Carefully handcrafted with attention to detail, the L’Estrange London x Bombinate Desert Rock 24 Trousers combine different perspectives of travel, style and and comfort into a single, versatile product. Boasting L’Estrange London’s signature 24 Trouser shape in a fresh, earthy hue, this garment is as comfortable as it is handsome, and tough as it is… Read more »
It can often be the question on our lips whenever we head to a new job. The question? ‘How on earth should I dress for this position?’ In some places, this is perhaps easy to recognize. For example, in heading to a law firm to work as an intern, it’s likely that you’re going… Read more »
Ahhhh, summer! Looking out of the window today as Storm Simon gusts in to the UK bringing a disappointing sense of spring, all thoughts are swiftly turning to the Easter break next month. With the break swiftly followed by the May Day Bank Holiday, a few savvy travellers have noticed that by spending a minimal… Read more »
It has been a collaboration that has divided the menswear sphere, but surely the aim of a partnership is to bring two different types of customers together. In my opinion, season one of the FatFace x Folk collection did just that. So, following on from that success the collaboration returns with a new summer collection… Read more »
Sneakers are the new brogue – they are the choice footwear for everyone, where the rules of the office apply, but on and off duty the sneaker reins supreme. But where do you start? You want to get your casual wardrobe right, even your work one right too if you find a pair perfect for… Read more »
There’s a lot to consider when you decide to buy a luxury watch. Even for the most affluent, a watch from a brand like Rolex or Cartier is a significant investment. They can range from a few thousand pounds to tens or hundreds of thousands depending on the brand and model. You want to make… Read more »
It was a couple of weekend’s again that I was very kindly invited by Acqua di Parma to their new Barbiere – or Barbers – in London’s Selfridges department store on Oxford Street. I had been offered an authentic Italian, cut-throat razor shave which, despite my looking 14 years old again after a full-face shave,… Read more »
Sometimes, it can be hard to find the motivation you need to go to the gym. You may need to really push yourself or even enlist the help of friends to try and get you fired up. When you get to the gym, the last thing that you need is to be held back by… Read more »
If you’re getting suited and booted for a race day this year, you should make yourself aware of the different dress codes of each venue. Cheltenham Races: 12th March – 15th March Traditionally known for its British country influence, you can expect to see people dressed in tweed and sharp tailoring at Cheltenham Races. The… Read more »
To Covent Garden this week, with an exciting launch which fused fashion, food and beer as The House of Peroni arrived into London. I do love it when lifestyle and fashion brands collide as exciting things always happen. This time, Italian brand Peroni have taken over 6a Langley Street in Covent Garden with an immersive… Read more »
Are London and New York Loosing Their Style Footing?
Sex and the City, Gossip Girl and Ugly Betty are all set in the the city where fashionistas retreat to for some style therapy. Yet, up and down Fifth Avenue the fashion pack are seething from the news that they are well…no longer fashionable. According to The Global Language Monitor (GLM), New York is now… Read more »
Helmut Lang Men’s to Close?
According to reports in today’s Daily Mail, Helmut Lang is close to axing it’s menswear line. Quoted via Vogue a source says; “It doesn’t make sense anymore to make men’s for Helmut”. “They haven’t shown a formal collection in five years, and Link Theory has a big retail plan for the company that’s centred mostly… Read more »
New Wave ‘Thin Air’
Fashion-forward talent site The Ones2Watch has today featured this style story styled by London cool boy Paul Joyce and photographed by George Mavrikos. I not only love the urban setting, and of course the styling and choice of garments, but also the model Isaac Carew. Both Joyce and Carew are boys to watch I think!
Gucci Pops Up with Gucci Icon – Temporary
Gucci has announced Gucci Icon- Temporary, a pop-up store that will be launching on 23rd October 2009 in New York.The Gucci Icon – Temporary store will retail limited edition Mark Ronson sneakers that have been designed along side the brands Creative Director Frida Giannini. Sixteen mens styles will sit along side just two womens however… Read more »
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 »