As we enter the year 2014, we continue to endure the cold Winter, below are useful trends. (more…)
The Urban Financier.com is rumoured to be brainchild of a London based twenty something year old entrepreneur who works within wealth management, his non profit money advise service is a refreshing alternative to money saving expert.com and began life as a unique publicly viewable instagram account. The Urban Financier.com manages to combine style, sophistication and financial advice. The site launches today inclusive of a blog, youtube channel, instagram and twitter accounts. Be sure to book mark this site and give yourself a head start in managing your finances the smart way with minimal stress and up to date information in time for month end. The website itself is a great stand alone resource for money management advice with complete with concise information on borrowing, debt management, credit cards, savings, mortgages, lifestyle, expenses and more. Click here to view the site in it’s entirety.
In the run up to Christmas it makes sense for Agent Provocateur to release the Fall/Winter 2013 Soirée Collection. Countless men will be shopping on Christmas Eve for their, wives, girlfriends or significant side chicks and what better gift to give than a confidence boasting gift which can be enjoyed by both from Agent Provocateur. View a selection of pieces lifted from the collection look book below.
As we transition into December it’s time to prepare for the festive season, which features a mixture of smart, casual, functional and versatile apparel. Bear in mind that December combines elements of work, public events , private events, downtime as well as intimate occasions with friends and family. Update your existing ready to wear looks based on a few suggestions below.
Rag and Bone
Maison Martin Margiela
Last Thursday saw the official 2013 opening of The Westfield (White City) Ice Rink. i-likeitalot.com were lucky enough to be invited to The Vip party which included champagne, wine, cocktails, and delicate yet tasty entrées which were regularly circulated amongst guests, our favourites being the miniature mince pies, the decadent and morish white and dark chocolate button lolly pops. Performances on the night included Save The Children’s Ambassador voice of an Angel – Choirboy Jack Topping who performed numerous Christmas carols. Professional skaters dressed in festive Christmas inspired outfits as they took to the ice putting on an awe inspiring and captivating show as well as numerous skaters falling on the ice.
Fashion films are a relatively new phenomenon which has popped up in recent years, with fashion photographers exercising their latent desires to be film makers and taking advantage of the widespread availability of HD filming equipment.
Hunter are no stranger to pioneering new mediums, apparently they’ve been making rubber boots as far back as 1856. And have released ‘Everyday Pioneers’ to showcase their Autumn / Winter 2013 collection. Set against the dramatic landscape of Glencoe, Scotland, the film stars actors James Cosmo (whom you mat have seen waving a sword around in Game of Thrones and Braveheart), Steven Cree ( from Brave, Macbeth and The Knot) and just for fun the directors have cast Jenna Roberts (Select Model Management) as a maiden in who appears in red boots and batty riders towards the end.
Check out the film below if you like fashion films and boots.
i-likeitalot.com presents trends part two….
1) Chunky knitwear is not required if smart jumper is paired with sufficiently down feathered outer wear. Look for v neck sweaters opting for warmer construction made from, merino wool, lambs wool, cotton cashmere or cashmere.
2)Down filled winter jackets are essential for the cold winter, there are numerous brands which manage to mix fashion with function, creating durable and warming outerwear.
3)Hoodies are both fashionable and functional, and have diversified enough to move away from teenage association, match a casual hoodie with jeans , jackets or gilets in the winter. Styling tip, hoodie’s work well zipped up as well as unzipped.
4)City Bags/Overnight holdalls in timeless shades.
5) Denim – a good pair of denims in traditional blues and distressed dark rinses or alternatively try a jean in a bold colour way. Available in a variety of cuts ranging from skinny, straight fit to roomier worker/ utility jeans. Keep it simple.
If you’re in London and stuck for something to do this Halloween fear not. Patron XO cafe have given us two pairs of tickets for their exclusive party at Beat in central London.
Tunes will be supplied by Leo Greenslade and Smutt Lee of the hugely popular Hip Hop night YoYo as well as performances from Lulu James and Drums of Death.
To enter the competition head over to our facebook page like the page and share the post of the competition. Deadline is 6pm on Tuesday and winners will be announced on Wednesday. Good Luck! (Entrants should over 18 years of age.)
In the summer of 2013 PUMA asked the Madbury Club to help them release a pair of sneakers.The Madbury Club decided to embark on a planet spanning journey in search of a mythical beast. The video and visual documents collected here are the only remaining artifacts from that trip.
Directed by Phillip T. Annand
An Intergalactic Madbury Club Production.