Perfect Bow Ties By Pierrepont Hicks

If you haven’t caught wind of it yet, bow ties are making a big comeback at the moment. Finding the right one can be a bit of a challenge, but I recently stumbled across the amazing Pierrepont Hicks, and well…be prepared to have necktie envy. Pierrepont Hicks was founded by an American couple, Mac and Kat. Mac apparently takes care …

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LauraPerfect Bow Ties By Pierrepont Hicks

Flannel Shirt Cuff Links From Tatty Devine

We love these tiny flannel shirt cuff links from Tatty Devine. The simple design would add a casual edge to any cuffed shirt. The classic lumberjack check is etched into white acrylic, then inked by hand, allowing them to include a great deal of detail such as the pocket with angled checks, collar, cuffs and placket, with tiny buttons painted …

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LauraFlannel Shirt Cuff Links From Tatty Devine

Security Tag Accessories

Accessories can be a great way to dress up an outfit, simple cuff links, a pocket square, scarf, the list goes on. However, this is one accessory I am not sure I would purchase any time soon. The pin is made from 18k-gold-plated sterling silver and is meant to look like the security tags stores put on clothes to prevent …

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Top Winter Accessory: The Snood

The Snood, despite its unfortunate name, is one of the biggest accessories in men’s fashion this winter. They have been around in women’s fashion for the past few seasons, but don’t let this turn you off. This winter the shops are full of great masculine snoods in great colours and chunky knits. This great winter accessory will not only keep …

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LauraTop Winter Accessory: The Snood

Winter Head Warmers: Five Hats To Keep You Warm

Here at Brandish we don’t want any of our readers going cold this winter, so we are sticking with theme of how to keep warm today. We lose more heat through the top of our head, than any other part of our body so it is critical to keep it covered in order to stay warm. In fact if you …

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LauraWinter Head Warmers: Five Hats To Keep You Warm

Top 10 Pantone Inspired Gifts For This Holiday Season

Pantone has been defining pigments for almost 50 years, and sets industry standards in colour. Its matching systems and guides are essential for designers and artists for referencing and producing the precise hue, tint or shade. In addition to their colour guides they also have a whole range of products inspired by the now infamous coloured chips. So if you …

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LauraTop 10 Pantone Inspired Gifts For This Holiday Season

ASOS Nomad Trend Gallery.

ASOS have just unveiled a new trend for the Autumn and it actually does their own brand collection justice. It’s a well thought out, solid collection that’s accessible and well styled, continuing the outdoor trend that has lasted a few seasons it seems to have taken the best elements of some them such as Fairisle knits, but left out the …

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ThomasHewetsonASOS Nomad Trend Gallery.

Another Winter For Fairisle?

In the past couple of winters Fairisle knits have become a staple item to keep you warm in our cold winters. The trend also seems to be holding it’s ground with yet more garish patterns lined up for you to wear in the coming months. Alongside all of the styles below, I suggest you check out charity shops as you …

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ThomasHewetsonAnother Winter For Fairisle?

J.W. Anderson Autumn Winter Rings At Oki-Ni.

After the Love and Hate four finger rings which sold out pretty quick on Oki-Ni, the J.W. Anderson accessories once more appear to be a sought after and build on the contradiction theme that is present throughout the collection. Assassin or saint? Made from horn, these are actually reasonably priced at £56 and I think I might have to purchase …

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ThomasHewetsonJ.W. Anderson Autumn Winter Rings At Oki-Ni.

Barbour The Tyne Bobble Hat.

Better known for their waxed jackets than bobble beanies, Barbour’s continuing relevance in the fashion world continues next season. This bobble beanie made of 100% Shetland wool with a metal tab logo on the front is going to be perfect for winter and just like the Liddesdale jacket bridges the gap between urban and country life perfectly. Availble at End …

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ThomasHewetsonBarbour The Tyne Bobble Hat.

W.M.J.Mills & Co Shelter Island Duffel Cobalt Blue.

With a high end take on the barrel bag, W.M.J.Mills & Co have employed a nautical colourway to the classic style. Made from #8 cotton duck canvas, the bag is water resistant, machine washable and each made by hand. Available at Oi Polloi for £135.

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ThomasHewetsonW.M.J.Mills & Co Shelter Island Duffel Cobalt Blue.

ASOS Canvas Rucksacks.

ASOS have done a really good high street version of the smart rucksack. Coming in two colourways of black and mustard with a leather look trim and a toggle drawstring, they have a vintage feel to them that will compliment some chinos this summer. Available at ASOS.

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ThomasHewetsonASOS Canvas Rucksacks.

Burlington Invisible Socks.

There is nothing worse than wearing socks with certain items such as deck shoes and suede loafers. There is also nothing worse than not wearing socks and having sweaty smelly summer feet. Luckily Burlington who you can trust to make quality socks which will last, have developed their own version of a ‘trainer sock’. Available at ASOS.

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ThomasHewetsonBurlington Invisible Socks.

Order Burberry Prorsum SS/11 Online.

You can order the Burberry Prorsum outerwear and accessories from the Burberry website. The show was brilliant and you can watch it on the site too. What stood out for the fashion blogs of the world was the use of studs and Brandish is no exception. Bringing a bit of rock n’ roll to country heritage, a lot of leather …

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ThomasHewetsonOrder Burberry Prorsum SS/11 Online.

Luddite Thomas Paul Collection At Liberty Of London.

These cases made on heavy cotton canvas have a nostalgic feel to them. Although I’m barely old enough to feel any nostalgia, at university this term I have attended many a dull lecture on William Morris and the Luddites. At first meaning someone against machinery due to the loss of jobs and loss of true craftsmanship, it has now come …

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ThomasHewetsonLuddite Thomas Paul Collection At Liberty Of London.

Boomerang Gifts – Father’s Day Watches.

Just in time for Fathers Day I was introduced to the concept of the boomerang gift. “The Boomerang present is all about investing in a GGG (grand gesture gift) with rebound appeal. When it comes to the momentous birthday or significant milestone that requires the ultimate present, this is the gift you give in the expectation of receiving it back …

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ThomasHewetsonBoomerang Gifts – Father’s Day Watches.

Timex 80 Jumbo Metal For A/W 2010.

Image Via High Snobiety Timex have released images of the Jumbo Metal which shall be available only in a limited number of stores such as Colette, Liberty and Opening Ceremony. Last season the jumbo watches proved a success being released in a number of plastic colourways  including a particularly beautiful green and black which you can still get hold of …

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ThomasHewetsonTimex 80 Jumbo Metal For A/W 2010.

Timex 80 Blue Bubble Watch.

The Timex revival continues this summer with a variety of colours and not just one per watch, yet this beautiful block blue (turquoise meets mint green?) bubble watch is my pick of the colours.

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ThomasHewetsonTimex 80 Blue Bubble Watch.

Feature: Retro Bags For Spring Summer.

Fresh for Spring Summer, messenger bags never seem to fully go out of fashion. Here are four of my picks. Remember that the more retro, the more vibrant colours you can get away with. Although you don’t always need to go bright, as exemplified by the Speedo bag. Coming in at only £20 and the Slazenger Heritage bag which looks …

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ThomasHewetsonFeature: Retro Bags For Spring Summer.

Urbanears Headphones.

I am actually in love with these headphones. They come in 14 different colours and this colour is amazing. With so many ‘designer’ headphones out there such as Wesc and Skullcandy it’s hard to choose which ones to buy, yet aesthetically these are beautiful. No lairy branding and one block of colour, I’m yet to know what the sound is …

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ThomasHewetsonUrbanears Headphones.