Hotels checks-in to Social Media Day

(Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels )

Mashable launched Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening around the world. This is a global celebration of the technological advancements that have given rise to the connected generation. And tomorrow is Social Media Day with hotels getting into the holiday spirit by offering discounts, prizes and other kinds of free stuff. Thanks to this article from HotelChatter, here’s a list of Seven hotels using Social Media Day to its full advantage. Continue reading

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Dapper + Gent : Choose the Perfect Pair to Suit your face

Sunglasses are a great fashion accessory. They protect your eyes from harmful UV Rays, from wind, dust and debris,  and makes you look fresh and dapper with style in the summer months basking in the sun. But besides providing style, quality sunglasses are a must and the perfect sunglasses will help your summer style and add another dimension towards your wardrobe repertoire. Read and Click above for guideline of finding that perfect pair to suit your face.

Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2013 Men’s Lookbook

Marc Jacobs has said that he drew inspiration for his Spring/Summer 2012 collection from Fitzgerald’s 1934 classic  Tender Is the Night and a punk rocker in Jamaica circa 1978.  The collection features linen peacoats, sun-bleached ticking stripes on shorts and sweaters, crisp seersucker suits and belted trenches that evoke the French Riviera. Also playful pieces such as safari jackets, long boardshorts and prints on cabana shirts for that trip to the beach that overall justifies a collection offers transition pieces day time and night time and anything in between Continue reading

Everlane Weekender Bag

If you’ve been looking for the perfect luxury affordable well-made bag suited for a weekend staycation to the cottage or a business trip to Vegas, the Everlane weekender bag might just be the bag for you. Online retailer Everlane is launching the latest staple in  their ever-expanding line – the weekender bag available in four graphic stripe accented colors made from cotton canvas with single stripe and sleek leather handles that’s spacious enough for handheld or shoulder use – as well as waterproof lining, leather zipper pulls, hidden interior pocket and small metal feet to protect the bottom and help it stand upright. Since Everlane operate themselves online, the bag stays true to the brands commitment to quality at the right price as everything they sell is under $100 because they cut out the middleman.

Everlane Weekender, $95, available now at everlane.com.

Club Monaco’s Made in the USA

Toronto,Canada born label Club Monaco has partnered with Made-in-the-USA Michael Williams, founder of A Continuous Lean jointly for their second ACL x Club Monaco “Made in the USA” Collection , a limited edition collection of assortment of stylish suit jackets and neckties and more as the name implies all made in the United States. “We’re working together to implement special men’s products to  compliment the existing assortment, ideally shaping trends,” says Michael  Williams of ACL. Continue reading

Perfect Pimm’s Cup Recipe

The Pimm’s Cup is to Wimbledon what the Mint Julep is to the Kentucky Derby. This cool, easy-drinking cocktail can sneak up on you, so sip slowly while you watch the matches. If you prefer more Pimm’s liqueur and no additional gin in your drink, swap the gin for another ounce of Pimm’s.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon peeled, freshly grated ginger
  • 3 to 4 mint leaves
  • 1 (3/4-inch-thick) lemon wedge (about 1/8 of a medium lemon)
  • 1 ounce dry gin
  • 1 ounce Pimm’s No. 1
  • Ice
  • English cucumber, sliced lengthwise into strips with a vegetable peeler
  • 1 1/2 to 2 ounces ginger ale
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place simple syrup, ginger, mint, and lemon in a cocktail shaker and muddle gently. Add gin and Pimm’s and stir to combine.
  2. Fill an 8-ounce glass halfway with ice. Coil 1 to 2 strips of cucumber around the inside top half of the glass. Strain the contents of the cocktail shaker into the glass and top with ginger ale. Stir gently and add additional ice cubes to fill. Garnish the glass with a slice of lemon and sprig of mint.

Lars Burmeister for Digel Spring/Summer 2012 Men’s Lookbook

German label Digel taps model Lars Burmeister to front their Spring/Summer 2012 lookbook of its business collection. Continue reading