The World’s Most Stylish Stuff – This Week
Frank & Oak Lemur Short-Sleeve Shirt
Release your inner animal with this all-over lemur print shirt. Its lightweight, poplin cotton absorbs moisture and encourages airflow, so you keep your cool even at summers most sweltering.
To kill any of the motifs potential tweeness, wear yours with khaki chinos, a bomber jacket, and killer shades. Fall in, soldier.
Available at Frank and Oak, priced £34.
Diptyque Velvet Hand Lotion
A winter spent in transition between central heated office and a frozen streets has probably left you with Sir Ranulph Fiennes-alike hands. To cover up the cracks and make shaking them less like handling lumber you need a heavy duty moisturiser.
Made from organic immortelle floral water and organic sesame seed oil, Diptyques lotion repairs, replenishes and regenerates, and is packed with antioxidants to protect your mitts from the inside and out.
Available at Farfetch, priced £28.
Nike Air Presto White
Were calling it now the Nike Air Presto is this years Huarache. The lightweight design debuted in 2000, as what Nike called, a T-shirt for your foot. But after being a forgotten cousin for 15 years, the current sneakerhead lust for anything with a sock upper means 2016 is the year it transitions to ubiquity.
Before the style appears on every other foot, pick up this all-white pair, for a clean but sporty match to your joggers and jeans. And by the time everyone else catches up, yours will be too grubby to wear, anyway.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £95.
Common Projects Chelsea In Black Suede
If your style tends more towards rocker than runner, then wed still advise tapping up some trainer experts. Common Projects carved a rep on its minimalist trainers, but after making it OK to wear sneakers with suits its now branched out into more traditional accompaniments to tailoring.
These Italian Chelsea Boots are made from durable, natural suede, with an elastic gusset, black crepe soles and single ivory pull tab at back. And like its trainers, these boots feature Common Projects iconic ten-digit gold foil stamping. So sneakerheads will be as impressed as your boss.
Available at End Clothing, priced £309.
River Island Faux-Suede Bomber Jacket
Suedes still trending, but adopting it as outerwear still implies a particularly optimistic approach to spring weather.
Faux suede lets you nail the look without the inevitable tears, when you realise rain and buttery, brushed leather are permanent partners. River Islands take is also slim enough to fit under a jacket as an unexpected layer, for when the rain comes coupled with wind.
Available at River Island, priced £65.
M83 steer their synths in a new direction specifically, back to the 1980s with their new album, Junk. With references to kid show Punky Brewster, guitar-wizard Yngwie Malmsteen, and post-Eagles Glenn Frey, its anything but expected.
While none of the songs meet the banger status of Midnight City, must-listens include lead single Do It, Try It, Solitude and Laser Gun.
Available at iTunes, priced £8.99.
Poler Roamers Pack
Normally, wed advise against backpacks that look like they could conquer the Matterhorn. But not when said bags come with a striking colour-blocked body, nylon webbing straps and custom metal buckles that lean more towards the golden era of Alpinism than a Scout jamboree.
Its the same kind of heritage styling that makes leather and D-ring hiking boots look great with selvedge denim, but why anything with neon panels and Gore-tex should be left to people who actually embrace getting their shoes muddy. Menswear, youre weird, but we love you.
Available at Hypebeast, priced £62.
West Elm Mid-Century Pop-Up Storage Coffee Table
If, like us, you live somewhere not overflowing with space for all those backpacks you keep buying, then you need smarter storage.
As well as offering the kind of G Plan-inspired aesthetic that guarantees likes on Instagram, this West Elm coffee table also features hidden innards, with a pop-up compartment for stashing anything from books, to coasters, to ill-judged sales purchases.
Available at West Elm, priced £499.