Now, I don’t want to alarm you or speak too soon BUT it seems like summer may have *finally* arrived! As I write this, the sun is shining and the sky is relatively blue and I am definitely getting in the mood to head abroad. I have been banging on about #FuelMySummer for ages and this post right here is the actual launch of it! I originally didn't really know how to kick it off, I wanted to do something pretty cool to get you guys involved. A giveaway, right?!Read More
I don’t know about you BUT the weather lately in the UK (also known as summer…it doesn't tend to hang around long!) has really given me some summery vibes. As you know, my HUGE blog series #FuelMySummer, which…FYI isn't going to be daily, so there will be a couple of months of non-daily (but still effing amazing) content starting next-actual-week!!! I’ll be kicking things off in Squire style by giving something away…that something is pretty bloody epic and is going to fuel your summer in a very stylish way indeed…enough of that.
I thought I would put together a quick guide to Six Summer Suitcase Ssentials (essentials, but y’know…alliteration and all that) - check out the below list and make sure you have all of these items ready to pack for your sunshine getaway!
1. Shoes Glorious Shoes…
What’s a suitcase without a few pairs of stylish and occasion-appropriate shoes - from a beachy flip flop to a sophisticated boat shoe you need to be packing multiple shoes to make sure you’re set for any situation…you can’t wear a trainer on the beach and a flip flop in a bar sounds foot-stompingly painful (in a stylish and literal sense). Don’t forget your espadrille, too…leave the Birkenstock’s where they belong - the bin. (One hopes a ‘croc’ doesn't even come in to the equation).
From days in the pool to laying on the beach, your hair really takes a battering - well, it would if you didn't whack some Scaramouche & Fandango Shampoo in your bag! It cleans deep and leaves your hair super fresh - perfect for if you're headed out exploring for an evening!
After a day in the sun and of course after having a shower (probably with S&F’s Shower Gel) you want to slap on some Scaramouche Hydrator to keep your face fresh for the evening ahead…a flakey nose shouldn’t be on anyone’s agenda! Click here to shop Scaramouche!
4. Picture Perfect
Wherever you’re planning on going, you no doubt want to document the whole thing…Kodak wind-up cameras simply aren't acceptable, who even has the time to get film developed these days? Not this guy! I am pretty much in love with my £98 GoPro Hero - this camera is in their brand new camera line-up, it shoots HD, takes pics and is fully water proof and dirt proof…this is really going to come in handy this summer!
5. Sartorial Shorts
A drawstring swimmer is perfect for around the private pool, but if you’re headed out and about, with the chance of a dip in the sea - make sure you’re looking super dapper and naturally stylish with a pair of tailored swim shorts - I know I have mentioned them before BUT David Gandy’s M&S collection is literally everything you need…I have rather excitingly been sent a pair by the lovely folks at Marks’ and the quality is amazing…full post on these coming soon. Make sure to click here to shop the collection
6. Getting Some Shade
You know what they say…only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun. Something I will of course be adhering to, we all know that is the best tanning time. Whilst you’re (responsibly) tanning yourself you don't want to be getting all that sun and glare in your eyes…it’s actually super bad for them! Currently EXCLUSIVE to Vision Express, the Ray-Ban Flash Lens New Wayfarer are a really cool matte Wayfarer with literally the sickest lenses you have seen, they’re bright, colourful and vibrant flash lenses - you HAVE to check these out…only £99, too!! Eyes peeled for a post on these very soon!!
I hope this helps you pack wisely…and remember, if you’re packing your suitcase…roll, don't fold!
Mum always told you to wear your hat in the summer, so just because you’re a big facial hair growing man now, doesn’t mean mum wasn't right. Hats are super important for your health throughout the summer but they are also a style essential, there’s so many different styles for different guys, below are three you could try and a few outfit suggestions to go with them!Read More
So it’s safe to say with the way the weather is right now, you probably don’t need to be rushing out and buying some sunglasses, however we’re nearing the end of May so I am certainly hopeful for a bit of sunshine soon. Here’s my top 5 affordable shades that you can pick up without breaking the bank, and lose without breaking your heart!Read More
The Cocktail Club took a quick break last week for my trip into the city but as promised, it’s back! I have had a bit of a cold lately and have been chugging OJ like there’s no tomorrow, it’s definitely fuelled my love for orange drinks so thought this week i’d give the ever-popular Screwdriver a go but give my own little twist on it.Read More
So I often get parcels and every single parcel makes me excited, however this one literally killed me with excitement. As you’ll know if you follow me on literally any social network, yesterday a very awesome box turned up that was, indeed the Apple Watch. Now I know the camp is divided, some people love it and other people have no taste (😏) but I literally own everything Apple and my wrist was feeling left out.Read More
So a couple weeks ago I showed you my Wishlist from New Look…which I am still waiting to purchase from (my local branch is poor!) and I thought today I would share with you the top 4 things I literally need in my life from Topman, maybe it’ll even inspire your spring wardrobe!Read More
So I’m currently sat in the rather plush Strand Palace Hotel here in London after an afternoon of mooching around the city. I know on my social media I promised a vlog and don’t you worry there will be one, I plan on just merging it all in to one great vid. Today though you have got to put up with a Summer Swimmers Picks…here’s my top three cash-friendly picks for this summer to rock on the beach, around the pool…heck, wherever you like!!Read More
I think it’s that time of year again when the weather starts to change, with this your wardrobe should be changing, too! I am definitely looking at my wardrobe right now deciding what needs to go and what can stay, here’s my Wishlist of things I am totally looking at buying this spring, in specific this week, from one of my current favourite stores, New Look!Read More
This right here has been the all time most requested blog post in the history of my blog. Since teaching you how to steal Mario Falcone’s style a few weeks back, all I have had is Tweets & DM’s to do another, so here it is.Read More
Possibly one of the most stylish men in TV, Reggie Yates is back with a hit new TV show - if you want the latest info on that then make sure you have a read of yesterday’s blog post, it shows off his fantastic ability for investigative journalism tackling life in Extreme Russia.Read More
With double breasted jackets becoming more and more in demand, possibly the most stylish guy in the world, Oliver Cheshire was of course seen donning a blue double breasted suit a couple of months ago at an event. The vibrant colour is brave, I don't think I could ever personally pull off a coloured suit but on Oliver it looks sharp, dapper and ridiculously on trend. In this post I am giving you a few options to get his red carpet style from the high street!Read More
So I was cleaning out my room when I came across some tatty old jeans. They are the fit I love but I couldn't wear them out and about because they have gotten so battered over the years. I found that last summer I was desperately looking for some skinny jean shorts but couldn't actually find what I had in my head.Read More
Yuh so like Made in Chelsea season 9 is like totally upon us…can you literally believe it?
The lovely folks at E4 released the press pictures of the cast of their hit reality show (no, not ‘Taking New York’ 😏) Made in Chelsea. Believe it or not, it’s already season 9…Read More
A wise Twitter account once told me “A good pair of jeans will feel like they were made just for you.” - that Twitter account was, of course Topman UK…also known as the ruler of all things stylish (I’m sure I am just one below them on the top 100 rulers of style).Read More
I literally haven't done a post featuring my style in so long it’s crazy. Mainly because since I went daily, I find being able to chuck out other great content easier than having to prep for shoots. I took a trip to Essex for the Easter weekend and we trotted along to Mersea - a quaint little island near Colchester…and a PERFECT shoot location - here’s what I wore…Read More