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Acqua di Parma Barbiere x Selfridges

It was a couple of weekend’s again that I was very kindly invited by Acqua di Parma to their new Barbiere – or Barbers – in London’s Selfridges department store on Oxford Street. I had been offered an authentic Italian, cut-throat razor shave which, despite my looking 14 years old again after a full-face shave,… Read more »

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Crisis Savile Row Charity Pop-Up

In central London this week? If so, you can do your bit for charity and your own wardrobe by heading down to the heart of men’s tailoring – Savile Row. This week, until the 15th December, the pop-up shop is selling seriously discount menswear that has been donated by the likes of Mr Porter, Richard… Read more »

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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 »

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5 Korean Labels You Need to Know (Before BTS World Tour Lands in London)

In recent years South Korea and its capital Seoul have caught the hearts and minds of the fashion industry  for its ahead-of-the-curve brands and labels, not to mention the Insta-nip street-style. The athleisure centric, oversized and tailored silhouettes have been flowing to the UK’s shores for a little while (more on that later) however it… Read more »

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Matches Fashion – 5 Carlos Place

Opening up the e-tailer to a wider audience with a wholly experiential, physical space Matches Fashion is set to launch 5 Carlos Place; a brand new retail, event and creative broadcasting environment that brings together their online shopping and content experience into one permanent London residence. Launching on September 3rd, they open with a Prada installation… Read more »

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Five Soho Restaurants You Need to Know

Let’s face it, Soho is not what it used to be. Once a seedy, dirty (in all sense of the word) square mile sandwiched between Mayfair and Covent Garden, it was a mecca for the weird, wonderful and often hopeless. Little of old Soho remains; undergoing a vast makeover and construction drive to clean up… Read more »

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A New Fragrance: dunhill Century for Men

dunhill has produced some storming fragrances over the years, both in terms of shelf appeal and scent however both are equally as distinctive. The last incarnation, ‘ICON’ three years ago was a beautifully peppery, woody fragrance which I wear during the winter and evenings. It can often be difficult to find a summer fragrance which… Read more »

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Hermès Pop-Up Cafe

It has been London’s best kept secret, nestled inside the Hermès boutique on New Bond Street, for a couple of weeks and is soon leave town not before becoming the place to have an afternoon respite.  Launched to celebrate the newest tableware collection created by British artist Nigel Peak titled ‘A Walk in the Garden’, the… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »