Baxter of California Facial Scrub

From Baxter of California comes this refreshing and rejuvenating face scrub for men. A perfect pick-me-up for the face, removing impurities and dead surface cells while stimulating skin renewal. Skin cells are removed without damaging delicate facial skin courtesy of Walnut Shell Powder, an excellent exfoliant. This scrub is also a worthy addition to any shaving routine – used pre-shave with warm water it will help to lift and soften facial hair, allowing the razor to glide... Read More

Barker Footwear

Barker may not be a purveyor of footwear that you are familiar with but you can rest assured that they are one with a heritage which is quite beyond compare. Established in 1880 by master craftsman and bootmaker, Arthur Barker, this wonderfully British brand began life in a humble brick-built cottage in middle England and, such was the regard in which the footwear they crafted was held, Barker went on to secure the contract to supply the boots for the British infantry during World... Read More

Sebastian Vettel x Braun

Kronberg, Germany based Braun – manufacturers of electric shavers and trimmers have announced triple Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel as their new global ambassador. The news broke shortly after Vettel claimed his 31st F1 victory at Spa in Belgium, on Sunday. The collaboration marks the launch of the Braun global campaign “Hold on to your Dreams.” – an homage to Braun founder Max Braun, who is rumoured to have dreamt of creating the first electric foil... Read More

Diptyque Noisetier & Genévrier

New from Diptyque, Noisetier & Genévrier candles – inspired by Autumns nature. Noisetier celebrates the prosperous season with a jaunt onto shady, fertile and dry lands. While Genévrier reminds me of a stroll through a conifer wood, with it’s deep and intense fragrance. Noisetier From the Hazel tree, where hazelnuts mature through autumn and are ideally harvested during September-November. The key note is woody with fruity, bitter, and tart accords. Genévrier Also... Read More

Nike ‘Just Do It’ Possibilities

Featuring an all-star cast of athletes and guest stars, the new Nike ‘Just Do It’ Possibilities campaign is designed to inspire us all to push out limits and strive for new goals. “If you can run a mile, run a race, run a marathon, outrun a movie star.” The aim, we can explore our own “Possibilities” through several activations, including Nike+ Running and NikeFuel challenges. The Challenges feature on the Nike+ Running app and enables runners to set a distance... Read More

J.Crew Discovered

Discovered – an uncommon item found elsewhere or designed in-house. This is philosophy behind J.Crew Discovered. The US brand is famous for hosting unique, and high-quality collaborations. Available now, and set to evolve each month – each item has a unique and desirable appeal with a unique history, design story and quality. Click on the white spots below, found on each product for more information or visit JCrew.com/Discovered. Current collaborations include; Nanamica,... Read More

Situations Solved by Scent

Life is rarely easy but it’s always interesting in its complexity and there’s nothing that cannot be improved, enlivened or sweetened by a spritz of the right scent. Fragrance says a great deal about the wearer so you need to be artful with its deployment. Perfume can work for you or against you: make sure you keep it on side. It can change your state of mind dramatically and alter your mood with immediate effect, far quicker than any medication. Here are various emotionally... Read More

Orlebar Brown x Blue Marine Foundation

Between 19th August – 2nd September, Orlebar Brown will be ‘going’ blue. The resort wear brand have collaborated again with The Blue Marine Foundation – to support their efforts with preserving marine life. 25% of all online and retail sales of the BLUE II shorts, and 10% of the 6-piece capsule collection will be donated to The Blue Marine Foundation. A nice tie-in when you consider OB clothes are all designed to be worn in and around the sea. BLUE... Read More

Creed Spice and Wood

It’s possibly too early in the year, in fact – no it is too early, to be talking about winter. However, if you’re considering your next winter fragrance – may we draw your attention to the new Spice and Wood offering from Creed. Described as darkly aromatic, as the name suggests it contains a raft of woody notes including; birch, iris, angelica and cedar. Said notes remind you of forests, log fires and smoke. The addition of seasonal spices; pimento and... Read More

The Quiet City: Winter in Paris

The Quiet City: Winter in Paris, is a video captured by Andrew Julian during a trip to Paris. Anyone who has visited Paris during the summer will be aware of the mass influx of tourists, making the La Ville Lumière particularly busy. During the winter however, Paris is subject to sub-zero western Europe temperatures – which quell the presence of a majority of tourists. Needless to say, Paris during the winter season is still a sight to behold. Mr Julian’s video... Read More