Grooms' news, with fashion, grooming and styling tips for the stag

Wedding days are important for grooms too so make sure you look resplendent alongside your beautiful bride! Here you will find style advice to help you achieve your very best look. Don't forget your best man and page boys who all contribute to make your Big Day as perfect as can be!

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There's no point in looks suave and sophisticated from the ankles up on your wedding day, just to go and ruin your dapper look with a questionable footwear. The new smart menswear offering from comprises loafers to lace-up boots, and designer shoes for the lifelong curator including Ted Baker, Kurt Geiger! What's more the prices are a steal to boot (excuse the pun!) so check out some new designs below and see what takes your fancy ...

Posted: 27 January 2021

How to wear tweed, by Slater Menswear

Like many pieces of outerwear, tweed was developed out of necessity to help protect outdoor workers from the elements. Over time, however, tweed jackets, trousers and more have been reinvented into a must-have article of clothing that most men now own, yet many men still don't know how to make tweed work for them.To show you just how versatile this material is, Slater Menswear has created a guide on how to wear tweed the right way, explaining when you should wear tweed, on what occasions and worn with what.

Posted: 21 January 2021

News from King and Allen

King & Allen, specialists in bespoke tailoring, has a whole host of exciting news about the brand. Exciting for brides- and grooms-to-be looking for their big-day attire, the just launched online store boasts accessories, face coverings, gifts and suit care items. With free delivery before Christmas, this is the perfect opportunity to find something special for the suit-lover in your life too! What's more, the company has moved to its new branch in Knutsford, Cheshire! Bidding a final farewell to its Wilmslow store at the end of October, after 11 fantastic years, the new branch is sure to inspire the most discerning of suit shopper - as well as this, there's an in-store promotion until Christmas, with 10% off our premium alterations service.

Posted: 14 December 2020

Ditch your plastic razor this christmas

The Personal Barber Shaving Club creates curated shaving boxes based around the luxurious single-bade and brush style of shaving. Their razors give a close and smooth shave, they're easy to use, suitable for sensitive skin, and best of all; plastic-free. With billions of disposable plastic razors thrown into landfill every year, their shaving kits are setting out to prove you can make a huge dent in your plastic footprint, without compromising on quality. Gift sets are available. Let's get everyone making the switch to eco-friendly shaving .

Posted: 11 December 2020

Unique personalised gifts for male style seekers

Cult British lifestyle brand, Mantidy - a best kept secret shared by A-listers like George Clooney and Sam Smith - is an essential gift purchase for any groom/groomsman! This stylish personalised accessories designed for ultimate organisation can be used in the run-up to the big day, the wedding itself and even post-vows when travelling on honeymoon. Founded three years ago by John McKenzie after he became increasingly frustrated with lost phone chargers and permanently tangled cables, he adapted the 'jewellery roll concept' to initially create luxury tech rolls with the modern man in mind, stylishly untangling a world of cable-frustration in the process.

Posted: 9 December 2020

Style guide from Slaters menswear

Suit and kilt experts Slater Menswear - with stores nationwide - has created a style guide for grooms and wedding guests who want to nail the Scottish style and growing trend. Looking to 2021 and beyond, the kilt is a must-have for grooms wanted to embrace the trend regardless of heritage; when choosing your Tartan look, there are a couple of things to take into consideration. If you follow these simple steps, you're sure to find your perfect outfit:

Posted: 7 December 2020

Be smart about it!

Zepp E is a stylish new smartwatch with a range of adjustable leather straps to match any outfit, and a borderless-arc design that elevates your overall look and mood. As well as looking good, the device harnesses the power of AI and cutting-edge technology to convert vital health statistics into actionable insights, helping users to more effectively monitor their physical and mental wellbeing. This can be used in pre-wedding fitness regimes as well as a handy must-have for the honeymoon!

Posted: 4 December 2020

Let's get digital, digital!

Introducing Q Timex Reissue Digital LCA - a retro throwback sure to excite the groom and his groomsmen when it comes to choosing a timepiece for the big day or honeymoon. Today's watch market presents a strong demand for these throwback designs and their practical, nostalgic value. Since Timex is built upon 165 years of watchmaking innovation, the company is uniquely positioned to deliver on that demand. The nostalgia-charged Q Timex Reissue Digital LCA watch from the late '80s, is a style that recreates the original right down to its unique digital/analog hybrid display and pre-INDIGLO® backlight technology.

Posted: 2 December 2020

Copenhagen Grooming, introduces even more innovations

Trailblazers in the men's grooming sector, Copenhagen Grooming, introduces even more innovations to the male grooming world. From the brand that introduced the world's first Beard Growth Kit - a unique 3-step process toboost beard growth within 150 days, the latest products brought to the Copenhagen Grooming universe, not only boost beard growth but maintain them too. Danish-born Copenhagen Grooming is now launching a brand new offering UK wide, The Beard Care Kit. LaunchingSeptember 2020, The Beard Care Kit from Copenhagen Grooming ensures Brits can tame their unruly facial fuzz and keep it in its best shape yet!

Posted: 30 November 2020

Charles Tyrwhitt launches the Tyrwhitt Supporter collection

British menswear retailer Charles Tyrwhitt partners with England Rugby and creates The Tyrwhitt Supporter Collection: a new casual edit of high-quality menswear. Renowned for always delivering British elegance and exceptional craftsmanship, the brand introduces a timeless casual range in celebration of the four-year partnership with England Rugby. The new offering embodies the brand's enduring design and attention to detail, with pieces featuring the iconic English Rose as well as various rugby-inspired motifs adorning different items in the range...

