...well, everything. Men aren't the easiest to shop for, and there's often not as much choice. Or so you'd think. Indulge me if you will, as I run you through what's on my ultimate Christmas wish list, which I hope in turn helps your quest for the perfect gift.
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.
At this point in time I am almost certainly the busiest I’ve ever been, and I’ve almost definitely got the least to show for it. Whereas in the past, my work was very much tangible, recently I’ve found myself running around like a headless chicken for 90% of my day and still have a full to-do list at the end of it.
So, what’s the scenario?
As time goes by, it’s understandable to forget how much you’ve changed over the years. I never thought I’d get to the day where my first place to write, vent and exhale would be here—online—as opposed to my notepad. The added irony being, I opened the pad and wrote, “Sometimes you just need to write things down” and then immediately jumped on my laptop. There’s never enough time for writing these days, even though there’s no real time cap. We’re caught up in this perpetual rush fuelled by absolutely nothing but ourselves.