The final new landmark for TheChicGeek's epic #FutureIcons adventure with the new BMW i3 Mr Porter limited-edition, the American Embassy in Nine Elms near Battersea is the new home of the American consulate when it moves from Mayfair. Looking the picture of diplomacy, TheChicGeek is wearing a classic lounge suit and club tie, the umbrella is a nod to the typical English weather. DIPLOMACY - Designed by Kieran Timberlake, the new cube shaped embassy is exceptionally environmentally friendly and features a security moat. Credits - Suit - Hackett, Tie - Thom Browne, Umbrella - Francesco Maglia, Cufflinks - Alice Made…
Have electric car, will travel. Continuing his series of #FutureIcons in association with BMW i3, TheChicGeek drove East to see the first of London's new Elizabeth Line which opens in 2018. Dressed to travel in style, TheChicGeek is wearing a navy suit from MRPORTER.COM and silk shirt for when he arrives in warmer climes. TRAVEL - The only visible Elizabeth Line station, at the moment, is at Canary Wharf in London's Docklands. Designed by Lord Foster, the new station has been built in the dock and features tropical roof gardens and a leisure complex above the new Underground line. Credits…
Continuing his #FutureIcons series, in association with the BMW i3 MRPORTER.COM limited-edition, TheChicGeek wanted to be the first to see the future design icons of London popping up all over town. Quietly, it's electric don't you know, he drove to The Francis Crick Institute just behind The British Library. TheChicGeek has his science head on in this OOTD in a JW Anderson space shirt and Cutler & Gross spectacles. Somebody pass me the plug! SCIENCE - Named after the man who co-discovered the DNA molecule, The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute, next to St. Pancras station, dedicated…
TheChicGeek was given the privilege of experiencing BMW’s new limited-edition MRPORTER.COM i3 electric car for his latest series of OOTD. Looking sleek in its navy/black colourway with white highlights, the new BMW i3 X MRPORTER.COM is the city car equivalent of a classic tuxedo. TheChicGeek thought he’d take a spin around the city and take a first look at the latest crop of buildings springing up in London. Much like the new BMW i3, these buildings will become the future design icons of London. ART - The first stop was Tate Modern’s new extension, opening this year, housing its video…
Monday, 28 March 2016 11:08

#OOTD 72 Peacock Geek 4/4

Teach me tiger! One of the season's most fun menswear items, the souvenir jacket is a kitsch take on the classic bomber. Great for holidays or just something to have a bit of fun with. Forget Gucci, Saint Laurent or Valentino, this is only £55 at ASOS. It's also well padded for warmth. Wear it, here, layered up with lots of pattern or print in fashion's new take on maximalism or use it as a standout item with a simple plain T-shirt and trousers, letting the jacket do the talking. How do you wear yours? Get involved #PeacockGeek Credits -…
Monday, 21 March 2016 10:58

#OOTD 71 Peacock Geek 3/4

Looking as hot as the donuts! TheChicGeek is as bold as a tequila sunrise in this OOTD. Taking his cue from the new romantic mood in menswear, TheChicGeek makes flower corsages and feathers the latest must-have menswear accessories when worn with bright silks, beautiful patterns and colours. Unpinned with a sharply tailored jacket, let your imagine run wild and escape to a place where there is no limit to male display. Join the Peacock Revolution! Get involved #PeacockGeek Credits - Jacket - French Connection Exclusive to Moss Bros, Coral Pin - Tateossian, Shell Shirt - Scotch & Soda, Floral Sweater…
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 11:06

#OOTD 70 Peacock Geek 2/4

Joining the Peacock Revolution, the explosion in colourful menswear during the late 1960s, TheChicGeek brings the look up-to-date with a mixture of things you may already have in your wardrobe and a few accessories. TheChicGeek says, "Don't be afraid of colour. Put strong colour with more strong colour. It's all about balance. Add a few accessories and you're ready for Woodstock 2016!" Shot by Robin Forster on Olympus PEN Get involved #PeacockGeek Credits - Jacket - Moss Bros, Necklace - River Island, Shirt - Moss Bros, Collarless Shirt - Scotch & Soda, Parka - Scotch & Soda, Watch - Storm…
Monday, 07 March 2016 13:11

#OOTD 69 Peacock Geek 1/4

One part David Bowie, one part Alessandro Michele's Gucci, Peacock Geek is the new expression in menswear. Exotic, flamboyant, colourful: it's a whole geek world of adjectives. It references the past while looking boldly to the future. Be brave, more is definitely more. It's time to experiment. Get involved #PeacockGeek Credits - Jacket - Moss Bros, Earring (Used as brooch) - River Island, Shirt - Moss Bros, T-Shirt - ASOS, Bomber Jacket - Scotch & Soda, Watch - Maurice Lacroix, Socks - Item m6, Sandals - Jones Bootmaker, Sunglasses - Sunday Somewhere, Cummerbund - Liberty of London fabric, Beard Balm…
Summer dressing just got a whole lot easier thanks to the pyjama shirt. Jump out of bed, put your head on and you're good to go. American menswear brand, Brooks Brothers, knows a thing or two about seersucker. This most American of fabrics comes in the colours of the star spangled banner, this season, in contrasting stripes. Team your shorts with a matching hat and contrasting polka dot trainers. What rhymes with Nantucket?! Look - Brooks Brothers, Trainers - Louis Leeman Shot by Robin Forster on OlympusPEN Watch the full video below
Monday, 15 February 2016 11:55

#OOTD Topman Suit Style By City #sp

A sartorial tour of the UK, Topman’s Suit Style By City series aims to show the most popular Topman suit styles and how they are wearing them, city by city across the country. It turns out London was matched to a trend for coloured suits. Representing his hometown, London, TheChicGeek, knows there’s no place as stylish as home in this ultra-skinny green suit. The coolest city in the world, with a geek to match, where London leads the rest of the world follows. Nothing says ‘London’ like a red phone box or two, especially with a flaming cactus print shirt…