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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  • Burberry’s Sales Growth Slows, Along with H&M

    News released today from Burberry, via various portals, announces that the labels revenue fell by 4% for the three months to June 30th. Reports say that whilst the cause is attributed to a 28% revenue drop in wholesale business, due to stockists buying less, retail sales as a whole are up 12%. With the label… Read more »

  • Hedi Slimane for Prada

    Prada have commissioned Hedi Slimane to shoot their entire Autumn/Winter 2009 campaign, featuring his traditional use of unknown models. Slimane may have been critisised for his online photographic diary’s apparent sexualisation of under-age teenagers, but these images perfectly combine the sleek image of Prada and his unique edgy style. images courtesy of prada

  • Oh Marc, Oh Marc

    I have a new lust that has 470 reasons to be desired. New to My-Wardrobe this week, this stunning Marc by Marc Jacobs royal blue, cotton trench coat is just divine! Akin to the Burberry trenches from the S/S08 collection, this MbMJ piece is considerably cheaper at £470.

  • Humour

    With the Great British Summer being elusive and generally disappointing, I have been looking for something ‘a little bit warmer’ but not forgetting the time of year, Danish brand HUMÖR is the ultimate solution. The brand has a American sportswear feel (with out being Ivy League) nodding towards European underground street culture. Combining quirky knitted… Read more »

  • Tantalising Tapestry

    Tapestry may be seen as a pastime for lonely spinsters but designer Zoe Graham is making the craft fashions hottest customisation . A graduate from the University of Derby, Graham’s influence comes from her Sixties-child mother, according to a recent interview on Vogue.co.uk. I have a strong feeling this will fast become a hot trend… Read more »

  • Chanel Magic

    I absolutely adore these retro oval sunglasses from Chanel. I don’t know their release was timed with that of the new Harry Potter movie but the tortoise shell and black, both with pearl arm detail certainly has a touch of magic that Chanel never fails to deliver.

  • Romeo und Julian

    Hamburg-based label for boys Romeo und Julian is the epitome of young, fresh and simple design. With the clear principle of ‘Fashion; No Victims’ the Deutschland duo will soon be collaborating with contemporary German artist Wolle. Named ‘R&R bywolle’ the collection’s details has not been disclosed but one thing guaranteed, its going to be as… Read more »

  • Design Shock

    Ironically, the most fashion-forward trend of S/S10 doesn’t embrace the future but reflects these present uneasy times. Monochrome, with its sharp lines, rigor and serious face, is not an obvious choice for summer yet menswear label Jaiden rVa James has collaborated with timepiece brand G-Shock to create a watch that stylishly blends the latters creative… Read more »

  • Reckless Erica

    Reckless Erica, the Singapore based label, are far from irresponsible as they present their Autumn 2009 debut collection entitled ‘Brit Kid Goes to India’. Behind the relaxed yet fashion-forward collection is the foursome creaters de l’est Afton Chen, Diorelle Sy, Ruth Marbun and Louis Koh who first presented their ‘euro-eccentric’ visions at the 2009 Audi… Read more »

  • Beautiful Bargains!

    As if I need any more shoes, but I spotted these super cute Bottega Veneta tri-colour loafers at Matches.co.uk. The white and blue leather with orange lace detail are £178, down from £345 – Bargain! Over at Brownsfashion.co.uk the ever fabulous Mrs. B has these stunning black brogues by Dries Van Noten, £230 down from… Read more »