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DISCOVER JULY 2023’S COOLEST STUFF
Welcome to July 2023's Coolest Stuff – a buying guide specially curated for all the stylish and adventurous men out there. As the summer heat envelops us and the festival season continues to delight, it's the perfect time to explore the latest and greatest offerings that cater to your diverse tastes and interests. In this guide, we have compiled an exciting array of products that encompass fashion, adventure gear, footwear, fragrances, and even a couple of treats for whisky enthusiasts. Whether you're looking to upgrade your wardrobe with sustainable fashion, seeking reliable gear for your outdoor escapades, or simply want to indulge in some unique accessories and scents, we have you covered.
Santa Cruz Spring/Summer 2023
With summer in full swing and the festival season is still going strong, discover Santa Cruz's SU23 collection, featuring a range of essential menswear crafted from 100% organic cotton. From stylish graphic t-shirts to comfy jacquard knit sweatshirts, these pieces are perfect for spending all day in the sun or layering up on those cooler summer evenings. Complete your look with the fresh Classic Label Jeans or Shorts and the black acid wash cap and make this summer a breeze. The All Gender line offers a wide range of all gender sizes from XS-XXL. The line aims to bridge the gap between women’s and men’s apparel, giving customers more options to express their personal style and aesthetic. Clothing for all humans!
Gill Unveil the Voyager Jacket
As the British summer lives up to its reputation, it's the perfect time to get a glimpse of Gill's latest innovation, the Voyager Jacket - a waterproof marvel built to withstand the elements and cater to the needs of the modern explorer. The light-fitting waterproof and breathable jacket is set to become a go-to companion for any outdoor activity providing a dry and comfortable fit, whether out on the high seas or exploring the land. Boasting Gill's cutting-edge PFC-free XPEL waterproof technology, the Voyager Jacket is a testament to the brand's commitment to offering top-notch gear for active individuals. You can rely on its quality waterproofing to keep you protected in the most challenging conditions. Designed with Gill's XPLORE 2-layer waterproof and breathable fabric technology, the Voyager Jacket is a fusion of style and functionality. Its sleek, minimalistic look, complemented by a range of bold colour options, makes it a true statement piece suitable for both men and women. At Gill's HQ in Nottingham, where the brand was founded, the Voyager Jacket underwent rigorous testing to ensure unrivalled durability and performance. Gill's commitment to excellence and waterproof expertise shines through every detail of this new release, making it an essential piece for all adventure seekers.
Jacob Collier X Crocs Limited-Edition Clogs
Crocs, a global leader in innovative casual footwear, announces its collaboration with renowned musician and multi-instrumentalist, Jacob Collier. The partnership celebrates the synergy between Jacob’s unapologetic personal style and the brand’s mantra of “Come as You Are” that is centred around self-expression, creativity, and inclusion. Paying homage to his soulful craft, the bold and bright geometric patterns featured on the Classic Clog showcase Jacob’s effervescent personality, empowering individuals to explore their creativity through music. The limited-edition Jacob Collier X Crocs Classic Clog is the first ever design that invites wearers to make music, featuring a bell detail attached on the back strap of the shoe. The campaign also highlights the launch of Jacob’s latest single ‘WELLLL’ which is dedicated to his partnership with Crocs, and celebrates their shared values of self-expression, inclusion, and creativity. The striking music video features a set built from enlarged Jibbitz charms and a multiplicity of Jacobs playing a host of musical instruments, inspired by the pattern designed by Jacob in collaboration with Crocs on a pair of Classic Clogs.
Timex X UFC Watches
Following the announcement of their major global sponsorship and licensing partnership, Timex has officially entered the Octagon as the first ever official Timekeeper and Watch Partner of UFC. Continuing the brand’s reputation for designing some of the toughest watches that take a licking and keep on ticking in the industry. The collection has been expertly engineered with legendary durability and best-in-class design, created at the Giorgio Galli Design Lab in Milan, Italy. The result is an unbeatably tough, sport-centric wearing experience for any fighter and the only watch tough enough for UFC.
