The Latest Articles By Shane C. Kurup

YMC AW14 – London Collections: MEN

YMC AW14 – London Collections: MEN

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Anti-trend apparel line YMC revealed an AW14 collection of understated functionality at its London Collections: MEN show. Teaming up with Swedish label Grunden, the label previewed rubberised macs fit...

FashionBeans x Burberry Prorsum AW14: Access All Areas

FashionBeans x Burberry Prorsum AW14: Access All Areas

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

In celebration of iconic British brand Burberry's AW14 collection showing at London Collections: MEN, FashionBeans was invited to be one of only a handful of exclusive presences backstage at the show....

Burberry Prorsum AW14: Key Themes & Pieces

Burberry Prorsum AW14: Key Themes & Pieces

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Under the gifted direction of Christopher Bailey, Burberry Prorsum is one brand that never fails to inspire and push the boundaries of creative ingenuity. In this special collaborative piece, we identify...

Hackett AW14 – London Collections: MEN

Hackett AW14 – London Collections: MEN

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Hackett London used this year's London Collections: MEN as its chance to further cement a place in menswear, just weeks after opening a new flagship store. Under the direction of Jeremy Hackett, the show...

Topman Design AW14 – London Collections: MEN

Topman Design AW14 – London Collections: MEN

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Topman Design opened its highly anticipated AW14 show on the first day of London Collections: MEN with a splash of theatre. In stark contrast to last season's theme of 'techno cowboy', the AW14 collection...

Key Men’s Bag Trends For 2013/14

Key Men’s Bag Trends For 2013/14

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

We break down the key men's bag styles for 2013/14 and present a hand-picked edit of our favourite carry-all creations. From folios and briefcases suitable for work to more relaxed totes and backpacks...

L’Estrange L’E Shop Christmas Pop-Up

L’Estrange L’E Shop Christmas Pop-Up

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

L'Estrange London is the latest resident of no. 46, on Covent Garden's Monmouth Street. The shop, a more intimate space than the brand's last pop-up venture, is a neatly formed venue with a sense of permanency...

Norwegian Rain x COAL

Norwegian Rain x COAL

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Norwegian Rain is setting up shop in Harvey Nichols as part of the Scandinavian brand's debut to the UK market. The award-winning outwear label is marking its territory with a pop-up space in the Knightsbridge...

Dressing For The Occasion: Black Tie – Part Two

Dressing For The Occasion: Black Tie – Part Two

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Black tie is a dress code we rarely have use for in today's world of relaxed sartorial standards, but when the occasion calls to dapper-up, do you know your barathea silk from your satin or how to handle...

Dressing For The Occasion: Black Tie – Part One

Dressing For The Occasion: Black Tie – Part One

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Tuxedo, dinner suit, black tie, cravat noir... Call it what you will, this formal code of dress is probably the smartest ensemble most modern men are expected to don during their sartorial career. With...

Alexandre Mattiussi For Bally

Alexandre Mattiussi For Bally

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Alexandre Mattiussi, the creative muscle behind Parisian menswear label AMI, is to design a unique capsule collection for luxury brand Bally. The succinct range will consist of separate menswear and womenswear...

A Guide To Key 2013/14 Check Patterns

A Guide To Key 2013/14 Check Patterns

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Check patterns are currently trending within menswear, but what type of checks should you be on the lookout for? We bring you a complete guide to check patterns, breaking down everything from Blackwatch...

Joseph Turvey x River Island Clothing

Joseph Turvey x River Island Clothing

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

High Street stalwart River Island has announced plans for a collaborative SS14 collection with British designer Joseph Turvey. Playing on Turvey's signature use of technical fabrics and statement prints...

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Movember November At Harvey Nichols

Movember November At Harvey Nichols

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

The stylish folk down at Harvey Nics are once again doing their bit for the Movember cause, and Wednesday 30th of November saw the bewhiskered and clean-shaven gents of the capital head down to Harvey...

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Men’s Heritage Knits

Men’s Heritage Knits

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

The past few years have seen designers take a renewed interest in traditional men's knitwear, who along with most discerning dressers recognise the practical and aesthetic merits of heritage knits. From...

Versus x M.I.A. Clothing

Versus x M.I.A. Clothing

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Fashion powerhouse Versace teams up with edgy rapper/songwriter M.I.A. to launch a new capsule clothing range. The nineteen-piece unisex collection, personifies the youthful, street-ready attitude the...

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The Sassoon City Salon Barbershop, London

The Sassoon City Salon Barbershop, London

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Our fashion expert reviews the service provided at the Sassoon City Salon Barbershop, London - located at 5, Ave Maria Lane. Revered for their work within the industry, we take you through the entire...

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The Menswear Autumn Survival Kit

The Menswear Autumn Survival Kit

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

With summer on the wane & the nights drawing in, autumn need not be a dispiriting time for your wardrobe as well as your soul. We break down the essential pieces you need in your wardrobe in order to...

Floris Santal Fragrance For Men

Floris Santal Fragrance For Men

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

Floris Santal Fragrance For Men is a contemporary scent that boasts an impressive formula consisting of top notes of bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, green grass and lemon, mid notes of clove, lavender...

Dressing For The Occasion: Cocktail Attire

Dressing For The Occasion: Cocktail Attire

Article by: Shane C. Kurup

We decipher the 'Cocktail Attire' dress code and show you how to put together a stylish, modern Cocktail Hour ensemble. Too formal for day wear, yet too relaxed and too early for full black tie, cocktail...

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