Caran d’Ache – Maxi Metallic Pencils


The new Maxi Metallic Pencils from Caran d’Ache definitely get filed under Apeish, but we thought they were pretty cool. Available from September 2014 in all Caran d’Ache points of sale and boutiques, these five metallic coloured pencils will brighten up your winter. Gold, silver, bronze, red and green are the shades available - perfect for creative children and adults alike. The... Read More

What to Drink: Three Barrels Honey Brandy


Brandy, traditionally a drink of the older demographic, is fast becoming a popular option for the younger generation. The cause of this excitement for consumers is new and innovative brand flavours. With an increasing demand for sweeter flavourings, in particularly honey – the market has been taken by storm with a new age of brandy drinkers. Our tipple of choice is Three... Read More

BMW i8


Summer 2014 appears to be when Germany has found the winning formula. A combination of speed and power with eye catching performance, combined with an unrivalled attention to detail. You may be forgiven for thinking I am referring the success of Messer’s Lowe, Lahn and Muller but with the introduction of the new i8, BMW have ensured the World Cup is not the only success that they... Read More

Tanqueray No. TEN & The Citrus Garden


The weather’s been warm, and no doubt gents everywhere have been dousing themselves liberally with citrus-based scents in an attempt to stay fresh in the rising temperatures. With freshness in mind, we gladly welcome the Citrus Garden to London, a new pop-up location for refreshing libations created with the appealing citrus botanicals of Tanqueray No. TEN gin. Perched atop the... Read More

L’Artisan Parfumeur – Home Fragrance


Unique and iconoclastic fragrance house; L’Artisan Parfumeur are expanding their ‘Home’ range, this August with 4 new fragrance diffusers. These additions join the brand’s Grasse Collection, launched in 2012, which celebrates the home of L’Artisan, in the South of France. Created by Vincent Schaller, the fragrance diffusers are inspired by the four seasons in the fragrant... Read More

Why you need a Credit Report


When it comes to financing the finer things in life, whether that’s a new wardrobe, a car, the latest grooming products or anything else, from time to time we all sometimes need some credit. But before applying for a credit card, loan or any other kind of financial product, it makes sense to get a free credit report before you apply. If you’re thinking of applying for credit,... Read More

How to Write a Great Best Man’s Speech


For many men the idea of giving a Best Man’s speech sends them into a cold sweat; the fear of not being engaging enough, funny enough or downright interesting enough, renders the whole situation as one big nightmare. On top of that you’ve got to find an appropriate way of complimenting your close friend and his bride without it sounding all a bit weird. Little wonder so many... Read More

Globe-Trotter – 35 Albemarle Street


Synonymous with high quality travel cases Globe-Trotter has been serving the international globe trotting set for over 100 years. Making Mayfair the new home for it’s new London flagship store, the brand hopes to bring a fuller experience to customers by showcasing their luxury suitcases. There will be an enhanced bespoke service available at the new flagship, where VIP customers... Read More

Coffee Production: Leading Locations


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


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