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What We Want This Week

Nike ACG React Terra Gobe Nike ACG apparel is designed to provide convenient solutions for an unpredictable outdoor landscape. A pillar of the ACG line is the use of bold prints, which undergo a twist within the seasonal line through designs inspired by rock formations and former ACG midsole foams. As one of the label’s most progressive […]

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Peaky Blinders Is Back

Season 5 of Peaky Blinders is set to start Sunday 25th August & episode 2 on Monday 26th August on BBC One and we couldn’t be more excited. Few shows over the past decade have had as great an impact on British men’s style as Peaky Blinders. A Twenties-inspired look typified by heavy fabrics, cropped trousers, […]

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Food

Michelin-Starred Restaurants, Are They Worth It?

When The Guardian restaurant critic Ms Grace Dent reviewed Xier – a new London restaurant with a high-concept, multi-course tasting menu – it was surprising for two reasons. First, that she liked it, and second, that she reviewed it in the first place. Why? Because the very-over-it practice of giving classically posh restaurants a wide berth has become […]

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Food

WINGSTOP UK ANNOUNCES EAST LONDON OPENING

The Rick Ross-endorsed chicken shop Wingstop has announced plans to open its second UK branch later this year in London. After successfully opening its Soho restaurant last year, which garnered the attention of Liam Gallagher, Jorja Smith and Lil Nas X amongst others, the chicken wing savants will be expanding to East London and has vowed to open two more locations throughout […]

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Investment, Lifestyle, Startup, Tech

Monzo, N26 and Revolut: Banking On Community

‘Cool is not a reason for a new bank. Control is,’ reads a new advert for the Berlin-based digital startup bank N26. Plastered across London’s transport network, does the ad, one of a series they’ve rolled out, intentionally cast shade in the direction of its coral pink competitor, Monzo? Such online, branchless services claim to […]

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Lifestyle, sports, Tech

‘FIFA 20’ Career Mode Lets You Create Female Managers, Finally

Electronic Arts announced a number of changes to Career Mode in the upcoming FIFA 20, including the ability to change the body type, skin tone, clothing, hairstyle, and, most exciting of all, the gender of your manager. Although FIFA 16 introduced female national teams, you couldn’t mix women club teams and players into an Ultimate Team. However, in FIFA 20, […]

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Fitness, Lifestyle, Menswear, Sportswear

Nike X Giannis Antetokounmpo Coming to America Collection

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s favorite film, “Coming to America” (he called it “The Prince”), is the basis for the reigning MVP’s first themed apparel and footwear collection. An official collaboration with Paramount Pictures, the Air Zoom Freak 1, along with a complementary T-shirt and cap, are embellished with animal print and rich gold accents to mimic the royal garb worn […]

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Active Lifestyle, Fitness, Footwear

New Balance Fresh Foam Zante Pursuit

Brand: New Balance Model:  Fresh Foam Zante Pursuit Running Shoe Key Features: New Balance Fresh Foam innovative midsole created from a single piece of foam that provides a plush, more natural ride, Tight fitting synthetic/mesh upper Hypoknit, Translucent rubber sole, tongue gusset. Ride Comfort: 8/10 Best For: Daily Running, Sprinting, Half Marathon Distances Best On: Roads, […]

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What We Want This Week

Snakehive London Card Holder Crafted for everyday life using premium top grain Vachetta leather Snakehive London are composed a beautiful collection that stands head and shoulders above the rest. The compact design can hold up to 8 cards with room to spare for notes. The reduced size means it safely fits in your front pocket, especially useful […]

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Zion Willamson Joins JORDAN Brand

The first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft and highly anticipated young basketball star Zion Williamson has joined what some call the pinnacle in footwear deals, Nike’s JORDAN Brand. However, it wasn’t an easy sell for the footwear giant like you think it would be. During the summer league action Williamson twice showed up […]

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Lifestyle, Reading

The Reading Corner: July

Welcome to the reading corner, a little book lovers piece of heaven. Each month we’ll be sharing what we’re reading and what we want to read in that month. Every type of book imaginable will be covered. So historic novels to biographies and the latest cookbook or self-help manual, you’ll see it all. So lets […]

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Fitness, Footwear

Under Armour HOVR APEX Training Shoe

Brand: Under Amour Model:  HOVR APEX Key Features: UA HOVR proprietary cushioning platform, UA TriBase technology outsole to maximise ground control and foot flexibility Release Date: 15th July 2019 Price: £120.00 Buy:  Underarmour.co.uk Notes: The UA HOVR proprietary cushioning platform changed the game for running shoes last year, we tested out the HOVR Phantom and loved it. Since then, the […]

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Active Lifestyle

AURORA, Riding North

In January 2019, Quiksilver athlete and snowboarder Mathieu Crepel and surfer Damien Castera traveled to the extreme north of Norway for a boardriding expedition in the heart of the arctic winter. Between snowy peaks and icy waves, they sunk in the dark polar night where the solar winds orchestrate the fairy dance of the northern […]

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Fashion, Footwear

CONVERSE LAUNCH RENEW COLLECTION

Brand: Converse Model:  Chuck Taylor All Star & Chuck 70 Key Features: The Converse Chuck Taylor’s Upper made from 100% recycled polyester from used plastic bottles. Release Date: 5th July 2019 Price: £35.00 – £75.00 (model dependent) Buy:  Converse.com/uk Notes: With much of the world now fully focused on sustainability and the environment many brands are now looking for […]

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Active Lifestyle, Fitness

SCIENTIFICALLY TESTED. PERFORMANCE PROVEN.

FIBO, the world’s largest fitness trade show in Cologne, Germany, Under Armour launched UA RUSH. The new line of workout gear was created with mineral-infused fabrics designed to reflect energy and improve performance. During the launch, 33 of the highest performing fitness influencers from the UK, France, Germany and Russia were introduced to UA RUSH and put it to the test […]

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Footwear, Lifestyle, Menswear

Nike Air Max 270 React

Brand: Nike Model:  Air Max 270 React Key Features: Midsole features Nike’s React foam technology, new construction methodology which consists of the layering of no-sew materials together for the upper. Release Date: 13th July 2019 Price: TBC Buy: nike.com Notes: Nike’s new Air Max offering, the 270, joins with the brand’s softest, smoothest and most resilient foam the […]

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Active Lifestyle, Design, Fashion, Fitness, Footwear

Fathers Day Gift Guide

Bjorn Borg BO Crew Sweatshirt £40.00, Available: Bjornborg.com G-Shock GRAVITYMASTER – CARBON Watch £750.00, Available: G-shock.co.uk Columbia OutDry Ex Reign Jacket £155.00, Available: Columbiasportswear.co.uk Theragun Liv, Deep Muscle Treatment £275.00, Available: Theragun.com Bjorn Borg Signature Track Jacket £75.00, Available: Bjornborg.com VEJA V10 Sneakers £149.00, Available: Veja-store.com Audioengine A2+ Desktop Speakers £269.00, Available: Audioengineusa.com Skechers GoRun 7’s

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Design

London’s ‘World First’ 360-Degree Infinity Pool

The world’s first ever 360-degree infinity pool could be coming to London soon, and it’s set to sit on the roof of a 55-story hotel. The architectural concept hails from UK-based swimming pool creators Compass Pools and, should it get the go-ahead, swimming atop a giant skyscraper will be a must for anyone looking for a unique way […]

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