5 benefits of wearing linen all year round

The year-round Dubai jacket is… made of linen. There, I said it. I know we Middle East inhabitants kid ourselves about the change of seasons – perhaps to rationalize and even justify our fashion purchases – but there really is no jacket or blazer fabric that you can get more value from in terms of cost per use … Continue Reading

Spring 2016 Highlight: Camo Craze

Spring 2016 is exploding with all manner of camouflage styles and I am absolutely loving it. From Valentino’s brief dalliance with the trend in 2014, camo has emerged as a full-fledged, must-wear trend as it takes over the racks at our favourite fast fashion stores this season. The new visual has done away with the … Continue Reading

City Lights

What do you do when you’re stressed? Take the next flight to the Maldives and go on a beach holiday? Drink your face off at a nearby pub? While those are very valid options, this is what I do: Find a quiet place on a nice evening and just enjoy staring at the city lights … Continue Reading

How to collect vintage luxury watches

The true mark of a self-respecting man lies not in a designer wardrobe which goes in and out of style, but in his taste for fine timepieces. But the problem for most men when adopting this philosophy is this – luxury watches are cost-prohibitive, at least the new ones. Not everyone can and want to … Continue Reading

No-sweat style

Ever have one of those days when you want to dress up but don’t really want to make an effort – and yet still maintain some level of sartorial decency? Me too. Everyday. It’s a bit of a bind really, because great style requires great effort, and sometimes you just don’t want to make any … Continue Reading

The Berlin Express

Okay, so this wasn’t shot in Berlin, but instead at the Campo de las Naciones station in Madrid. However, let me tell you a story about trains and how they’re generally not the best mode of transport for people who have virtually no sense of direction. And tourists. “Let’s take the train! We have a … Continue Reading

It’s a steal

Ever have one of those days when you go shopping and run into something so cheap and so pretty that you think to yourself, “This is a steal. I gotta have this.”? You must have. And it certainly doesn’t make it any easier to decide against the purchase when you’re told that it’s the last piece. … Continue Reading