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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  • Browns Labels for Less Launches

    Finding a bargain is such a fulfilling experience, so London boutique Browns has launched its sister-store Browns Labels for Less online. The e-retailer will feature one season old garments and accessories for men and women, just like its store on South Molten Street, London, W1, up to 70% off! Below are some of my favourite… Read more »

  • License to Thrill

    Milan based fashion group IT Holding, owners of Gianfranco Ferre, is to produce and distribute Galliano menswear and womenswear lines despite being in special administration. Sister unit Ittierre will distribute the labels leather goods along side brands Just Cavalli, Versace Jeans Couture Versace and C’n’C Costume National. The distributor has signed a five year deal,… Read more »

  • I Scream, We Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

    Whether it’s a pair of baggy jeans or an cable-knit, chunky cardigan, we are all guilty of owning something Americana inspired. Billionaire Boys Club/Ice cream has launched their A/W09 collection at Selfridges, London, with signature blazers, skate-style denim, graphic printed tees and shorts along with chunky knit cardigans at its core. I adore the chocolate… Read more »

  • Model Citizens

    Jethro Lazenby CaveMax IronsJesse WoodVladimir Restoin-RoitfeldLouis and Claude Simonon Whilst the daughters of rock stars and celebrities have become infamous in their own right – often for all the wrong reasons – it’s now the boys turn to storm to the fore. Jethro Lazenby Cave, the son of Australian singer Nick Cave; Max Irons, the… Read more »

  • Marvelous McQueen

    I often get excited at new products, but rarely salivate at a digital image. But you can see why! This Christmas, Alexander McQueen launches a limited edition Britannia clutch reinvented in traditional festive colors and exotic skins. The pièce de résistance is the glaring gold skull clasp and an engraved Swarovski ornamentation engraved with the… Read more »

  • D&G A/W10 Jeans

    After my post on Italian fashion houses doing well in the recession, I began to dig about and see what products stood out. After looking at the obvious accessories like belts, bags and shoes, D&G sent me their online range of jeans for A/W10. Starting at £180, I adore the crotch detail with cross-over button… Read more »

  • Born by Ted Baker

    Lets face it – whilst many over 30s are struggling to keep up with the rent, it’s the kids who have money to spend. Ted Baker has tapped this valuable market with a new lower-priced diffusion line, Born by Ted Baker, priced 20% lower than his mainline. Flannel shirts, quilted jackets and an array of… Read more »

  • Presenting Pessenteiner

    Florian Pessenteiner is one of the most prepossessing and emotive male models that has graced the pages of publications such as Vogue Homme Japan and Dazed and Confused. His flowing locks can be seen strutting around east-London’s coolest clubs, and this latest shoot from Heritage magazine embodies the powerful image he dramatises on the runway… Read more »

  • Italian Luxury Consumption Stable

    There has been talk of ‘green shoots’ in this economic recession over the last couple of months. Often referring to property, automotive and high street retail sales, very few have taken note of luxury good growth. Whilst most cut back on luxuries such as dining out, buying little indulgences at the supermarket and canceling gym… Read more »

  • Alex and Chloe for Human Rights Campaign

    The necklace features a laser cut black acrylic “painted heart” pendant with the signature Alex & Chloe logo and a classic silver mirror acrylic HRC logo charm on an antique brass extender chain that can be worn from 22” to 26” inches in length. Comes beautifully packaged in a handsome black 100% recycled Alex &… Read more »