While it's tempting to hit the high street or the online sales armed with nothing but a credit card and a penchant for chunky knitwear, there is one New Years option from the grooming world that could get your year off to the most stylish of starts, and that's a new hairstyle. A few guys have...

Gone are the days when clean shaven was the only way to look well groomed. Some of the most stylish and sophisticated men on the planet are adopting a more rugged approach to facial hair, and from bar to boardroom stubble is no longer seen as scruffy. If uncared for, stubble can make you...

We have an army of designers chasing and luring women as well as men with beauty collections. The latest to join the bandwagon to design cosmetics for men is Tom Ford. Following the success of his line of beauty products for women, the American fashion designer will debut a grooming...

hour growth / Has bad boy attitude / Shaved neck keeps look tidy / Cropped and shaped close to the skin with electric clippers and trimmers / Razor used around edges to maintain outline / Emphasizes strong jawline BEARD MANIA Full beards continue to uptrend from last season / Well-groomed,...

Consider, for example, the reaction to Italian luxury fragrance house Acqua di Parma's new Colonia Quercia – a scent derided by one Basenotes member as "synthetic and generic", or the "worst of them all" by another. Seems a bit harsh, no? "Them", above, refers of course to the rest of the...

The Eau de Cologne is available in 180ml and 100ml sizes, as well as in a Travel Spray 30ml format for those who want to enjoy the pleasure of this Eau de Cologne at any time and place. Colonia Intensa Oud is now also available as a Shampoo and Shower Gel, Perfumed Deodorant and as a...

Italian niche line Acqua di Parma has launched Colonia Intensa Oud, a new flanker to 2007′s Colonia Intensa, which was a flanker to 1916′s Acqua di Parma Colonia. An exclusive and elegant fragrance born from the authentic union of the vibrant and enveloping notes of Acqua di Parma Colonia...

What is it: a 100 ml bottle of Acqua di Parma Colonia, plus a travel set with small tubes of Bath & Shower Gel, Hair Conditioner and Body Lotion. All items are unopened, but the packaging is slightly different from that shown above. How do I get it: For a chance to win, leave a comment on...

And while Acqua di Parma Colonia Club is doubtless the perfect partner to an afternoon in the saddle, it's a fragrance equally appropriate for the office in the transitional months, or to accompany a lazy weekend with friends. You know, for when you're tiring of yet another day at the...

Recently, I came across a Schick Skin-dex survey that stated well-groomed men are more confident, twice as likely to be employed and have twice as much sex, which didn't surprise me. I mean, did you see Ben Affleck at the SAG awards? I'm a huge fan of "formal facial hair" and Damian Lewis's...

 

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