How To Dress For A Formal Occasion

We all want to look the part. Even those who claim they don’t really worry too much about their appearance still don’t want to stand out negatively from the crowd. It may seem like a vain and self-indulgent way of behaving at first, but it’s completely natural and normal. The feeling of being judged or… Read more »

Ralph Lauren Unveils its New Gender-Neutral Pride Collection

With global Pride’s just around the corner, Ralph Lauren have created a fitting collection for the LGBTQ+ community with a special gender-neutral Pride collection. Putting their Pony where their mouth is, the brand have ensemble a superb LGBTQ+ line up to front the campaign; Olympic medalist and activist Gus Kenworthy; ballet dancer Harper Watters; writer,… Read more »

Mr Porter Launches Kingsman Collection Inspired by Rocketman

Mr Porter, the menswear e-tailer and all round menswear authority, pulls another big-hitting, own produced collection inline with a film release – this time developed with inspiration from the forthcoming musical fantasy film, Rocketman. True to the film, this is a 70s-tastic collection with psychedelic and Paisley prints that hark back to a time of excess… Read more »

Saul Nash is Menswear Newcomer at Fashion East

Fashion East has announced that Saul Nash will be joining the renowned ensemble of visionary and emerging designers as its menswear newcomer for 2019, and who will showcase his Spring/Summer 2020 collection at London Fashion Week: Men’s this June.  Saul Nash not only holds his Masters in Menswear from the Royal College of Art but… Read more »

Anwar Hadid in Tod’s Retro SS19 Eyewear

I’m a big fan of Anwar Hadid; he really did break the mould in male modelling both as a non-white face of many a brand, but for also being visually different. For SS19, he heads up the Tod’s eyewear campaign for their retro, sunglasses for men which play with textures, smoky nuances and sophisticated details. As… Read more »

Reay x Matches Menswear: The Cashmere Tracksuit

  If you have not heard of Raey, you need to have it on your radar, as its very now aesthetic fuses refined fabrics with a cool, minimal aesthetic. I first saw the brand a couple of years ago; a small capsule that has recently launched onto the website but was not aware that is… Read more »

Experiential Retail: Maison Hermes – Seoul

There has long been a vast amount of discussion and debate surrounding ‘experiential retail’. In a globally volatile economic climate that is seeing retail – from high street to high-end – struggle to convert footfall into sales, the strategy is becoming as much as a guessing game as it is a practice to lure consumers… Read more »

London Craft Week 2019 – Dunhill

  As another edition of London Craft Week came to a close yesterday, I was absolutely thrilled to have taken part in a Dunhill workshop over the weekend. Open to the public – by email, with the fastest email first – over three days, the Dunhill Made-to-Measure workshop in north London swung open their doors… Read more »

Why every man needs a pair of Levi’s® Jeans

Why every man needs a pair of Levi’s® Jeans Exude classic style with a staple pair of jeans from the world’s oldest denim brand  What makes Levi’s® Jeans so special?  A classic pair of jeans is one of the most versatile and timeless items any man can have in his wardrobe. And they don’t get… Read more »

Chic or Camp? The Men of Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello at The Met Gala 2019

This years Met Ball, the fashion industries most prominent event to raise money for the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum in New York, has divided opinion regarding its theme of ‘Camp’. Whilst many hit the mark with the reference inspired by an essay by Susan Sontag first published in 1964, a few eyebrows were raised… Read more »

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  • Boxed Up for Christmas: Kent & Curwen Hampers for Him

      Hampers for Christmas are very de rigueur for the smart set (think wine, cheeses, hams, chutneys) but how do you go a little off piste for the style conscious man? Easy, turn to Kent & Curwen – the brand which has reimagined British classics in partnership with David Beckham which form a curated wardrobe for… Read more »

  • The Fruit of the Highlands: FIDIR

    Nothing says winter than an image of the snowcapped mountains of the Scottish Highlands, so you will find these landscapes rooted in FIDIR whether it be the materials, colours, or finer details which evoke the rugged beauty of this magnificent terrain. Founded by Edward ‘Eddy’ Downpatrick last year, the brand FIDIR is a capsule collection of… Read more »

  • Hackett x Swatch: The Perfect Ending to the Year of the Dog

    To Regent Street last night for the launch of a special collaboration between Hackett, whom hosted the event at their flagship store, and Swatch for this beauty – the The Sistem 51 Limited Edition Watch. Yes, that is a cute pooch on its face – in fact, it is Jeremy Hackett’s Sussex Spaniel, Muffin. As 2018 is… Read more »

  • The Row Menswear x Mr Porter

    Founded in 1996 by the Olsen Twins, Mary-Kate and Ashely, The Row became a by-word for understated, tailored luxury in a time when American fashion was dominated by casual sensibilities and silhouettes. Taking its name in reverence to London’s Savile Row, the fashion house preserves the bespoke standards of exquisite fabrics, impeccable details and perfect… Read more »

  • Is This the World’s Most Romantic & Magical Christmas Shopping Destination?

    A number of years ago, I celebrated my Birthday (December 19th) in Dallas, Texas. An odd choice but with friends living in the Metroplex – the area that triangles Dallas, Denton and Fort Worth – and a chance to see a city that fascinated me, I flew the 4,745 miles to the Lone Star Sate…. Read more »

  • A Collaboration for All Men: FatFace x Folk

    I heard a whisper a few months back that FatFace, the high-street favourite of the town and country set, was to collaborate with the contemporary label Folk…and it is true. According to both brands,  it started with an invitation from FatFace to FOLK to create something special as both brands possess a shared passion for the… Read more »

  • A Rhapsody for Evening Wear…Ben Hardy in Saint Laurent

    The film, Bohemian Rhapsody, premiered in London last night and whilst the critics have not been kind (I can’t wait to see it) – one winner of the night was one of the films stars, Ben Hardy. Wearing Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, he wore the Classic Le Smoking tuxedo in black grain paired with a… Read more »

  • Feeling the Chill? Take the Lead from Scandi-Brand A Day’s March

    I had the absolute pleasure of recently being introduced to the Swedish menswear label A Day’s March recently (you can see the t-shirt here) at their London Soho store. I was impressed with the selection of tailored, casual pieces however really noticed one thing missing from the shelving; outerwear. Dropping today, perfect for the cold… Read more »

  • Georg Jensen at John Lewis

    I’ve had a long admiration for Georg Jensen, the iconic Scandinavian design house which hails from Denmark, after discovering the brand through a press event almost 12 years ago. Of course, the brand has been active for far, far longer; since 1904 and is By Appointment to Her Majesty Queen of Denmark. Their latest collection… Read more »

  • Mr Porter Celebrates Ralph Lauren’s 50th Anniversary with an Exclusive 83-Piece Drop

    The term iconic is often overused to describe a person or creation however it is more than fitting to describe Ralph Lauren in such a way. Celebrating 50 years of the man, the label and the vision that started with ties (taking private school and university colours and patterns, then selling them back to a… Read more »