The purpose of footwear is to protect us against the elements and the ground we walk on. It is equally important however that they are crafted with passion, look good and will last as well. Enter Unseen Footwear. A brand that is the epitome of minimalistic style and quality.
If you are looking for a glamorous day out, look no further than the prestigious Stobo Castle Ladies Day at Musselburgh Racecourse. On the 1st of June Scotland’s largest five star racing day event, Ladies Day, will begin in truly glittering fashion. A sell-out event famed for its inimitable atmosphere, its a day for the ladies & gentleman to dawn their finest outfits and really dress to impress!
Everyday we are out and about in the elements. Perhaps heading to work, going shopping or off to a meeting. Undoubtedly at some point you also will have been caught in a Spring downpour. Sitting in damp clothes for the rest of the day is certainly no pleasure but it is avoidable with some preparation. My recommendation, the new Tornado umbrella from Fulton. A stylish, functional accessory, it’s perfect for keeping you protected from any Spring shower that appears by surprise.
Marking the first-ever collaboration with the actors estate, stylish sunglass outfitters Oliver Peoples have produced the Cary Grant collection. A seriously cool range of sunglasses and glasses inspired by those the legendary actor wore in the 1959 Hollywood classic North by Northwest.
A trip to the barbers is quite a gentlemanly thing. But how about visiting a barbers renowned for luxury and style? That will deliver a hair cut or shave the traditional Italian way. Look no further than the new Acqua di Parma Barbiere which has opened in Selfridges.
Last year top clothing brands FatFace and Folk collaborated on their first collection. The result of this ski based lifestyle and minimal British streetwear brand joining forces was full of winter wardrobe essentials, perfectly incorporating function and style. Happily I can say they have decided to link up again, producing the FatFace x Folk SS19 collection, a range full of summer staples and essentials designed in Britain. Recently here at The Gentleman Select I had a closer look at some of the key pieces you can expect to see and moreover want in your wardrobe come sunny season.
When visiting a restaurant most of us go somewhere local or perhaps jump on a train to the next city. I can say however I have never boarded a plane and flew to a restaurant destination. This was indeed precisely what I did when renowned chef Nico Simeone flew myself and 69 other lucky passengers to Belfast to experience the latest addition to his Six by Nico restaurant portfolio. On the menu was the six course “Chippie” theme. One which I couldn’t wait to try.
It’s important to look and feel good no matter what you are doing, exercise included. Time and time again however I’am sure we find ourselves showing up at the gym or heading out for a run in gear that looks a little worn out and dated to say the least. Thankfully French brand Satisfy exists. A beautiful blend of luxury fashion and function that has taken what you wear when exercising to a whole new level.
Up and down the country regional accents, words and phrases are a massive part of our history and culture. Some stand out so much they are instantly recognised as Glaswegian, Tyke or Geordie dialect. Recent research from LNER however reveals that almost half of Brits think the number of people speaking with a traditional accent is falling. Quite a sad fact indeed but one that hasn’t gone unnoticed. This month with London North Eastern Railway, I was lucky enough to work on their Track Record campaign. A wonderful, charming audio poem created to celebrate people, places and regional accents along the scenic LNER route.
Having a top grooming regime is imperative nowadays. Furthermore it’s important that routine is made up of great, natural products. ESPA, one of the world’s leading spa brands, last month launched their luxury Triple Action Grooming Oil. A lush 3 in 1 shave, facial and beard solution that is ideal for integrating into your daily routine.