Accessories, Polls

POLL: Men’s braces – Yay or Nay?

I like a good belt, me. From a thin braided offering to a chunky biker buckle, they’re my proffered gravity-defying trouser accessory. But as the years pile up, and the pounds pile on, my paunch is finding itself more and more at odds with my waistline adornments. So what are my other options? I’d rather walk about […]...More

News, Sports

St George’s Park and the tech-savvy future of the FA’s football coaching schools

While all eyes are on the 2012 Olympics as the nation’s favoured sporting occasion for this year, the summer also offers the Euro 2012 international football tournament. After a string of disappointing performances at the top-flight of football for the England senior’s squad, blame often falls at the feet of the FA, and the coaching [&h...More

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Sponsored Video: Puma Social challenges us to live our lives, not watch other peoples!

Sponsored post: Spend less time watching TV and get on and live your life. That’s the message behind Puma’s latest  SOCIAL campaign. Celebrating those who choose to ignore the banality of today’s reality TV stars in favour of creating their own stories with friends and teammates, the film basically encourages us to get off our [&...More

features, Gallery, Shoes

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 […]...More

Gallery, Health & Fitness, News, Sportswear

London 2012: Stella McCartney’s Team GB kit for Adidas revealed

Forget going for gold. Team GB will be decked out in indigo as they take to the track and field for the London 2012 Olympic games. Inspired by the Union Jack flag, the Olympic and Paralympic sportswear will feature predominately blue hues paired with red footwear as they compete across the summer. Designed by Beatle […]...More

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Sponsored Video: Samsung GALAXY Note announces Lazer Bird – Angry Birds Space

Sponsored post Samsung GALAXY Note is pleased to announce its partnership with Angry Birds Space.  The ultimate on-the-go entertainment device, the GALAXY Note is a perfect gaming device as it comes with a vivid and expansive 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED screen and a dual-core processor, which ensures incredibly fast and smooth game play. For all [&he...More

Gallery, News, Suits & Tailoring

Attack of the Clothes: Star Wars fashion prints by John Woo

We all know that Lando “Billy Dee Williams” Calrissian is a sharp dresser. Heck, even his Cloud City pad would be a dead cert for the title of “Best Intergalactic Crib” should the MTV show ever spread among the stars. But what of the rest of the Star Wars cast? With a whole empire at his […]...More

Lifestyle & Gadgets, News

Should I buy a new iPad 3? Dissecting the hype behind Apple’s latest tablet

Launching three new versions of their swanky iPad tablet in as many years, chances are you’re already pretty familiar with the Apple gadget that’s leading the charge for a whole new era of mobile computing. You may even have one already, swiping through your iPad to read this very post. How meta! Today, Apple unleash […]...More

features, Grooming, News

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 […]...More

Designer Spotlight, Entertainment, News

Ozwald Boateng movie “A Man’s Story” hits cinemas this Friday

Varon Bonicos’s documentary “A Man’s Story”, following the trials and tribulations of tailor-to-the-stars and leading light in men’s fashion Ozwald Boateng, hits UK cinemas this Friday March 9th. 14 years in the making, the film follows Boateng’s day-to-day life from around the time of his 1998 divorce from first...More

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Sponsored video: Volvo XC60 R-Design, command the Extreme UK

Sponsored post The Volvo Ocean Race is an exceptional test of sailing prowess and human endeavour which has been built on the spirit of great seafarers – fearless men who sailed the world’s oceans aboard square rigged clipper ships more than a century ago. Their challenge back then was not a race as such, but […]...More

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Sponsored video: Shangri-La

Sponsored by Shangri-La There’s no greater act of hospitality than to embrace a stranger as one’s own. It’s in our nature. Shangri-La’s new advertising campaign captures what we believe is in our nature: hospitality from the heart. Explains Bruno Aveillan who directed the advertisement: “It’s a very simple story ...More

Accessories, features

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 h...More

Accessories, Brand Spotlight

Mr Porter celebrates 1st birthday with the pocket square project

One of our favourite online retailers, MRPORTER.COM, is turning One years old, and to celebrate they have teamed up with a number of designers to produce exclusive pocket squares for the site. Brands involved include: Alexander Olch Band of Outsiders Drakes The Elder Statesman Jean Shop Oliver Spencer Our Legacy Richard James YMC This limited [&hel...More

Brand Spotlight, features, Gifts

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 […]...More


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