Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween costume ideas are in their plentiful, but sometimes striking the balance between trendy costumes and a cheap price is a little bit tricky. The trends show that ‘the clown’ has fallen a wee bit out of favour over the past few years, and in its place Batman has risen as a candidate for the… Read more »

Guys, Here’s Why You Need More Me-Time

It can be tough to find me-time, we know. With demands on your time related to both your family and work life, there will be some days when you don’t get a lot of time to yourself at all. Then there are your friends to consider, many of whom will be enticing you away from… Read more »

A Guide To Choosing The Perfect Shirt

Choosing the perfect shirt is one of those tasks that’s easier said than done. There’s so much to consider from colour to style and fit. Whether you’re a fashion-conscious guy or not, you’ll want to look your best for work and leisure too. Perhaps you haven’t found a shirt that you love yet? There is… Read more »

Fun Activities For A Group Day Out

If you are thinking of organising a group event for you and your friends, you might still be considering what to do and when.  Instead of heading down the local pub like always and having a drink, there are many more exciting things we can do, and this is what we are going to talk… Read more »

Maximising The Resale Value Of Your Car

Stick To Neutral Colours The process of buying a car isn’t always easy. There are many decisions to be made, from the make and model to the age of the vehicle. While most would pick the colour based on their own tastes, you may want to avoid doing so. After all, your style won’t be… Read more »

Drive Down The Cost Of Buying A Car With These Simple Tips

Most of us would like to have a bit more in the way of disposable income. If you’re spending too much on running a car, or you’re looking for affordable ways to upgrade your current vehicle, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some simple tips to help you drive the cost of buying… Read more »

Ever Wondered Why Men Wear Ties? Here’s The Answer

Ever wondered how it is that wrapping a piece of colored fabric around your neck came to be a normal part of getting dressed for guys? And why the necktie is seen as the essential element in being smartly dressed? If you’ve ever questioned how the tie got its fashion staple-status, then here’s the answer… Read more »

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 »

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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 »