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THIS WEEK

  If you’re like us and have been enjoying the perennial style of Bass Weejuns for quite some time, you’ll understand why we think so highly of this longstanding brand. The makers of the first Penny Loafer, G.H Bass have been producing quality shoes since 1876. It all started in Maine, USA where George Henry Bass was on a mission to make the very best shoe. In 1936 they created the first pair of penny loafers, putting a stylish spin on a Norwegian farm shoe – hence the name ‘Weejuns’ like ‘Norwegians’ – which was designed for ‘loafing in the field’. The Bass Weejun was born. By the 50s, Weejuns were the shoe of choice¬†when it came to the smart-dressed young man. Over the years, Bass Weejuns have made appearances in some of the most iconic eras of fashion from the swinging 60s through the electric 80s. Anyone who was anyone has slipped on these timeless loafers,....

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Posted on 26/06/2015

We spoke about the often neglected area of men’s fashion last week when we took a look at this summer’s swimwear collections. Carrying on with that theme, this week we welcomed the most sought-after brand of the summer; Orlebar Brown. Since it’s launched in 2007, this British brand has gone from strength to strength,....

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One of the most crucial pieces of the summer – and one which can go drastically wrong – is men’s swim wear. We’ve all sat poolside¬†people watching and wondering why on earth that guy chose to wear the smallest pair of trunks available – step away from the budgie smugglers! Very few people can....

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