The other night I rocked up for Gresham Blake’s book launch just outside Spitalfields Market. Admittedly I’d never heard of Gresham Blake but I had heard of Ray Winstone and Steve Coogan were hosting, that was enough of a pull for me. Being the lazy journalist I read the press…

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A day out to Cheltenham races on behalf of Burton Menswear. Don’t mind if I do. On the bus drive down me and fellow lifestyle journo’s killed a 2 hour journey by comparing watches, belts, bags and c*cks. Ha not really, although there was a lot of c*ck talk. Upon…

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On my travels moonlighting as a lifestyle journalist I have been lucky to drink a lot of free booze, funnel canapes into my mouth like scooby doo and shake the hand of Hugh Jackman. I’ve also had the fortune of meeting Paul Weller at Somerset House for the launch of…

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  Getting in a suit is a rare event for me. A couple of years ago I spunked over 400 sheets on a suit at Oscar Milo in Spitalfields and had buyers regret within 5 seconds of leaving the store. It wasn’t so much that I had bought a dog-sh*t…

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Since Sean Connery rocked up in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in his brown and cream herringbone 3-piece tweed suit, tweed has enjoyed a seemingly endless rennaissance. And who else could be more suited to be the poster-child for tweed than one of the most famous Scotsman in the…

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I was at the NEC a few weeks back for an autocar show and the women the brands put out to represent their stations were frankly intimidating. All dolled up like grid girls in their lycra suits with their fake cleavages and their camel toes. I didn’t want to go…

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