ThatIsBeyond…Grooming the Ted Baker way!

Sometimes a guy needs to treat himself, or someone equally as stylish, to a couple of hours that are all about him! The stresses and strains of London life can often get the better of you. So with this in mind, I was long overdue for some well deserved “me time” and some recalibration… Let me […]

ThatIsBeyond…Nati’s On Priory

   This past weekend, my tastebuds and I were lucky enough to attend the soft opening of a brand new cafe. Nati’s on Priory is nestled at the foot Muswell Hill, has a fantastic range of coffees, breakfasts and lunches as well as some of the best cakes I have ever tasted… And I consider […]

ThatIsBeyond…The Vintage Fashion Bible

   Every fashion trend is influenced by what has come before. The cyclical nature of fashion means that authentic vintage clothing can often be the pinnacle of being fashion forward in the modern day. As a man in his thirties, I have seen the regeneration of many trends… (Who knew the shell suit from the […]

Thatisbeyond… Halloween and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts San Francisco

Architecture, Art and fashion go hand in hand. With the advent of Halloween ever approaching, I have been enjoying exploring fashion choices for ALL HALLOWS EVE that are less costume and more stylish.    To that end I have been lucky enough to explore Fairmont Hotels and Resorts San Francisco website to get some inspiration for […]

ThatIsBeyond… Grooming products – wot I have used!

I like a good empties post, so I have saved up some of the array of products that I have been using over the last few months!    For ease of review I have tried to group them together in a logical way, but be warned, there are a couple of random pairings! So without […]

ThatIsBeyond… M&S says “Suits You Sir” to David Gandy and Oliver Cheshire 

M&S Menswear Event: London Collections Men If you were lucky enough to be in the vicinity of the Rosewood Hotel in Holborn, you may have been not only close to one of the hottest events to celebrate the opening days of London Collections Men (or LCM), but you may just have caught a glimpse of […]

ThatIsBeyond… A short post about shorts!

Joy of Joy! This week the sun decided to join us, and for a moment I was filled with the promise of the summer to come! I am a shorts person. At every available opportunity I don a pair, and get my pasty white legs into the glorious sunshine. But as I have discussed before […]

ThatIsBeyond…A Smart Casual Look #OOTD

Today’s look is one that has to transcend internal meetings and client introductions. It’s also freezing, and I have an evening theatre trip to take some clients to… This outfit needs to work hard! I have started with a blue/ marl base layer, a simple v neck t-shirt that adds texture to an otherwise basic […]

ThatIsBeyond… M&S SS15 collection and David Gandy Loungewear

I am a very lucky chap! I kindly got invited to preview the M&S SS15 collection. And boy oh boy do they have some beautiful pieces in their menswear lines. The trends that were featured, were a play on casual tailoring, the return of double denim, knitted geometric tees and of course the new lines […]