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Contents Page 4-5 Wishlist Page 6-7 SS14 Runway Trends Page 8 Celebrity Style Page 9 4 Alternative Things To Do This Summer Page 10-11 1 item 4 Ways Page 12-13 Object Shoot Page 14-19 Tided Editorial Page 20-21 With Love Girls Page 22-23 Hair Tutorials and Interview 2 | Heads&Tails
behind the scenes of issue #1
- EDITORS LETTER Firstly, I would like to welcome you to one half of Heads and Tails Magazine. The magazine has been split into two parts, so if you’re the kind of guy who would choose brogues over trainers, then this is the side for you! It often seems like the everyday, fashion conscious guy has lost his voice in the fashion market; yet, we are shopping and buying more clothes than ever before. What a shame that every men’s fashion magazine I come across focuses on showcasing high fashion clothes, with a price tag that is more than the average monthly salary. So, where does that leave us? There are so many guys out there who want to look dapper, but, who are on a budget, so I have tackled this problem head on and made everything in this magazine under £200. Next problem: Every men’s fashion magazine is littered with adverts, along with irrelevant and uninteresting page fillers, that, well, make little sense. So, this magazine has taken extra precautions so you can sit back and enjoy your read, with articles from fashion and girls to hair; this is your fashion bible!
Angelo Mitakos Fashion Editor
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Wish list summer Essentials
Gold Link WatchLorus @ Argos £39.99
Dolce & Gabbana The OneThe Perfume Shop 100ml £37.50
Blue Floral Swim ShortsTed Baker £45
Leather and Seude BackpackToman £60
Overlaid Circle Swim ShortsPaul Smith £89
Dark Face WatchSekonda @ Argos £29.99
Prada Luna RossaWayfarer Tortoise Shell SunglassesThe Perfume Shop 100ml £44.50 Komono Allen @ ASOS £39.95
Brown and Cream Woven Straw Hat- M&S £19.50 4 | Heads&Tails
Weekend Travel BagM&S £149
Tan Leather SatchelCambridge Satchel @ ASOS £110
Givenchy Gentlemen OnlyThe Perfume Shop 100ml £39.99
Straw Woven HatH&M £3.99
Round Tortoise Shell SunglassesSpitfire @ ASOS £22
Moss Green Swim ShortsH&M £9.99
Leather A4 Document HolderToman £60
Moc Croc Strap WatchEmporio Armani £199
Over Larged Multicoloured Paisley Swim Shorts- Etro @ Harrods £125
Square Face WatchAccurist @ Argos £39.99
Lancome Hypnose HommeThe Perfume Shop 50ml £24.99
Skeleton Dial WatchRotary @ Argos £99.99
Orange Orbit Print Swim ShortsOrlebar Brown £160
Prada Amber Pour HommeThe Perfume Shop 50ml £45.50
Aviator Tortoise Shell SunglassesAJ Morgan @ ASOS £15
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Layering is perfect for those unpredicatble summer days. Opt for light denim jackets and keep it loose for a relaxed and casual look.
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Be a winner wearing gold, silver and bronzes this summer, or alternatively, go for softer pastel shades in a high shine finish.
Bobby Abey Hacket
Agi & Sam Xander Zhou
Nicole Farhi Christopher Raeburn
Agi & Sam
SS14 runway trends
The short suit is made for those hot summer days when you have to look smart. Accessorise this outfit with a bow tie for a preppy finish.
the short suit
Christopher Kane Alexander McQueen
Christopher Raeburn Agi & Sam
Agi & Sam
Black and white is the ultimate simplistic look for this summer. Look for lines and textures to give these simple colours some dimension in your outfit.
Indgio blue is a rich, velvety colour, so look for alternative fabrics that can give your outfit the much needed texture that it deserves!
Give your outfit a 60â€™s feel with pastel colours. Choose sorbet shades in pink, green, orange and blue and donâ€™t be scared of mixing other various pastel shades together.
black + white
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Bow ties are ideal for any formal occasion if you want to stand out from the crowd as an alternative to the normal tie. Copy David Beckham’s style with this dapper look, but go against the grain and play around with prints and fabrics.
