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 »
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, 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
Eddie Borgo Jewelry
Taking influence from the street culture of New York with clear indications of a punk influence, Eddie Borgo is an exciting name to watch (and buy!). His almost architectural pieces are uniformly geometric, almost art deco with more punky bite and New York grit. OK, so he is not cheap but I am going to… Read more »
Mouton Collet Jewelry
Belgian design duo Moutton Collet produce a natural and aesthetically rhythmic collection of jewelry. Their philosophy is that off ‘contrast and opposition’ with pieces I think that evoke a range of emotions yet are consistently wild and free-spirited. Check out these guys, their work is incredible and totally unique.
One of the hottest swimwear brands has finally swam the ocean from Australia to London. Franks apparel is influenced by the beach culture and carefree lifestyle of down-under, never the less I find their collection of vibrant and, well, sexy shorts incredibly refreshing. Their motto ‘for guys who appreciate style and are not afraid too… Read more »
Boys with Tattoos: Hot or Not?
I recently learned the meaning and history of the iconic Swallow tattoo and it made me think, is an arm full of ink hot or not? The Swallow tattoo originates from the days of exploration, piracy and trading where a sailor earned his Swallow image by traveling 5,000 miles and another two, intertwined, on completion… 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 »