Men’s Fashion

Jean-iuses at G-Star create 3D denim

There’s something afoot in the world of men’s fashion – thanks to the phenomenon of ‘3D denim’, the humble jeans are no longer humble…Enter the latest denim offering from the boffins at G-Star – the ‘Arc Pant’… Following hot on the heels of their earlier 3D successes, (the Ellwood and A Crotch styles), G-Star have...

The Famous Friday Shirt – Going Gingham…

It’s that time of the week and boy, what a week it’s been! What has happened to the summer?! The way the weather’s been you have to grab those picnics and beer garden weather days when you can. Why is it that it’s always wet on a weekend but sunny and scorching on a work...

Mad about Mad Men

  The whole world and his wife are hooked on hit US TV show Mad Men. Yet aside from its multi-faceted characters, gripping storylines and quotable one-liners, it also provides a stimulating showcase of classic menswear…  Set in New York in the early 1960s, Mad Men harks back to a golden age of men’s fashion...

The Famous Friday Shirt…Brightening up a Wet Weekend!

The weekend’s forecast isn’t great, so we’ve got two choices. We can hide in a dingy old man’s pub, feasting on porky scratchings and bemoaning the state of the world…Or…we can hide in a dingy old man’s pub, feasting on porky scratchings, bemoaning the state of the world and looking good while we do it…...

The Famous Friday Shirt – improving Anglo Scot relations since…

This week, we’re getting  a little excited (in a cool, understated way) about the new autumn collections starting to hit down, in particular, the new trends… Set to be big again this autumn, is our favourite Scottish export – tartan. And, this little beauty, from our favourite cool English heritage brand – Fred Perry, has...

How to Get the Perfect Shave

For many modern men, the daily shave is a chore. For those with sensitive skin it could even be described as a trauma! But use the correct shaving method, some top-notch skincare products and a decent razor, and it needn’t be so bad…in fact, I’d even go so far as to suggest it can be...

City Break Style

Summer is well under way! So it’s time to get packing for those last minute holidays. Europe is an easy and quick destination and has some of the best cities the world has to offer.  A wealth of culture and fine dining awaits you. Packing to accommodate a) such a short break and b) tight...

Loafer Love

We’re big fans of farmers. They’ve brought us meat, dairy, bread, cereals and (in the case of Norwegian farmers), our favourite men’s shoe, the loafer. Yep, Norwegian farmers first made the classic Moccasin-style loafer back in the 1930s. And, after the style was picked up on by American tourists, America did what it does best...

10 Things To Do With A Wet Weekend

It looks like rain… but luckily we’ve thought of lots of fun stuff to keep you busy this weekend. Make a big jug of Sangria and have a carpet picnic. Go see Eclipse if you haven’t already. Then vamp trend is big news for autumn and what better inspiration than Bella, Alice, Rosalie et al?...

The Famous Friday Shirt – time to man-up

Steve McQueen – contemplating escape… This week’s Friday Shirt is channelling a distinctly manly vibe. Yes, we’re taking a step back in time to appreciate the iconic Chambray shirt. Seeing something of a revival this season, the classic Chambray was immortalised by Hollywood screen legends James Dean, Marlon Brandon and Steve McQueen. To get McQueen’s...

Painterly ambition: Ronaldo sits pretty

Love them or hate them, footballers and their outlandish fashion choices never fail to get us talking. It seems only a blink of an eye since Beckham shimmied into the limelight with his sarong, now Ronaldo’s raising eyebrows with painted black toenails. So what’s the verdict? Is he harbouring some illicit desire to turn goth?...

Criminal – caught on camera

Last December, we briefed 7 photography students from Bournemouth, with the momentous task of shooting Criminal’s SS10 campaign. The winning shots would be used throughout our stores including the website – so stakes were high. Despite the pressure, our students came up with some truly creative and arresting campaigns, however, there can only be one...