(L-R) Moss Green Bow Tie- Primark £3, Red Tartan Bow Tie- H&M £7.99, Camo Knitted Silk Bow Tie- Reiss £49, Deep Red Checked Bow Tie- Zara £12.99, Pink Crushed Velvet Bow Tie- Topman £12, Maroon Paisley Bow Tie- Primark £3, Turquoise Polka Dot Bow Tie- Mr Bow Tie £22, Grey Knitted Silk Bow Tie- Reiss £49
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4 alternative days out THIS SumMEr GREENWICH MARKET
Fed up of Brick Lane? Yeah, so are we; overcrowded and over priced. Why don’t you change it up a little and visit Greenwich Market? You can shop for your favourite retro clothing whilst experimenting with cuisines from around the world. Once you have eaten and shopped yourself out, make your way to the new cable cars that let you see all of Greenwich and beyond for £4, and if you’re feeling extra adventurous, finish off your day by climbing the O2. Could you do all that in Brick Lane? I think not!
REGENTS PARK OPEN AIR THEATRE Regents Park Open Air Theatre marries all the three quintessentially British things together. Shakespeare, the theatre and Regents Park. Yes, Shakespeare, that name makes most of us shudder because we remember it back to our GCSEs, but the Regents Park Open Air Theatre is the perfect way to banish all those negative thoughts you ever had about Shakespeare. What better way is there to spend a lazy summer evening in the heart of London, sitting in a 1000 seater open air auditorium?
Every Friday night during June and July London Zoo is giving you the opportunity to release the big kid inside of you. Apart from having the usual animal tours, London Zoo is letting anyone over 18 late admission into the Zoo. You can expect exotic street food, improvised comedy, twisted cabaret, roving performances, pop up bars, and carousel rides. To top it all off, a silent disco will be on so you can unleash the party animal inside of you!
LONDON ZOO LATE
It’s nearing the end of August, summer is nearly over, so why not see it off in style? Held on each August Bank Holiday since 1966, Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration in Europe! Known for its colour, vibrancy, food, costumes and music, the Notting Hill Carnival lasts three days and it’s like no other. The carnival is a Caribbean celebration so go along to hear traditional steel drum bands, floats and costumes that would even put a Gypsy’s wedding dress to shame! Heads&Tails | 9
1 ITEM 4 WAYS Grandad collar shirts are a massive trend for this summer.
Straw hats add a casual look to any smart oufit and is perfect for the open air theatre.
If you’re a smaller guy, you can get cricket jumpers at the school shop for half the price!
A belt breaks up the outfit for definition.
Detailing, like woven leather is perfect for a simpler outfit when exploring Greenwich Market.
GREENWICH MARKET Off White Grandad Collar Linen Shirt- Massimo Dutti £44.95 Cream Canvas belt- M&S £19.50 Brown Leather Woven Boat Shoes- Beyond Retro £35 10 | Heads&Tails
Always invest in a good pair of boat shoes, they are a staple piece in every man’s wardrobe.
REGENTS PARK OPEN AIR THEATRE Striped Shirt- Beyond Retro £18 Cream Sleeveless Cricket Jumper- Rokit £18 Straw Hat- H&M £4.99 Brown Leather Boat Shoes- M&S £59
Topman £30 Pull up the sleeves of a long sleeved shirt for a more casual look.
A silver belt buckle is more understated than a gold buckle.
Contrasting soles on shoes can add more detail to a simple look and will look perfect for London Zoo Lates.
LONDON ZOO LATE Bottle Green Long Sleeved Shirt- Zara £29.99 Maroon Hi Shine Belt- M&S £19.50 Brown Leather Brogues- Clarks £89.99
Get into the swing of things with this brightly patterned shirt, roll up the sleeves if you want to tone it down.
Woven belts compliment any summer look.
Comfortable trainers are a must when dancing at the Carnival.
