Our Top Five UK City Breaks for Christmas Shopping


Sponsored Feature in Association with American Express City Breaks and Christmas shopping, two very different ways to spend a weekend with two very different factors for success. But can you combine the two into a single, epically enjoyable experience? We take a virtual tour of five of the UK’s biggest and best cities where you can nail the festive shopping and enjoy some of... Read More

Opening: Shinola, London


Detroit-based manufacturer Shinola expanded their outlets last week with the addition of a new standalone store in London, their first outside of the United States. Stocking a full assortment of Shinola watches, leather goods and bicycles, the new outlets arrival offers English clients the perfect opportunity to invest in some of the brands popular American-made wares. Nestled... Read More

‘Inside Rolls-Royce’


Following the success of this year’s Channel 4 TV documentary about Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the brand has decided to engage directly with fans in a series of free live exhibitions called ‘Inside Rolls-Royce’. The first of these exhibitions will open in London on Thursday 13 November at Saatchi Gallery on London’s King’s Road and will remain open for just four days.... Read More

Burj Al Arab – For Gentleman


The 322 metre tall Burj Al Arab Hotel has taken relaxation to its ‘standard’ 7-star level with the launch of steam and sauna rooms exclusively for gentlemen – 150 metres above the Arabian Gulf. As you would expect, the steam and sauna rooms are sleek and smart designed into panoramic spaces featuring exceptional visibility at all times thanks to a rare... Read More

Inside Emirates Executive


We couldn’t resist including an inside look of Emirates’ private jet service, Emirates Executive on Ape to Gentleman. The customised Airbus A319 Business Jet, which accommodates 19 people and features a combination of private suites and seating, a lounge, dining area and bathrooms with full height showers – is incredible. Passengers are offered complete flexibility... Read More

Bruichladdich: Progressive Hebridean Distillers


Along the windswept coast of the Hebridien island of Islay stands the headquarters for one of the most innovative distilleries to currently be in operation. It’s a distillery where providence is not only placed on the whisky it creates, but also on the land that nurtures it. It’s name: Bruichladdich. Re-opening its doors in 2001 after a prolonged closure, the Bruichladdich... Read More

Manhattan Grill


When one of the things you hear about a restaurant’s chef is that President Obama is a former employer, you’re interest is peaked. When you hear that the restaurant he now works in specialises in steaks, you make reservations. Located within the Marriott Hotel at West India Key, Manhattan Grill offers up a fine selection of beef cuts proudly prepared by head chef Damian Trejo,... Read More

Making an Airbus A380


Emirates Airlines have produced a video capturing the making of its 50th Airbus A380 aircraft. The time-lapse video captures the creation of this unique aircraft in 2 minutes, and 18 seconds. It takes 800 workers just 65 to 80 days to assemble, install, test, paint, furnish and deliver an Emirates Airbus A380, the iconic double-decker aircraft that has been creating headlines since... Read More

The Shelf: Holiday Essentials


When a gentleman travels there are certain boxes which must be ticked when it comes to the packing of grooming products; ease of use, small in size, essential. Clothing a-side, and mandatory grooming products such as a toothbrush, here are three recommendations that we had to share. All three are new to the men’s grooming world, and cover off a multitude of sins. Triumph &... Read More

Vilebrequin – Regent Street


One of our favourite brands; high-end swimwear specialists – Vilebrequin, have added to their London offering with a sixth store in the British capital, in the heart of Piccadilly on Regent Street. A new London boutique devoted to men’s and women’s wear opened its door late June in the heart of Picadilly. This sixth store in the British capital cements Vilebrequin’s... Read More