Featured Image

ACNE Studios LA

When an iconic Swedish fashion label moves into an iconic Downtown LA building, great things were bound to happen. A year ago today, Acne moved into the iconic Eastern Columbia Building in Downtown LA, which also made it the largest Acne Studios store to date. The flagship store’s one year anniversary is celebrated through a… Read more »

Featured Image

Neuw AW14

After discovering Neuw in Las Vegas earlier this year, I have become a firm fan; captured by its very relaxed yet refine pieces that you could say fit into that Normcore trend that is sweeping fashion right now. Simplicity is the key here, and a definite capturing of a casual, Los Angelean spirit that focuses… Read more »

Featured Image

LA Diary: Original Paperbacks SS14

As the UK sees itself heading swiftly into Autumn, Southern Californian based brand Original Paperbacks is in full-swing with its Spring Summer 2014 offering. Yes, as I consider digging out a blanket to wrap myself in at night, the West-Coast is currently under drought conditions and enjoying a record summer. The brands name is a… Read more »

Featured Image

LA Diary: Matiere SS14

Mateire has fast become one of my favourite brands, as its relaxed casual aesthetic combines an attitude that is not tardy. This is perhaps because core to the existence of Matiere is the belief that quality menswear combines innovative fabrics, meticulous tailoring, and thoughtful, modern design. But it goes further, as each piece has a… Read more »

Featured Image

LA Diary: Neuw SS14

One of the best denim brands I have discovered, again in Las Vegas, is Neuw – a Swedish brand that has been making a big impression in LA, New York and London (now stocking in Harvey Nichols). The Neuw spring/summer 2014 range is built around memories, good and bad, from their home town in Sweden…. Read more »

Featured Image

LA Diary: Room Service x Jodie Harsh

LSoD LOVES ROOM SERVICE – HOLLYWOOD First London, followed by New York and a tour to Sydney; Madrid; Amsterdam; Tel Aviv, Paris and now Hollywood – Room Service, the creation of Jodie Harsh, is a phenonomon. Dropping on the West Coast on December 11th at Mmhmmm at The Standard, will not doubt see some of… Read more »

Featured Image

LA Diary: M.Nii AW13

Continuing today’s theme of more mature offerings in style and grooming, this is a great brand from LA works well on all discerning chaps. In 1948, M.Nii gave rise to true surf style in a little tailor shop on the westside of Oahu bringing mid-century watermen like Greg Noll and Fred Hemmings together with luminaries of… Read more »

Featured Image

LA Diary: Single Speed

  Summer has arrived! Well nearly, so today I rolled up my sleeves and headed outside with two new pieces from Single Speed, an LA brand designed for people on the move. I have to say that the Pincher jeans are quite possibly the best I have worn for a while; soft, flexible and move… Read more »

Featured Image

LA Diary: Raymond Hau

Alligator boat Tote  A while back, I had the exclusive blog launch of Raymond Hau, the Los Angeles accessories designer, who is a man of understanding particularly of two things; luxury and men. I decided that I wanted to redescover his collection, so enjoy – they are sunning pieces.  He understands that men as much as women… Read more »

Featured Image

LA Diary: Reyal Fashion

Last Thursday I had a very chilled evening at the BOA Art Gallery celebrating the launch of celebrity fashion stylist and founder of Reyal Fashion, Reinaldo Irizarry’s book ‘Style Protocol’. The very cool and suave night was a detailed insight to the style guide engineered for the modern man seeking advice and secret standard tips… Read more »