NOTTINGHILL CARNIVAL Multi Coloured African Print Shirt- Stylists Own Brown Leather Woven Belt- Red Herring @ Debenhams £14 Navy Reebok Trainers- JD Sport £52 Heads&Tails | 11
Brown Canvas Fisherman Bag- Absolute Vintage £60, Fish Print Shirt- Primark £7, Brown Leather Sandals- All Saints £89, Braided Brown Canvas Belt- H&M £7.99, Crocodile Skin Effect Wallet- Beyond Retro £30, Gold Watch Necklace- ROKIT £14, Calvin Klein One 100ml- Boots £24.50
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Light Blue Denim Jacket- New Look for Men £24.99, Off White Tee Shirt- David Beckham Body Wear @ H&M £14.99, Navy Striped Swim Shorts- Zara £22.99, Navy Belt- M&S £19.50, Mustard Yellow Boat Shoes- M&S £59, Gold Chronograph Watch- Tommy Hilfiger £140, Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue 100ml- Boots £44.50, Straw Hat- Next £12 Heads&Tails | 13
Blac k and White
White Embroidered Shirt- Zara £29.99, Black and White Grecian Print Shorts- Zara £24.99, Mirrored Sunglasses- ASOS £8
STYLIST: Angelo Mitakos PHOTOGRAPHER: Antonion Milvecic MODEL: Harry @ BODY LONDON 14 | Heads&Tails
The Shor t Suit
Virgin Mary Print Blazer- ASOS £70, Virgin Mary Print Shorts- ASOS £25, Oxblood Tassel Loafers- Russell & Bromley £175 Heads&Tails | 15
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Navy Knitted Polo- ZARA £25.99, White Chino Shorts- Abercrombie & Fitch £50 Navy Woven Leather Tasseled Loafers- Russell and Bromley £185 Heads&Tails | 17
Brown Print Shirt- River Island £25, Mustard Yellow Shorts- H&M £17.99, Braided Cream Belt- H&M £7.99 18 | Heads&Tails
Pastel Pink Shirt- UNI QLO £14.99, White Canvas Belt with leather trimmings- M&S £19.50, Blue Gingham Shorts- Topman £25 Heads&Tails | 19
With Love G WE CAUGHT UP WITH MODEL HOLLIE WHO GAVE US HER CRUCIAL DOS AND DON’TS FOR FIRST DATES. Do look smart. Nothing is more attractive than a guy in a suit. A three piece suit is even better. Do wear aftershave or cologne, but don’t wear so much that my eyes water everytime I get a whiff of it! One or two small cheesy jokes during the evening can be quite funny- do not exceed three. Eat properly with a knife and fork. Yes it may be 20 | Heads&Tails 20 | Heads&Tails
a little old fashioned, but nothing is more unattractive than watching a man eat his dinner like a cave man.
Do pull my chair out if we go out for a meal, it just shows you have been brought up, not dragged up.
Ask me lots of questions. Nothing is more attractive than a guy who shows he is interested in you.
Chat up lines are the biggest turn offs. You could be David Beckham but if you came out with the phrase ‘Did it hurt when you fell from heaven?’, the date would be over, there and then.
Make eye contact when you’re talking to me; don’t think I won’t catch you glancing at my boobs. It just makes the night so uncomfortable. Do talk about your family, it shows you have pride. Do pay for the first date, especially if you have asked me to go, and do not use a coupon! Do speak properly and pronounce yours words correctly, and don’t use words you don’t know the meaning of.
Do not wear a top that shows more cleavage than Katie Price. Do not even breathe a word about any past relationships or flings. Do not be on your phone 24/7 and brag about your amazingly high score on Angry Bird- it shows you waste your spare time. Do not refer to women as birds. We do not have wings or beaks.
Girls Bad breath is social suicide. Brush your teeth, bring chewing gum, buy mints, just avoid smelly breath at all costs. Do not abbreviate your words when you are texting me, it shows that you are either: A) lazy B) stupid C) illiterate
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hair Tutorial Slick back hair
Bed head quiff
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interview with kevin luchman We sat down with winner of the Men’s British Hairdressing Award; Kevin Luchman who gave us the low down of all things hair. Firstly, congratulations on winning the Men’s British Hairdresser Award! When did you start hairdressing and how long have you been doing it? I originally started off as a self-taught barber and started cutting my friends’ hair at home in my kitchen! I then started working at different barbers and after three years I started working for Toni & Guy, and here I am today! So in the past ten years what has been your favourite and least favourite hairstyle? Obviously going back to my barbering, I love all the skin fades and hair fades, cropped fringes, blunt cuts, its always really strong. Ones I dislike? I would definitely say that old school Justin Bieber, sweepy fringe look, just didn’t do it for me at all!
up of product is a good idea, so in some cases, once a week! What are the most in trend hairstyles for this coming summer? Short! Especially in the summer, it keeps you cool and it’s easy. Do you have any tips for guys who are growing their hair and get to that annoying in between stage? Keep growing it! Look after it so it grows thick and healthy. I am also seeing a lot of guys sporting topknots, so maybe tie your hair up.
How often should a guy get his hair cut? Depending on the length, I recommend every 4 to 6 weeks, if not every 3 to 5 weeks. Lastly! Gel or Wax? Gel. You can work it on both wet and dry hair!
What is your advice on guys colouring their hair? Don’t do it! Embrace the natural colour that you have!
So how often should a guy wash his hair?
And how about any tips for guys who are beginning to go thin on top?
Depending on product use and hair type and length, on average about three times a week. It all depends on what sort of look you’re going for. If you want that messed up, rugged look, leaving a build
Go shorter, it will make it look and feel fuller and thicker. Work with more fringes which helps hide any receding hair lines! The longer the hair is, the more it splits and the thinner it gets. Heads&Tails | 23
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