Category Archives: Men’s Clothing

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 »

Drake’s London Autumn Winter 2015

Drake’s London launched their new autumn winter collection 2015 – it’s available now.  It has been heartening to see they used an older male model for the promotional shots.  Well at least the model looks older than the norm – he might not be that old or feel old; it’s all relative – but either way it’s a good thing. Drake’s was founded by… Read More »

J. Simons Ivy League

I hadn’t realised that J. Simons had recently celebrated 60 years in retail – or rather John Simons.  Fortunately I was checking recent articles on, one of the blogs I refer to, when I can across the “Big John: J.Simons Celebrates 60 Years In Retail” article which itself referred back to a John Simons interview published… Read More »