Author: Jay Hitchen

Sneaker Freaks

By now you should know one of my life motto’s is ‘Treat yo self’. Consider me the good angel on your left shoulder whispering in your ear “Go ahead honey, you deserve it” and old shoes won’t get you laid- I don’t make the rules guys, I’m just here to help. With summer right around the corner is time you took a break from those warm boots you’ve been rocking all winter and embraced something fresh. We’re gonna welcome October with seven new styles that will liven up your summer vibes and have you strutting around town in style....

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Jay’s weekend of wellness for the body and mind

Do you ever feel the need to stop and take a moment for yourself? To treat yourself to rest, relaxation and to realign? We need to talk about Canberras best kept secret. Heaven on Earth exists my friends and it’s called Hale Spa and you can locate it in The Brassey Hotel in Barton. Canberra’s most luxurious wellness destination is a sanctuary for the body and mind. I recently took part in a two day wellness retreat hosted by Sydney based Yoga & Wellness coach and National Treasure Heidi Horne. The retreat was focussed on healthy living and achieving...

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Part 2: Get the look to last a lifetime

Last week I gave you a little history and care advice for what I believe is the most iconic staple of menswear – The Motorcycle Jacket. This week we are following up with four options that will help you put the theory to reality. No matter the era your style icon heralds from you can bet you can google a picture of them in a leather jacket. Everyone from Kurt Cobain to David Beckham rocks the motor cycle jacket with their own unique flare. Saint Laurent’s motorcycle jacket in plunged lambskin boasts the cool factor of a real vintage...

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Theory lesson: Rebel without a cause

Never one for current style icons I have always taken my inspiration from the dapper and debonair style heroes of yesteryear. Anyone who has seen the iconic film Rebel without a cause will have developed a style crush on the original bad boy James Dean. James taught us two things; there’s something masculine and effortlessly cool about a leather motorcycle jacket and always wear your seatbelt. History lesson: Biker jackets have evolved over time from the leather jackets typically worn by pilots from the early 20th century. Obviously more function than fashion they provided a shield against dirt, debris...

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Leg-endary w Jay

Winter is a real buzz kill but there’s a lot to be said about the versatility of winter fashion. Layering your ensemble is a great way to show people how well you can tie a look together. Statement trousers are a huge trend through Europe that really started to take off in Canberra since last year. For those of you looking to get on board or for those who love the trend and are looking for inspo here are six pairs of trousers that will freshen up your lower body game and have you standing out from the pack....

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