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Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Male Grooming @ Murdock London

When I first moved to London I really struggled to find a quality and reliable place to have my haircut. I was dissatisfied with the unisex hair salons and high street barbers that I had tried. Last year I was invited to an event with Farfetch that was hosted at Murdock; originally opened in Shoreditch in 2006, Murdock now has seven London based barbershop's; a Paris location, and a great range of own-brand grooming products

Monday, 17 October 2016

Santorini (A Photo Essay)


Friday, 23 September 2016

Rocabella Mykonos Art Hotel & SPA, Greece

Now that summer is officially and unfortunately over, I have been going through all of the photos that I took and recapping on my travels. Back in August I travelled to the Cyclades, the group of screensaver-worthy Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. Our first stop was an island that I’ve heard many people dub ‘the new Cannes’, famous for it’s extravagant nightlife, designer boutiques, landmark windmills and the traditional white-and-blue stucco town overlooking the sea; as far as Instagram is concerned – Mykonos seemed to be the place to be this year! With the help of my trusty friend TripAdvisor it really didn’t take long to find the dream hotel: Rocabella Mykonos, with 1,254 reviews, 902 of them rated ‘excellent’ and 62 ‘very good’, we booked in for the duration of our stay on the island. Perched on a serene stretch of coast next to the unspoiled beach of Agios Stefanos, just two kilometers from Chora (Mykonos’ main town), Rocabella’s location was close enough to the action without compromising on much-needed relaxation...

Thursday, 14 July 2016

adidas Ultra Boost LTD 'Cream', in Paris

The Ultra Boost is my favourite sneaker silhouette that Adidas has brought out in the last few years. Consisting of a Primeknit (adidas’ knitted sock-like material) upper and sitting on a Boost mid-sole - I believe the Ultra Boost is possibly the comfiest trainer in the world and it is definitely Adidas' biggest success story in recent years. Boost is Adidas’ latest technology; effectively a polystyrene-looking material made up of thousands of tiny foam pellets glued together, acting in unison to form a pillow-y shock absorber for your feet...

Friday, 8 July 2016

Wilsons Restaurant, Bristol | Review

For all those that know me, I think they would confidently support me in saying that I don’t simply eat to live… I live to eat. Food is one of my biggest passions, and whilst I haven’t documented that appetite so much on this platform, it’s something I really hope to do more of. I’ve found it hard to photograph food when in all honesty I prefer to enjoy it there and then. How can you pull out your camera and snap away when you are in company and have amazing food in front of you? However, it is something I will endeavor to do… this hopefully being the first of many…

Thursday, 16 June 2016

The 'Felpato Shirt' by Haider Ackermann

This oversized ‘Felpato’ (‘brushed material’ in Italian) shirt by Haider Ackermann has a brushed felt texture. The shirt is in a bold washed International Klein Blue (IKB) shade: IKB is a deep blue hue first mixed by the French artist Yves Klein and comes from its heavy reliance on Ultramarine. IKB was a key colour in both Haider Ackermann and Givenchy’s SS16 shows and is a brilliant statement tone for the warmer months. Both the wash and texture of the Felpato shirt strongly resembles that of a classic French ‘Chore’ jacket (which I have been on the hunt for) whilst the cut reminded me of a baggy painter shirt that you could imagine Picasso throwing on…although you wouldn’t want to get paint on this piece...
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