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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  • 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 »

  • You Must Create

    I had heard about the opening of the YMC (You Must Create) flagship store a couple of weeks back, but it was only today I got a proper look at the store. Just a few doors down from my hairdresser in Poland Street, Soho, W1 is the Victorian scientific/curiosity themed emporium of taxidermy, old gym… Read more »

  • Quest for Quilt

    This weekend it has been hard not to notice the buzz surrounding the new biodrama, ‘Coco Avant Chanel’ staring Audrey Tautou as Maddam Coco Chanel. Continuing the Chanel theme, I have discovered these H by Harris leather quilted accessories and apparel during a Saturday jaunt to Dover Street Market. A refreshing and attractive improvement on… Read more »

  • Benetton A/W09

    I absolutely adore the artistic direction of the A/W09 Benetton campaigns with its fresh and animated images. Ryan Taylor (at DNA) and Simon Nessman (at Major) project a strong aesthetic for the brand, complimented by Constance Jablonski and Jeneil Williams. Such refreshing brightness for such a dreary, wet and wintery week in London…

  • Josh Beech

    Oh my, isn’t home-grown modèle du jour Josh Beech looking, well, heavenly? This studio shot campaign by photographer Michelangelo di Battista for Italian brand RA-RE portrays Beech as a religious apparition surrounded by divine energy. Blurring the boundary between London rocker-boy punk and Italian cool, the images perfectly portray the brand as a European label… Read more »

  • Oh Ricky You’re So Fine…

    Rick Owens mainline show at Paris Fashion Week was a visionary collection that stood out with its relaxed, futuristic silhouettes. Now Owens has released these three preview images for his forthcoming DRKSHDW diffusion line, a monochrome lawless mix of denim cottons however a sure-fire success with its own identity, Images courtesy of Rick Owens.

  • Callum Turner for Margaret Howell

    Callum Turner is not only one of the hottest up-and-coming models in London, but the nicest. His distinct, boyish look is accentuated by his incredible personality. Here, he wears a selection of Margaret Howell’s A/W09 collection where she has ‘gone back to basics’. Classic staples such as v-neck sweaters, tweed blazers, flannel trousers and chunky… Read more »