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 –... Read More



Wootbikes is a Dutch start-up fixed gear bike brand. Their stylish designs are affordable (€599) and sport a wooden handlebar, custom Lepper-made leather saddle and flip-flop hub so you can switch between fixed and single gear. Started by three friends from Holland with a focus on the bare shapes and quality, pure materials including metal, leather and wood. The attention to... Read More

Philips Styleshaver


2013 has seen facial hair reemerge as major trend, with many of the leaders in style and fashion supporting varying lengths of beard. With a greater emphasis on refinement the demand from the consumer has changed from a traditional styling combination of razor and basic electric clippers. In response Philips have introduced the cordless Styleshaver, an innovative 3-in-1 styler,... Read More

Lacoste L.12.12 Noir

Lacoste Noir

Many colours have been claimed to be the ‘new black’, replacing the timeless classical looks that have for years dominated style and trends. One however only needs to look to the catwalks of Milan Fashion Week to see this stylish, crisp, elegant and flattering look still sets the standards that all others are measured by. Lacoste, celebrating their 80th year, introduce a new... Read More

LUXE Comme des Garçons Eau de Toilette


The LUXE range by Comme des Garçons featuring Patchouli and Champaca in their iconic pyramid shape flacons have, and continue to be sublime. Both ancient and sacred fragrances, these luxurious perfumes consist of only the finest ingredients of exceptional quality. The luxuriant scents are backed up by similarly epic packaging – a thoroughly rich affair. ‘Rich’... Read More



Created and launched in 1999, by Naturopath Herbalist Glenn Kiddell and International Skincare Specialist and Lecturer Clare Matthews – VitaMan is certainly a brand that deserves a closer look. From Australia, and made with unique ingredients including those used for over 30,000 years by Indigenous Australians – VitaMan’s unique formulas are natural, innovative... Read More

40 Years of Molton Brown

London 1973

1973 was famous for many reasons; Edward Heath was Prime Minister, Liverpool FC were league champions, James Bond Live and Let Die was released, the Dalai Lama made his first visit to the UK and Pizza Hut opened its first UK restaurant. However, for us 1973 was a vintage year for it was the year Molton Brown was born. And the bath, body and various other categories including men’s... Read More

Mr Natty Frank’s Beard Elixir

Mr Natty Frank's Beard Elixir

Mr Natty Frank’s Beard Elixir is the creation of celebrity and fashion hairstylist Matt Raine (Mr Natty), a proud beard-wearer himself he has created a superb product to keep a man’s beard in optimal form. With an ever growing number of men opting to wear a beard, proper care is essential. We haven’t come across any other beard care solutions, but to be honest... Read More

Ape to Gentleman Christmas Gift Guide


Welcome to Ape to Gentleman’s Christmas Gift Guide – a selection of some of our favourite Christmas gifts, chosen by Ape to Gentleman’s senior grooming, fashion and lifestyle editors. Over the past year literally 1000s of items have hit our inbox, but below you’ll find our curated Christmas want list. We trust you’ll find something you like, and it... Read More

Burt’s Bees Lip Balm


As the cooler months draw in, and the central heating is switched on there is an inevitable drying of skin and in particular lips. The reason; a lack of moisture in the air caused by the cold and moisture sapping central heating. Lips fail to produce hydrating oil (sebum) like the rest of the skin, so hydration needs to be sourced from elsewhere. One of our favourite lip balm brands... Read More