How To Dress For A Formal Occasion

We all want to look the part. Even those who claim they don’t really worry too much about their appearance still don’t want to stand out negatively from the crowd. It may seem like a vain and self-indulgent way of behaving at first, but it’s completely natural and normal. The feeling of being judged or… Read more »

Ralph Lauren Unveils its New Gender-Neutral Pride Collection

With global Pride’s just around the corner, Ralph Lauren have created a fitting collection for the LGBTQ+ community with a special gender-neutral Pride collection. Putting their Pony where their mouth is, the brand have ensemble a superb LGBTQ+ line up to front the campaign; Olympic medalist and activist Gus Kenworthy; ballet dancer Harper Watters; writer,… Read more »

Mr Porter Launches Kingsman Collection Inspired by Rocketman

Mr Porter, the menswear e-tailer and all round menswear authority, pulls another big-hitting, own produced collection inline with a film release – this time developed with inspiration from the forthcoming musical fantasy film, Rocketman. True to the film, this is a 70s-tastic collection with psychedelic and Paisley prints that hark back to a time of excess… Read more »

Saul Nash is Menswear Newcomer at Fashion East

Fashion East has announced that Saul Nash will be joining the renowned ensemble of visionary and emerging designers as its menswear newcomer for 2019, and who will showcase his Spring/Summer 2020 collection at London Fashion Week: Men’s this June.  Saul Nash not only holds his Masters in Menswear from the Royal College of Art but… Read more »

Anwar Hadid in Tod’s Retro SS19 Eyewear

I’m a big fan of Anwar Hadid; he really did break the mould in male modelling both as a non-white face of many a brand, but for also being visually different. For SS19, he heads up the Tod’s eyewear campaign for their retro, sunglasses for men which play with textures, smoky nuances and sophisticated details. As… Read more »

Reay x Matches Menswear: The Cashmere Tracksuit

  If you have not heard of Raey, you need to have it on your radar, as its very now aesthetic fuses refined fabrics with a cool, minimal aesthetic. I first saw the brand a couple of years ago; a small capsule that has recently launched onto the website but was not aware that is… Read more »

Experiential Retail: Maison Hermes – Seoul

There has long been a vast amount of discussion and debate surrounding ‘experiential retail’. In a globally volatile economic climate that is seeing retail – from high street to high-end – struggle to convert footfall into sales, the strategy is becoming as much as a guessing game as it is a practice to lure consumers… Read more »

London Craft Week 2019 – Dunhill

  As another edition of London Craft Week came to a close yesterday, I was absolutely thrilled to have taken part in a Dunhill workshop over the weekend. Open to the public – by email, with the fastest email first – over three days, the Dunhill Made-to-Measure workshop in north London swung open their doors… Read more »

Why every man needs a pair of Levi’s® Jeans

Why every man needs a pair of Levi’s® Jeans Exude classic style with a staple pair of jeans from the world’s oldest denim brand  What makes Levi’s® Jeans so special?  A classic pair of jeans is one of the most versatile and timeless items any man can have in his wardrobe. And they don’t get… Read more »

Chic or Camp? The Men of Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello at The Met Gala 2019

This years Met Ball, the fashion industries most prominent event to raise money for the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum in New York, has divided opinion regarding its theme of ‘Camp’. Whilst many hit the mark with the reference inspired by an essay by Susan Sontag first published in 1964, a few eyebrows were raised… Read more »

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  • H&M Campaign with Andres Segura and Ryan Thomas

    H&M has always been a favorite high-street brand of mine with its lively clothes and colourful palettes but have always thought their adverts to be a little muted. However they have shot these promo pictures to generate interest in their e-commerce site for S/S10. Featuring Andres Velencoso Segura and Ryan Thomas, the two present a… Read more »

  • Raf Simons for Dr. Martens

    After my post earlier this month about JPG collaborating with Dr. Martens, news has reached LSoD that Raf Simons has also teamed up with the iconic footwear brand. The marriage draws on Simons unique aesthetic with metallic leathers, new-nova leather with Dr. Martens conservative styles and traditional fastenings and details. It really is a refreshing,… Read more »

  • Double Identity

    Double Identity is a London based sneaker design house that is totally underrated in my eyes. They only sell at Unconditional, Monmouth St, London WC2 in the UK, 7 in New York and various locations in Japan. Whats more, they are not absurd prices so won’t make much of a dent in your wallet. Edgy,… Read more »

  • SAVE ANNA!

    With chatter that Anna Wintour will be stepping down as Editor in Chief in around a year-and-a-half, with Sally Singer replacing Wintour at Vogue US, I thought this image was genius. Can someone make this into a t-shirt for me please? Size small…V neck only : )

  • Menswear Day at London Fashion Week Schedule Announced

    MAN S/S09 #LFW So I was super pleased to read this afternoon that The British Fashion Council has announced a dedicated ‘Menswear Day’ on Wednesday 23rd September with 25 new and established designers taking part all over town in a mix of shows, presentations and installations ! Menswear has often takes a backseat at London… Read more »

  • Hermes Tie and Scarf Shop at Liberty’s

    It’s a fashionista’s high-end dream – Liberty of London is to join forces with Hermes to host a Hermes tie and scarf shop. Open between September 7th to October 18th, the pop-up store will feature the A/W09 collection as well as give us the chance to play dress up with a treasure trove of accessories… Read more »

  • Balmain Homme First Collection Preview with Ash Stymest

    The London boys are at it again, but this time in Japan. Exclusively previewing the premier mens collection from Balmain for HUGE magazine, Ash Stymest is the prefect model to wear the edgy collection, on trend with the biker/rock look and embellishment. As the shoot title suggests, Ash is the absolute man! I stopped buying… Read more »

  • Is Liberty Targets Next Collaboration?

    Whilst this post doesn’t really apply to us Brits (this goes out to my American readers), it really is a monumental turn for the Brithsh Fashion Industry. Liberty, the historic London-based department store, is in talks with Target, the USA-based value chain, to launch a collaboration next year. The Launch should be in time for… Read more »

  • Mishka NYC Sample Sale

    Mishka NYCA.IN.T LondonA.IN.T London Here at LSoD, we LOVE a hot bargain so will be heading down to the Mishka NYC sample sale on September 2nd. The uber cool label will be joined by 10 Deep, Staple and A.IN.T for the two day event at Meeting Room, 1st Floor, 1 Rivington Place, London. Co-ordinated by… Read more »

  • Jean-Charles de Castelbajac JC/DC Diffusion Line

    #LFW We all love a bit of fashion fun and designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac is the ultimate court jester. But one trick JCDC that will defiantly get the fashion pack in a frenzy is the launch of his S/S10 diffusion line, JC/DC. Not much as been released about the line (except the preview shot above)… Read more »