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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Overland Bomber: Classic Sheepskin B-3 Bomber jacket is a timeless heavyweight, modeled after the original WWII shearling jackets that kept American bomber crews warm in unpressurized cabins at altitudes over 30,000 feet and boy do they look epic! £430 at Overland House 99 Moisturiser: Harvey Nicholes brings you David Beckham’s latest promotion spin, House 99 believes that grooming is […]

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Valentine’s Gift Guide 2018

By Michelle Connolly

It’s that time of year again, but never fear – there’s still plenty of time to create the ideal Valentine’s Day surprise for your other half. If you’re stuck for inspiration we’ve put together a gift guide to give you a helping hand. Discover our hidden gems below…   This beautifully crafted handmade satchel is the […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

New year, new trends, new desires…Here’s some items I’d love to get my hands on ASAP! Get Etch’d MacBook Sleeve Those of us who own MacBooks – and I’d guess there’s a lot of us – know just how brilliant and handy they are for life. Thus, they deserve to be looked after with extreme […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

After recent NYE trip to the winter paradise of Val d’Isere, I was excited to highlight a few key items that are worth checking out if you’re hitting the slopes soon. Woolwich Parka : If you’re looking for an alternative to a Canada Goose Parka I would check out Woolwich. Thier fantastic jackets are suitable for […]

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Hasselblad X1D-50c Review

By Joe Burns

As a self-confessed secret photography nerd and gadget fiend, I was ecstatic to be given the chance to shoot with a Hasselblad camera recently. Having jumped feet first into the world of photography around 7 years ago, I quickly developed a fascination with the premium brands and the technology behind them.  The pinnacle of this […]

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Christmas Ideas for your Girlfriend

By Michelle Connolly

Cherry Cox underwear from Scrumpies of Mayfair Create some seasonal excitement with these delightfully sensual Cherry Cox stretch satin and tulle undies by Scrumpies of Mayfair. Trimmed with lace triangles, featuring rich red sequins, these are the ideal gift for a ‘secret santa’ sweetheart. Each pair will come gifted with a unique jewelled charm, which is Czech Crystal and […]

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Smythson Diaries: Plan 2018 in Style

By Alex Noble

Without trying to sound too cliched, it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, and we’ve already harped on about how some traditions should be upheld; such as the writing of a Christmas card. For that of course, you need a pen…but what’s the point in having a pen for that sole purpose? Question: What […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Adam

David Hampton Malvern Leather Zip Card Holder I’ve always preferred having a coin section with my card holder but don’t want compromise on size, or style for that matter. David Hampton, makers of exceptional leather goods since 1983, offer the perfect solution with this Malvern Leather Zip Card Holder. £60 at www.davidhampton.com Private White V.C X Jaguar […]

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The Parker Jotter: The Writing Utensil of a Dapper Chapper

By Alex Noble

Chaps, I’d like you to cast your minds back to a time when Christmas cards used to flood through your letterbox, and decorate your walls throughout December. The days when people actually took the time to write Christmas cards, instead of leaving a social media post or paying a card website to do the work for them.  […]

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Thomas Sabo: A Watch is for Life, Not Just for Christmas

By Alex Noble

Christmas is a wonderful time of year when anything goes. Your bad behaviour at the office Christmas party is usually swept under the carpet (at least until January), your chocolate indulgence is endorsed instead of frowned upon, and you’re allowed to ask for a gift that you wouldn’t dream of requesting at any other time.  I’m often […]

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The Royal Exchange Christmas Gift Guide

By Robert Etheridge

If you hadn’t noticed already, the festive season is looming large. The signs are everywhere; the streets are awash with autumn colours and every crunch of a leaf underfoot is a step closer to winter; the season of mulling everything, blustery walks, knitwear… and Christmas. Yes that’s right, Christmas means Christmas and to make a […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Adam

Eclair Bag Bleu de Chauffe X Blitz in Peat from Waremakers.com One of the most stylish bags I seen this year. Full-grain, water-resistant, dark brown leather motorcycle saddlebag or shoulder bag created with French custom garage Blitz Motorcycles. £417.00 at Waremakers.com A Day’s March Overshirt The original overshirt model from slick Swedish band A Day’s March. […]

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St James’s Market Advent Calendar is Live

By Matt Denney

With every passing Christmas, the competition to create unique and eye catching advent calendars seemingly intensifies. This year however, St James’, the original home of menswear in London, has taken this festive ritual to another level. Throughout December, The Pavilion in St James’s Market has been transformed into a giant advent calendar, each window concealing […]

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Mankind Advent Calendar

By Matt Denney

I’m still a big fan of the daily festive ritual that is the opening of an advent calendar in the lead up to Christmas Day. But it’s also fair to say I’ve also been on the look out for an alternative to the typical chocolate indulgence of previous years. Enter Mankind and their premium advent calendar, stocked […]