How to wear the short-sleeved shirt

Let’s talk about the short-sleeved shirt. Considered to be one of the most reviled items in menswear, the uninitiated are blindly advised to stay away from it if they are to maintain a stylish wardrobe. It conjures up mental images of NASA scientists and grocery store supervisors who have taken a liking to finished it up with … Continue Reading

Esquire Best Dressed Party with ICONIC

Esquire Middle East recently had their Best Dressed 2016 party and I was one of the 200 million guests who came to the Billionaire Mansion at Taj Dubai. I wasn’t lucky enough to be chosen for the issue this year – let’s face it, I don’t really dress in the title’s preferred dapper dandy aesthetic – but … Continue Reading

Hands-on with Merlin Digital’s DuOS Tablet PC

I’m an old-fashioned guy when it comes to computing. I prefer working on a desktop, or at least laptop, when I write my posts, edit photos, manage my calendar, and everything in between. I prefer to have my peripherals attached to the PC – mouse and keyboard (yes, I type without looking) – so I’ve … Continue Reading

Guide to men’s swimwear: How to choose the right one for your body type

It’s Summertime again and every Tom, Dick and Harry is hitting the beach on the weekends. You’ve done your work in the gym, now how do you show off your beach body in the best possible way? Picking the most flattering swimwear for your body type is key, so read up on the following tips … Continue Reading

Summer 2016 highlight: Suede jacket

Step out into the sun with a little 70s vibe in one of Summer 2016’s must-wear item: the suede jacket. This season though, we’re doing away with the trademark fringe that typically goes with this material, thank God. The focus lies on creating a clean retro silhouette that’s not too tight, not too loose, something that will … Continue Reading

Alexandre Christie and my search for the everyday watch

I know I’ve preached a million times, on- and offline, about the necessity for us men to only put our money in high-end timepieces because really, other than sports cars and clothes, there’s not really much out there that us guys can indulge our dirhams in. Women have their diamonds and Cartier love bracelets and Bvlgari B.zero1’s among … Continue Reading

Swatch invites you to #POPITUP

POP Swatch, the timepiece collection known among the watch novice and connoisseur alike, is making a big splash this month as it stages a much awaited comeback after over two decades with a brand new range of eye-popping designs. Known for its versatility, the POP Swatch is able to transform into a pocket watch, a desk … Continue Reading

The McLaren 570S Jebel Jais drive

Over the long weekend, I was invited to join a drive up Jebel Jais with a group of local and regional media to test one of McLaren’s latest models, the 570S. It was the perfect setting for what I would consider to be the most thrilling car I would have driven so far, as the Al Hajar … Continue Reading

Going Industrial in Armani Exchange

For my second look for this season’s collaboration with Armani Exchange, I’ve gone with my signature colour (that’s blue for those of you who are just tuning in) overlaid with a clean, industrial vibe. I keep talking about the heat like it’s finally going to succeed in killing me this year, but that’s really just an excuse … Continue Reading