Style Icon: Steve McQueen

Despite the fact that in The Great Escape, Steve McQueen’s character dressed modestly, his look as become an iconic look of simplicity and effortless cool. As casual weekend-around-the-house looks go, this is unbeatable.

Nifty Scent

Olivier Polge, one of the top “noses” in the business, and the art of creating fragrances. There’s a theory that if you want to seduce a woman, then wear the aftershave her father wore when she was young. The thinking is based upon smell being one of the greatest triggers for memory and how the…

The Smarter Cut

Ermenegildo Zegna, CEO OF Zegna group on the ethos of a classic Italian Brand. Here’s something you may not know. Tom Ford suits are actually made by Zegna. The Italian brand has been making them since 2006 and when the deal was initially struck, Ermenegildo Zegna tellingly described this as collaboration between “the unique creativity…

Design classics

  There was a moment in the 1980s when Lacoste polo shirts transcended from just an item of clothing that people wore on tennis courts and became a global icon. Almost overnight, there crocodile-adorned shirts wherever you looked. In America, the Lacoste polo shirt became the standard for the preppy look, the New England WASP,…