Free next day delivery is currently the easy-win strategy for retailers to attract and gain the loyalty of new customers. The immediacy of modern e-commerce is rapidly becoming an arms race to see who can deliver in matter of hours, rather than days, with services like Amazon Prime pushing the boundaries of how quickly a click on “checkout” can put a product in the customer’s hand. This culture has been normalised by so-called “ultra-fast fashion” brands like ASOS, Boohoo and Missguided who all do free next day deliveries and returns on orders for all customers, meaning consumers can order a dress on a Wednesday, receive it on a Thursday and have it returned to the retailer by Friday if it turns out to not be to their liking. The problem is that as this culture becomes more normal, people forget the impact it has on staff treatment, the environment and the ethical attitudes of the company your buying from… View Post
This is the first post in over 3 weeks and I am so very sorry for going quiet on here. It’s been incredibly hectic in my life outside of the blog with a lot of changes and upheaval and, though none of it has been negative or sad, it has been a big shift in my routine so the site had to take a slight break while I organised myself. I offer my sincere apologies to readers and followers who have been frustrated by the lack of new content on the site, I assure you that will be changing in the coming days. View Post
A few weeks back I was fortunate enough to be invited along to Farfetch’s SS16 event in Murdock’s Soho barbershop to hear about their plans for the future of men’s style and what the new season will bring as a whole. It was a wonderful opportunity to see some fellow male bloggers, discuss the newest iconic pieces and, for those who wanted it, receive one of Murdock’s signature grooming treatments. View Post
A few weeks back myself and a few other bloggers were invited along to an Christmas photoshoot in Shoreditch by the people from Joe Brown’s. It was a great chance to meet up with fellow bloggers, both well-established and new, as well as catch up with a friend or two. It was also an opportunity to style something I hadn’t previously tried before, namely an outfit that uses heavier, thick-wool tailoring to give a slightly rustic look. View Post
Last week Blogging Edge released their nominations for the top UK bloggers across a variety of categories, selecting 5 of the most voted for blogs for each one. I was incredibly surprised and honoured to find my name in the “Men’s Fashion” category alongside well established greats like Silver Londoner, By Fashion Nazi and Carl Thompson.
Now that voting has opened you can go to the voting page (linked below and in the image above) and click “Men’s Fashion” then simply locate and select my icon (in the North West of London) and then click “Vote”, it’s that simple. Any and all votes are appreciated and I’d like to thank everyone who nominated me for the award in the first place.