Pure, genuine leather products are a class apart! Their natural, rich, and elegant finish trumps any synthetic materials that are out there, however finished they look. Fashionistas, Style Aficionado, and Purists can never settle for the poor imitations of the real thing. It is, therefore, important to know how to distinguish between genuine leather and synthetic ones. Read this article on how you can do so.)Read More How to Identify Genuine Leather
Bringing clarity to your carry: our guide to the best bags for men
Bags: from briefcases born out of the Industrial Revolution, to the ‘bread bags’ of the Great Wars and the 21st century man bag, ever since we’ve needed to carry our possessions, we’ve relied on them.
Perhaps more than ever before, men are embracing bags. They are lauded as functional and stylish accessories.
But with so many different types of bags available — and in the knowledge that each could ‘make or break’ an outfit — the question naturally surfaces: “Why are Carl Friedrik yet to release a men’s bag guide?”Read More Bringing clarity to your carry: our guide to the best bags for men
10 leather pieces to buy now and wear through next season
Sandy’s biker jacket in Grease, Keanu Reeves’ coat in The Matrix, Posh and Becks’ matching Moto jackets in 1999 – if leather conjures up all the wrong connotations for you, then we are here to change your mind.
Sharp, shiny and super-structured, leather really is quite unlike anything else in your wardrobe, so that means it will immediately give basics an edge. And by basics, we mean everything from simple white T-shirts to polo-necks and cashmere knits, making it an excellent trans-seasonal material.
The secret to versatility is all in the silhouette. For AW19, that’s loose, but not lacking in structure. In fact, together with pleats and clever patterns, designers are utilising leather’s sturdiness to create pieces with architectural appeal. And the high street is also stepping up when it comes to shape – look to Arket, & Other Stories and Topshop for directional pieces around the £200 mark that will only get better with age.Read More 10 leather pieces to buy now and wear through next season