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Tweed of the day Thoroughly British brand Holland & Holland introduces a collection of country classics for Autumn/Winter 2014. Drawing on its expertise in hunting and shooting apparel – a reputation sealed with two Royal Warrants – the new collection chimes with the brand’s vision to provide appropriate clothing to wear before, during and after a shoot. This season, find technical shooting attire executed in exclusive tweed patterns alongside a new range of knitwear in rich, autumnal shades. Although Holland & Holland might be very serious about the business of countryside pursuits, there’s a typically British sense of irreverence to the collection too. Note the subtle flamboyance of a single-breasted tweed blazer. Holland & Holland jacket £795, shirt £150, hat £110 and scarf £350. Available from Holland & Holland, Fifth Floor

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“The first Porsche that can dive” was the slogan featured on IWC’s advertising campaign for the 1982-designed Ocean 2000 watch. Created in collaboration with Ferdinand A. Porsche (designer of the Porsche 911), the Ocean 2000 was the first series-produced titanium model to be waterresistant to a depth of 2,000 metres. The new Aquatimer Automatic 2000 takes its cue from the original 1982 design. Pressure-resistant to 200 bar, the future classic also features an innovative external/internal rotating bezel system for diver safety and has an ultralightweight titanium case. IWC Aquatimer Automatic 2000, £7,550. Available from The Fine Watch Room, Ground Floor


It makes perfect sense that for Autumn/ Winter 2014 Woo Young Mi should imagine her muse visiting a contemporary gallery; art and architecture consistently shape the detaildriven aesthetic of her modern menswear label, Wooyoungmi. This season, the South Korean designer was influenced by artists Anish Kapoor and Ellsworth Kelly to produce a collection that is at once directional and minimal. In a departure from the linear looks of previous seasons, AW14 sees Wooyoungmi embrace softer, elliptical shapes; cue tailoring restyled with rounded sleeves and shoulders, and simple shirting transformed into a modernist statement courtesy of stark circular prints. Left Wooyoungmi shirt £225; right coat £775. Available from Men’s International Gallery, Lower Ground Floor



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dines out on foodie fragrances Such is our love affair with food, it’s easy to see why some culinary aromas have found their way into our favourite fragrances. In fact, so popular are notes like vanilla, chocolate and coffee that a whole new fragrance family has emerged based around them: gourmand. Initially popularised by fragrances such as Thierry Mugler’s Angel, gourmand scents are characterised by their use of comforting “foodie” aromas, including everything from almonds (at the heart of Guerlain’s latest fragrance, L’Homme Idéal) to cinnamon, chilli or freshly baked cupcakes. In the same way that a chef might experiment with flavours, perfumers relish the opportunity to mix “edible” notes with more traditional cedarwood, patchouli or bergamot. Floris’ new Honey Oud takes the rich smokiness of oud wood and adds sweet notes of vanilla and honey to create a scent that’s deliciously opulent, while one of my current favourites, Ferrari Vetiver Essence, mixes woody vetiver and juicy grapefruit with the smell of coffee beans. FROM TOP Thierry Mugler King of the Angel 50ml, £64; Guerlain gourmand notes, L’Homme Idéal 100ml, though, has to be £66; Floris Honey Oud 100ml, £160; Ferrari vanilla; it gives Vetiver Essence 100ml, fragrances such as £79; Prada Amber Pour Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense 100ml, Homme Intense £67; Thierry Mugler its characteristic A*Men Pure Wood 100ml, £48. Floris and creaminess. Vanilla is also used Ferrari are exclusive to Harrods. Available from in Thierry Mugler’s The Gentleman’s Lounge, new A*Men Pure Lower Ground Floor; The Beauty Apothecary Wood, giving it a warm, sensual edge. and The Perfumery Hall, Ground Floor; and With a study by the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation revealing that men find vanilla irresistible – and since it’s also reputed to be an aphrodisiac – you can see why it’s so popular. So why not explore one (or all) of these? After all, when it comes to fragrances, it’s good to be greedy. Lee Kynaston is the Online Grooming Editor of and has his own blog at

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Harrods Magazine October 2014  

This month, the fashion team travelled to mysterious Mongolia to shoot the bold patterns, textured fleeces and tapestry ponchos in the autum...

Harrods Magazine October 2014  

This month, the fashion team travelled to mysterious Mongolia to shoot the bold patterns, textured fleeces and tapestry ponchos in the autum...