Archive

January 2014

Iconic Menswear: The Field Jacket

British men spend far too long in the confusing time between seasons for us to be able to reply solely on winter coats and summer jackets. A lightweight jacket is an essential piece of a man's wardrobe. One of the best options is a lightweight field jacket; they are are (mostly) waterpoof, wind proof, warm but not overly heavy.   Originally a jacket worn by soldiers on the battlefield or doing duties in cold weather. The field jacket came about during World War Two with the US Army introducing the... Read More

Winter Weather Skincare Protection

As Gentlemen, we sometimes take for granted protection for our skin. It’s easy to think of it as a chore and sometimes think it would be okay to skip it a couple of days, if you look after your skin at all. Make this year different. The elements of winter can take their toll on your skin resulting in unpleasant effects. We take a look at some essential weather combating skin care products to add to your wash bag this winter. Lip-care Harsh winds and cold extremities can cause unsightly... Read More

Men’s Big Fashion Trends for 2014

It's a new year. You're feeling foul. You're looking cuddlier. You're broke. However, it doesn't have to be all doom and gloom; the end of the festive period and beginning of the year is the perfect time for a refresh in the wardrobe department.   Today we break down some of the key trends for 2014 to help you travel into the next season with ease.    Blue    Blue is a favourite in menswear but we aren't talking about the dull navy and monochrome – that's for the colder... Read More

Dazzle ‘Em This Winter with Jewel Tones

Just because we're in winter and wrapping up to protect ourselves from the lower temperatures and harsh winds, it doesn't mean that we have to dress dark and gloomy. In face, there are plenty of options on offer from designers and on the high street that are pushing bold tones based on the colours of jewels.    As the name suggests this look is based on precious or semi-precious stones, including emerald, amethyst, ruby, sapphire, tourmaline and turquoise. Colour saturation tends to be greater, making the impact stronger. Pairing these... Read More

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Lyle & Scott AW14 Collaboration

A couple of days ago we tweeted the news that iconic British menswear brand Lyle & Scott would be collaborating with fashion week favourite and king of colour, Jonathan Saunders for their Autumn/Winter 2014 campaign. The pairing makes sense. Saunders is known for his colour and graphic patterns, whilst Lyle & Scott are best known for their golfing jumpers – a favourite with players back in the Sixties, but very much popular again. The result, revealed at this week’s London Collections: Men, is 26 pieces from Scottish knits and polo... Read More

The Right Hair Style for You

The new year brings with it resolutions that never see their way to February. There’s always promises of “new year, new me” with elaborate schemes to improve yourself inside and out. Instead of trying to changing everything at once and failing, why not change one thing? Having a haircut is personal and can change your look instantly. However, a lot of men choose the wrong style. Like fashion, hair trends change all the time but not all suit the different kind of face shapes of men. Most want to create... Read More