ThatIsBeyond…Put a sock in it!

I have a bit of a facination with the humble sock! It is without a doubt the most useful and thoughtful present that anyone can get me. I often find my eyes rolling as the inevitable phrase crops up after the festive season

ThatIsBeyond… ion8 mad at it!

One of the frustrations with summer commuting is the need to carry a water bottle, which invariably leaks all over your gym kit, important work documents, laptop (insert wet item here!) So when I discovered the Ion8 from http://www.leakproof.com I decided to put the technology to the test! My commute from Kent involves a 30 …

ThatIsBeyond… the Zippo you never knew you needed.

As a fashion-forward man, trying to discover the ULTIMATE look, lifestyle and family experience, I find it extremely important that I accessorise every aspect of my life! As the song goes “You’re never fully dressed without a smile” and no holiday is complete without the ultimate swimwear, an easy to use sun cream, a margarita …

THATISBEYOND…Wallets for a stylish gent!

With a wallet that has fallen apart in my I hand, I turn to my wife and say “Maybe a new wallet for Valentines Day?” We are dancing the “Gift tango” again, with neither one of us being particularly helpful to the other with suggestions!  But a wallet is actually a great idea, because I …

ThatIsBeyond…high fashion stakes in the world of weddings!

   As a guy, times have changed! Dressing for a wedding is no longer a matter of just throwing on any old suit and tie. In fact the fashion stakes are higher than ever!   Now that I spend more of my working life in a variation of the classic suit, it’s important to me that …

Thatisbeyond…Don’t worry be happy! In association with Happy Socks and Happy Days.

I have a bit of a penchant for vibrant socks. I think it began in the late eighties where neon sports socks seemed to be all the rage! As a student I was a hard worker and even head boy of my comprehensive school, but that did not mean I was a stranger to the …

ThatIsBeyond… AW2015 – Will you be getting your M&S Style on?

It’s always a pleasure to get a sneak preview of the M&S range for the up-coming season. More and more we are all starting to realise, that quality and longevity in Menswear is the key to a successful wardrobe. In womenswear you are thinking season to season, but with Menswear our fashion choices tend to …

ThatIsBeyond…Menswear in blue #M&S

In a recent clear out of my excess clothing, I was surprised to discover that my previously bold choices of colour have begun to diminish before my very eyes! What hangs before me could possibly be described as a muted colour palette! That is not to say it’s boring, it’s just a lot of my …

ThatIsBeyond… An M&S look book!

I recently received an email from Marks & Spencer. It details some really fantastic pieces released and in store this January, and so I thought I would share some of them with you! Many of the pieces play along the blue colour scape, but you would be mistaken to think that that makes this collection …

ThatIsBeyond…The pros and cons of choosing the perfect man bag.

I have been in a constant cycle for the last 10 years. It’s a cycle that revolves around the type of bag with which to function everyday life from! I am asking a lot for my manbag! It has to be work appropriate, fit my gym kit including my trainers, be stylish, be good for …