November came, and so did the chill factor. Outside is starting to get a little frosty. Gone are the flip flops and t-shirts, out come the jumpers, fur lined boots and jackets. Autumn is here and it feels like an icy winter will follow. That being said, autumn is beautiful. Sitting in a park, looking […]Read more "Autumn Essential: Robert Owen Undershirts"
My character signature saying for anything if someone asks my opinion about doing social events, eating, drinking, going to bed, wearing underwear etc is, “Whatever, I’m easy”. This is incredibly frustrating for my best friend, who, for a week had been asking me what I wanted to do on Sunday when we agreed to meet […]Read more "Satchel o’ Satchel!"
A big trend we’ve seen everywhere as the autumnal weather has come in and the retailers are getting in their Autumn Winter 2015 collections is the Suede Jacket. Somewhat 70’s in appearance, I first took notice of this in the Tom Ford SS15 collection shown last year and I can’t say I was totally sold at first… […]Read more "Trend Report – Suede Jacket"
Right, get your summer survival pack ready! Sunnies? Check. Tees and vests? Check. Sandals? Yep, got ’em. I think maybe we are missing something. While I figure that out, it’s strange that Britain would be experiencing this kind of heat! I’ve lived here a long time, and while there have been some hot summers, 35 […]Read more "Boardies Apparel – Surf’s Up!"
In no particular order, here are my most wanted items this month: 1. Selected Selected Tartan Tuxedo Trousers In Skinny Fit £60 at ASOS 2. J Crew Slim Seersucker Stripe Shirt £78 at J Crew 3. Tom Ford Noir Extreme Eau De Parfume £70 at Harvey Nichols 4. Thom Browne Pebble-Grain Leather Document Holder £435 at Mr […]Read more "The Ox’s Most Wanted List March 2015"
The answer is clearly ‘To Knitted Tie’! Often seen with a square end, these ties have seen a large uptake in the last few years. Made popular in the mid to later part of the 20th century, the knitted tie has seen a recent surge in popularity again, likely down to the Dapperism movement and […]Read more "To Knitted Tie… Or Knot to Knitted Tie…"
For me, details are the difference between the forgettable and the standout. Beyond colour and texture that can be achieved with the canvas of the garments, accessories like pocket squares can make a remarkable impact on an overall look by adding sometimes stunning and sometimes subtle detailing. Here is our Pinterest board ‘Torso Adornment’, full of pocket […]Read more "Patterned Pocket Square Paradiso"