YSC What We've Seen - Travelling in Style
Compton Street London / Shot by YSC / Travelling in style would apparently get no better than this / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Varsity Brights
Paul Smith Heavy Knit Cardi / £127 / Goodhood Store / The use of the word cardi, and i’m instantly hooked…it conjures up all types of images of classic scenes of chaps sat around the fire, toasting marshmallows :) YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Tote Time
The search for one’s new man bag, hasn’t exactly been easy this season. Which shape, style, fabrication do I choose from, and more importantly what brand do I put my treasured possessions into. I trawled through my new favourite accessories e-tailer Opumo, and found a selection of great bags by Mismo, but alas, I wasn’t exactly sure if this was the brand for me this spring /...
YSC What We'd Wear - Empire State of Mind
Wood Wood Chapman 121 State Sweater / £103/ Goodhood Store / The kinda sweater that wouldn’t have looked out of place on the Jay Z and Alicia Keys track Empire State of Mind, simple statement, powerful words. YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Sock it to Me
Universal Works Trainer Sock in Beige and Olive / £15 / Goodhood Store / I’m a little weird and can’t bare to see feet, that even goes for my own…to eliminate foot phobia, why not treat your feet to this jazzy little pair :) YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Interesting Finds - Black on Black
Could this Little Black Jacket project be anymore S.I.C.K An absolute stunning mix of people and product :) YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Forget Specsavers...
The Paloma in Matte Resin by #Super / £110 / #Goodhood Store / With the sunshine beating down on London this weekend, why not wander around looking uber cool in these B.A.D.B.O.Y sunnies YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - White Jacket Men
FCUK Bonded Rain Coat / £175 / French Connection / Let it be known that i’ve not wandered into a FCUK for yonks, but with this find online, i may be finding a new love for the brand that helped me style my teenage years B.R.A.P YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Brand Watch - Sunspel Competition!!!!
Well Well Well, whats this then! The lovely folk at #Sunspel, have decided to lavish some lucky bugger, with a £500 shopping spree of their uber cool SS12 collections! If you like me are a fan, then follow the link and register your interest, in the hope of becoming a Sunspel D.U.D.E and basically spending someone else’s cash on yourself :) http://www.sunspel.com/competitions YSC - Your...
YSC Capsule Man - 10 Things You Shouldn't Be...
In the eyes of YSC, there are 10 or so items that belong in the wardrobe of every man, and rather than call them capsule items, we’d prefer to mark them as the staple items fit for a man of any age! 1. The Plain White Crew Neck Things don’t really come any simpler than the humble white crew neck T-shirt…often the base item for an outfit, this is a universal item that looks good...
YSC What We'd Wear - Clutch Anyone?
#Lanvin full grain leather document holder / £505 / Mr Porter / Let it be known that I am rather fond of the “male clutch” Not only does the wearer always look chic, but it’s just a nice way to tote your bits and bobs about town :) YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Men in (Less) Motion - Beach Bums
Rome / Shot by YSC / O.N.L.Y in Italy would the boys brand their butts…and it doesn’t even seem like there is enough fabric for that / July 2011 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Interesting Finds - Transport Through The Ages
Acton Town London Transport Museum Depot / Shot by YSC / Rather nice to see how transport, namely buses, have changed through the years…from size, to colour we’ve seen it all, the one thing that has remained is the clever use of roaming marketing campaigns :) / November 2011 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Food Watch - Buffy The Mozarella Slayer
A little place in Rome / Shot by YSC / You want Buffola Mozzarella, you go to R.O.M.E.B.A.B.Y and this was by far the best that i’ve tasted / July 2011 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Eye Spy Dip Dye
Wood Wood Paradiski Classic Poplin Dip Dyed / £111 / Goodhood Store / Nice dip dye job on the old classic poplin shirt, to give it a fresh look for 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Tangerine Slacks
Marc Jacobs Orange Slim Trouser / £325 / #Oki-ni / Slip into these orange statement trousers, and you’ll definitely know what it feels like to be the only ginger in the room, key words we’d use here are #unique #unmissable #standout YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Slipper Man
T&F Slack IKat Slip On x Oki-Ni / £175 / Oki-ni / Designed and crafted in Britain, these beautifully crafted handmade slip on’s, fuse vibrant colours in an almost Kente weave with a modern finishing touch YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Traffic Stopping Footwear
Oliver Spencer x Mr Porter Country Brogue Suede Red / £279 / Oliver Spencer / Run out into passing traffic wearing these, and there are 2 reasons for causing a pile up… 1. Your choice of either pillar box red OR electric Kelly green 2. The classic beauty of wardrobe staple the brogue, which has been remastered to look so D.O.P.E that i’m considering pawning clothes to get a pair!...
