Nice job from the marketing team at the Royal Exchange – just taken a walk around what I think is one of London’s most beautiful building – inside and out. Crocket & Jones, Fortnum & Mason and Hermes stores, among many other iconic brands – … Continue reading Luxury Week at the Royal Exchange, London
When one really covets a specific item of clothing, one can spend months, if not years waiting for the right piece to come along. In this case, that men’s staple, the ultimate classic: the navy blue blazer. And in my case, I wanted it double … Continue reading Douglas Hayward, Mayfair Blazer – My Find of the Week
From smart dinners, Sunday lunches, strolling around in the country or sloping around in Mayfair, it’s perfectly versatile. Happy to see TM Lewis and Moss Brothers offering a great range of suits, casual jackets and trousers with renowned Italian design houses such as Zegna, Vitale … Continue reading TM Lewin Antonio Jacket Review – Best of British And Italian
Amid fraying Brexit relations, here is a great Anglo-Italian pairing: Italian uber-brand Boggi, with its superlative patterned scarves, and British high street staple (and, unexpectedly cool in its own right), Clarks. Some recent SS’19 acquisitions: I love the Clarks shoes with their metal bar which … Continue reading Boggi x Clarks
A quote I learned of today, from British Methodist, John Wesley who said, ‘Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all … Continue reading Do all the good you can
In the depths of winter, we took off to London Kings Cross for some respite from the cold and the Brexit gloom. After a fun Filipino tasting menu at nearby BBQ Dreamz (thank you Lee and team!), we headed excitedly over to the new Coal … Continue reading Winter/Spring ’19 at Wolf & Badger, Coal Drops Yard
How often do men comment on each other’s apparel?
Harrods remains one of London’s greatest shopping destinations. My wife and I visited during the post-Christmas sales, and, well – it really is a retail experience like no other. The menswear department on the lower ground floor is like visiting Mr. Porter if it had … Continue reading Harrods Men’s Superbrands – a Visit
I’ve only recently learned of Metisse, a small scale British manufacturer of – to my eyes – the most exquisite and perfectly proportioned motorbike I can recall seeing for some time. It’s got amazing sporting pedigree, Steve McQueen rode it – and if you check … Continue reading British bike maker, Metisse: the most exquisite motorbike?