Drake’s London for Hodinkee Neckties

Drake’s London has produced two neckties in limited runs of 50 for Hodinkee. The first tie was inspired by a” 1962 Rolex ‘No-Crown Guard’ Submariner, Reference 5508 while the second looks to a 1972 Rolex Submariner, Reference 5512. Both reference watches have aged with time and their vintage charm shines through on wrist as it…

Acne for Mr. Porter Fall/Winter 2012 Lookbook by i-D Magazine

Launching this week online retailer Mr. Porter presents their eveningwear capsule collection with Acne. Setting their sights on the classic black tie ensemble, the Swedish/British collaboration emphasizes the outfits versatility as “the little black dress for men.” i-D Magazine shot the collection and in addition, the publication caught up with Mr Porter buyer Sam Lobban…

Video: Etiquette Clothiers ‘The Art of Socks’

=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/52159331″ width=”600″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen> ‘Art of Socks’ by Etiquette Clothiers is a tribute to the the world of premium sock manufacturing. Sure, socks may not be the most glamorous part of a wardrobe, but they’re increasingly part of what makes a sartorial statement. This documentary highlights the kind of thought and work…

Monocle x London Undercover Umbrella

Monocle and London Undercover have partnered to create an ideal form of an often-overlooked accessory: the umbrella. Handcrafted, the dark green exterior features a contrasting red underside, a solid-piece continuous maple shaft and a bronze ferrule. A umbrella of this quality not only completes an outfit on a rainy day, but also works to preserve…

Paul Smith ‘Day Dreaming With My Camera’ Scarf & Pocket Square Collection

This limited edition scarf and pocket square collection by Paul Smith features photographs taken by the English fashion designer around London. As part of his Autumn/Winter collection, these abstract pieces feature images of the English countryside, Covent Garden, his Kean street head office and more distinctive takes of the charming city. Each piece comes complete…

The Man’s Guide To Buying A Watch: Movement

This IWC video is the first in a series called “The Man’s guide to buying a watch”. Over the course of the next few months the series will feature IWC watches, people at the manufacture in Schaffhausen to give you a behind the scenes look at our watches and some of the complications that form…

Hikaru Noguchi Knitted Neckwear Made in England

Hikaru Noguchi left her native Japan to study knitwear and textiles in England in 1989. Falling in love with the country Noguchi elected to make the UK adopted home, creating stunning knitwear collections for the likes of Paul Smith. Described as “a look that is both sophisticated and quirky, achieved through unusual juxtapositions of colour…

Grok Leather Fall/Winter 2012 Bowtie Collection

Japanese artisan leather brand Grok Leather has produced a striking series of bowties for Fall/Winter 2012. Already an non-traditional piece due to the usage of leather, these Grok bowties take a nod from the increasingly sartorial streetwear scene and feature embossed four-letter words; some of which are more appropriate than others. For those bold enough…

Vivienne Westwood Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood presented at the Milan Fashion Week an intriguing palette of summery pastels, fun geometric and floral ideas. Updating the dapper English man’s wardrobe with more fluid lines and vibrant tones, she serves up a remarkable collection of loose fitting suit jackets, paper bag waist pants, shorts, sweaters and quirky accents.

Drakes Fall/Winter 2012 Lookbook

Drake’s showcase some smart Fall Winter 2012 styles for the colder months. The brand have taken inspiration from classic Savile Row tailoring and 1950′s Britain, dandy in some places, traditional in others. In the search for quality ties are, as usual, handmade in London with knitwear from Scotland and shirting from Italy. “Ceaseless practice usually…

Rolex Sky-Dweller Official Release

At Baselworld 2012, Rolex announced the upcoming release of a new model, the Sky-Dweller. For a brand that seldom reveals new models, this was pretty earth-shattering news in the watch community. It’s now understood that in addition to the Sky Dweller‘s intuitive dual-time display, the all-new caliber 9001 automatic movement is controlled via the watch’s…

McQ by Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook

McQ by Alexander McQueen gives us a comprehensive look at their Spring/Summer 2013 offerings. The collection from the late designer proves to be a strong continuation of McQueen’s legacy, as each outfit treads a fine line between luxury, contemporary, modern and whimsical. While the latter segment of the lookbook takes on a decidedly monochromatic overtone…

“The Perfect Suit” Infographic by Jake Gilchrist

Okay, so the ‘perfect’ suit is somewhat sartorially subjective concept up to the individual, but graphic designer Jake Gilchrist didn’t let that stop him from creating this amazing infographic about classic elements that will never go out of style. Working from an extensive GQ profile on what makes the ideal suit, Gilchrist took the often…