YSC What We'd Wear - Stripe me Silly
WESC Paul Stripe T-Shirt / £45 / HUH.Store / Stripe me up, as i’m loving the widths, boldness and directions of the stripe assortment on this T-Shirt… YSC - Your Samples Collective
Following the L.O.V.E for Clarks new sportswear collection, we stumbled upon this little video, which features a member of the Clarkes Shoes family talking about newness, and a member of the design team who introduces what is in store for 2012…nice to get a fresh view of the behind the scenes of the brand…happy viewing! YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Shoe Watch - A Clarks Reinvention
Long has Clarks been the shoe retailer, which offer it’s consumer the safe and reliable footwear option, built for durability and often, without a savvy wearer in mind. In recent years however, the Somerset based brand, have had somewhat of a style overhaul, under the direction of CEO Melissa Potter, who has not only challenged the design team, to create pavement ready shoes with...
YSC What We'd Wear - Sunshine on a Gloomy Day
So as it’s a little gloomy and overcast in London today, why not encourage the nice weather with just a little burst of yellow clothing, that YSC would dare to wear :) Penfield Vassan Jacket in Boat Yellow / £140 / Present-London Levis Made & Crafted Pocket Tee Ockre / £60 / Present-London Levis Made and Crafted Drill Chino Ochre / £140 / Present-London Pointer Saha shoe...
YSC What We'd Wear - Animal Instincts
Gourmet Cinque 2L Animal / £85 / Footpatrol London / Why not release the inner beast with only a few steps…pop down into London’s best trainer emporium to see these and a host of other bad boys YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Window Watch - Ships Ahoy
Shaftesbury Avenue London / Shot by YSC / This could possibly be one of my favourite windows & stores in London…I could summarise by proclaiming it to be a sailors wet dream / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Men in Motion - Crazy Cool Curls
Compton Street London / Shot by YSC / Some crazy cool curls, paired with the intense colour scarf…yum / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC in Pictures - An Artists Impression
I recently sat for a lovely group of students at Central Saint Martins, who are being led by course leader Bill Wright, as they explore depicting “Colourful Characters” in art…this was without a shadow of a doubt, one of my favourite depictions of myself. YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Men in Motion - Beanie Man
Compton Street London / Shot by YSC / Sharp statement look crafted from simple block colouring…the maroon coloured trousers are on P.O.I.N.T / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collection
YSC Men In Motion - Brace Boy
Compton Street London / Shot by YSC / Classic statements like a pair of braces never become old / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - A Hint Of Marni?
Folk Block Printed Cotton Chambray Shirt / £160 / Mr Porter / This shirt befits the season, with a print which reflects the elegance of traditional African fabrics, and can we just take a minute, to see the H.I.N.T of #Marni that seems to be running through the DNA of this shirt… YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Food Watch - Manly yet Refined Hangover Cures
London Particular Cafe New Cross / Shot by YSC / Could I have been any happier when biting into my Bacon sarnie…layered with rocket, sundried tomatoes and the crowning addition of H.A.L.O.U.M.I / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Men in Motion - It Simply Gets Better with Age
Berwick Street Market London / Shot by YSC / Proof that style never dies, it simply improves with age for some gents / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
A promise, is NOT a contract– Uttered by YSC on 03.03.12 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Humor Me?
#Humor Mirillo Jacket / £100 / #Oki-ni / Theres nothing funny about this piece, well perhaps it’s the price tag, which at only £100, should have you laughing all the way to the bank! Quirky print detailings, simple shape, what more could you want of a new statement piece for SS12?! YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Early Blooms
#Comme Des Garcons Flower Print Shirt / £225 / #Oki-ni / With the winter chill beginning to ease off of my shoulders, i’m thinking I may aswell encourage the flowers to make an appearance, this time with a playful and youthful print on my chest! YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC What We'd Wear - Sexual Chocolate
#JWAnderson Men’s Leather Biker Jacket / £1120 / #Oki-ni / Is this crafted from some sort of edible #S.E.X.U.A.L.C.H.O.C.O.L.A.T.E, because not only do i want a bite, but i’m kinda willing to do anything for this jacket, like perform some sorta sexual favour in return leather goods…just saying! YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Men in (Less) Motion - Looks of L.O.V.E
Regent Street London / #Marni for #H&M Window / The fashion set giving looks of utter L.O.V.E for the new collection….I too am salivating in preparation :) / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Window Watch - Marni for H&M Men's SS12
Regent Street London / #Marni for #H&M Men’s Window / Could i love this product anymore, the answer Y.E.S once it’s on my back, arms and legs / March 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Men in (Less) Motion - He was a Skater Boy
Charing Cross Road London / Man in Less Motion wearing what i’m sure are deliberately ripped jeans / Shot by YSC / February 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Men in Motion - Dell Boy circa 2012
Charing Cross Road London / Shearling Man / Shot by YSC / February 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Window Watch - Hackett Men's SS12
Oxford Street London / #Hackett helping us to find our inner London safari beast / Shot by YSC / February 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective
YSC Window Watch - Clarks Men's SS12
Oxford St London / Clarks Men’s Window taking us for a trip down the stream / Shot by YSC / February 2012 YSC - Your Samples Collective