How to Wear a Silk Scarf

Silk scarves do not typically feature on the subject of menswear, but that’s not to say you can’t wear them entirely. I recently came across Annada, a Bahrain-based startup that creates scarves based on beautiful works of local artists, and I was thoroughly impressed with the way they are encouraging art appreciation through fashion with … Continue Reading

The Made2Measure jacket

Is tailoring a dying business? Most people would like to think so, due to the prevalence of high street alternatives ranging from the horrendously trendy to the I-can’t-believe-it’s-only-AED1,000 classy. If you happen to have an average body that doesn’t complain when stuck in a typical blazer pattern, then by all means enjoy the bargain-basement prices at … Continue Reading

Why we love water… and boat shoes

Start talking about going on holiday and a trip to the beach on a remote island comes to mind. There’s something about being near water that’s equivalent to watching cat videos on YouTube – it lets you forget about your worries and just enjoy the moment. It’s got therapeutic properties that not even those of … Continue Reading

Watch of the Week: Movado 1881 Automatic

If you’re looking for a watch with heritage and horological cache but don’t want to spend the next two years’ worth of your salary, the mid-range market is a good place to start. You can find a lot of Swiss names, all with brand histories going back to the 19th century, which offer quality pieces … Continue Reading

Tanning: A socioeconomic movement

“I’m thinking of getting a tan.” That’s one statement that garners a distinct reaction depending on who you make it to. These are the responses I received when I blurted it out to three different people.

Sailors and stripes: A fashion study

If there’s one thing that defines nautical style, it’s Breton stripes. Like a woman’s LBD, the evenly interspersed white and navy of this iconic pattern make it a true closet must-have because it can be worn with pretty much anything, provided that you’re skinny enough to pull off horizontal stripes.

7 things you can do with the #KCConnect Smart Watch

While the first two things I look for in a proper watch are an automatic movement and a Swiss Made stamp, I’m willing to forgo those requirements if I come across an interesting enough piece. I was recently introduced to Kenneth Cole’s Connect, a new entrant to the rising smart watch market from the American … Continue Reading

Come on, Camo!

The fashion industry has a lot to thank the military for. From various elements such as epaulets and chevrons to entire blazer constructions, big names have made so many billions of dollars borrowing aesthetic cues from existing army looks that they should be made to pay higher taxes towards national defense budgets.

6 reasons you need the Jabra Sport Pulse wireless earbuds

Looking for a pair of snug earbuds to use while working out? Whatever your fitness goal – beach bod or Mr. Olympia – the Jabra Sport Pulse earphones need to be included in your shortlist. I’ve compiled six top reasons why you should get them.