Coffee Production: Leading Locations

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Leading on from our introduction, history and details of coffee (click the image above to read), we enlisted the expert-help of Mr Guy Eardley-Wilmot, Coffee Taster at Sea Island Coffee to spill the beans and takes us on a quick voyage around some of the world’s main coffee growing regions. Central America Central American coffees are generally light-bodied and relatively... Read More

Coffee: from Plantation to Cup

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For coffee drinkers, pause a moment – and consider just how large a role coffee plays in your daily existence. Your morning wake-up call, you afternoon pick-me up or an after-dinner delight. Delicious, functional and often not enjoyed to its maximum. Instant coffee, is convenient and affordable, but lacking in taste. Therefore, we took it upon ourselves to dive deep into the... Read More

Warm Weather Scenarios: Drinks

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What makes a warm weather drink? A good starting point is to consider the setting in which you’re planning to drink it. We’re talking outdoors ideally, beneath a clear blue sky; the sun is hot, so the drink must be cold; the mind wanders to exotic locations, so the drink should go there too; and you don’t want to be in a hurry, so the drink should be long and sophisticated... Read More

Hublot Classic Fusion Limited Edition Watches

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The Hublot brand was first established in 1980 by Carlo Croco. His vision for the brand was to create simple, affordable, classic and sporty watches that which can be worn to a number of occasions. Hublot has grown to become immensely popular all over the world, expanding on its collections including Big Bang, King Power and Classic Fusion. A particular collection the Classic Fusion... Read More

The Bremont Codebreaker

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Founded in 2002 by two British brothers, Nick and Giles English, Bremont originated from the brothers joint lifetime love and passion for engineering and aviation – inherited from their engineering father and ex RAF pilot, Dr Euan English, a PHD student of Aeronautical Engineering from Cambridge. Today our attention turns to the Bremont Codebreaker which has been created in... Read More

Ted Dwane & Aberlour

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When not busy playing bass in one of the most successful bands of the moment, Mumford & Sons’ Ted Dwane enjoys nothing more then taking time out with his camera and traveling dark room. At last weeks exhibition A Show Of Faces we discovered Ted’s striking photographs alongside the fine flavours of Aberlour whisky, who hosted an evening alongside Ted to explain his work.... Read More

Frame x Face Shape

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An age-old problem for many an Ape and Gentleman, choosing the right pair of glasses and or sunglasses to suit ones face shape. With the plethora of options available today, we spoke with Alexis Amor, partner and creative director at Iris Optical, who offers a curated selection of some of the world’s best eyewear, to provide you all with a few tips to make the most of... Read More

Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre

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Jaeger-LeCoultre is one of the very few watchmaking companies who produce all of its movements in-house. The brand has mastered some of the toughest complications including the creation of the thinnest movement measuring only 1.38mm. The company was found in 1833 by Antoine LeCoultre who had a desire to manufacture high quality mechanical timepieces. The brand offers a selection... Read More

H&B London

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For those of us who have become disillusioned with ‘traditional’ offerings in the men’s luxury accessories market and disenchanted by the over manufactured clichéd brands offering mass-produced wears, Ape to Gentleman takes pleasure in introducing H&B London. Combining British heritage with the skills of their Master Craftsmen, H&B London products offer the... Read More

Sabre G.H.Mumm by Ross Lovegrove

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In keeping with the iconic tradition of sabrage that has blessed Champagne culture, purveyors of taste G.H.Mumm celebrate the gesture in a collaboration with designer Ross Lovegrove. A smooth and weighty object, Lovegrove’s interpretation of this traditional sentiment acts as the perfect accompaniment for the process. Its curved edges add to the physicality of the gesture without... Read More