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!

Grooms' News: Gifting watches will continue to be popular in 2023

Gifting watches will continue to be popular in 2023

Watch Exchange has analysed Google Trend Data to determine the trends that will boom in 2023.

The gifting of the wedding party often serves as a predicament for couples. Often, they are reluctant to purchase gifts that the recipient is unlikely to use or will be perceived as cliche. Gifting a watch to a groomsman ensures that there is less worry with regard to the recipient's style and that every member of the party can receive the same gift, avoiding a perception of favouritism.

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Grooms' News: Share the love with Scream Pretty

Share the love with Scream Pretty

Celebrating every facet of modern-day love, and self-expression through jewellery styling, Share the Love by Scream Pretty subverts stereotype to bring eclectically curated tales of all types of love from romantic to family and friendship.

Known for their playful sartorial take on jewellery design, indie Brit brand Scream Pretty marry vintage aesthetics with their signature rebellious twist to revere the romanticism in storytelling; crafted for layering and stacking their pieces evolve with personal narratives for ultimate individuality.

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Grooms' News: Wingback products make perfect gifts

Wingback products make perfect gifts

Wingback makes everyday items the right way, using exceptional materials and an attention to detail you can see, smell and feel.

Useful, enduring and iconic, all Wingback products are designed and made in England, to last a lifetime. Wingback products are perfect as a best man's gift or gift for the groom-to-be. They are timeless and can be personalised too.

Wingback has a great range of Mechanical Pens, Pencils, Wallets, Card Holders, and much more.

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Grooms' News: Step One has launched a range of ethical boxers made out of bamboo

Step One has launched a range of ethical boxers made out of bamboo

Step One has created a range of men's ethical boxers, made out of bamboo, that come in a fun range of prints and colours.

The collection includes men's tunks and boxer briefs. Available in S to 6XL.

"Step One cares for the environment," says the team. "All our production processes are designed to minimise our impact on the environment whilst delivering to you super soft and comfortable Underwear made from Viscose from Bamboo. That's why we are 100 per cent transparent with our process and where our materials (such as our bamboo) are sourced. We aim to have the smallest possible footprint on our environment and have a positive impact on the workers throughout our whole manufacturing process. Please feel free to reach out if you want to learn more about our company, our underwear, processes, facilities or ethos."

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Grooms' News: Hair Proud is a new unisex haircare brand

Hair Proud is a new unisex haircare brand

Hair Proud is a new haircare brand that provides products for all hair types. Powered by clinically proven, skincare-inspired actives, Hair Proud delivers high-performance haircare at an accessible price point.

Hair Proud is centered around common hair concerns, and consists of four efficacious, easy-to-navigate product ranges: Revive & Repair, Hydrate & Nourish, Smooth & Shine and Everyday Care. From shampoo and conditioner to pre-cleanse and leave-in treatments, Hair Proud is results focused and specifically designed to help prevent hair damage and repair from root to tip.

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Grooms' News: Spinnaker Watches has added a new addition to its Fleuss Collection

Spinnaker Watches has added a new addition to its Fleuss Collection

The Fleuss Automatic Marlborough Limited Edition watch is a new addition to Spinnaker Watches' Fleuss collection, which pays tribute to Henry Fleuss, a celebrated diving pioneer.

Spinnaker Watches pay tribute to Fleuss for his contribution to the advancement of diving technology. Whilst working at sea, Fleuss realised the need for more advanced equipment as he saw his team expend great amounts of effort and time with cumbersome equipment. In 1878, Fleuss conceptualised the cutting-edge equipment, known today as the David Submarine Escape Apparatus, that both compressed oxygen and absorbed carbon dioxide thus freeing the diver from external support. Fleuss' invention paved the way in World War II maritime warfare and is widely recognised as the first practical closed-circuit breathing apparatus.

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Grooms' News: Spoil him this Valentine's Day with gifts from Coggles

Spoil him this Valentine's Day with gifts from Coggles

Valentine's Day is now just a few days away, which could mean panic stations if you have not yet found the perfect gift for the lucky man in your life on the most romantic day of the year. Finding a gift that says "I love you" can be difficult, so we've put together a selection of Valentine's Day gift ideas from Coggles. Paul Smith Botanist Candle. Inspired by the clean-cut tailoring at Paul's first Nottingham shop, evokes freshly-cut grass and greenery, and contains notes of Haitian vetiver, moss and lemon. A.P.C. Men's Eloi Necklace. Polished curb chain A.P.C. necklace with a logo-engraved pendant. Made from brass treated with anti-oxidation varnish. Tom Dixon Tank Whiskey Glass. The Tank Whiskey Glasses from British designer Tom Dixon. Crafted from handmade, mouth-blown glass, the pieces are created through a complex fusion of clear and black glass resulting in unique pieces featuring black and smokey hues and curvaceous, tactile silhouettes.

