desktop

    Last Minute Christmas Luxury Hampers

    It is that time of Christmas when there is always someone you are struggling to buy a present for. For me, it is always my Dad however in a slight turn of events; it is actually my mum this year. Yet if there is one gift that always goes down well is a hamper. Of… Read more »

  • 28112016_converse_bunney_shot_04_292_c_crop

    Converse Jack Purcell x Bunney Collection

    Bunnies and sneakers – what more could one want for a Friday? However, don’t be fooled into thinking this is just a cutsie shoot as the codes are all there. Having launched yesterday, Converse has once again partnered with London-based jewelry lifestyle brand, Bunney, for a second collection of stylisticaly elevated sneakers, that are designed for the… Read more »

  • bbh1

    Blood Brother x Holt Renfrew

    London based Blood Brother is a label, for me, that does that great combination of creative yet urban-driven collections with the right amount of attitude that makes it a wearable statement with identity. Where other labels really target the urban-loving style hunter, Blood Brother appeal to a wider audience. This collection – and collaboration –… Read more »

  • screen-shot-2016-12-07-at-13-58-01

    OKI-NI x EQT Sneakers

    Always tapping into the style driven customer with a fashion-forward point of view; e-tailer OKI-NI has partnered with the super hot, Amsterdam based sneaker brand EQT on this sleek duo. The collaboration, entitled Polarity, one black (named Negative) and the other white (named Positive) – with each pair the exact opposite of the other. This… Read more »

  • screen-shot-2016-12-06-at-16-45-32

    Simba Art Collective x Crisis Homeless Charity

    As the winter sets in and the nights become bitter; it is lovely to snuggle in bed with a great book or something on Netflix, with a cup of tea or something stronger. However, for many – over 30,000 in the UK alone – people do not have a bed or roof over their head… Read more »

  • screen-shot-2016-12-05-at-15-26-45

    Victoria Secret After-Show Party with CÎROC

    It was not hard to miss last week’s Victoria Secret party in Paris; the show-stopping event that is a spectacle as well as a showcase of the most carnival-like spectacular looks. At the after-party, men about town – or in this case, Europe – singer Tinie Tempha and style influencer Jack Guinness  celebrated with Ciroc… Read more »