Hermès Hermesistible lip oil gloss



Hermes Beauty Hermesistible lip oil gloss

Sales at Hermès are up 27% this quarter and 95% of that is attributed to its £58 lipsticks.

I jest of course! And yet, quite when it became normal to sell lipstick and lip gloss for over £40 I’m not sure. I feel like it wasn’t that long ago that Tom Ford’s £36 lipsticks were a Big Deal. Maybe the lipstick index is real after all. John Lewis is selling the new Hermès Hermèsistible Infused Care lip oil* for £44 and I do agree it looks sublime, but still. (more…)



Shop the post: The Outnet menswear has arrived



Previous season menswear stock from Mr Porter is now available at The Outnet menswear

The Outnet* is such a great destination for discounted basics, especially from well-loved brands.

It has just launched The Outnet menswear*, so if you or any guys you know are into the Mr Porter classics from A.P.C*, N. Peal*, Acne Studios*, Maison Margiela* and the like, then this a good secret source of chinos, blazers, tees, eyewear etc. In particular, the N. Peal crew necks look great (in a good spectrum of colours) as well as the Theory work wear, Acne chinos and outerwear from Belstaff and A.P.C. Just crossing fingers for some Valextra leather goods… (more…)



Ilaria Icardi: fine jewellery for the sporty and rich generation



Ilaria Icardi jewellery

Continuing from last week’s jewellery post, I’m enjoying this less-is-more evolution of fine jewellery courtesy of Ilaria Icardi. The idea of wearing something super-refined with a normcore bodywarmer is very high-low me and also perfect for the sporty & rich generation. (more…)



Jessica Ogden is doing fashion again



Jessica Ogden X APC

Good to see Jessica Ogden doing a full fashion collection. And for A.P.C no less. Taking inspo from the patchwork quilts she has designed for A.P.C for quite a number of years, this capsule features quilted denim, patchwork plaid and smocking details using leftover A.P.C fabrics.

Unsurprisingly the collection is being snapped up fast. Look out for the Jessica Overshirt (above), Rjae Overshirt (a patchwork jacket for men), Andrea Jeans (a perfect mid-blue crop) and the Nicole Jacket, a soft, lightweight denim. (more…)