The FashionBeans Team

Ben Herbert Editor-In-Chief Ben Herbert - FashionBeans Editor In Chief

The founder and driving force behind FashionBeans. Has been providing the everyday male with fashion and style advice since 2007.

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Cillian O' Connor Features Editor Cillian O' Connor - Features Editor

Previously a content creator for a leading menswear label, Cillian has over 6 years experience writing & consulting on men's style for magazines, insights agencies & brands.

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William Oliver Associate Editor William Oliver - Associate Editor

Bringing editorial and commercial experience, William has held roles as the Menswear Editor at an international department store and the Editor of various publications and platforms.

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Lee Kynaston Grooming Editor Lee Kynaston - Grooming Guru

An award-winning journalist and former magazine editor, Lee Kynaston is one on the UK's best known and most experienced male grooming experts.

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Alex Goldsmith Health & Fitness Editor Alex Goldsmith - FashionBeans Health & Fitness Editor

Men's health & fitness editor who has worked as an athletic trainer at major sports clubs such as Leicester Tigers.

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Dion Padan Resident Hair Stylist Dion Padan - FashionBeans Hair Stylist

FashionBeans resident hair stylist, owner of Hooka salons in Liverpool & previous winner of 'Nations Favourite Hairdresser'.

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Ben Jones Fashion Trends Reporter Ben Jones - Men's Fashion Trend Reporter

Dedicated trend reporter who spends his days sifting through the latest men's runway images to bring you the 'next big thing'.

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Matt Allinson Resident Writer Matt Allinson - Resident Writer & Author Of The Fashion Basics Series

Obsessed with men's fashion. Dreams about classic, versatile & simple style along with an unhealthy amount of tailoring. Known to quote Hip Hop lines at inappropriate moments.

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Alex Woodhall Resident Writer Alex Woodhall - FashionBeans Resident Writer

A student and self-confessed fashion fanatic whose articles mainly focus on seasonal topics varying from trends to guides.

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Shane C. Kurup Resident Writer Shane Kurup - Contributing Writer

Menswear writer Shane C. Kurup, has worked for luxury retailer Matches and runs his own website, A Gentleman's Jaunts, detailing his menswear musings & frequent travel exploits.

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Will Colman Resident Writer Will Colman - FashionBeans Resident Writer

A lover of fashion and aspiring snappy dresser, with minimal effort. Particularly fond of debating the burning questions facing today's stylish man.

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Industry Experts

Chris Gill Industry Insider Chris Gill - Industry Insider

Fashion writer & independent author Chris Gill has worked as the menswear content writer for British label Reiss, as well as contributing his work to Drapers Magazine.

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Marcus Jaye Industry Insider Marcus Jaye - Industry Insider

Marcus Jaye is Founder and Creative Director of men's style site, The Chic Geek. He has written for Shortlist, Men's Health, Shortlist Mode, GQ & was the original Style Spy on

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Gabriel Weil Industry Insider Gabriel Weil - Industry Insider

Gabriel Weil is a London-based style editor who writes for international publications such as Harper's Bazaar and has a background in product design.

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Ryan Thompson Industry Insider Ryan Thompson - Industry Insider

Formerly on staff at Men's Health, Ryan Thompson has been writing about menswear and style for nearly a decade and for a multitude of national and international titles.

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James Field Industry Insider James Field - Industry Insider

After working on Savile Row for a number of years, James Field is a tailoring expert that has dressed hundreds of professionals & celebrities, as well as styling for Vanity Fair and Tatler.

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