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Grooms' News: Chris Appleton Color Wow Money Masque is the perfect gift this Valentine's Day

Chris Appleton Color Wow Money Masque is the perfect gift this Valentine's Day

Take a leaf out of Chris Appleton's book and treat yourself to something special this Valentine's Day. Whether you're wanting your best hair yet for that special date night or planning on a night in with an indulging pampering session, the Chris Appleton + Color Wow Money Masque has you covered.

Brought to you by celebrity hairstylist and Colour Wow Global Creative Director, Chris Appleton, the one-step prep treatment creates expensive-looking, hydrated, and glossy hair in just five minutes. Its special Blue Sea Kale ingredient restores the hair's strength and elasticity by binding sulphur with damaged keratin found naturally in the hair. The jelly-like texture floods hair with moisture and weightlessly seeps through without friction, allowing hair to breathe without feeling greasy or leaving residue.

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Grooms' News: The Camden Watch Company launch its first Swiss-made automatic

The Camden Watch Company launch its first Swiss-made automatic

British independent design brand The Camden Watch Company, founded by wife and husband team Anneke Short and Jerome Robert, have launched its first all Swiss-made automatic timepiece with the launch of its No.274 range.

While The Camden Watch Company has variations of cases and dial designs, this will be their first new case model in five years.

The No.274 case comes in at ø 38 mm, firmly a unisex watch. The two-piece case, featuring varying finishes from the high polished bezel to the brushed side. The dial is the perfect combination of contemporary design with vintage inspiration.

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Grooms' News: Men's formalwear trends for 2023

Men's formalwear trends for 2023

Grant Durrell, the senior menswear designer, and Mike Dobell, CEO, of Dobell, shared their predictions for the next big formalwear trends for 2023 weddings.

Grant Durrell commented: "Classic tuxedo and morning suit will continue to be staples, but we'll see slimmer fit versions of these modern classics come in for 2023. Formal dressing is also on the rise, with inspiration coming from The Crown on Netflix and with the Royal family in the spotlight, and a double-breasted dove grey or gold buff waistcoat is at the top of the list for this trend.

"The most popular colours for men's wedding suits are blue, grey, and black, however, relaxed tailoring with bold and bright colours is also expected to come through in spring/summer 2023. In particular, pastels – including pinks, blues, and greens – will be trending.

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Grooms' News: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with L'Occitane

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with L'Occitane

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and so the time has come to start making plans. However you're choosing to spend the day, whether that be spending time with family, a romantic dinner for two, or a peaceful night in for one, make it unforgettable by treating yourself or a loved one to an iconic fragrance from Provence.

Inspired by the scent of nature awakened by rays of sunshine after a rainy autumn afternoon, this is a sophisticated woody fragrance with a fresh and earthy personality to suit men with a strong and confident style. Opening with citrusy green notes of eucalyptus and lime, accompanied by a hint of star anise, the fragrance soon gives way to an earthy heart.

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Grooms' News: Havaianas has launched a wedding collection

Havaianas has launched a wedding collection

Iconic footwear brand Havaianas has launched a new wedding collection.

From the Havaianas Sparkle to the Havaianas Fluffy and not to mention the Havaianas wedding pins, there is plenty to choose from to help make your wedding that extra bit special (and comfortable)!

Whether it is for a destination honeymoon, thoughtful groomsmen gifts or just to throw on when you hit the dancefloor there - the Havaianas wedding collection is perfect.

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Grooms' News: Timex Watches has released a new limited edition watch

Timex Watches has released a new limited edition watch

The new Giorgio Galli S1 Automatic 38mm Limited Edition from Timex Watches was designed and created by Giorgio Galli, the brand's Milan-based design director. Galli, one of the industry's most recognised designers, knows better than anyone what makes Timex tick. With this knowledge, he created the first of the Giorgio Galli timepieces with the GGS1 Automatic, which combined the shared love of quality, accessibility and great design.

The Giorgio Galli S1 Automatic 38mm Limited Edition is an elegant, updated timepiece that features a high-accuracy automatic movement, fully-custom case design and a double-domed sapphire crystal under the watch's sweeping hands. This synthetic sapphire stone is set into a fashionable black dial, where moments pass in an effortless glide that makes sure to capture your attention.

