If like me you are beginning to organise and prep your wardrobe for summer or perhaps getting yourself festival ready, then there are few key pieces you are certainly going to need in order to complete it. A brand which I would definitely look to for this is The Kooples.
The french brand have released their Spring/Summer 2017 Sunrise collection which just oozes that laid back, summer breeze, 1960’s festival vibe. Impactful block prints, a military style over shirt and hippy style paisley patterns mixed with rock-god ripped jeans truly make for the ideal festival outfits. There is even some decorative little skull bracelets and a felt hat to finish it off. To help ease your mind a little because there is a lot of excellent pieces on The Kooples website, I’ve Selected two essentials which you just can’t miss out on.
Tailoring is a craft which I have always admired and been interested in. Finding a suit or blazer which is just that little bit different, is perhaps fantastic value or just really adds a fresh new look to your wardrobe, will always have me searching.
This spring, the folks over at boohooMAN have given us a delightful array of suits which is sure to tick all of the above and more.
When we think of Sweden, iconic brands such as Volvo, Ikea and fashion powerhouse H&M spring to mind. Now I’am very happy to say there is a new one to add to this list, one which features sleek Scandinavian lines and a highly personal touch. This brand is BOOM watches.
Now readers do hear me out on this one, although this is a short sleeve, satin shirt, it is a pick that Iam convinced will accelerate you ahead of everybody else in terms of your summer wardrobe shirt game. Iam of course talking about the Visvim Camp-Collared shirt by designer Hiroki Nakamura.
When traveling or going for a walk around my home city of Glasgow, I do tend to vary the bag which I carry quite often depending on where I’m going. This week whilst heading to the gym along the River Clyde, I decided to pack my kit in the cool Troop London backpack from the brilliant husband and wife company Blokes Bags.
Given that we now live in an age of mobile tech and emoji language, the U.K’s fastest growing language in 2015 I must add, a personal favourite brand which has spawned a summery emoji style capsule collection, is none other than French label Lacoste and Yazbukey.
In this new age of technological advances,cars and various global brands, are aiming to be more environmentally friendly through their products. Its wonderful then to see the fashion industry is also looking to steer itself down that fresh, green path. At the forefront of this is Spanish brand Mango in which this week I decided to take a little look at their foray into green fashion through the Mango Committed collection.
Most of you who have a passion for shoes will know of Grenson. Handmade in Northamptonshire, the classic British shoemaker has been creating the most amazing accessories for your feet since 1866 and with great success.
Anyone who is a follower of the Gentleman Select, or simply anything gentlemanly, will have heard of Drake’s, the London brand which is the epitome of luxurious mens accessories and personally one of my all time favourite “go to’s” for finding a piece which will set my outfit apart from the crowd.
Given that I’am huge fan of the military and utility clothing trend which continues to flourish at the moment, I was hugely excited to read about the king of such clothing, Carhartt, and the opening of their new Work in Progress NYC Flagship Store this month.