What is the meaning of looking sharp? The very word ‘sharp’ conjures an image of clean cut lines and clear defined grooming. The attention to detail is something that slips into this image as well. In order to be finely groomed, we have to look at the smaller the things as well as the large…. Read more »
Summer Holidays: What You Need To Rock At The Airport We bet you can’t wait to jet off and enjoy a break in the sun. Once your packing’s done and you know everything’s in check, you only have one more thing to think about: the airport outfit. You’ll know yourself that what you decide to… Read more »
London Fashion Week Men’s starts tomorrow, which means there is one essential item everyone and I will need – a great bag. With a phone, small wallet or separate cards, back-up charger and cable, invitations and a snack bar (always, always take a snack bar) having the smallest but best use of space that leaves… Read more »
Bang & Olufsen really are leaders in their field, although very pricy (who can forget the scene in The Devil Wears Prada when Andy’s friends gawp at the price of a B&O phone, an off-cast of Miranda Priestly’s) the brand has really earned its stripes over the decades. Whilst competitors rarely often hit the same… Read more »
Expressing yourself through business is not always an easy thing to do, but it is something that is important is to stay true to who you are. When you do this, you are more likely to see success in all areas of your company because they will be a reflection of you. If you are… Read more »
With London Fashion Week Men’s starting a week today, the British Fashion Council (AKA the BFC) has launched a new campaign “This is London”; celebrating community, diversity & culture at the bi-annual event. In a series of fresh portraits and images, shot by London based photographer Markn, each shot includes a diverse selection of people… Read more »
There is no denying that Mulberry is a great, British brand. Founded in Somerset in 1971 and still made in the UK, the brand has quietly had a renaissance since its ‘hay-day’ under the creative direction of Johnny Coca. Never really known as a menswear brand, perhaps as the focus on THE Mulberry handbag lead… Read more »
What better way to celebrate summer than with an exclusive t-shirt capsule collection? Whilst it maybe possible to wear all 44 exclusive styles from 17 brands, Mr Porter has curated this exclusive edit from 424, 1017 ALYX 9SM, Aimé Leon Dore, AMBUSH®, Aries, BILLY, Carhartt WIP, John Elliott, KAPITAL, Noon Goons, Pasadena Leisure Club, Pop… Read more »
Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard has been picked by Anthony Vaccarello to front the Saint Laurent campaign for SS19. Joined by the likes of Vincent Gallo and Keanu Reeves this season, the young star of the cult series channels an almost Bob Dylan vibe with his curly locks, together with some sharp Saint Laurent tailoring.
Back in February, news hit that the Prada owned bakery and café that sits above its Milan Galleria flagship store was set to open in London – and that date has arrived. Marchesi 1824 is the latest Instagram-worthy establishment to set-up on Mount Street in Mayfair, a short walk from the Prada flagship store on… Read more »
Oh Marc, Oh Marc
I have a new lust that has 470 reasons to be desired. New to My-Wardrobe this week, this stunning Marc by Marc Jacobs royal blue, cotton trench coat is just divine! Akin to the Burberry trenches from the S/S08 collection, this MbMJ piece is considerably cheaper at £470.
With the Great British Summer being elusive and generally disappointing, I have been looking for something ‘a little bit warmer’ but not forgetting the time of year, Danish brand HUMÖR is the ultimate solution. The brand has a American sportswear feel (with out being Ivy League) nodding towards European underground street culture. Combining quirky knitted… Read more »
Tapestry may be seen as a pastime for lonely spinsters but designer Zoe Graham is making the craft fashions hottest customisation . A graduate from the University of Derby, Graham’s influence comes from her Sixties-child mother, according to a recent interview on Vogue.co.uk. I have a strong feeling this will fast become a hot trend… Read more »
I absolutely adore these retro oval sunglasses from Chanel. I don’t know their release was timed with that of the new Harry Potter movie but the tortoise shell and black, both with pearl arm detail certainly has a touch of magic that Chanel never fails to deliver.
Romeo und Julian
Hamburg-based label for boys Romeo und Julian is the epitome of young, fresh and simple design. With the clear principle of ‘Fashion; No Victims’ the Deutschland duo will soon be collaborating with contemporary German artist Wolle. Named ‘R&R bywolle’ the collection’s details has not been disclosed but one thing guaranteed, its going to be as… Read more »
Ironically, the most fashion-forward trend of S/S10 doesn’t embrace the future but reflects these present uneasy times. Monochrome, with its sharp lines, rigor and serious face, is not an obvious choice for summer yet menswear label Jaiden rVa James has collaborated with timepiece brand G-Shock to create a watch that stylishly blends the latters creative… Read more »
Reckless Erica, the Singapore based label, are far from irresponsible as they present their Autumn 2009 debut collection entitled ‘Brit Kid Goes to India’. Behind the relaxed yet fashion-forward collection is the foursome creaters de l’est Afton Chen, Diorelle Sy, Ruth Marbun and Louis Koh who first presented their ‘euro-eccentric’ visions at the 2009 Audi… Read more »
As if I need any more shoes, but I spotted these super cute Bottega Veneta tri-colour loafers at Matches.co.uk. The white and blue leather with orange lace detail are £178, down from £345 – Bargain! Over at Brownsfashion.co.uk the ever fabulous Mrs. B has these stunning black brogues by Dries Van Noten, £230 down from… Read more »
I love blogs who feature and celebrate individual style such as lookbook.nu. This image of Stephane G a ‘seventeen year old go go boy and glitteratti’ really caught my eye! With a nod to Steven Sprouse (or some vandal from a south-London estate) his ‘Louis Who?’ holdall is a refreshing comment on the often monotony… Read more »
Marks and Spencer Race Head with Lewis Hamilton
Finally, I have started my own blog! This first post is a little bit of news I picked up on the grapevine a while back. LSoD not only focuses of the wonderland of menswear but a mix of news and bits that grabs my attention. Enjoy! Out of the pit-stop and into the fast lane,… Read more »