It’s happening! Finally! In less than two weeks, we’ll once more be able to host (albeit micro) dinner parties, head off on those much-needed boutique hotel staycations and even pop to the local cinema to catch a blockbuster on the big screen. And we are excited.
So, to bring you up to our level of excitement and enthusiasm, we’ve teamed up with some of our favourite brands to give away an incredible Spring/Summer bundle of style essentials. Lightweight linen jacket? Check. Stylish suede loafers? Check. Classic shades, pizza oven and a chilled bottle of rose? Check, check and check. We’re helping you celebrate end of lockdown life by ticking every box. See what you could win below, and enter at the bottom of the page.
Turnbull & Asser Luxury Linen Shirt
Let’s start with a classic summer staple – the classic linen shirt. So versatile, it’s the item round which many of your summer looks will revolve. One of our personal favourites is Turnbull & Asser’s turquoise version. Its airy structure will keep you cooler than an icebox when the heat turns up and you’ll be channelling style icon Alain Delon at the same time.
New & Lingwood Cream Single-breasted Linen Jacket
Now you’ve got your shirt sorted it’s only natural to look for a classic linen jacket to complement your smart-casual look. Enter New & Lingwood‘s three-button tailored version. Cut in a linen twill it’s satisfying weighty with a superior half-canvas construction.
Crockett & Jones Boston Brown Suede Loafers
With your shirt and jacket combo sorted, it only makes sense to find a penny loafer to complement the look. Crockett & Jones’ Boston finest dark brown suede works perfectly. Handmade in the heritage brand’s Northamptonshire workshop they are a classic choice.
Ripa Ripa Swimshorts & Capri Shirt
Of course, now we’re able to venture further afield, you’ll also need to consider what to pack when you head to the beach and beyond. You can’t go wrong with the capri shirt and swimshort combo from swimwear specialists Ripa Ripa. The bold swimshort patterns are eye-catching and the Capri linen shirt channels a vintage 1960s cut famously worn by Gianni Agnelli during his summers in Capri.
The Bespoke Dudes Welt Honey Sunglasses
No matter whether you’re beachbound or not, one item every gentleman will need as the sun begins to return to our lives is stylish pair of shades. Our favourite style icons definitely knew how to rock a pair. Handmade in Italy, the round-shaped lenses of Welt Honey sunglasses by Bespoke Dudes are a strong choice, as they easily adapt both to classic and casual styles.
Whoop Strap 3.0 & 18-month Whoop Subscription
Not feeling quite ready to face the sunshine, after months in lockdown. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with an 18-month Whoop membership and Whoop Strap 3.0. Engineered for a high-performance lifestyle, the Whoop Strap calibrates to your baseline for personalised feedback on your body’s recovery, strain, and sleep. The Whoop app will connect you with like-minded fitness enthusiasts and keep you motivated throughout with challenges and prizes.
Gozney Roccbox Pizza Oven
And after all that hard work, it seems only fitting that to reward yourself a little right? Why not kick back with a pizza – and you can cook your own with a Roccbox, Gozney’s restaurant grade portable pizza oven. Engineered to replicate the performance of Gozney’s professional ovens, used by leading chefs and restaurants all over the world, the Roccbox is perfect for parties. Plus, you can take it on the road with you, thanks to its retractable legs, detachable burner and built-in thermometer.
6 litre bottle of AIX 2020
Of course you’ll need a tipple or two to wash down all that lovely handmade pizza. Our choice would be a glass (or six) of Aix‘s Rosé. The well-balanced premium Provence rosé has a fresh and fragrant nose, which is delicate yet youthful with sophisticated notes of fresh red fruits, peach and subtle flower hints.
Sir Plus Navy Chore Jacket
Of course you’ll be wanting something to take you from day to evening as you enjoy your glass of rosé. Enter Sir Plus’ chore jacket in navy. Inspired by that French workwear classic, the bleu de travail, and made on our own fair shores, you’ll feel like an artisan as soon as you slip it to.
Sunspel Trio: Classic T-shirt, Riviera Polo Shirt & Loopback Sweatshirt
Need a couple more items to interchange with your Turnbull & Asser linen shirt? Then we’ve got you covered there too. Sunspel‘s everyday trio of a classic T-shirt, Riviera Polo Shirt and Loopback Sweatshirt will ensure that your capsule wardrobe will turn heads. All British made, the Riviera Polo Shirt was actually tailored in 2006 for Daniel Craig’s James Bond.
Luca Faloni Siena Cotton Piqué Shirt
Then all you’re missing is a season-spanning shirt. Step up Luca Faloni’s Siena Cotton Piqué Shirt. Crafted in Bergamo with resistant, soft and breathable Italian cotton piqué, the diamond texture, makes this shirt comfortable and elegant at the same time. It even comes with a luxury dust bag to store it.
Uniform Standard Series 1 Sneakers in Triple Earth Suede
It goes without saying that you’ll also need a pair of simple, but stylish trainers to round out your capsule wardrobe. East London’s Uniform Standard Series 1, which combine a minimal British design aesthetic with the finest quality Italian leathers and sustainable recycled components, will make a statement. A pair in triple earth suede will be yours if you win our prize.
Elemis x Hayley Menzies London Grooming collection
Finally, it’s important to remember a self-care amidst all that socialising. Give yourself the time to reflect and relax with this limited edition Elemis x Hayley Menzies London Grooming collection. Designed as the ultimate upgrade to your grooming routine, the 5-piece collection of skin and body essentials is housed in an exclusive bag by British fashion designer, Hayley Menzies.
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