The Fantastic Man

Fantastic Man is indeed a fantastic magazine. Sitting somewhere in between the hyper masculine men's publications where the naked babe on the cover makes reading such literature acceptable, and the overtly male worshipping homo-erotic magazines, Fantastic man is a clever, classy read for the modern gentleman.

The semi-annual magazine is cleverly written in a friendly and informative style, giving simple recommendations on how to improve quality of life and be a fantastic man. Articles range from
interviews with Hot Chip's leading man, to an in depth discussion of why tomato juice is best enjoyed on airplanes.

Loving this 'recommendation' on how to gift wrap belts...

Or the latest editions cheeky editorial on the latest 'nude' colour palette for the fantastic man's wardrobe.

It is a magazine you will actually want to read cover to cover, rather than flipping through to find the good stuff. Get in in selected newsagents or google to find where you can get it online.


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Seriously in love with this beautiful hand crafted belt by Austrian designer Carol Christian Poell. It's all about the little details that often are forgotten....

Double Denim?

Are you sure...

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hugh Heffner, and Wilt Chamberlain –the ultimate trifecta. couresy of the selvedge yard


Wrap me up

A little while ago, I stumbled across this image on the Sartorialist. Immediately it became my desktop background...and ever since that moment I have dreamt of finding a cloak like this and becoming this girl.

Whilst I am no closer to owning one, I have figured out where to find them. Enter Lindsey Thornburg, a designer originally from Colorado now based in New York. After returning from a trip to Machu Piccu in 2006, she was inspired to create her own collection of heavy wool hooded cloaks. Her inspiration is clearly interpreted through the use of tribal textile prints.

At USD $900, they are hardly a steal but should be a winter wardrobe staple. I am currently trawling through the sale section of the website to see if I can pick up a bargain and hibernate inside it until winter is over.

Name sound familiar?

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