The Latest Articles By Luke Todd

Archer Adams Exclusive Wallet

Archer Adams Exclusive Wallet

Article by: Luke Todd

Archer Adams London Archer Adams is more than a label. It’s the paraphernalia of any given gentleman by modern definition. Their shop in London’s affluent Marylebone stocks more British eclectivity than you can shake a monocle at. As a label,…

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LTD Watch Presents: The Ceramic Collection

LTD Watch Presents: The Ceramic Collection

Article by: Luke Todd

LTD Watch The word 'limited' errs on two sides of the coin. On one, it’s something a man should never be. On the other, it’s something every man should own. Since bursting on to the scene in 2009, LTD watch…

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Nikolaj By Nikojaj d’Etoile AW11 Collection

Nikolaj By Nikojaj d’Etoile AW11 Collection

Article by: Luke Todd

Nikojaj d’Etoiles Swedish exports range from the desirable to the not so. From motor vehicles to Ulrika Jonsson (we’ll allow you to decide which one is which). But rarely do such exports come up trumps like Swedish brand Nikojaj d’Etoile….

Topman Launch New Personal Shopping Suite

Topman Launch New Personal Shopping Suite

Article by: Luke Todd

TM Personal Shopping Setting up shop in the audaciously stylish Oxford Street, Topman are re-launching their personal shopping service in an all-new shopping suite this week. Designed to resemble a contemporary gentleman's club the new suite features consultation rooms, Xbox…

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Oki-Ni Presents: THE GAME

Oki-Ni Presents: THE GAME

Article by: Luke Todd

A Game Changer Oki-Ni has created a garish glimpse in to the future by combining video and purchasing in a fully interactive e-commerce editorial. Pulling on the creative talents of director Antony Crook, Oki-Ni, who this year celebrated their tenth…

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Work for FashionBeans

Work for FashionBeans

Article by: Luke Todd

We’re hiring! A man is judged with more scrutiny on everything he doesn’t do, rather than anything he does. Therefore, it goes without saying, but we’re going to say it anyway… Fashionbeans.com is the all in one fashion, style &…

AW11 Happy Socks Merino Wool

AW11 Happy Socks Merino Wool

Article by: Luke Todd

Happy Socks AW11 When looking to be one step ahead, men have often turned to their accessories. In a world where we are often ushered in to a corner of select stores and pre-composed mannequins, we find it a necessity…

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Pointer Footwear: The Moccasin Meets The Boat Shoe

Pointer Footwear: The Moccasin Meets The Boat Shoe

Article by: Luke Todd

The Moccasin Meets The Boat Shoe Moccasin – A slipper made of deerskin or other soft leather. In standard form it consists of a sole and sides made of a sole piece of leather, stitched together at the top, and…

Worn By AW11 Lookbook

Worn By AW11 Lookbook

Article by: Luke Todd

Have Rocking Winter – Worn By AW11 Lookbook It pretty much boils down to the fact that we want to do better/ earn higher/ philander more frequently than the last man. You’ll follow a rule that says your watch should…

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Ben Sherman Presents: Very Important Plectrums

Ben Sherman Presents: Very Important Plectrums

Article by: Luke Todd

Very Important Plectrums VIP status is one every man riding solo in the style stakes yearns to be adorned with. However, when Ben Sherman teams up with The Streets, Duran Duran, Beardy Man, Keith Richards and just about anyone else…

Oiler & Boiler Launch Swimwear Collection

Oiler & Boiler Launch Swimwear Collection

Article by: Luke Todd

Oiler & Boiler Swimwear Collection On Wednesday we nudged, poked and nodded you in the direction in the direction of swimwear. We previewed the big players and showcased how geometric prints and heavy patterning are going to be dominating collections…

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Eau de Lacoste

Eau de Lacoste

Article by: Luke Todd

The Spirit Of An Icon Reinvented There leaves something to be said about heritage – of any kind. Anything that can stand the test of time, like a good bourbon – or an even better woman. Heritage brands own the…

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Vans X APC Collaboration

Vans X APC Collaboration

Article by: Luke Todd

Vans X APC Collaboration Your shoes are what walk you in to any situation. Your patent loafers, which are never seen before dark, are in equal value to your derby brogues, which are never seen after. But on what scale…

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The Christmas Outfit Dogma

The Christmas Outfit Dogma

Article by: Luke Todd

Introduction Let’s be fair, you’ve got a lot on your plate right now. Let's list your problems, you know, for smuggish sake of predictability. You’ve learnt turkeys are not microwavable and that duck is not an appropriate substitute Making small…

26/10/10 Men’s Fashion News and Round-Up

26/10/10 Men’s Fashion News and Round-Up

Article by: Luke Todd

Introduction So here I am, back again. Attempting to put a few shoddy words together, emanate Michael Caine's 'Alfie' chap (charm-check, wardrobe-check, dapper eccentricity- I'm half there), pedal a few insights and aphorisms and hope no one shouts at me…

Dr Martens 50th Anniversary Range

Dr Martens 50th Anniversary Range

Article by: Luke Todd

The doctor will see you now… There be nout more British than a few quaint. Teenage pregnancies, cheap cider and our Monarch's Union Jack draped undies. There stands those few that staple 'this is what us British produce' onto our…

Twitter Men’s Style Shrink

Twitter Men’s Style Shrink

Article by: Luke Todd

Style Shrink Introduction “So tell me when you first developed your fear of socks and sandals…” Over the next few months you will see the FashionBeans site grow even bigger and sexier. And the writers… well they’ll just grow sexier…

Men’s Fashion News and Round-up

Men’s Fashion News and Round-up

Article by: Luke Todd

Introduction Hello to you who I now collectively refer to as ‘fashion beaners’. Welcome to the men's fashion round-up of the past weeks. This edition contains everything from news & shoes from your fashion gurus and jeans for the man…

Get SALE Savvy

Get SALE Savvy

Article by: Luke Todd

PLEASE NOTE: This is only a short article and does become serious at some point. Somewhere around the middle. No a little further. Further. There we go…enjoy! Now that the ceremonial kissing of random people & distant relatives (whose breath…

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The Office Party Handbook

The Office Party Handbook

Article by: Luke Todd

Fresh off the back of this year’s blazer-filled and tailored trends; take note as I show you how to jingle all the way into the office party. Inspired by the nostalgic values of the aristocracy and sleek vibe of the…

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