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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Lock & Hatters Fedora A lot happened in the 1920’s, prohibition, Al Capone and slick Fedora hats were all the rage. The business man’s hat of choice has been catapulted back into our high street stores, if you’re looking for some slightly higher end take a trip down St James St to Lock & Co. […]

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Oppemann London: Pallisy – The 25-hour Bag

By Adam

A few weeks ago I was invited to the Oppermann London store located in The Royal Exchange. Much to my delight I was greeted by Niklas Opperman one of the companies founders to talk me through everything. Oppermann London creates luxury leather goods inspired by Scandinavian minimalism creating a hot combination in London right now. […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Suit Supply Coat: After our recent trip to Pitti Uomo, we’ve returned inspired. A statement coat is essential to every man’s winter wardrobe. My tip – be bold! £499 at Suit Supply Sunglasses Clips: We all know how well sunglasses complete any look but who wants the burden of carrying sunglasses in winter? Check out these cool […]

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Christmas decorations: Deck the halls like a Dapper Chapper

By Robert Etheridge

Remember when December used to feel really magical? The excitement of seeing Christmas decorations emerge from their annual hibernation, like the friends you see once a year as if no time has passed. That feeling of magic may have faded slightly (or not),  but either way there’s still plenty of enjoyment to be had in preparing your […]

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What To Buy Her For Christmas 2016

By Michelle Connolly

Acqua di Parma Rosa Nobile Parfum Roses will never go out of style. This fragrance from Acqua di Parma incorporates vibrant black pepper notes with a softer raspberry touch, with of course the Turkish rose and fresh freesia making up it’s name. A fresh yet classic frangrance that will be welcome under any tree, from […]

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5 Gifts For A Gentleman From The Royal Exchange

By Adam

Before we get started, let me explain to those of you who don’t know about The Royal Exchange. It is a luxury destination in the heart of the City, offering an unrivalled collection of boutique shopping. One of London’s most historic buildings stands in front of you as you exit Bank station and inside you’ll […]

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The Smythson Diary

By Adam

Last week I picked up my new favourite thing, a personalised Smythson Diary from the store in The Royal Exchange. I’ve always used a diary, despite running a few social communities and being online all day, I actually still prefer to jot down my appointments. 2017’s diary takes things to a whole new level. Why? Well, […]

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Christmas Gift Guide for Gentleman

By Adam

It’s that time of year, so if you’re looking for a bit giftspiration below is a list of things a gentleman would appreciate this christmas. The guide will be updated every week in the lead up to Christmas so make sure you check back in. All the links to stockists are below!    Courvoisier Célébration Sensorielle XO […]

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Antiques and vintage at Number8, East Croydon

By Robert Etheridge

On the completion of the new East Croydon Station in 1992, the building was described as adding a ‘soothing uncluttered elegance to a remarkably jumbled part of Croydon.’ The glass and steel building, though not universally liked, was designed so future reorganisation and change could easily be accommodated. Timelessness, built in. Perhaps the designers knew that almost […]

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MOSCOT Fall/Winter 2016 Collection

By Adam

Recently you may have seen me talk about my new love on social media. The love comes in the form of my new specs, by MOSCOT Originals: I picked them up from the very cool store on Beak Street (which is the one just at the end of Carnaby Street), which is basically a haven […]

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M&M’s Dapper Chapper Edition

By Adam

Huge PR win this week by the team behind M&M’s Halloween activity who fully engaged my narcissistic side by sending me tubes of M&M’s with my face printed on them. The Dapper Chapper branded chocolates have fully confirmed that we have indeed officially ‘made it’ . Check out these bad boys: The truth is anyone can […]

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Pala Sunglasses

By Adam

This year we enjoyed some winter sun away so were delighted to have been contacted by philanthropic sunglasses brand, PALA. The brand launched this summer and make sunglasses for both sexes, with every pair priced at just £45. The sunnies are nice and compete with any brand in the sub £50 bracket, but what’s really […]

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Fragrance review: Piccadilly ’69 by Jack Perfume

By Robert Etheridge

In an age where almost every brand claims that buying their product is an expression of your individuality, does this mean none of us are individuals? We assign a fragrance to ourselves like we invent our signatures; we hope nobody will come up with the same idea. In reality, we’re at the mercy of the […]

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Paul Smith SS2016 Watch collection at WatchShop.com

By Adam

We’ve been on the hunt for affordable timepieces and uncovered this little beauty… It’s part of the SS2016 watch collection by Paul Smith Track, available from WatchShop.com, the UK’s leading online watch retailer. It’s a good looking piece of kit, designed in-house at Paul Smith. It seamlessly mirrors everything we’ve come to expect from the brand – […]