A Day at Baxter Finley Barber & Shop

Men’s Grooming brand Baxter of California deliver a superb video of a day in the life of their Baxter Finley Barber & Shop. Based at 515 N. La Cienega Blvd in Los Angeles, gentleman can enjoy the traditions of a straight razor shave and get updated on the latest hairstyles. The venue is super-stylish yet relaxed, a casual LA cool breezes over the hardwood counters – a great place to relax and replenish. Take a look at the video below, directed by Andrew Hines... Read More

Bally Stripe Collection

As the summer easesmany of us will look to a distant beach, or decadent city villa, to escape the working formalities a 9 to 5 can produce. Inspired by free time and the transitional process of work and play – Bally’s stripe collection is built for much more than office.   The range of travel bags sees the brand pay homage to its spirit of innovation without being brash or loud. Comprising of a business bag, tote and additional smaller accessories. The collection utilises... Read More

Leica “Mini M” X Vario

Premium photographic and optical manufacturer Leica, introduce the “Mini M” X Vario digital compact camera. Made in Germany, the sporty and ergonomic design is close to that of the M rangefinder. Clothed in an aluminium body and black leather trim with hints of chrome, it looks superb. The 16.5-megapixel X Vario with zoom lens is ideal for interior shots, landscape or portrait photography. Features include a fast, precise auto-focus and full HD video compatible with social... Read More

The Shelf: Foot Care

The Shelf is a men’s grooming series by Ape to Gentleman focusing on skin care; designed to assist with common grooming ailments, achieving certain looks and general best practice. Different from our Top 10 or Three of The Best series, The Shelf offers rounded solutions to a variety of topics – resulting in recommended products for your bathroom shelf. Similar Ape to Gentleman series include The Rail (Fashion) and The Room (Lifestyle). The Shelf: Foot Care As the... Read More

Movember 2012 Statistics

Last year’s Movember was phenomenally successful, with more of you (and us) than ever before taking part. Mo Bros and Mo Sistas across 21 countries helped raise more than £88m. Quite staggering. If you still don’t know what Movember is all about then briefly; the aim is to raise funds and generate awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer. A cause we of course whole heartedly support. An Ape or Gentleman wearing a moustache... Read More


Combining cutting-edge perfume structures and a contemporary twist with the synonymous British Luxury one associates with Illuminum, may we introduce their limited edition perfume collection. Through the use of rare ingredients the collection, featuring four differing fragrances, each produce a unique aroma with intrinsic Asian influences. Majestic Oud – Fruits, spice, flora and Cimmerian twinned with residual notes of Somalian Myrrh, Indonesian patchouli and cedar wood... Read More

Grooming Trends – London Collections: Men

From precision tailored blazers, 90s rave wear and floral prints, the recent male fashion catwalks have given us a lot to be excited about come SS14 and it doesn’t stop there. The array of sleek hairstyles and bespoke facial hair types on show provided the perfect accessory to the latest trends, and thankfully we had both celebrity hairstylist Michael Douglas and celebrity stylist Andrew Davis on hand, to tell us on how to ‘wear’ these looks from top to bottom. Andrew... Read More

Panerai Luminor Marina 1950

Introducing the original combination of the white dial and the 42mm Luminor 1950 case, the Luminor Marina 1950 3 Day Automatic is Officine Panerai’s latest creation within the high-end watch market. For many years it has been viewed that a man can be judged purely by what he wears on his wrist and this Swiss Made creation from the luxury watch maker will ensure one gives off the correct impression. Combining the practicality of the P.9000 calibre movement with a power reserve... Read More

Le Labo Ylang 49

Floral fragrances can be tricky ground for men to approach, especially as they are so strongly considered feminine. Over recent years however, floral extracts have slowly become prominent components in male fragrances, with extracts of iris, rose and lily finding themselves alongside masculine stalwarts like patchouli, cedarwood and leather. Never ones to create without originality, perfume house Le Labo’s intriguing new floral Ylang 49 is well worth closer inspection, especially... Read More

Perfume Calligraphy Rose

INTRODUCING PERFUME CALLIGRAPHY ROSE BY ARAMIS The Second Collaboration with Graphic Designer Tarek Atrissi. The newest fragrance Perfume Calligraphy Rose from Perfume Calligraphy by Aramis has been created exclusively for the discerning Middle Eastern enthusiast, to be worn by both men and women. This scent highlights the intoxicating rose absolute, one of the most coveted fragrance ingredients in the region. The fragrance opens with golden accents of saffron, combined with... Read More