If you’re a long-time reader of the blog, you might remember my super popular ‘Steal his Style’ posts that I used to write...Read More
So I make no secret of being a huge fan of M&S, especially when it comes to top model David Gandy’s Autograph collection, so it’s probably no surprise that the guys over at M&S outfitted me for the summer again this year.
This year’s Gandy For Autograph range is easily the best yet, with a really heavy mediterranean feel flowing through the whole collection. I took to the seas here in the beautiful island of Menorca in a private chartered yacht to explore some of the most beautiful hidden beaches, my Gandy for Autograph blue tailored swim shorts were the obvious choice for a day out on the sea, because not only do they look awesome with a nautical themed stripe, but they’re also really quick drying which is great when you’re jumping off the boat, because you won't be soggy for the rest of the day! They also come with a handy little bag to pop them in when you take them off, so you don’t get the contents of your bag covered in salt. I’d say these are a bit of a steal at £25, tailored shorts are so popular right now, and so many brands are happy to rip you off for them, with M&S you can grab them at a great price, and talking from experience, you’re going to be really chuffed with the quality!
I paired the shorts with my Gandy for Autograph flip flops, but took them off to walk around on deck, the shoes from the collection are all really cool, featuring a printed chevron type pattern, they’re worth checking out!
I didn't wear a t-shirt the whole time because no-one wants a t-shirt tan, but when the sun got a bit too hot and started to turn me a nice light shade of lobster, I slipped on my tee. The Gandy for Autograph Stay Soft Crew Neck tee is amazing when in sunny climes like the 30+ degrees that I was in, it’s possibly the softest, stretchiest and most comfortable tee I have ever worn, it’s £15 from M&S which I would say is about average for the cost of a tee, but it’s more than worth it, it’s great for keeping you at a comfortable temperature!
I don’t know about you, but I’m not a massive fan of the feeling of salt water when it starts to dry on your skin, so after getting a quick shower on the back deck of the yacht I grabbed my huge beach towel from the Gandy for Autograph collection this £25 cotton monster is more than value for money, I’m a bit over 6 foot tall and can easily lay out on this towel without overhanging, it’s really soft and dries you within minutes, it looks great too, adopting the chevron style patterning from the footwear.
Okay, so now you’ve seen some of the amazing Gandy for Autograph summer 2016 collection, it’s time to buy some yourself, but don’t worry about having to spend you hard-earned cash, I’m giving one lucky reader £250 to spend at M&S to help you get ready for your summer hols. All you need to do is enter below for your chance to win a £250 M&S gift card!
If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know I have recently become a big fan of Sunset Sons, their music is seeeeriously good and after being shortlisted as one of BBC’s ones to watch for 2015, I am predicting big things for them over the next 12 months. They are a part British and part Australian band, the rocky, indie style is really cool, pretty unique and they really manage to do songs that sound different each time, it isn't like every song they write is the same!Read More
It’s Saturday we’re all super chilled and you know exactly what that means…time for another Cocktail Club recipe! Today’s is called the Bloody Jack, it’s a really quick and simple recipe with hardly any ingredients needed so if your cupboards are bare it isn't going to ruin your night of cocktail fun.Read More
Watch out, UK…the Billionaire Beverly Hills Bunch are back and they’re bringing more drama, more parties and hopefully more money (I mean really they didn't spend enough last time…) than ever before!Read More
What better way to spend a lovely bank holiday weekend than to head for a walk? Yesterday I took a stroll and took the opportunity whilst it was dry to get a few pictures snapped. You can browse these in the gallery below.Read More
In yesterdays blog post I showed you how to make a super nice orange cocktail called 'The Squire Screwdriver' which I adapted a bit to make even better than it already was. Today it is back again as I show you how to make it in this fun, interesting and instructional vlog, heck it's a bank holiday weekend so you might as well give it a go tonight if you're at home or out and about and fuel your evening with orangey delights.Read More
So the other day I picked up the brand new GoPro Hero. If you don’t know much about GoPro then you wont be aware that they have just changed their line up to supply different models for different price ranges. Here’s just a quick overview of the camera, it’ll be involved in a huge new summer blog segment I have coming up that you definitely don't want to miss!Read More
Olly Murs certainly gets my style approval, the 30 year old singer and TV personality definitely knows how to rock a blazer and shirt proving that you don’t have to be scruffy to be comfy. Most recently he’s taken to a super on-trend style, colour blocking. Here’s my top three current favourite colour blocked items available on the high street so you can steal Olly’s super trendy style.Read More
It’s the beat say of the week - welcome to Saturday!! So the awesome folk over at Jack Daniels got in touch and asked if I would work with them to make some awesome and unique content to go along with my Cocktail Club series - of course I said yes and so they sent me to British supermarket Tesco along with a bundle of cash to pick up loads of supplies.Read More
I definitely think shades are one of the most important things for the summer. Not only to protect your peepers but also to style up your outfit and go all out for the summer - here I have picked my top 4 (because who needs 5?!) summer shades that you definitely want to be rocking this summer, be it chilling by the pool, checking out the amazing scenery or laid on the beach!Read More
As I have mentioned a few times now, the folks from Swagger and Jacks hooked me up with loads of their products to try out. This time I tried their Defining Creme - this is an extreme hold creme that adds tonnes of texture and shape to your hair, it guest dry solid so throughout the day you can ruffle your hair to add even more look to it.Read More
18+ ONLY. It’s Saturday and you know what that means….COCKTAIL CLUB! This week it is another super duper easy cocktail that you can show off to your friends. It’s the Berry Good Mojito, my twist on the good old fashioned mojito.Read More
Everyone needs a bag, whether it’s a snazzy backpack to keep snacks for workaholics or a posh holdall for the clothes first class travellers we all have something to keep in a bag. Not only that, they are a fantastic stylish accessory that any busy being should own. Check out my style guide to which bag is best for your different stylish requirements.Read More
Newsflash, if you haven’t noticed there’s quire a few guys walking around with beards. That’s because these face-tickling food traps are back in fashion - however, the big question on everyones lips right now is (no, not Labour or Conservative…) to grow a beard or look like a 10 year old forever…well, beards don’t suit everyone so to give you a little food for thought (not the type of food you find in your beard a few weeks later 😷) I have compiled a list of celeb Top Beards and Chop Beards for your viewing pleasure.Read More