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Matches Menswear Meets Chef and Model Isaac Carew

“Isaac Carew must have been designed in a laboratory. Perfect Adonis torso, a ‘precision’ quiff and a smile so Instagrammable, photographs of Carew could be deployed by the UN to diffuse pretty much any chilly geopolitical situation” – Jonathan Heef; Matches Fashion. As a friend of the blog (as well as being featured regularly) it… Read more »

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Dr Martens x Engineered Garments

With one contemporary label collaborating with an iconic brand, this Dr Martens and Engineered Garments collaboration range of shoes will send fans of both in a frenzy. Putting a twist on the iconic 1461 style, it has been updated in a sharp and versatile range of military inspired shades – with the navy and olive… Read more »

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Hermès Horloger Cape Cod for Men

I am not a big fan of ‘fashion’ watches, and by that I mean those from luxury fashion brands such as Gucci, Armani, Versace and the like. Whilst I have a beautiful Emporio Armani dress watch that I received from my parents for my 18th, I am not a fan because of two reasons. The… Read more »

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Mr Porter x Nike x Undercover

  We do like sneakers here at LSoD, particually when they are by Nike, and available through Mr Porter. This latest collaborative endeavour sees Jun Takahashi’s cutting edge Japanese brand Undercover partner with sportswear giant Nike to launch a new design take on the iconic dunk silhouette. The Jungle Dunk High-top sneakers feature a heel… Read more »

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AVI-8 – Lancaster Bomber

With the world’s economic minds and leaders in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum, thoughts in a couple of months will go back to the European state for the world’s leading timepiece exhibition – Baselworld. However, launching prior to this magnificent event is the AVI-8 Lancaster Bomber watch that combines heritage, superb materials with… Read more »

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Anselm Kiefer: Walhalla, White Cube Bermondsey

The famed German artist and sculptor Anslem Kiefer may have been showing at the White Cube Bermondsey since November, but this is an exhibition for reflecting on what was and what is to come. With a slight air of melancholy, uncertainty and a less than comfortable atmosphere, ‘Walhalla’, the exhibition refers to the mythical place in… Read more »

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FRENN Menswear AW2017

FRENN is a Finish menswear brand jumping out of Helsinki with a minimalist sports inspired collection for AW17, tapping into a growing and continuing trend for reworked tailoring. FRENN clothes may seem Nordic and simple, but they always have more to them than meets the eye. Like the Finns; quiet at first glance but straightforward honest,… Read more »

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Matches Fashion Activewear Studio + the Best Runs for Men’s Fashion Season

  ‘New Year, New Me’ the saying goes however, I’m a firm believer that it should be ‘New Year, Improved Me’ – as there is always room for improvement in our health and wellbeing. Aiding that sentiment is Matches Fashion who is expanding its extensive activewear offering for Spring Summer 17. As we step straight… Read more »

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Dr. Martens SS17 – Paint Splatter Collection

If you, like me, were a 1990s kid, then you would no doubt have had a pair of Dr. Martens shoes or boots. I was a big fan of the black 8-eyelet boots, which matched my black jeans and black – well, everything. With nostalgia being a big socio-digital trend that is translating into fashion… Read more »

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    Kent & Curwen x David Beckham Exclusively Launches on Mr Porter

    He is recognised as a menswear style icon; a sleek bastion of tailored style as well as a cool, effortless man in casualwear. It then comes as no surprise that David Beckham has continued his partnership with menswear brand Kent & Curwen for the first collection with  creative director Daniel Kearns. But where does Mr… Read more »

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    Louis Vuitton Mens Pop-Up Store In Selfridges London

    This morning I rose early and endured the first morning frost – not to mention a 1 degree freeze-fest – to preview a very special pop-up in London’s Selfridges flagship store; Louis Vuitton men’s. Situated on the reconfigured ground floor, the space is dominated by a giant, beastly giraffe who is holding a limited edition… Read more »

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    Designers Against AIDS – Eastpak

    As we approach World AIDS Day on December 1st, so luggage and accessories brand EastPak launch their Designers Against AIDS initiative. Every year, the brand ask a section of varying designers to put their take on the iconic Padded Pak’r. Launching for sale, on the day itself, here – each bag has been redecorated, reinvented… Read more »

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    1 of 1 – Cheaney’s Customised Shoe

    Handmade – or bespoke – shoes are often regarded as the height of luxury in footwear. Much like having a made-to-measure suit produced, every possible measurement of the foot is taken to produce the final result. Considering the work and time involved in producing a bespoke shoe; many people are put off by not only… Read more »

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    Parasol Unit x ASOS Winter Wear

    Spending an afternoon wandering the galleries of East London, wrapped up against the Autumn chill has to be one of the best London experiences. Thanks to ASOS, I was toasty warm in my leather biker jacket as I headed to Parasol Unit in Shoreditch, a short walk from Old Street station towards Angel. Whilst the… Read more »

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    Christmas with GT Shopping

                                            It’s getting to that time of the year again, where thought of gift-giving and of course, receiving come to mind. With many now doing their Christmas shopping online – beating the high street crowds is… Read more »

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    Alfred Dunhill Christmas Gifts & Games

    Christmas is all about spending time with friends and family, with games a focus point to while away the holiday. In this magical – literally – video from dunhill, under the sharp command of British magician Drummond Money-Coutts, cufflinks, pens, and leather goods swiftly appear and disappear, bringing a touch of magic to inspire the… Read more »

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    ENLIST Launches on Mr Porter

    It seems Mr Porter is growing its brand list by the day; proving the men’s fashion, grooming and lifestyle focused e-tailer is going from strength to strength in its 6th year. One brand who has exclusively launched today is Enlist – created by Mario Arena & Peter Farrow – with a superb 8-piece collection. At the… Read more »

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    FIX London Teams Up With Ron Dorff 7Dials

      Tapping into the growing retail-revolution of stores becoming social hubs and wellbeing havens, east London based physical wellbeing experts FIX have set up at Scandi athleisure brand Ron Dorffs’ 7 Dials store. Offering sports and remedial massages, starting from £65, to introductory yoga classes for men, running Tuesday’s and Thursday’s – 6.15pm-7.15pm – all… Read more »

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    Levi’s X Oi Polloi Limited Edition Collection

    This really is a story for the denim-head, limited edition jean collector. Today, Levi’s and cult boutique Oi Polloi release their limited edition Northern Soul inspired capsule collection of the iconic 511 jeans. Fusing cross ocean influences, the jeans fit, which reminded the founders of the super-sharp jeans from the early days of Northern Soul,… Read more »