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Mods as described by George Melly were “a small group of clothes focused working class young men insisting on clothes and shoes tailored to their style.” It may come as no surprise then that Mods have had such an influence on today’s streamlined fashion silhouette. With a desire to break away from the uptight, stuffy... read more

I have always been infatuated with sunglasses. Having grown up (and continue to be) chubby, a pair of sunglasses added a bit of edge to my otherwise characterless face. Of course, with age came a magnificent beard, but back in the day when I was in College, my staples were Killer Loop sunglasses. They were... read more

Adidas and Hip Hop go together like ham and cheese, butter on toast and me in heels.The relationship which was first cultivated when inner-city youth of South Bronx and Harlem began hosting block parties where rapping, dj'ing, break dancing and graffiti art took place. These kids later wore brand clothing as the culture took a... read more

Diamonds are loved and adored by everyone, but when it comes to the largest, most expensive diamonds in the world, only a few are fortunate enough to be able to purchase them. Meanwhile, for all of us that live in the real world, there are shops that handle correctly appraise diamonds and jewelry, such as... read more

So you wake up in Africa. You’re poor, your insolvent and you live in a mud hut. Fashion is not even a priority in your head right now. You want to earn and live a healthy life so you can feed your family for the rest of your life. Right? Wrong, let me introduce you... read more

The family-owned Bortex Group (the name an anagram of ‘Borg’ and ‘textiles’) has been making apparel ever since 1964. Founder Salvatore ‘Sunny’ Borg launched the firm, specializing in men’s suits, jackets and trousers, whilst also being renowned for manufacturing for other labels and tailors and for various well-known and high profile... read more

On display at the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and open until January 4, 2014 is the fabulous exhibit A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk. 300 years of garments create a historical framework spanning from the flamboyant man of the 18th century to the... read more

Both Savile Row and Jermyn Street have been and continue to be iconic in London’s West end shopping district. Not only catering to men but to women too. They have so much in common yet they are different and their humble beginnings are different too. Let me begin by giving you a brief history lesson... read more

The man behind the suit. Sounds like a tag line for a superhero film like Spiderman or something, but that is exactly what Martin Greenfield is. The superhero behind the suits on the most powerful and important male figures of the 20th and 21st century.... read more

The popular light summer fabric, often when glanced at can appear to look a little like denim (but much lighter in reality) is named after the town of Cambrai in Northern France, where it was first made. Chambray is a fine lightweight woven cotton fabric in a checked, plain or striped pattern. It is... read more

Hundreds of companies make watches and they’re all competing to have you buy theirs. Okay, there’s a market for certain watch manufacturers to target and perhaps your high street store isn’t the right place to be for certain manufacturers. We’ve got a list of 3 of the most expensive watch brands in the world.... read more

The wristwatch is something that has been around since the 1800s and, quite frankly has been something of a growing product. Patek Philippe created the very first wristwatch in 1868 but back then they were mainly worn by women and only started to be worn by men when Constant Girard (Girard-Perregaux) made a concept of wristwatches.... read more


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