M.C.Overalls Finds A New Home in Soho

Building on the success of their previous location a short walk away, M.C. Overalls have moved home – to within the hallowed ‘Menswear Mile’ – to Brewer Street in Soho.  Heading to the opening last night and viewing the space with a couple of glasses of wine to celebrate, it is now housed within a… Read more »

DEWYTREE: Luxury Korean Skincare at High Street Prices

  The biggest trend in skincare, grooming and beauty at the moment is Korean-based products; simply anything. Why? Korean culture is urban, sophisticated and conservative and a cultural emphasis has been placed on exceeding expectations; within education, at work and of course, personal appearance. As a course of culture, children are taught from a young age… Read more »

Boy, Oh Boy! Saint Laurent at 2018 Emmys

Yesterday’s 70th EMMY Awards in Los Angeles saw many a star out in force looking sensational and suave on the red carpet; and Saint Laurent was worn by three of the brightest new stars of the screen. Firstly, above, ‘This Is Us’ star Logan Shroyer wore the Parisian house head-to-toe with a floral jacket really… Read more »

Hermès Terre d’Hermès Eau Intense Vétiver

It was by chance that the UK’s summer disappeared the day we flew back from Barcelona and perhaps a coincidence that I discovered the new fragrance from Hermès – Terre d’Hermès Eau Intense Vetiver – that day also, as it is proving the ideal autumnal scent. Like the change in the seasons, Hermès say that this is… Read more »

Harry’s x Mr Porter Exclusive

  I am a huge fan of Harry’s; ever since the brand launched a couple of years ago I have never failed to be impressed by every shave as the quality of both the gel and blades are excellent. Firstly, the gel shave gel lathers up into a rich foam that helps the razor glide across… Read more »

El Palace Barcelona: The City’s 5 Star Secret

I’m back! It has been a little while since I have posted, owing to a much-needed, well-earned holiday to Barcelona with my partner. So well deserved, we stayed for nearly 20 days. Mostly known as the ideal city for a weekend break, it is both family and friends that keep us in the Catalonian capital … Read more »

Summer Shirting with Saint Laurent Paris

  I’m off…! On holiday of course, leaving tomorrow from Heathrow T3 on a British Airways flight to Barcelona for 16 days – epic! It’s a city close to my heart and with the temperature dropping in the UK, the 30 odd degree’s will be a welcome change from glum London. Thinking of summer, it… Read more »

Fine Wine to Go! Berry Bros. & Rudd Open in London Bridge Station

Is the next train to Bordeaux leaving from Platform 9? Well, certainly it has arrived, along side other fine wines, at London Bridge Station in London, as Berry Bros & Rudd – the two Royal Warrant holding wine merchant based in St. James – has opened a ‘trial’ concession within Urban Express in the station…. Read more »

Ted Baker Raw Hide Time Pieces

  Add character to your look with this sleek yet rugged Ted Baker Josh men’s watch. Each piece lavished with attention, Ted Baker is one of the fastest-growing leading lifestyle brands in the UK and has some of Ted’s unique personality woven into the very heart of each and every product. This minimal watch is… Read more »

Leica Q ‘Globe-Trotter’

  This is a unique and beautiful collaboration that deserves every applause for luxury. Created in partnership with legendary luggage makers, Globe-Trotter, this beautiful model is wrapped in specially selected Globe-Trotter leather in navy or light pink. As with all Leica cameras, the Leica Q ‘Globe-Trotter’ features the classic Leica ‘red dot’ logo on the… Read more »

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  • Why Levi’s ‘I am’ Collection will take you beyond Pride 2018

    Long time readers of the blog will know that over the past three years, I have heavily supported the Levi’s Pride collection that benefits the Harvey Milk Foundation – and this year that is no different. With us on the Pride in London march with the brand last year – and my Instagram shots being… Read more »

  • A License to Thrill: James Bond 007 x Orlebar Brown

    Luxury men’s swimwear brand Orlebar Brown are famed for their tailored Bulldog swim shorts in an array of prints that are as eye catching on the beach as they are seen on social media. The brand have lead a number of great collaborations, such as TUMI, but this – for me – has to be… Read more »

  • Charles Jeffrey Loverboy Presents Pride at Topman/Topshop

    Their Oxford Circus store windows over Pride in London are never to be missed; so it is great to see Topman/Topshop have launched a capsule t-shirt collection for Pride month in collaboration with London designer and creative force, Charles Jeffrey Loverboy. Curating 5 pieces of original artworks by LGBTQI+ artists, each of the artworks have… Read more »

  • Brookly Beckham Knows SS18’s Key Menswear Piece

    It is the wardrobe staple that has been seen on the menswear catwalks of London, Milan and Paris – and Brooklyn Beckham knows it is the hottest item for SS18; the hoodie. Wearing the Saint Laurent Signature Cropped Terry Cloth hoodie, discreetly placed with the label’s logo – the piece ticks another trend for SS18… Read more »

  • NYE INKS x BASIC RIGHTS

    There seems, to me, a great synergy between the tattoo artist NYE Inks and the menswear brand Basic Rights; both strive for works of art, a bending of rules and the creation of uniqueness. It was very apparent at the Basic Rights event during London Fashion Week Men’s where I saw a collection that has… Read more »

  • Harry’s – Shave with Pride

    I get so exited around Pride Month because some great retailers get behind the LGBT+ causes with gusto, and Harry’s is no exception. I was thrilled to get this through the post not only because their shave gel and razor is the best I have used to date – and I am very nearly run… Read more »

  • Catwalk to Social: LFWM SS19

    Whilst many of the menswear press are in Florence for Pitti U’omo, my mind is still in London Fashion Week: Men‘s mode, and musing of what will be coming next in Milan and Paris to match or rival the creative and commercial trends emerging for SS19. LFWM was far shorter this season which was refreshing… Read more »

  • 10 Important Facts About Menswear Ahead of LFWM

    London Fashion Week: Men’s – or LFWM for short – kicks off tonight with a show from ICEBERG, events from e-tailer ASOS, high street brand Topman and eyewear brand Kirk Originals. Amongst the fun and frivolity, not to mention the chats, the champagne and delectable canapés to keep the menswear crowd entertained, there is some… Read more »

  • Beach Ready with John Lewis Menswear

    Never Knowingly Undersold – as is their tagline – John Lewis have launched a vibrant collection of swimwear just in time for the summer holiday season! From playfully retro fruit prints, tropical jungle scenes to geometric patterns, they work perfectly with the John Lewis summer staples collection, an offering of basics that mix and match… Read more »