Men’s Fashion

We like to think of ourselves as wise investors in fashion rather than wasteful big spenders, but one of the good things about cold weather is that it gives you an excuse to reach a little further into your pockets than you normally would. Which is another way of saying: the best winter jackets tick
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“It is not down on any map,” wrote Herman Melville in Moby-Dick, “true places never are.” While this sentiment may have held water back in 1851, it’s sadly not the case today – an era in which the most remote, saltwater-blasted outcrop on Earth will find its way onto TripAdvisor (“bijou, but breezy”) or Instagram
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It’s true that a fair whack of the multimillion-pound grooming industry is smoke and mirrors (what even is a triple hyaluronic cold plasma night cream?), but there are certain products (in this case of the electrical kind) proven to be more essential than snake oil. We’re not alone in our thinking, either. In fact, according
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Even for men who live in trainers, there’s a certain excitement that comes with stepping into ‘proper’ shoes. Particularly when they’re as storied as brogues. The style’s distinctive perforations were designed initially as an escape valve for bog water, favoured by Irish farmers who spent half their working day stomping through submerged fields. For much
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In the simplest of terms, a person’s metabolism is the rate at which calories are used up in order to sustain their bodily functions and, more broadly, life. And so, to heavily butcher a famous Abraham Lincoln quote: “It is the eternal struggle between these two principles – metabolism and your waist line – throughout
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Oh sure, it has more to do with rampant consumerism than old-fashioned romance, but the way we look at it, there’s nothing wrong with getting nice new stuff. Unfortunately, Valentine’s Day gifts are synonymous with schmaltz and tat. (FYI, we don’t want a neon sign to go above the headboard that says #blessed.) So, for
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Mango Man Suede Biker Jacket One of the problems with leather jackets is they can look a bit busy. It’s all those zips and buttons – not exactly the minimalist chic you were going for. This brown, racer-style suede jacket from Mango Man is does away with any unnecessary additions and focuses on a sleek
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When it comes to fashion, the future will be arriving very shortly. Men’s style is undergoing huge changes right now, from wearable technology and next-gen fabrics to bold new directions on the runways and an overdue attempt to make fashion sustainable. Against all that, what will you be wearing this year? Below, we’ve made our
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In 2050 there will be 9.8 billion people on this planet. Resources are scarce enough now but imagine what effect a near four billion extra consumers will have. There’s depleting food, fresh water, medicine, coal and oil resources to think about. And it doesn’t help to have a fashion industry in the background churning out
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On a scale of one to unspeakably awful, waking up in the morning in winter ranks bitterly close to the latter. Unsheathing from a duvet’s warm embrace is basically a reckless act of self-sabotage and you can forget about your eyelids staying open for consecutive seconds too, that’s never going to happen. Faced with this
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It’s 2009. You’re sat in the student union, listening to Razorlight or some other indie landfill band, constantly re-adjusting the crotch on your circulation-busting black jeans. Suddenly a man bursts through a wormhole from the future – 2019 to be precise. He calls himself an Instagram influencer, whatever the hell that is. He’s got some
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Why do bad things happen to good people?* Take Robert Pattison: The Dior alumnus may have the frown to break a thousand hearts, but he often forgets that grey shirts make for a poor sponge. Then there’s Kanye, who, in his early courtship of Kim K, lost his trousers on exiting a car on date
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Do you get your jackets tailored? Wash your whites separately? Press your underwear? No? Then there’s a strong chance your style might be suffering as a result. According to club menswear’s most influential opinion-makers, there are a few habits shared by nearly all the most impressively turned out blokes on the red carpet, and it’s
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