The Best Reads For The Modern Day Gentlemen

Please do not divert your attention! Yes the title sounds as if I’m giving you chosen publications recommended by Richard & Judy’s book club or Readers Digest, but as a matter of variety, I thought why not mention some reads that are ideal for your coffee table or if you’re jetting abroad this summer.

I don’t know if you carry an interest in reading (in all fairness I don’t) but for me, big pictures and simple paragraphing do it for me. Yes, I’m not talking Shades of Grey audacity or Da Vinci Code mind f*** novels but, something big and insightful sitting on your oak side piece.

I love personally, a big reference book on the history of sneakers or classic mens fashion that really get my juices pumping rather 800 pages of grey’s drivel. There is so many to tickle anyones fancy, whether you are a lover of trainers, watches, classic cars or mens fashion. Check out some of these delights below. And as always, these are available from Mr Porter. The one stop shop for the modern day man.




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A Gentleman Worth Talking About…In More Ways Than One!

As I have become older my interest in watches has massively increased, so much so, when Jack was working alongside me it would be the hot topic of our conversations, far beyond clothes, bikes, music and cars, there is just something about a gentleman’s timepiece…an item that speaks a thousand words period!

Watch prices range from £15 to £15000 and beyond, certainly you get what you pay for however this isn’t always the case, there is a name worth mentioning and that’s Daniel Wellington. Name of the brand you wonder? Yes you’re correct but is it the founder…not quite, Daniel Wellington was an inspiring man to which a brand was created.

The gent was from the British Isles…had to be didn’t he ha, either way his so called preppy style and relaxed attitude set by example and started something truly worth your time, excuse the pun.

Head to Daniel Wellington and check out the story for yourself, its rather interesting and a good read, as quoted…”Our vision is that when someone thinks of a preppy dressed person, he or she is wearing a Daniel Wellington watch’’ not such a bad statement the ‘preppy’ style is certainly around a lot more now, greater than ever in fact and it’s here to stay for the foreseeable future.

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Seen above is a preview of the range Daniel Wellington has to offer, whether its gold or silver, leather or fabric, brown or black I’m pretty certain they have it covered.

Like what you see? Follow the link on the side of this page to take you straight to the Daniel Wellington website, with prices starting at £179 you haven’t even got the time to consider anything else…

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Acqua di Parma – The Perfect Recipe of Italian Style, Passion & Elegance


It’s a name that often doesn’t spring to mind when you think of colognes but on the contrary, this should be the one you turn to when you’re running low on smells. Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, they’re all very nice indeed but for something unique, Acqua Di Parma offers that in abundance.

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Stemming from its Mediterranean roots and enriched by the history of the very Italian city of Parma, it embodies the sophistication and elegance of the province. With light refreshing citrus notes and a sandalwood tones, the aroma is relaxing and refined and merges beautifully for the traditional, yet modern day man.

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Colonia Club

Having successfully collaborated with many famous faces over the years, now the range has extended from the original “Colonia”, to the much endorsed “Blu Mediterraneo” with the introduction of feminine fragrances, travel and leather goods.

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Arancia di Capri

Offering musks to suit everyman, there is a choice for every taste and preference. Check the range out at their site.

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