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Grooms' News: Next has announced its first menswear edit with Gary Lineker

Next has announced its first menswear edit with Gary Lineker

Next has announced its first menswear edit with TV host and World Cup golden boot winner, Gary Lineker. The 12 looks that Gary has selected for his winter edit are a mixture of casual and formal pieces to suit every style and occasion. Whether that's supporting the kids on a chilly Sunday morning from the sideline or dinner and drinks with family and friends, there is something for everyone.

Gary tells us all about the new collaboration: Why did you choose to do a fashion edit with Next? Fashion is something I'm really passionate about and I like the variety offered by Next. There is great tailoring and also smarter pieces for going out socialising. On the other hand, there is much more casual clothing for my Sundays off and holidays, both of which are very important to me. Next, although known internationally of course, is also a brand with a strong connection to Leicester!

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Grooms' News: Superdrug is now the exclusive high-street stockist of Aaron Wallace

Superdrug is now the exclusive high-street stockist of Aaron Wallace

Superdrug is now the exclusive high-street stockist of black male grooming brand, Aaron Wallace.

"We are extremely excited to partner with Superdrug," says CEO and co-founder, Aaron Wallace. "This deal will ensure that, as black men, we no longer need to go out of our way to search for hair and beard care products that work. Our goal is to highlight the importance of self-care amongst black men while becoming a staple in their grooming routines, educating them on the importance of caring for their hair and skin."

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Grooms' News: Spinnaker Watches has introduced a new Help for Heroes Limited Edition Watch

Spinnaker Watches has introduced a new Help for Heroes Limited Edition Watch

Spinnaker Watches has introduced the new Spinnaker Cahill 300 Automatic Help for Heroes Limited Edition Watch to mark 15 years since the charity, Help for Heroes, was founded.

The timepiece pays tribute to the charity with three markings on the strap, which echo the Help for Heroes' signature colours. The distinctive red, navy and blue represent each branch of the British Armed Forces and their unity and strength.

The collection is limited to 600 pieces and five per cent of net sales will go towards the amazing work that Help for Heroes do.

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Grooms' News: Personalised cufflinks handcrafted for the groom-to-be

Personalised cufflinks handcrafted for the groom-to-be

Independent brand Man & Bear offer 14 different styles of personalised cufflinks that are perfect for the groom-to-be. Proudly made in England, in Man & Bear's workshop in the New Forest, and each pair can be engraved with subtle personalised messages on the circumference and underside.

Man & Bear also supply a complimentary handcrafted leather storage pouch with each pair of cufflinks which can be stamped with initials and a message inside, making a truly bespoke gift.

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Grooms' News: The Camden Watch Company has launched a new variation of its No.88 watch

The Camden Watch Company has launched a new variation of its No.88 watch

British independent brand The Camden Watch Company, founded by wife and husband team Anneke Short and Jerome Robert, has added a new colourway to their unisex No.88 range.

The Camden Watch Company No.88 rose gold green with brown leather strap features a striking green dial with a blue seconds hand surrounded by a rose gold case. The lugs of the No.88 are based on those found on classic vintage watches, in contrast to the modern case shape. The dial and crown are reminiscent of steam train gauges. The seconds hand is the same turquoise-blue as the iconic Camden Lock bridge.

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Grooms' News: WatchPilot has opened its first high street store in Richmond, Surrey

WatchPilot has opened its first high street store in Richmond, Surrey

WatchPilot, a UK based watch retailer, has opened its first high street store in Richmond, Surrey. Founded in 2020 at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic by Tim Harrison and Akbar Hussain, WatchPilot launched online with success and have added new brands to the platform monthly. Now, along with affordable and high-end timepieces, the new bricks and mortar store will showcase more than 30 brands of watches and employee experienced and knowledgeable staff.

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Grooms' News: The first non-gender zodiac jewellery

The first non-gender zodiac jewellery

"It makes no sense that zodiac signs have a gender and the same goes for jewellery," says Olga Kassian, at the launch of her new Wonther jewellery line Zodiac, which represents the 12 signs of the zodiac.

Traditional concepts of "masculine" and "feminine" can be alienating and discussing the stars with more inclusivity is what the jewellery brand Wonther aims to do. Under this light, the ethical brand designed a zodiac collection keeping in mind the respect for each person's gender identity, identifying the fluidity that exists in each person.

These 12 pieces of jewellery are meant to show that each zodiac sign traces a personality and that this personality, regardless of gender, always creates a personal brand that breaks and marks the imperfect circle of life.

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