THE REPORT

THIS WEEK

  We all know that wearing a beautiful pair of leather shoes in the rain is not a good idea (if you didn’t then I’d advise having a read of our care guide), which is really quite annoying because they look amazing so we want to wear them as much as possible. But the weather really does have a control over our lives and wardrobe, so for once wouldn’t it would be nice to not have to change your entire outfit because it’s raining out? Well Norwegian designer Johan Ringdal thought exactly the same, so he started up his lifestyle brand SWIMS. And it all started with a pair of galoshes, a pair that he nabbed from his grandfather upon leaving Norway for Art college in Paris. If you don’t already know what a galosh is, it’s basically a rubber ‘shoe’ which you wear over the top of your best shoes. They were designed for function and practicality – something....

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Posted on 24/10/2014

  “In Paris, you can buy beer at McDonald’s. Also, you know what they call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris? … They call it a Royale with cheese.” – Pulp Fiction Beyond buying beer with a McDonald’s, Paris really does have a lot to offer to the modern gent. Fashion is part of....

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  This gentleman is nothing but a legend when it comes to mens fashion. He may have set out with dreams of becoming a professional cyclist – which were unfortunately quickly snuffed out after an accident – but he ended up becoming a leader in the world of British fashion instead, earning himself a knighthood for....

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