Posted: 27 November 2020

Grooming luxuries from Percy Nobleman

Frustrated by the endless 'faceless' men's products available on the high-street, Freddy Furber launched Percy Nobleman in 2012. A British brand inspired by old school class but given a modern and quirky makeover, the products have a premium feel at an affordable price making it the perfect range to incorporate in to your pre-wedding grooming regime...Aimed at the well-groomed gent, the packaging includes hand drawn designs; there are more than 35 products including Grooming Kits and Face + Stubble Wash to Beard Oils, Recovery Balms and Eau De Toilettes.

Posted: 25 November 2020

New watch launch to support Help for Heroes

Dartmouth Brands, the parent company of AVI-8 watches, Spinnaker watches and RGMT watches is pleased to announce its collaboration with Help for Heroes. As a group, Dartmouth Brands will donate a minimum of £25,000 from a series of watch launches across the three brands. The AVI-8 Flyboy Engineer Automatic is the first of the Help for Heroes collaboration watches to launch, with another two the AVI-8, a Spinnaker and a RGMT launching next year in January 2021.

Posted: 23 November 2020

All in one - men’s face mask and stylish silk pocket square!

With restrictions likely at wedding for the near future, grooms and guests can ensure they look smart and sophisticated while staying safe. Tailored and elegant, this pleated silk facemask not only protects, it's comfortable, breathable and looks fantastic when worn as a pocket square - easy reach for when needed to be used! Although targeted at office workers when having an important meeting, here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we think it's an innovative idea for weddings too!

Posted: 19 November 2020

Something new - fuss free grooming gifts

Pre-wedding-prep isn't just reserved for the brides, the grooms too are investing in quality products and pre-wedding grooming regimes to get big-day ready. From regular men's treatments in spas and salons for the skin and face, to professional waxes and cut-throat shaves - the men's grooming is booming and doesn't look set to change any time soon. If you're a newbie to grooming, the best starting point is investing in a fuss-free all in one gift set to get you going. Check out these beauties...

Posted: 17 November 2020

2020 fashion inspiration

As we near the end of 2020, and what a crazy year it's been, here at County Wedding Magazine HQ we thought we would take a look at the gorgeous trends for grooms which our County Wedding Magazines have covered this year! What's more, let's look to 2021, which is predicted to be the year of love. Around 75,000 weddings got postponed this year to next year, on top of what was already booked for 2021 that's a whole lot of weddings, and a whole lot of grooms needed to find their big-day look and stand out from the crowd. Enjoy...

Posted: 12 November 2020

Monat enables you to wash and go

Not only for big-day prep, but also a little something to take away on honeymoon, Monat Black Shampoo + Conditioner is a complete 2-in-1 system that gently cleanses and conditions whilst maintaining essential moisture balance.

Posted: 11 September 2020

Organic Apoteke faces facts

The male grooming industry is continuing to flourish which means more brands are creating unisex products – hallelujah! Organic Apoteke Active Face Hydrating Gel has active botanicals that balance sebum production and have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial actions. Perfect for preparing for your wedding day, the product evens complexions and heals blemishes whilst hydrating the skin.

Posted: 9 September 2020

Ease the guilt with Gucci

Ooh I do love the smell of a good aftershave! Gucci's new Guilty Eau de Parfum for him has top notes of rose, hearty notes of chilli pepper and base notes of patchouli and cedarwood – an aromatic concoction sure to leave an impression on your wedding day.

Posted: 7 September 2020

A hairy issue to sort out with Shaper Maker

If you're looking for a styling product that's pliable and leaves hair feeling nourished and conditioned then check out OSMO Shaper Maker. This versatile cream shaper is ideal for moulding, styling and texturising whilst adding shine and control to big-day locks.

Posted: 4 September 2020

Bespoke offers up something sweet and spicy

For guys always on the go, BESPOKE LONDON's new aftershave has a vibrant explosion of saffron, coriander seeds, nutmeg, bergamot and neroli meaning you will be leaving a trail of aroma behind you on your wedding day!

Posted: 14 August 2020

PS Paul Smith and Fenwick launch exclusive capsule collection

There's no better day than your wedding day to let your personality shine through with quirky fashion choices. The new PS Paul Smith and Fenwick capsule collection champions colourful and characterful prints so synonymous with Paul Smith.

Posted: 12 August 2020

Lockdown sales surge for Below the Belt

Below the Belt Grooming reports 82% growth in sales during lockdown as men turned to walking, running, cycling and home gyms to keep fit they needed the personal hygiene products to accompany their new found regimes! Below the Belt Grooming products (which combat perspiration and chafing in the balls and groin area) saw a spike in sales each month during the first part of lockdown (March and April) and reported an impressive 82% rise in sales from April 2020 to May 2020.

Posted: 10 August 2020

A honeymoon essential from BRISTON

For newlyweds booking an action-packed honeymoon, make sure you have the right accessories that can withstand deep-sea diving, rock climbing and all of the once-in-a-lifetime activities you're planning. The new range from BRISTON is sure to offer the best support on your wild adventures.

Posted: 7 August 2020

L’OCCITANE ensurers a smooth finish with new range

L'OCCITANE has launched a new shaving and skincare collection. The Homme Cade Collection is made using natural ingredients, including cade essential oil which contains protective and soothing compounds – making it the perfect ingredient for men's skin.

Posted: 5 August 2020

Comfort and style with wedding day boxers from Hamilton and Hare

Men's underwear brand, Hamilton and Hare has created a new product called The Wedding Boxer. This special pair of signature boxer shorts is made from premium grade pinpoint weave cotton for a subtle, luxurious texture and extra level of comfort.

Posted: 3 August 2020

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