Oliver Spencer AW16 Collection Preview

Oliver Spencer is a brand that until comparatively recently I’d ignored.  However the Oliver Spencer ethos is – quality doesn’t have to mean formality and casual doesn’t have to mean careless.  Certainly this is a view that resonates.  Oliver Spencer collections provide a relaxed modern style, that includes traditional tailoring but also utility wear.  The utility clothing particularly appeals to me at… Read More »

Massimo Dutti – Industrial Style

A newsletter from Massimo Dutti this week announced the launch of their “New Edit, Industrial style”.  Massimo Dutti is a good brand that provides quality clothes with a contemporary European style, at a reasonable price.  The “Industrial Style” subject line attracted interest and raised expectations of a modern take on utility clothing which has a strong appeal here. Clicking from the email and… Read More »

Wish List – Shinola Runwell

I have a birthday coming up so I thought that I’d put together a wish-list of items that I’d like to own. Shinola Runwell Watch 47mm I like the look of the Runwell,  It’s unfussy, modern looking while retaining elements of style similar to vintage trench watches. Shinola have been making watches at their base in Detroit since 2011.  It… Read More »

Levis Strauss 100 Years Of Cone Denim

Levis Vintage Clothing has launched its new autumn winter 2015 collection.  This time around it’s celebrating “The Golden Handshake”. 100 years of partnership with Cone Denim. In 1915 Cone Mills were given exclusive rights to make the denim for Levi’s® Shrink-To-Fit 501’s.  This was a gentleman’s agreement struck by a simply handshake and it’s still in… Read More »