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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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Looking After Your Luxury Watch

Posted: September 4, 2013 at 12:01 pm   /   Featured, Style, Watches

Luxury watches are the ultimate status symbol for any man and there are few feelings that can equal the unadulterated thrill of strapping on a Rolex, Breitling, TAG Heuer or IWC watch for the very first time. It is, perhaps, the heritage of these watch brands, many of which are well over a century old […]

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TOP 10 ALPHA MALES FROM THE CINEMA OF THE 1970s

Posted: August 31, 2013 at 9:36 am   /   Archive, Style, Style Icons, The top.....

STEVE MCQUEEN Topping the list is Steve McQueen. There’s no doubting McQueen’s masculinity. The son of a stunt pilot and a prostitute, McQueen had something of a tumultuous childhood, which may account for his quiet, tough guy persona. A runaway, a gang member, a petty criminal, a U.S Marine, and member of the Presidential Honour […]

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The 1957 Aston Martin DBR2 Reborn

Posted: August 24, 2013 at 8:56 am   /   Archive, Style Icons

The infamous 1957 DBR2 is one of the rarest Aston Martins in existence. Only two were ever built as part of Aston Martin’s Grand Prix program. Produced during the golden age of sports cars, its sensuous curves make it one of the most beautiful cars of its time. Although, priced at £8million each, the odds […]

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Loake shoes Autumn Winter 2013

Posted: August 20, 2013 at 9:48 pm   /   Archive, My Thoughts

New styling for AW13 from traditional English shoemaker Loake focuses on heavier country silhouettes and thicker profiles, along with natural look leathers and natural edge or coloured soles. In the premium Loake 1880 collection, the company introduces a collection of three Goodyear Welted heavy country styles with cleated rubber Commando or Dainite rubber soles. A […]

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IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Blue Diving Watch

Posted: August 17, 2013 at 8:28 pm   /   Archive, Style, Watches

Diving is a pursuit quite unlike any other as it is completely freeing, exhilarating and eye-opening all at once and it really isn’t difficult to see why thousands of men each year head out into the deep blue sea to get their adrenaline fix. It is one of the few sporting endeavours, however, where it […]

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