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Realm & Empire AW13

Posted: September 30, 2013 at 8:08 pm   /   Archive, My Thoughts

I was very fortunate to be able to review Realm & Empire’s Autumn Winter 2013 (AW13) collection during a private tour of HMS Belfast. I have been to a few events where designers and manufacturers show off their latest collections, but never have I been to a venue so… appropriate. The inspiration for the AW […]

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The rat pack

Habits of highly stylish people

Posted: September 17, 2013 at 11:23 pm   /   Foundation, Style

Ever wondered what it is that stylish people have in common? I recently read an article in the Huffington Post – The Habits Of Supremely Happy People, which is clearly paying homage to Dr Stephen Coveys ’7 habits of highly effective people. It did more than entertain me for a few minutes, it got me […]

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Thomas Crown Affair

Top 10 gentleman Rogues

Posted: September 15, 2013 at 4:27 pm   /   Archive, Style Icons, The top.....

When the modern gentleman takes time to unwind, how better than watching some of the legendry screen and literary icons take on the most cunning of roles as a gentleman thief. Here the Mitchelli picks his top 10 gentleman thieves.

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Interview with Aaron Marino

Posted: September 12, 2013 at 4:49 am   /   Archive, Interview, Style, The Professionals

Long term readers will know I keep a very dark secret. For the past couple of years I have been tuning into Aaron Marino’s YouTube channel for a splash of fun style banter. Aaron is one of the most prolific video bloggers around with fresh content coming up daily, where he finds the time, I […]

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Real Men Wear Pink

Posted: September 10, 2013 at 6:34 am   /   Shirts, Style

Pink. A colour not altogether comfortable in many men’s wardrobes but one, truth be told, that we should all be embracing if we hold out any hope of being a dapper chap about town. To be honest, the wearing of pink is not for everyone – it’s not a look that all can conquer and […]

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The Palace of Bubbles

The Palace of Bubbles

Posted: September 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm   /   Archive, The top.....

When the avant-garde designer Pierre Cardin was looking for a new home he threw caution to the wind. The Palace of Bubbles or “Palais Bulles” was the brainchild of architect Antti Lovag. Built in 1989 in the town of Théoule-sur-Mer 10 km outside Cannes, the house sprawls across the red cliffs of the Esterel, commanding […]

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Aston Martin DB5 at 50

Posted: September 7, 2013 at 9:08 am   /   Archive, My Thoughts

ASTON MARTIN The Aston Martin DB5. Possibly the most recognised car in the world, thanks to one less-than-careful previous owner, namely James Bond, oo7. In the novel Goldfinger, Ian Fleming gave Bond the Aston Martin DB III to temporarily replace his usual Bentley. In this instance the vehicle was selected from the Secret Intelligence Service’s […]

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Your clothes don’t fit you!

Posted: September 5, 2013 at 6:22 am   /   Foundation, Style, Suits, The Rules

And the style tips that will change your life forever! Yesterday I must have passed 1000 people and you know what surprised me the most? I counted on one hand the number of people who actually had clothes that fit them properly. ON ONE HAND!!! It started first thing in the morning when waiting at […]

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