Your Perfect Autumn Fragrance: Terre d’Hermès Eau Intense Vétiver

Like the change in the seasons, Hermès say that this is where ‘A shift occurs’. The horizon brightens. A star rises. Men are beckoned to another Terre. As soon as I felt the amber fragrance land on my skin, I was taken aback by the deep warmness it alluded; like a roaring fire illuminating a darkened room. … Read more »

El Palace, Barcelona: Celebrating 100 Years

Situated in the center of Barcelona, just a few steps away from the exclusive “Paseo de Gracia”, El Palace began life as the Hotel Ritz. Retaining many of its original, decadent features, dining here is an affordable luxury. The Menu L’Éclair, a three course spectacle, will ensure you re-visit the hotel again and again. It has… Read more »

Never Undervalue Your Underwear

Underwear has been around for a very long time, in a range of different forms. The modern examples which people like to wear have been on the market for decades, and the shapes and styles you find haven’t changed much over the years. This doesn’t mean that choosing garments like this is a simple job,… Read more »

Change Your Ring Finger if You’re Having Bad Luck

 If you feel that you are having bad luck in life, and things are not going well, you may wear a ring on another finger, which may bring you special effects.  Wearing a ring on the thumb symbolizes the well-being of happiness and longevity, and is suitable for the elderly, especially men. However, wearing a… Read more »

Make Finding Your Style A Little Easier

For a lot of men, the idea of embracing style and fashion can feel like kind of a foreign concept. A lot of this can be attributed to the fact that there just haven’t been that many style expectations placed on men for a long time. There was a time when every man was expected… Read more »

Tired of Feeling Tired? Here Are Some Possible Causes

Tired of feeling tired? It’s understandable, it’s hard to get out there and enjoy life when you’re constantly lacking in energy. You might have put your fatigue down to having a busy lifestyle, but there are a number of causes. Here are three of the main ones.    You’re not getting enough sleep First things… Read more »

Your Holiday Packing Essentials

If you’re off on your holidays to lie by the pool and soak up the sun for a week or so then, you won’t need much more than swimwear, a sunhat, some sunglasses and a book. However, if you’re planning on doing a little more than that, you will have to pack a bit more…. Read more »

Save money on your student car

As a student, you’re still working on your dreams and being able to save money as soon as possible is a great way to stay out of debt. Once you’ve graduated and entered the workforce, having a savings account can help you hold out for the job you really want or simply give you more… Read more »

Why Cashmere is So Ridiculously Expensive?

Why Cashmere is So Ridiculously Expensive? Cashmere is a type of fibers known worldwide for being amazingly soft and incredibly warm. Anything made from cashmere has a luxuriously soft feel to them. It also provides significantly more insulation from the cold weather when compared to regular sheep wool.   However, the super-soft feel and incredible insulation… Read more »

Important Things To Remember For A Motorcycle Summer Road Trip

With the thrill of the open road ahead of you, and with a spirited sense of adventure, you might well consider taking a road trip on your motorcycle this summer. However, to ensure you are fully prepared for the ride, here are some important things for you to remember. #1: Make sure your motorbike is… Read more »

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  • Molyneaux does Menswear at PPQ

    Percy Parker and Amy Molyneaux PPQ are one of the driving forces behind the continuing success of London and are set to launch a menswear line. With designer collaborations, celebrity collaborations – most notably Peaches Geldof – and popup stores Amy Molyneaux and Percy Parker will be super busy next year. In an exclusive interview… Read more »

  • The-FAD

    Many a website/blog covers just shoes, people, menswear or some more unprintable topics but the-fad.com purely focuses on the divine beauty of fashion, art and design. Whilst many are happy to pick out popular pieces from designer collections or art from the coolest guy of the moment, The-FAD scours the entire collections of mainstream and… Read more »

  • She is like….Shutting…It….Down….B.A.N.A.N.A.N.N.A.A.s

    If you haven’t already seen the ‘Rachel Zoe’ outakes on youtube, watch it now! Genius, is like…sooo…not…the word. Its, like… amazing.

  • 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 »