Some people, like my friend Georg, never completely leave their student days behind. Georg still loves that easy, cozy, casual look and, when he works, he still burns the midnight candle - with some chocolates handy for sustenance! • Cashmere merino cable knit jumper from Gran Sasso, cashmere Tartan scarf by W Bill, cashmere tie by Drake's, all from Simon Skottowe Bespoke Tailors • Vinylize by Tipton 'Jackson' optical frames from Tipton Eyeworks • Gold candle holder from Arioso of…
In Vienna, the appearance of Christmas trees on the Graben heralds the arrival of the holiday season. And so, it's time for Simon to finish up his shopping by putting together a collection of gifts, selected especially for his Viennese friends. As always, he's asked his favourite shops in Budapest to suggest their own additions.
This is the perfect survival kit for Peter when he takes his vintage car out for a spin. The heating is not very good, so gloves and some cashmere both come in handy. And, just in case of an emergency.
The Christmas markets are open, the smell of forralt bor is in the air, and the time for shopping is quickly ticking by! This week, Simon turns his attention to picking gifts for his Budapesti friends. For this selection, he visited some of his favourite local shops - and, not forgetting the traditional Hungarian sweet-tooth, Simon also made sure to stop by Auguszt Cukrászda 1870.
Christmas is a-comin', as the carol says and, this week, Simon has been a-shopping for his friends in London. He's picked gifts from both his own store and his favourite shops in Budapest. This collection, a bit Dandy and slightly Retro, is certainly colourful - just what's needed to get the bells jingling for the festive season!