Grooming: BEARD CARE: PERCY NOBLEMAN

Written by | Found in: Grooming | Posted on: 17 Mar 2017 - 10:10 am

WELCOME PERCY NOBLEMAN

From kitchen table to high-street in under 3 years, Percy Nobleman is now a leading Beard Care brand in Europe, with products sold in over 1,200 stores.

If that doesn’t convince you that Percy’s got the balls we need in a beard-care brand, check out the impressive product offering – from beard oils and conditioners, stubble care, balms, waxes, hair products, combs, brushes and cologne… it’s no wonder Percy’s products have found themselves in the homes of thousands of men around the world.

Ever popular – Percy’s adventures are now documented through his own comic book story, “Percy Nobleman, and the Quest for the Perfect Beard.” We relate. Welcome Percy.

Fashion: AUTUMN WITH ZANDO.CO.ZA

Written by | Found in: Fashion News | Posted on: 15 Mar 2017 - 10:11 am
  • BROOKSFIELD CLASSIC SPORTS JACKET, R2 099, ZANDO.CO.ZA
  • CROSSHATCH CRACKETS JACKET, R699, ZANDO.CO.ZA
  • BRIXTON CASS JACKET, R1 499, ZANDO.CO.ZA

THE AUTUMN EDIT

With an unexpected nip in the air recently it’s not surprising ZANDO.CO.ZA have launched their autumn 2017 collections. And it’s set to be a rather stylish one – no matter your sartorial leaning.

Whether you’re inclined toward tailoring and timeless basics, sportsluxe with a soft steampunk twist or athletic inspired lesiurewear you’ll find the items you’re looking for. And more. From footwear to outerwear and everything inbetween and underneath – the ZANDO.CO.ZA autumn selection has you and your style needs well covered.

We spotted these 3 jackets at the recent press viewing which we think you may just like.

Grooming: NEW FRAGRANCE: UOMO SALVATORE FERRAGAMO

Written by | Found in: Grooming News | Posted on: 14 Mar 2017 - 10:16 am
  • UOMO SALVATORE FERRAGAMO, 50ML EDT R1000.00 AND 100ML EDT R1380.00, SELECTED RETAILERS

SCENT OF LIFE

Privileged enough to attend one of legendary Salvatore Ferragamo’s last menswear shows in Milan, on recently experiencing the new fragrance Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo, I was instantly transported back to that summer’s day milling on the steps of the show venue amidst a relaxed yet refined gathering of Italian men, young and old.

Charmed then, I am equally so today. While fresh and cool at first it’s the heart note of this scent that sets it apart in defining Italian style –Tiramisu, the irresistible, iconic Italian dessert. That’s right. And just like the dessert, you (and those around you) will want more. If you fear you might smell like a pudding relax – Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo warms down with masculine sandalwood, cashmere and tonka bean.

Fashion: INTRODUCING THE LEVI’S® 501® SKINNY

Written by | Found in: Fashion News Style | Posted on: 28 Feb 2017 - 9:05 am
  • INTRODUCING THE LEVI’S® 501® SKINNY

MODERN STYLE WITH A COVETED VINTAGE LOOK

501® jeans are where it all begun, they were the first of their kind and, just like you, they’ve evolved with the times. With skinny jeans becoming a wardrobe staple, Levi’s® decided to introduce an updated version of the iconic jeans; the 501® skinny.

The newest member comes with a few style differences from its predecessors: the men’s fit sits comfortably below the waist and features the skinny leg design to round out every denim lover’s wardrobe.

“We are very careful when we touch the 501®, and we do it with a lot of respect,” explains Jonathan Cheung, the Head of Design at Levi’s® Brand. “People have been altering their vintage 501® jeans for a snug, skinnier fit for years, so we followed that as inspiration and created a vintage-looking 501® Skinny.”

Available in non-stretch, low stretch and a range of washes for both men and women, the 501® Skinny joins the 501® Family, alongside the 501® Original and the 501®CT.

Follow Levi’s® South Africa on Twitter and Instagram to stay updated.

 

Fashion: THE MID-BLUE SUIT: SIGNATURE AT EDGARS

Written by | Found in: Fashion Style Uncategorized | Posted on: 24 Feb 2017 - 8:28 am
  • SLIM FIT JACKET R1099.95, SHIRT R249.95, TIE R149.95, SLIM FIT PANTS R449.95 AND BROGUE SHOES R799.00, ALL SIGNATURE AT EDGARS

START WITH MID BLUE

If you’re venturing into the suit terrain for the first time consider starting with one in a mid blue. It’s not as formal as black and transitions easily from day to night. Dressed up or down it’s the go-to suit for any occasion.

But even the world’s most expensive suits look bad if they don’t fit well. Unless you’re born with the genes of a suit model, the very first thing you should do is have your suit properly fitted by a tailor. For a small outlay you’ll look like a million bucks.

See the full Back to Work eDition here. 

