ThatIsBeyond… A Jack Wills haul for Dad!

Mens fashion stakes are always high, and for any men like me, who have a large frame and few extra pounds around the middle, perhaps the stakes are even higher. With so many fashion inaccessible to us, we have to dress smart to really look good!As a new father though, my priorities have changed somewhat… …

ThatIsBeyond… A New Dad Lounging in his Gandy’s!

  Style is an ever-changing beast. As well as fashions themselves constantly developing and adapting for the marketplace, style conscious consumers are also on a sliding scale of change. We are ageing, putting on a few pounds, exercising and developing our physiques, getting more or less sleep… And so on. This simply means that our …

THATISBEYOND… The opposite of Disposable Fashion with Tom Cridland

It’s impossible to escape disposability. From our coffee cups to our tweets, our politics to our fashion, many things in our lives only last a few weeks on the shelves before they enter the “bargain bin”! And most of the time these same items have less of a lifetime in our wardrobes.   Where quality …

ThatIsBeyond… David Gandy assists with my New Years Resolution…fashion!

    With the New Year comes resolutions and the repetitive return to my aim of getting fit. But the problem is, I never know what to wear! Whilst my Christmas stocking yielded some festive socks and some pants as well, it was lacking in the activewear department! And so with that in mind I have …

ThatIsBeyond… Cadence collection: denim jeans for the truly active man!

Denim jeans are a staple of most people’s wardrobes, and so finding a pair that fits well, and are comfortable to wear is at the top of many people’s fashion lists. With the dawn of the slim fit, the skinny fit, the regular skinny fit and the super skinny fit… Where can you find a …

Thatisbeyond… Choosing the right pants for you.

In almost all of my menswear posts I talk about the importance of “fit”, but I have to say that when it comes to underwear there really is nothing more important! Everyone is going to have different preferences when it comes to style and comfort, but ultimately buying a brand that understands fit and builds …

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… avoiding the holiday fashion Faux-Pas.

       Having flown off… to Corfu for some winter sun, it has become apparent that we Brits can lose our way easily, when it comes to holiday fashion. It’s simple mistakes, and on the most part they are needless! I should preface this post by saying that in my younger years I was so self-conscious …

ThatIsBeyond… Can I Get Oliver Cheshire’s Autograph?

This season some changes are afoot at Marks and Spencer Menswear. As well as the gradual release of their AW 2015 collection, they are also being headed-up by a new face… Namely Oliver Cheshire.    No stranger to the quality menswear that M&S have developed, he has modelled for them for the last 2 years. …

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 …