Week: 28.09.20 — 04.10.20
As we transition into the cooler months, we're favouring functionality, stocking up on versatile and durable pieces that will see us through this season and beyond. From a stylish cruiser bike to sporty leather sneakers, these are the products on our radar this week.
Now is the time to start stocking up on versatile transitional pieces
. This durable yet lightweight workwear-inspired canvas shirt from Forét
is ideal for these tricky in-between months, thanks to its excellent layering potential. Wear it as is or over a T-shirt
, with selvedge denim jeans
and autumn-appropriate Chelsea boots
is renowned for its timelessly understated bags and this luxurious brief is no different. Made in England from lightweight waterproof cotton canvas with a leather hood and trim, it exudes sophistication. And it’s appeal extends beyond good looks: in typical Bennett Winch style, functionality is foregrounded, with a padded laptop sleeve and internal pockets to keep all your valuables secure, as well as a detachable shoulder strap for versatility.
This sleek diver’s watch from Baltic Watches
epitomises the French brand’s watchmaking expertise, fusing vintage-inspired aesthetics with modern components. It’s waterproof up to 200 metres, scratch resistant and shock proof, making it sturdy enough for everyday use. Take your pick of stainless steel or rubber strap, or why not alternate the two?
If you’re looking for a sturdy yet stylish bike to whizz you around the city, look no further than Copenhagen Bike Company
. The Danish brand uses the best possible components across its range, resulting in a smooth, efficient and hard-wearing ride. This cruiser bicycle is pared-back and practical, perfect for getting you to where you need to be in style.
These new men’s trainers from Dutch sneaker label Filling Pieces
are sleek and sporty, perfect for everyday wear or for dressing down a more formal outfit. Crafted from premium matt nappa leather with an in-house designed custom rubber sole, they demonstrate Filling Pieces’ meticulous attention to detail.
Week: 21.09.20 — 27.09.20
This week, we’re eyeing up must-have wardrobe staples that look just as great now as they will in 10 years time. From fail-safe chinos to classic black sunglasses, these are our top picks of the week.
Sweater weather is fast encroaching, so prepare your wardrobe with this jumper from Swedish streetwear label Axel Arigato
. It’s ultra cosy, having been made from organic cotton that’s brushed back for comfort. Wear it around the house as loungewear
or team it with jeans and sneakers for an easy everyday look.
You can never go wrong with classic black chinos, and this pair from Unrecorded
are as classic as they come. They’re made in Portugal from durable yet soft organic cotton, so they’ll mould beautifully to your body shape over time.
backpack is destined for your next adventure. Endlessly versatile, it has three different opening options and you can carry it as a backpack, carry-on bag or messenger bag. Plus, the innovative wax-coated fabric is water and stain repellant and made from recycled PET bottles. What’s not to love?
These slick sunglasses from Swiss eyewear experts VIU
offer more than just good looks. Made from sturdy Italian acetate with anti-scratch and water and dirt repellant coated lenses, they’re guaranteed to stand the test of time.
As part of New Balance's Made in the USA series, these vintage-inspired trainers
pay homage to the beloved brand's premium American manufacturing. Their lightweight construction and laidback style makes them the perfect pair of sneakers for everyday wear.
Week: 14.09.20 — 20.09.20
From a classic vintage-style watch to old school-inspired homewares, these are the pieces we're loving this week. Start filling your basket.
’ shirts are beloved by many a menswear enthusiast for their ultra soft feel and flattering fits. This grandad collar shirt, crafted from organic cotton, is no different. Bridging the gap between smart and casual, it will look just as great with jeans and sneakers as with tailored trousers and a smart blazer.
The ultimate dress watch
, this vintage-style timepiece from About Vintage
fuses classic design details with high quality materials and modern innovation. As its name suggests, the watch pays homage to the year the chronograph technique was invented. It’s bound to become a staple in your collection.
Crafted from the finest Italian acetate and oozing timeless style, these Bloobloom
glasses are made to last. Look after them well and they’ll serve you for years to come. Plus, for every pair of glasses you buy, Bloobloom donates a pair to someone in need. It’s a win-win.
Bring a touch of glamour to your living room with this Art Deco-style drinks trolley from Swoon
. The combination of polished marble, antique brass and black gloss makes it a serious showstopper that’s bound to impress guests.
This TASCHEN reprint of iconic cookbook Les Diners de Gala, illustrated by Salvador Dalì, is a kitchen must-have, although it’ll serve just as well as an impressive coffee table tome. In Dalì’s own words, “Les diners de Gala is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste”. And good taste is forever.
Week: 07.09.20 — 13.09.20
This week, we’re eyeing beautifully made investment pieces that will stand the test of time, from a minimalist armchair to a classic timepiece. Get your fill of newness now.
This ultra versatile wool twill jacket from Swedish brand A Day’s March
will become a go-to autumn wardrobe staple. We love it for its easy to wear camel colour and roomy patch pockets that are perfect for digging your hands into when it’s chilly out.
never fails to impress with its innovative timepieces. This 40mm aviator watch fuses a classic look with modern machinery. Its vintage-inspired aesthetic recalls the navigator watches issued to military pilots in the 1950s. Buy as is or customise it for a totally unique look.
’s vintage-style Genesis sneakers are the streetwear label’s most lightweight style to late. Not only do they look great, they’re sustainably made too: the upper and lining is made from recycled PET bottles and recycled plastic waste. A win for your wardrobe, a win for the planet.
Made to order in limited numbers, this lounge chair from Glaswegian design studio Instrmnt Applied Design
epitomises high quality furniture craftsmanship. Its minimalist, mid century inspired design makes it a timeless addition to any space.
Swedish art collective Wall of Art
offers a range of unique prints created by young emerging artists. This line illustration by illustrator and textile designer Hanna Peterson is just the thing you need to bring life to your living room.
Week: 31.08.20 — 06.09.20
This week, we’re getting our fix of made-to-last pieces that foreground the best of understated design, from staple sunglasses to contemporary furniture.
These classic frames from Bloobloom
will become your go-to sunglasses thanks to their sleek, elegant aesthetic. Crafted using the finest Italian acetate and lightweight stainless steel, they’re made to last. Plus, for every pair of glasses purchased, Bloobloom will donate a pair to someone in need, so you can feel good about your new buy.
Premium performance wear label Aeance
is renowned for the innovative construction of its garments. This stylish yet functional padded jacket is made of recycled nylon stretch fabric from Japan and boasts breathability and water resistance, making it ideal for both everyday wear and outdoor adventures.
’s boxer brief is a bestseller for a reason. It’s made from Lyocell, an eco-friendly and ultra soft fabric that optimises comfort and durability, so it’s bound to become a staple of your underwear drawer. Do yourself a favour and stock up on a few pairs.
Conceived by Danish design studio Søren Rose Studio for Menu
, the Tribeca series is inspired by 1930s New York, imbued with a decidedly industrial feel. This chandelier light from the range is understated yet striking, making for a stylish addition to any interior.
This sleek leather chair from Fritz Hansen
is a minimalist design lover’s dream. In typical Fritz Hansen style, it’s made to stand the test of time — both in terms of aesthetics and durability. Its understated style makes it the perfect addition to any home office or living space.
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