Grooming: NEW FRAGRANCE: BVLGARI POUR HOMME ATLANTIQVE

Written by | Found in: Grooming Uncategorized | Posted on: 23 Feb 2017 - 8:24 am
  • BVLGARI, AQUA POUR HOMME ATLANTIQUE, 50ML EDT R 1 060 AND 100ML EDT R 1 480 AVAILABLE AT SELECTED RETAILERS
    PHOTO: MODEL JUSTICE JOSLIN PHOTOGRAPHER: MICHEL SEDAN
  • BVLGARI, AQUA POUR HOMME ATLANTIQUE, 50ML EDT R 1 060 AND 100ML EDT R 1 480 AVAILABLE AT SELECTED RETAILERS

ESSENCE OF THE OCEAN

Aqva Pour Homme Atlantiqve is a new version of the popular masculine aquatic fragrance from Bvlgari, Aqua Pour Homme and created by the same master perfumer and famous “nose” Jacques Cavallier.

We have no doubt just like its predecessor Aqva Pour Homme, Atlantiqve is set to score high in the popularity stakes.

It’s a refreshing and energetic “aquatic” fragrance inspired by the strength of the Atlantic Ocean. Calabrian bergamot, Sicilian lemon and a “vital water” accord give it fresh zesty top notes. At its heart a “sea amber” note developed by Jacques Cavallier evokes the depths of the ocean and woody vetiver, sandalwood and patchouli give the blend masculine appeal.

Living: WHAT MEN WANT… TO SET APART, TASTEFULLY

Written by | Found in: Living Style | Posted on: 13 Dec 2016 - 9:21 am
  • NOLAN GRAPHITE 24 PIECE CUTLERY SET IN TITANIUM GRAPHITE, R1999.00, COUNTRY ROAD

TO SET APART, TASTEFULLY!

Your choice in flatware has the ability to transcend mere dining. It also has the ability to do you just as much disservice. Set your self – and the table – apart in tasteful style with the Country Road Nolan Graphite 24 Piece Cutlery set in titanium graphite.

The effortless modern design make it eternally stylish and will always look right in any man’s home.

See more of the GIFT eDition here. 

Living: WHAT MEN WANT… SWANKY HANKY PANKY

Written by | Found in: Living Style | Posted on: 11 Dec 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • OUD & BERGAMOT HOME CANDLE, R1045.00, JO MALONE

SWANKY HANKY PANKY!

Some men scoff at the idea of making their place smell better. But these are usually dudes with apartments that reek of pepperoni pizza, dank sneakers and cheap deo.

Then there are those who appreciate the subtle but effective environmental improvement that a good candle provides. Along with the aesthetic benefit of a handsome jar, they supplement the air with a genuinely pleasant scent.

Keep it manly. Jo Malone’s Oud & Bergamot home candle is woody and smoky, crisp and citrusy – just what you need to set the right mood.

See more of the GIFT eDition here.

eDition: GIFT GUIDE | WHAT MEN WANT…

Written by | Found in: eDition Fashion Grooming Living Style | Posted on: 8 Dec 2016 - 6:32 am

WHAT MEN WANT!

To minimise your festive season gifting quandaries we’ve put together a guide of fail-safe, no-brainer, must-have, can’t-go-wrong stuff men always want. From the only socks and jocks you should ever give (or receive, hopefully) to the perfect timepiece every man would wear proudly. And to make it more convenient you can shop online immediately on some of the items featured. Easy.

See the MrDoveton Gift Guide: What Men Want here. 

eDition: SUMMER ’16 STYLE EDITION

Written by | Found in: eDition Fashion Style | Posted on: 21 Nov 2016 - 9:11 am
  • SUMMER'16 STYLE GUIDE
    PHOTOGRAPHS: KATINKA BESTER

TAILORED FOR SUMMER

The trend this summer is pleasantly simple. The buzzword? “Tailoring”. And by that we don’t mean wearing a suit (although there will undoubtedly be occasion to do so). Neither does it imply endless missions to the local tailor. We’re simply talking fit – less baggy, more streamlined. Stat.

And to make it easier for you, we collaborated with three esteemed brands – Ben Sherman, Pringle of Scotland and Country Road – that offer a stylish selection of everything you need to master this summer’s “tailored” look.

View the Summer Style eDition here. 

Advocates: Peter’s Fashion Campaign Mash Ups

Written by | Found in: Advocates | Posted on: 6 Feb 2015 - 9:22 am
Rusty Beukes
Style Advocate since April 2014
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During his spare time Cape Town based Art Director, Peter Georgiades, artistically re-works fashion campaign images into unusual and creatively pleasing artworks.  And I am obsessed. It started as a time-filler and has become a fixation. Here’s a quick look at some highlights from Peter’s Behance. Enjoy and follow him on Instagram here.

Advocates: Bonafide Beards Grooming

Written by | Found in: Advocates | Posted on: 3 Dec 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Get the Beard Grooming Startup Pack for R440 at www.bonafidebeards.com
Clayton Swanepoel
Style Advocate since October 2013
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It’s no secret that beards are pretty hip right now. Maintaining and looking after the fuzz, however, has taken a backseat with many faux-hipsters. Don’t be that guy. Bonafide Beards are the only proudly South African beard grooming range that’ll help you tame that facial hair while keeping your manhood intact. Super affordable and possibly the best beard grooming products I’ve encountered, Bonafide Beards are a must-have for anyone serious about their facial follicles. Get the Beard Grooming Startup Pack for R450.