The EH Mag Guide to Slow Sartorial Luxury
1. Barbour Steve McQueen T-shirt
Every man should have a statement T-shirt, though some are better than all the rest. This British heritage, Barbour, Steve McQueen T-shirt has it all: the timeless icon, the straightforward statement, the signature, the classy black and white print that suits everybody. It doesn’t get much sexier than that! £34.95, available from stuartslondon.com.
2. Ted Baker Colour Block Leather Belt
Break the gloom with colour! This statement leather belt from Ted Baker will look gorgeous on the plainest outfit. Ideal to give a twist to your everyday jeans or to spice up a total black look; it will go with absolutely everything and never, ever go unnoticed. £40, available from House of Fraser.
A quirky, distinctive essential which will make you feel good and hear even better. These sustainable, made in Britain earphones combine superior sound technology and comfort with being 100% recyclable and eco-friendly. And if you haven’t noticed, they are an absolute jewel too. £30 ,available from notonthehighstreet.com
4. Scaramouche & Fandango Shampoo and Body Wash
Designed for the man who doesn’t want fuss in the shower, this duo is enriched with black quinoa, shea butter and Brazilian papaya to reinvigorate the body and strengthen the hair. And with such bright, straightforward packagings you’ll never mistake one for the other – nor accidentally use our precious conditioner ever again! £19, available from Fortnum & Mason.
5. Timberland Brook Park Chelsea Boot
A timeless must-have, these premium leather boots will walk you through a lifetime in the most sublime comfort. The classic, stylish model guarantees a refined-but-effortless look on every occasion and the red-brown leather promises to look even more handsome with wear. So why not get them straight away? £120, available from John Lewis.
6. Murdoch Beard Moisturiser
If bedroom hair can be artfully sexy, a well-groomed beard should be the best accessory of a man. This 100% natural beard moisturiser is a quick, effective fix that will help you achieve the look – and the softness – that only a healthy beard can have. With calming aloe vera and refreshing menthol. £24, available from Fortnum & Mason.
7. Dunkertons Premium Organic Cider
Dry and fruity, this is the refreshing drink you long for on those Indian summer afternoons. Made with the juiciest organic apples in the heart of Herefordshire, you can rest assured that this cider is the healthier (and tastier!) alternative to all the run of the mill drinks you’ve tried before. £2.60, available from Fortnum & Mason.
8. Barbour Woolen Scarf
Ever wanted to look classy and trendy at the same time? The Barbour marl effect, seventies scarf pulls off the preppy, collegiate look with ease and will be indispensable this winter. Knitted in Scotland from a chunky twisted lambswool yarn, this distinctive accessory won’t fail to wrap you up in warmth and softness. Truly indispensable. £70, available from Liberty.
9. Mr Stanford Umbrella
Finally an umbrella to stand out of the crowd, even in stormy weather. Sturdy and beautifully handprinted, this Hattersley umbrella features a natural bark chestnut handle, nickel finishes and an engraved tip cup. Because the rain season is too long to hide underneath another black umbrella that the wind will tear apart. £165, available from thenandnowshop.com
10. Wild Apple & Cinnamon Pukka Tea
For an organic energy boost with an ultimate relaxing effect, here’s a delicious hot drink that will make you want to dance through the gloomiest winter afternoon. Blending spicy and sweet natural flavours, this organic tea will activate all your senses and put you in a feel-good mood for the rest of the day. £2.39, available from Pukka Herbs.