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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  • Interview: Dougie Poynter Launches Menswear Brand ‘Polonius’

    He maybe known for his esteemed musical career with both McFly and McBusted, yet Dogie Poynter has just added another string to his bow – menswear designer. His style has long been on point, although by his own admission, ‘not in 2004’ – see more below – with a carefully balanced wardrobe that fuses casual Rock… Read more »

  • Mulberry Men’s Collections Launches at Burlington Arcade

    Joining a host of artisanal labels, luxury timepiece and jewellers in the eponymous London venue, Mulberry has just opened the first ever store dedicated to men’s collections. The Burlington Arcade store showcases the Somerset brand’s growing men’s lifestyle range featuring bags, small leather goods, accessories and luggage, with new designs and seasonal updates displayed alongside… Read more »

  • Alfie Douglas: SS18 Backpacks

    I am a sucker for a great backpack, and even more so for one that is made from premium leather. Couple that with the fact that anything Made in England – bonus points for Made in London – is destined to make me part with my money, then I’m sold on Alfie Douglas. For the last… Read more »

  • Why Harry Styles Nails Saint Laurent Perfectly

    Harry Styles has become as synonymous with Saint Laurent as the interlocking logo itself, so it lead many to wonder who he would adopt as his go-to label when Creative Director Hedi Slimane left in 2016. However, he didn’t move an inch away from the label when Anthony Vaccarello took over – and this is a… Read more »

  • Les Parfums Louis Vuitton for Men

      It is 164 years in the making but one of the longest awaited fragrances has launched – Les Parfums Masculins Louis Vuitton. Whilst the luxury French fashion house launched their fragrances for women some time ago, the collection of five scents marks a mile stone in the house’s esteemed history. Developed by Master Perfumer… Read more »

  • Umbro × Christopher Raeburn

    Last week, I headed up to Kick Bar in Shoreditch High Street, east London to see in the launch of the new Umbro x Christopher Raeburn collection; a true celebration of English football in time for the world cup.  Celebrating Umbro’s indelible links with English football’s rich history, Studio Raeburn incredibly deconstructed and remade original Umbro… Read more »

  • Pride Month: River Island #LOVENOTLABELS x Ditch The Label Charity Collection

      Amid a social media scandal with a national fast-fashion retailer and a human rights (including LGBT+) charity, and a back-lash against poorly designed official merchandise for 2018’s Pride in London, thankfully here is one collection for Pride Month which is bang on! River Island has partnered with anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label on a range of… Read more »

  • The Smell of Summer with Urban Apothecary

    When deciding where to go on our summer holiday this year, we weighed up both city and beach options with a tropical climate. Whilst deciding whether it was feasible to take two long haul flights this year – having spent 2 weeks in California in March – we decided that my partner’s native Barcelona was… Read more »

  • Ten Fashion & Lifestyle Royal Warrant Holders to Make You Feel Like a Prince

    It is possibly the highest honour any brand, label, retailer or service (yet not professional) could hold, and one that is often instantly recognisable to many consumers – it is of course, the Royal Warrant. With the eyes of the world on Windsor for the wedding of the now Duke and Duchess of Sussex, many… Read more »

  • Mr Porter Restore Kit

    There has been so many times to count that e-tailer Mr Porter has been a saviour of style and grooming; from a last minute white t-shirt and an emergency pair of ripped chinos to a last minute Birthday present or their incredible grooming boxes which are perfect for trips booked on the fly. This season,… Read more »