Maison Crivelli Oud Stallion Fragrance
Oud Stallion opens with a spicy accord built around high-quality cardamom and nutmeg. This duo is reinforced by the sensual facet of a Givaudan captive molecule (Safraleine) with saffron, leather and woody inflections. The heart of the perfume is defined by a faceted floral accord composed of rose and geranium essential oils, as well as osmanthus and jasmine absolutes. It brings richness and brightness to the scent. The creation's base notes are complex and very deep. Its core ingredients form a beautiful oud and leather accord. Guaiac wood, as well as a combination of cedar and patchouli essential oils, give the perfume its smokiness. Meanwhile, tonka bean and cistus bring fullness and prolong the floral accord while adding a comforting quality to the smoky dry down.
&SONS Bodhi shorts
The Bodhi Beach Shorts pay homage to the timeless style of 1950s longboard surfers. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail in Portugal and made from 70% SEAQUAL YARN, these shorts effortlessly capture the essence of a bygone era while embracing modern sustainability. Quick-drying and versatile, they embody the spirit of the classic surf culture and can be worn as swim shorts or styled with a lightweight shirt for those evening socials. &SONS believe in enhancing sustainability and reducing our environmental impact. That's why they've significantly improved the Bodhi Beach Shorts this season. The plastic buttons are eco-friendly bio-resin, taking another step towards a greener future. Additionally, the zippers used in these shorts are sourced from YKK's Natulon range, made from recycled polyester from plastic bottles. By incorporating these eco-conscious materials, they offer you a stylish and comfortable product and contribute to our planet's wellbeing.
WAWWA x Cloudwater
WAWWA Clothing, a leading sustainable clothing brand, and Cloudwater Brew Co, an innovative craft brewery, are thrilled to announce a unique collaboration that celebrates Manchester’s independent, small scale manufacturing industries. The partnership brings together their respective expertise and passion for sustainability and ethical resourcing to create an exclusive clothing range and a craft beer, both proudly made in Manchester, within a one-mile radius of each other. The collaborative clothing range merges WAWWA's signature sustainable styles with Cloudwater artistic flair, resulting in a truly unique collection. By incorporating Cloudwater's artwork, the range showcases an earthy-toned print that is a re-work of beer seen through the lens of a microscope, offering a fresh perspective on the beverage. The standout print is locally printed onto fabric in Manchester and crafted into garments in WAWWA’s micro-factory. The print can be seen as an all-over design across various pieces, including their Ezra Cuban Shirt, Zama Shorts, Jay Cap, and Boonie hat. Additionally, the collection features graphic prints on soft organic t-shirts and hoodies.
Acqua di Parma Zafferano
Distinctive for its sunset-red threads, the rare and mystical saffron imparts a brilliant colour and an intense aroma, casting a rich, lingering glow on everything it touches. Acqua di Parma highlights the inherent splendour of this ‘red gold’ with a citrus note, illuminating its warmth and depth, thereby crafting a unique, radiant, and spicy sensation. As golden sparks dance on the potent spice, a touch of flowers shines through the essential oils of orange blossom, jasmine sambac, and geranium, further enhancing the heart of the composition. The woody and amber notes of tonka bean and vanilla soften the dusky accents of saffron, creating an intriguing and unexpected harmony. Acqua di Parma’s Zafferano is a subtle whisper in the olfactory world, a quietly confident fragrance crafted for you and those close to you. A nod to those who understand its rich history and cultural significance, a scent that alludes to that if you know, you know.
anCnoc Sherry Cask Finish / Peated Edition / Peatheart Batch 3
anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is building on the success of its award-winning peated range with the release of two exceptional new whiskies, both of which are set to be a treat for peat lovers the world over. anCnoc Sherry Cask Finish, Peated Edition and anCnoc Peatheart Batch 3 have been crafted by Knockdhu Distillery Manager Gordon Bruce and his small, skilled team in Aberdeenshire, using the same traditional tools and techniques they use to make anCnoc’s unpeated drams. Their process pays tribute to Knockdhu’s founders by using the locally sourced barley smoked with Aberdeenshire peat that would have defined the character of whiskies made when the Distillery was founded back in 1894. Sweeter and woodier than the more pungent peat used for whisky making in other parts of the Highlands and Islands, the resulting anCnoc drams are amongst the most modern, interesting and accessible peated single malts on the market today.