From a simple style accessory to a lifelong promise and bond, the ring is one of the most versatile pieces of jewellery one can wear. In my second guest article for Alice Made This, I cover the history behind the ring, and how important a role it plays in today’s society.
At the beginning of this year, I decided to make a conceited effort to shoot more on film. Specifically 35mm. I’ve had the camera for a few years and have used it relatively sparingly. Rolls of film would be developed, and I’d go through the images which often captured fleeting little moments, often months apart. See how 2019 unfolded.
We were recently invited by Walpole to visit the new Manolo Blahník exhibition, An Enquiring Mind, at The Wallace Collection. Built during the 18th and 19th Centuries by the Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, the museum is steeped in artistic excellence which spans over 800 years.
As part of #MoreThanABarber, Murdock have trained some of their staff in Mental Health First Aid, and are selling an exclusive CALM grooming kit. Decent. I went down to Murdock, camera in hand, to find out more and to recount my experiences of the barbershop environment. Featured in the shoot are Anthony Komodikis and Singh Gentry.
From suits to streetwear, from scents to grooming, the art of layering in menswear truly comes to life once the clocks take us back an hour. However, it's very easy to get lost in the simplicity of how to dress and transition your seasonal wear. Coupled with the fact that London weather grows increasingly temperamental, I decided to break down my biggest tips for guys who want to utilise their wardrobe.
The Rubens at the Palace is a family run institution that has left avid travellers in awe ever since its beginnings in 1912. Overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, the hotel is one of marvel – from the rich tapestries and décor to the quality of service and hospitality. I wrote a guest review for The Dapper Chapper. Take a look at the pictures from the evening, in the Photography section.