One of the problems facing the brand snob (and if you’ve even the slightest interest in this site’s usual contents, you are one) is that brands like Oliver Spencer are routinely ignored. It’s not that the products are bad, it’s just that they’re over familiar.… Read More
On the odd occasion when I can build up enough momentum to leave the flat and walk all the way to Asda to buy two packets of Jam Creams for 50p each, rather than buying one packet at the much nearer corner shop for a… Read More
In some respects, most notably the impending Yuletide of Christmas, now is time to buy loads of stuff. In other respects, the impending Yuletide of Christmas Sales, now is absolutely not the time to buy loads of stuff. So when you look at stuff like… Read More
I read one of those men’s style advice columns the other day. You know, the sort with a hand drawn illo of the writer in a blazer, tie and side parting. I usually find these columns dispiritingly banal – this one was worse… “What’s the… Read More
Oliver Spencer just showed his SS16 line at London Collections MEN. There’s a couple of killer pieces in the mix. Check the video, and my picks of the stuff that’ll probably never make the sample sale.
Do people still photograph themselves next to signs? Juxtaposing themselves with a day-to-day functional message in the hope of creating something amusing? I’m trying and failing above. ‘Caution, Uneven Surface’? What does that even mean in relation to me in this image? Nothing. That’s what. No… Read More