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20 Most Iconic Rock ‘n’ Roll Hairstyles

Rock ‘n’ roll can be broken down as follows: 10% fashion, 10% music and 110% HAIR. We know that adds up to 130%. That’s why we’re writing for a fashion site and aren’t quantum physicists. But it also acts to highlight just how important good hair can be in the making of a musical and cultural icon, and cementing the status …

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Gerald Lynch20 Most Iconic Rock ‘n’ Roll Hairstyles
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London Collections: Backstage @ Jonathan Saunders

There’s little to compare to the buzz of backstage at a fashion show, and little else still when that show happens to be the Jonathan Saunders Spring/Summer 2013 showcase at the inaugural London Collections Men’s fashion weekender. Brandish popped down pre-show for a quick look at how one of the most eagerly-anticipated and talked about events of the weekend came …

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London Collections: Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch made his catwalk debut at Spencer Hart SS/13

The crowds were buzzing on the opening day of London Collections: – a new showcase for men’s fashion developed from men’s day at London Fashion Week – but it was nothing like

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Elisabeth EdvardsenLondon Collections: Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch made his catwalk debut at Spencer Hart SS/13

Reebok X Marvel Superhero Sneakers: Avengers, X-Men, Spider-Man trainers!

Seriously, what a year to be a comic-book fan. First the Avengers movie kicks up a storm in cinemas all over the world, then that’s soon to be followed by The Amazing Spider-Man and Batman Dark Knight Rises, and soon after that is the Judge Dredd movie and the Watchmen prequel comics. And now these totally, totally ace superhero sneakers …

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Gerald LynchReebok X Marvel Superhero Sneakers: Avengers, X-Men, Spider-Man trainers!
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What David Gandy Can Do For Your Style

Written in association with High and Mighty As a man, you may feel a bit reluctant to look to the catwalk for fashion inspiration, and with the weird and not-so-wonderful pieces that often make their sorry way down it, you’d be forgiven for your hesitance. However, one feature of the most high-profile catwalks should be allowed to infringe upon your …

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Blur’s Parklife turns 18!: The Britpop classic comes of age

  Blur’s Parklife is 18 years old today! An ode to Blighty aimed at girls who are boys who like boys to be girls who do boys like they’re girls who do girls like they’re boys, Parklife was a wry, anthem-filled album that championed mockney Cockneys, a day at the (greyhound) races and…er…the shipping forecast. All the people (so many …

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Gerald LynchBlur’s Parklife turns 18!: The Britpop classic comes of age
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Quality sports supplements at low prices

Sponsored post www.pro-10.com   provide a range of sports nutrition and bodybuilding products that are used by both the weekend gym member or the full time sports person, where fitness and appearance are a key part of their personal goals. Not only does Pro-10.com supply their products at competitive pricing (check out the cost of Whey Protein), they also offer a …

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ALOHA!: Ten almost-tasteful Hawaiian print shirts

When the summer heat kicks up a wavy haze off the concrete city streets, we know it can be tough to resist the urge to laze around in just your lightest shirts and underwear. Yet, we just can’t accept the return of the Hawaiian shirt, this summer’s slob-chic must-have. It’s like someone covered themselves in wallpaper paste, tore the pages …

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Gerald LynchALOHA!: Ten almost-tasteful Hawaiian print shirts
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10 pairs of Brogues to put the Spring in your step

Ah, a good old pair of Brogues; the work horse of mens’ wardrobes across the globe, they’re the one pair of shoes as comfortable in the boardroom as they are down the pub. The little pock-marked shoe has come a long way from its humble beginnings as cross-country footwear in Scotland and Ireland (the little holes were intended as drainage …

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Gerald Lynch10 pairs of Brogues to put the Spring in your step
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GOOD BEARD, BAD BEARD: Is facial hair sexy?

Razors at the ready folks; a new scientific study claims to have proven that your chin chaff is about as attractive as draping a mangy cat over your face and then combing yesterday’s porridge through it. OK, so that may be a tad extreme, but there’s a fair amount of research backing up the anti-beard brigade this time. Haven’t we …

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Gerald LynchGOOD BEARD, BAD BEARD: Is facial hair sexy?
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Sharp & Dapper: Accessories for the self-respecting gentleman

I was recently introduced to Sharp & Dapper. Based in London, the company has revived a classic gentleman’s accessory and brought it into the 21st century. The Shirt Companion, is designed to help any self-respecting gentleman to keep his shirt tucked in and his socks pulled up. The unique ‘suspenders for men’ eliminate the hassle of continuously having to tuck …

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Valentine’s Day – Lingerie buying guide for men

Valentines day is next week, so we imagine many of you will running around this weekend trying to find the perfect gift. To help you out we spoke to Soozie Jenkinson, Head of Lingerie Design at M&S, to find out her top five fail-safe tips to help you choose your lady the ideal lingerie gift for Valentine’s Day… 1. CONSIDER …

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Is Your Partner Right For You? A Foolproof guide to relationship success

A friend of mine has been with his girlfriend for six years and I’ll be honest, she’s pretty hot. Problem is they argue constantly, and I’m not talking the casual bickering that most couples go through, I’m talking about weekly rows on an apocalyptic scale. Their relationship seems to have picked up a little recently but frankly that is because …

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Spencer Hart collaborate with Samsung

A few weeks ago we were invited to one of our favourite Savile Row tailors, Spencer Hart, to learn about their recent collaboration with Samsung. The collaboration involves integrating mobile technology into the traditional craft of Savile Row design and lifestyle tailoring. To be perfectly honest I was a bit skeptical at first, but as soon as I saw how …

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Introducing: Common Sons Knitwear

  Here at Brandish, we are always on the look out for new up and coming designers. One that recently caught our attention was Common Sons. Their inaugural AW/11 collection, carried by both selfridges and ASOS, and is best described as British made knitwear for the modern gent. They draw inspiration from traditional sherman knits, while bringing giving it a …

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How to iron a shirt

From the classroom to the boardroom, the humble shirt has been your go-to garment for years and now gentlemen, the time has come to show it a little respect. So raise it forth from the depths of your wardrobe, free it from that sad wire hanger, and get ready to stand proud in a shirt fit for the finest of …

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The Courier Ruc Case by J. Panther Luggage Co.

The Courier Ruc Case by J. Panther Luggage Co. from J. Panther Luggage Co. on Vimeo. J. Panther Luggage Co. launched just over a year ago after 2 years of intensive development. Now they are well established in the luggage market and have quite a loyal following. Their products are designed and tested in NYC then handcrafted and finished by …

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Infographic: 2011’s biggest menswear trends

Charles Tyrwhitt, men’s shirts specialists, have created this amazing infographic timeline to showcase some of the most iconic looks from the past year. The timeline draws focuses on events such as film releases, television shows and key cultural happenings, to show just how they have influenced the way UK men have dressed over the past 12 months. Important style landmarks …

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Making of the Herring Shoes Oak Bark belt

There is always something wonderful about listening to master craftsmen discussing their trade. The passion towards their craft is often contagious and gives us a new appreciation for familiar objects. One video that recently caught my attention was the making of the Herring Shoes Oak Bark belts in the Tanner Bates factory. The video walks us through how this beautiful …

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