Thursday, 29 September 2016

Dapper Man Of The Month Brad Pitt

Our Dapper Man of September, Brad Pitt, was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on 18th December 1963 and is a highly recognised actor and producer who has starred in many hit films. He married Jennifer Aniston in 2000 and they divorced in 2005. 

He entered a relationship with his co-star from Mr. & Mrs. Smith Angelina Jolie shortly after his divorce and they were married in France on the 23rd August 2014. They have 3 biological and 3 adopted children together.

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Brad Pitt’s acting career began with the films No Way Out and Less Than Zero in 1987. He went on to have roles in Thelma and Louise and A River Runs Through It. He got his first golden globe nomination for best actor in 1994 for the drama Legends of the Fall. Some of his most famous films include Fight Club, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Inglourious Basterds, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button and 12 Years a Slave.

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Brad Pitt loves a bow tie - seen always wearing one to awards ceremony's and events. 

Fun facts:
  • He majored in journalism in college but decided to move to LA afterwards to try his hand at acting.
  • The planet 29132 Bradpitt is named in his honour.
  • In 1997 he was banned from China due to his role in the film Seven Years In Tibet.
  • His first starring role in a feature film was in The Dark Side of The Sun in 1988.
  • After watching Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels he asked Guy Ritchie if he could be in his next film but he couldn’t do an English accent, so Ritchie gave him the role of Mickey the One Punch Pikey, an Irish fighter, in Snatch.
  • He met Jennifer Anniston on a blind date arranged by their agent.
  • The only man to be voted Peoples magazine’s sexiest man alive twice.
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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The Emmy’s Best Dressed Men 2016

The 68th primetime Emmy awards took place this September at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. The awards celebrated the best of American primetime television. Crime anthology The People Vs O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story won 5 awards, the most awards of the night. Fantasy drama Game of Thrones won 3 awards, including Outstanding Drama Series. It surpassed Frasier to become the fictional television program with the most primetime Emmy Awards!

As the handsome actors and actresses arrived in sophisticated style at this years Emmy Awards we’ve selected our favourite choices from the event:

Reggie Watts, seen here wearing a bold blue tuxedo with a leather lapel, he finished off his outstanding look with a matching bow tie and pocket square in hot pink.

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Terrance Howard stood out from the crowd wearing a trendy black and white check tuxedo and bow tie with matching cufflinks. He finished off his outfit with a gorgeous pair of black patient slipper loafers.
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Trevor Jackson wore a non traditional burgundy coloured tuxedo for the awards designed by Anthony Franco, the tux was made using a luxurious velvet material. The singer teamed his unusual suit with a black velvet bow tie and a stunning crystal lapel pin.

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We can’t finish without mentioning the glamorous women’s outfits who attended the even and the looked absolutely stunning and elegant in their gowns:

Maisie Williams wowed the crowd in her black embroidered flower tea-length Markus Lupfer gown and matching statement shoes with a cute little triangle zippered bag with silver tassel.

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Kristen Bell looked like a princess as she stepped out onto the red carpet in a full length flower embroidered gown by Zuhair Murad, the dress featured a deep plunging neck line, billowing full skirt with a beautiful printed and embroidered floral pattern all over.

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Emily Ratajkowski looked elegant as she walked the red carpet at the 2016 Emmy Awards, the 25 year old chose to wear a midnight blue Zac Posen gown for the annual awards ceremony. The actress turned model looked like an absolute goddess in the mermaid style gown, she teamed her dress with a beautiful pair of diamond drop earrings.

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Friday, 16 September 2016

Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is just around the corner, so why not prepare now and get your stocking fillers early. We have a great range of products perfect to give as gifts to a loved one, friend, colleague or anyone you would like to give a special present this Christmas. We offer free delivery on all UK orders and 10% off your first order with the code: FIRST10

Here are some great ideas for stocking fillers:

1. Paisley Emerald Green Cufflinks £6.99

These cufflinks will add a bit of Christmas green to your outfit.

2. Father Christmas Roof Tops Red Novelty Tie by The Tie Studio £19.99

This Father Christmas Roof Tops Red Novelty Tie by the Tie Studio is perfect for an office party or a secret Santa gift and will no doubt put you in the festive mood.

3. Plain Black Bow Tie £7.99

A Plain Black Bow Tie is a staple product which is great for formal events.

4. Burgundy Silk Knitted Tie with White Fair Isle Design by Knightsbridge £45.00

Knitted ties are ideal for the colder weather and this fair isle design is a classic Christmas time pattern.

5. Silver Plated Stag Head Lapel Pin £8.99

This Lapel pin resembling a reindeer is very fitting for the season and will add a lovely finishing touch to your outfit.

6. Black Sheep Socks by The Tie Studio £7.99

Comfy socks are a great stocking filler and an essential gift at Christmas.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

TV Choice Awards

This years TV Choice Awards were held at The Dorchester hotel, Park Lane, London on
Monday 5 September 2016. They celebrate British television and the public vote for their favourites in each category. There were some great outfits on display at this years TV Choice Awards as usual so we'd like to share some of those with you.

This years winners

Best Soap – Emmerdale

Best New Drama – Doctor Foster

Best Family Drama – Call the Midwife

Best Drama Series – Downton Abbey

Best Actor – Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Best Actress – Sarah Lancashire, Happy Valley

Best Comedy – Birds of a Feather

Best Reality Show – I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

Best Talent Show – The Great British Bake Off

Best Entertainment Show – Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Best Lifestyle Show – Gogglebox

Best Daytime Show – This Morning

Best Factual Show – Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs

Best Food Show – Sunday Brunch

Best International Show – Game of Thrones

Best Soap Actor – Danny Miller (Aaron Livesy, Emmerdale)

Best Soap Newcomer – Shayne Ward (Aidan Connor, Coronation Street)

Best Soap Actress – Lacey Turner (Stacey Slater, EastEnders)

Outstanding Contribution to Television – Barbara Windsor

Who wore what 

All the winners looked very glamorous at the event, here is what some of them wore on the night.

Barbara Windsor

Danny Miller


Paul O'Grady

This Morning