Month: July 2010

Retailers everywhere have begun their annual summer sales. A means of reducing stock in readiness for the new season offerings, it’s also a great opportunity for those fresh out of…

Read More The Man With A Plan

An American couple stopped me the other day on the Mall for a little direction or two. A blistering day, they were short-and-sandled up, sweating like bulls. “Hot isn’t it?”…

Read More Style Movie: The Brothers Bloom

Whatever the morning, shaving is never part of my routine. My toilet consists of a shower, mouth cleansing and moisturising followed by a dash of fragrance and a little combing.…

Read More Get Closer To Shaving

Does anybody know what Sambac smells like? Labdanum? No. Me neither. Or rather I didn’t until last Saturday when I paid a visit to London’s Ormonde Jayne. That’s because they’ve…

Read More Perfume Portraits At Ormonde Jayne

Tom Ford once said that a man should never appear completely perfect. There should always be, he contends, something slightly out of kilter, something vaguely inconsistent about him. Ford’s trademark…

Read More The Dishevelled Touch