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All eyes on Raf



Raf Simons SS17 campaign

Ahhhh some calm eye candy in the madness of T****gate. The Raf Simons SS17 ad campaign images are out, full of pretty poetic boys in Robert Mapplethorpe-infused leathers and layered photo-print shirts.

All eyes are on Raf this month as he shows his namesake label for the first time at Men’s New York Fashion Week (more…)



The tapered penny loafer



Everlane Modern Penny Loafer

The gorgeous Grechen of Grechen’s Closet wrote the most complimentary book review ever of The New Garconne (thank you Grechen) and in the process alerted me to Everlane’s ‘Modern Penny Loafer’.

I’m such a stick-in-the-mud that I hadn’t addressed all the newer elongated loafers (I think Gucci did them first). (more…)



Buy it now: a polished peasant shirt



Polished peasant shirt

I’ve been tasked by a fellow blogger with finding a more affordable dupe of my beloved Atlantique Ascoli peasant shirts.There aren’t many to be found because part of the cost of an Ascoli (around Β£500) is due to their fabrics – starched bright white custom-made cottons. And they’re fairtrade too. (more…)



Buy it now: Jo Malone London Myrrh & Tonka Cologne Intense



Jo Malone Myrrh & Tonka cologne intense

Jo Malone London’s new Cologne Intense is an instant favourite. Myrrh and Tonka is just the tonic for the most depressing time of the year (this coming Monday is known as ‘Blue Monday’), it’s warm, cosy and comforting yet extremely sophisticated. (more…)