UK Menswear

Monty Brown: Accessories for Gentlemen

Ben Mirza | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Style
Ben Mirza

The truly stylish man has a good eye for accessories; he knows that a certain tie, a certain pocket square can make an outfit standout. Today, there's...

'Alexander McQueen Is My Fashion Idol': David C Wigley Talks Toronto Mens Fashion Week

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 05.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Davies

Toronto fashion designer David C Wigley talks to The Leake about fashion idols, his collection for Toronto Mens Fashion Week and the one accessory he never takes off...

Vin Los: Defining Iconography

Nik Thakkar | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nik Thakkar

The world's reaction to Vin Los is that of a shared and immediate sentiment of instant fascination. An innate need to understand the psyche of anyone who turns their body into a creative canvas is natural.

Getcha Street On

Sarah McGiven | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

These three collections take street influences, from classic 90's hip hop style, Kawaii and the gritty London realness that is the Tube, and turn them into super cool, easy to wear, edgy fashion for men and women, that references London, New York and Tokyo style.

The Gentleman's Guide to Surviving the Central Line in a Suit

Thomas Church | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

Suit tailoring is an old business and we talk in yards and ounces. The weight of a cloth - it's thickness, heaviness - is measured as ounces per square yard (a yard is three by three feet). Or, for the metric readers, it can be measured as grams per square metre.

Mark Powell and the Ibiza Connection: Time to Modernise

Jason Holmes | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It's modernism in its purist form and the distilled vision of Mark Powell, a stylist and tailor whose sartorial individualism of thirty years standing has made itself known in places as far flung as New York City, Tokyo and Firenze.

Urban Style: The Top Men's Suit Trends to Watch Out for This Summer

Hilary Wardle | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Wardle

It's hard to believe that we're already six months into 2014. Spring is well behind us and warm weather trends are blossoming, so it's the perfect time to pick up a summer suit. So, which trends are blisteringly hot, and which are just warm?

Father's Day Gift Guide

Sarah McGiven | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

If giving presents isn't your thing, you could take your Dad out for a drink or make him dinner, spend time with him by taking him out to the cinema or round of golf - just giving up that extra bit of your time will hopefully make for some great memories for both of you.

Regent Street: The Menswear Edit

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

One of my favourite shopping destinations, paired with one of my favourite events of the year: Regent Tweet 2014. The annual event sees bloggers from across the globe take to one of London's most famous shopping streets and make it their playground for one day only.

Dragão Fashion Brasil: 15 Years Celebrating Creativity as a Regenerative Social Force

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

Organised every year since 1999 in Fortaleza (the capital city of the north-eastern Brazilian state of Ceará), Dragão Fashion Brasil is a platform for new and established fashion designers to show their creations...

Reality Check With Paul Weller

Jason Holmes | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Paul Weller cuts a lithe figure in a black crew neck sweater and dove grey slacks that ride a couple of inches off the ground. His round-toed calfskin Chelsea boots gleam under the lights. A flashgun snaps at his every move as his gimlet eye rakes the clothes rack that lines the far wall of the West End showroom.

Team GB Athlete Tom Brady - A Nouveau Rebel

Nik Thakkar | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nik Thakkar

Throughout our creative process (which was also supported by Philips, Samsung and Snow Queen Vodka), we've always made the conscious decision to partner with rebels and pioneers; for example every model cast was (and will always be) chosen on account of their personality, creative attributes and character - as opposed to solely their appearance.

Men's Style: Five Tips for Choosing a Quality Wallet

Stephen Brister | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Brister

It's that time of year again, the nights are long, the temperature's dropped and the high streets are packed with shoppers. As the festive season begins a lot of people will be buying wallets and purses as presents. So, I thought this would be a good time to pass on a few tips on what to look for.

Access(ories) All Areas

Ravi Grewal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

Manners maketh the man, or so the saying goes. You could probably get by without them but, even if you were perfect in every other way, ill manners would mean you wouldn't get very far. I believe the same is true of accessories; they maketh the outfit.

Get Colourful

Ravi Grewal | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

I'm very much of the opinion that, once the clocks go back and our evenings at least are spent in darkness, we should take every opportunity to brighten things up. And this includes adding a little something colourful to our wardrobes.

Jumper-round

Ravi Grewal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

The excuse to indulge yourself with a good piece of knitwear is, in my humble opinion, one of the best things about winter.

Going Hard For Brooklyn

Ravi Grewal | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

Founded by two friends from Paris who describe themselves as 'passionate about new horizons', the pair in question began exploring urban culture in order to create a truly authentic label.

A Man For All Seasons (Or How to Dress For British Weather)

Ravi Grewal | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

The well-dressed man on the street increasingly needs a versatile wardrobe that can cope with everything the British weather system can throw at him. Days like that one in March, where we had blazing sunshine, which turned to hail, and then to snow.

Schott to the Heart

Ravi Grewal | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

The Schott brand has been around for a while, 100 years, to be precise. In recent years, however, the label has sunk below the radar.

The Art of Dressing Taller

Stephen Brister | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Brister

Last week I met up with a friend who recently moved to Norway. At 5ft 8" he'd never considered himself short, but since moving his height has become an issue. In a country where the average man stands over 6ft, that's understandable.

Nordic Poetry: Turning Old into Gold

Ben Mirza | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Nordic Poetry, a vintage brand launching their first flagship store in Boxpark this month, takes the concept of vintage and fashions it into an art form. The story of Nordic Poetry began with one simple idea, as its founder Ameli explains...

London Fashion Week - My Take

Ravi Grewal | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

Now London Fashion Week is all about womenswear. We gents finally, and deservedly, got our own shows - London Collections: Men - a few years back but, invariably, some of what starts off in womenswear makes its way over to the clothes we guys end up sporting.

I Can't Stand the Rain

Ravi Grewal | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

There are but three things one can be certain of in life - death, taxes and British rain. I won't dwell on the former two, but writing today the third sticks firmly in my mind... And this set me to thinking, what are the best clothes to wear in the inclement British Autumn?

Dress Down This Autumn

James Wilson | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
James Wilson

Whilst I am a firm advocate of the suit, a lot of the time it's much too dressy. So for those times when you need to dress down this autumn, I've assembled my list of autumn essentials.

The Warmest of Winter Jackets

Ravi Grewal | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

In the words of House Stark, winter is coming. And, in winter, one needs a bloody good coat, and there's really none better than the Canada Goose range of jackets and gilets.