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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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    Ken Bek Makes a BREXIT Statement for ADON

    In what has to be one of the most bullishly visual statements of the BREXIT debate to date, Tom Wawnik together with Bones and Heals captures the UK’s best Danish export to date; Ken Bek. Wearing pieces from Joyrich, Saint Laurent and a gold crown (possibly the best accessory in the shoot), I’m just hoping… Read more »

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    Mahtay 100% Natural Sparking Yerba Maté Tea

    Whilst we know that juicing has become the biggest health food revolution, it just isn’t for me. Don’t get me wrong, I do like a nice green juice now and again however I’m not sold on the consistency. However, one health kick I have embraced is Mahtay. I encountered the brand at a press day… Read more »

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    GT Shopping: Gay Times Magazine Launches Shopping Platform

    Tapping into the growing trend of editorial driven commerce and magazines becoming ‘shoppable’, GT Times (formerly known as Gay Times) has launched its mens focused e-tail website; GT shopping. By teaming up with London based technology platform Octer, there are – to my count – 118 brands and retailers who have been collectively been bought… Read more »

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    COS x Mr Porter

    What more could a man possibly want in terms of a style partnership? In their second instalment, Mr Porter has joined up with Scandi brand COS for an exclusive capsule collection for the AW16  season. Titled The Art of the Everyday, the collection is a complete wardrobe of menswear essentials, featuring easy to wear, casual… Read more »

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    LSoD LOVES: New Balance for J.Crew 998

    Sneaker style’s may come and go with ‘fashion’ (think how 90s re-issued styles gave way to white, sleek cupsoles) however New Balance has remained an enduring choice. One serial collaborator with the eponymous line is J.Crew, who have announced that their latest limited-edition is the 998 Greenback trainer. Available online and in the Regent Street… Read more »

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    WAX Clothing Launches for AW16

    What is the result of a menswear collection that combines influences from the West Country in England and Sweden? By all accounts it is the most unusual paring I can recall, yet Wax London have pulled it off perfect with their debut collection for autumn winter 2016. Design trio Tom, Rich and Steffy pull together… Read more »

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    Christopher Raeburn x Disney Autumn Winter 2016

    One stand-out name missing from the London Fashion Week schedule was Christopher Raeburn however he wasn’t completely invisible at the start of the womenswear season. Having collaborated with Disney, he  has reimagined the world’s favourite cartoon characters, Minnie and Mickey Mouse. Using Christopher Raeburn’s signature animal mascot design as the blueprint, Raeburn has created three luxury… Read more »

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    Camron Charles Launch Autumn Winter 2016

    Camron Charles are a luxury menswear brand who are launching their debut collection this Autumn. The collection draws its inspiration from Cameron’s enduring love of the Rock and Roll scene, displaying influence from the pioneers of the 1960’s to the modern day trail blazers. The collection is a range of leather jackets that have distinct… Read more »

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    Base London Celebrates its 21st Birthday

    Who would have thought that Base London footwear is celebrating its 21st Birthday this month! Always at the fore of style-lead shoes for guys, to mark this momentous anniversary, they have launched a new striking collection called the XXI collection; identified by distinctive red leather linings and commemorative branding. To support this exciting launch, they have commissioned five videos… Read more »

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    TUDOR X David Duggan

    Last week, I headed straight to the Burlington Arcade to celebrate the launch of a very special partnership between Tudor watches and time-piece specalist David Duggan. The specialist is now carrying iconic new models alongside vintage models from the brand, where the collections sit side by side under one roof, for the very first time. Cited by David Duggan… Read more »