Screen shot 2011-01-18 at 2.43.43 PM

River Island Spring/Summer 2011

A first look at River Islands Mens Spring Summer 2011 collection has now been released, and we were pleasantly surprised. Despite the fact the high st shop has opted to go with a fairly conservative colour palette, composed primarily of neutral tones with lots of blue denim, they have created a number of strong looks. It also seems as thought …

Read more | Comments (0)

LauraRiver Island Spring/Summer 2011
Topman Ltd

Topman LTD Collection

Another great collection from Topman this season is their LTD line. LTD is a new concept from the Topman in-house design team which delivers sophisticated, luxe collections with an emphasis on design, detail, fabric and fashion. Inspired by the practical wardrobe of New England Dockyard workers – LTD  focuses on practical work wear, simple uniform looks with a nod to …

Read more | Comments (0)

LauraTopman LTD Collection
The U-Bahn Look

Topman: Get The U-Bahn Look

Topman has really upped their game this season, starting with the recent release of the U-Bahn collection. This look sees catwalk trends inspired by Berlin’s edgy underground scene and pays homage to post-punk. Built on tough sculpted shapes, it is all about creating a fresh silhouette littered with antiqued military detail. Check out the gallery below, where I have chosen …

Read more | Comments (0)

LauraTopman: Get The U-Bahn Look

Christopher Kane’s Out Of This World collection

As images from designers Spring Summer 2011 collections start to make their way around the internet there has been one collection that has caught my eye more than others. British designer Christopher Kane’s SS 2011 collection is comprised of  bold graphics that will literally take you out of this world. The new men’s line features images of big bangs and …

Read more | Comments (0)

adminChristopher Kane’s Out Of This World collection

Top 5 Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Amongst my friends and family the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party has become a bit of an institution. My favourite sweater was this great red Christmas tree one, lovingly made by my Grandmother. It featured real working lights attached to its own personal battery pack with various flashing settings…. fortunately I don’t have a picture to share. In my opinion Christmas …

Read more | Comments (0)

adminTop 5 Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Unconditional Clothing

We recently came across Unconditional Clothing and loved this seasons collection. The London based fashion label was founded by Philip Stephens in 2000 as a small one off collection for Concrete shop in Soho. The high-end menswear line has certainly grown since then, and has now shown at both London and New York Fashion weeks. Unconditional has however stayed true …

Read more | Comments (0)

LauraUnconditional Clothing

Gap Gets A Makeover: Spring 2011 Collection

Gap is not a brand that we have paid much attention to over the past few years. So when we saw images from the 2011 spring collection, we were surprised to see what a great job they have done to turn around the brand and make it relevant again. Creative director Patrick Robinson explained the new directions stating they wanted …

Read more | Comments (0)

LauraGap Gets A Makeover: Spring 2011 Collection

Paul Costelloe Launches Shirtscription Service

Don’t have the time to spend hours wandering around the high street searching for the perfect shirt? Inspired by the Mad Men school of class, Paul Costelloe’s new Shirtscription might be the perfect solution. British Designer, Paul Costelloe, recently launched the new Shirtscription service. Available in either 3 month or 6 month subscriptions, the service offers customers a premium quality, …

Read more | Comments (0)

LauraPaul Costelloe Launches Shirtscription Service

TopMan A.D Project Celebrates Guy Fawkes Night

This weekend bonfires and firework work displays will be taking place across the country for Guy Fawkes Night. To celebrate Topman has created a really cool collection of limited edition monochromatic t-shirts based on the now infamous 1605 gunpowder plot. The shirts are a part of the A.D project, a concept graphic t-shirt collection that takes inspiration from historical events …

Read more | Comments (0)

LauraTopMan A.D Project Celebrates Guy Fawkes Night

Top Ten Knitwear to Raise Your Sartorial Status This Winter

With winter upon us, we have been checking out the best of this years knitwear. From textured cable to Scandinavian inspired patterns, it is without a doubt the must have staple for every guys wardrobe. To help you navigate your way through the best of this season we have compiled a list of our top 10 jumpers, cardigans and other …

Read more | Comments (0)

LauraTop Ten Knitwear to Raise Your Sartorial Status This Winter

Winter Coats Part One.

When it comes to winter jackets there is a fantastic collection this season for you to choose from. Starting with the casual ones focused on in this post, it’s hard to overlook Penfield’s efforts and with a seemingly expanded line of outerwear and a lot of stockists it is set to be the choice of many in the coming months. …

Read more | Comments (0)

ThomasHewetsonWinter Coats Part One.

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 …

Read more | Comments (0)

ThomasHewetsonASOS Nomad Trend Gallery.

Fred Perry Mountain Parka.

Perfect for the coming months, this Fred Perry parka offers great value for money for what you’re getting. Available at End for £125

Read more | Comments (0)

ThomasHewetsonFred Perry Mountain Parka.

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 …

Read more | Comments (0)

ThomasHewetsonAnother Winter For Fairisle?

Generic Frame Tapered Chino.

Exclusive to Urban Outfitters, these Generic Frame chinos are some of the nicest to be released this summer. Not to be confused with a carrot fit, these taper consistently the whole way down. Available in navy, grey and beige for £55 at Urban Outfitters.

Read more | Comments (0)

ThomasHewetsonGeneric Frame Tapered Chino.

Reiss A/W Online Lookbook.

You can now view the A/W lookbook on the Reiss website. With 58 looks for the mainline collection and 19 for the 1971 collection there are plenty to choose from. The mainline collection is really nice this season, keeping the brand’s signature slim tailoring that gives the brand a sophistication rarely seen from a none designer brand. I’m not too …

Read more | Comments (0)

ThomasHewetsonReiss A/W Online Lookbook.

All Saints ‘Calais’ Short Sleeve Crew Neck T-Shirt.

This striped crew neck from All Saints is a welcome break from their in your face graphics which seem to have been taken over by former River Island shoppers. All Saints boasted a really great basics range which often gets looked over in favour of skeletons and skeletons with other skeletons. You can pick it up on the All Saints …

Read more | Comments (0)

ThomasHewetsonAll Saints ‘Calais’ Short Sleeve Crew Neck T-Shirt.