Brands I Love – The Shoe Makers & Co.

Being a menswear enthusiast, I am always on the look out for brands which make trendy, out of the box products. And unfortunately, there aren’t many in Pakistan at the moment. Men are shy to experiment and accordingly brands provide them with safe but boring options so it excites me immensely whenever I come across brands that defy above stated notion but instead make products that are stylish, unconventional and have a character of their own.
The Shoe Makers & Company, commonly known as TSM & Co., is one one such brands. In a market swamped with same old boring shoes with square toes and ugly fake LV logos all over them. TSM is a breath of fresh air. What really stood out for me were how on trend there shoes are with the international market, TSM makes the kind of shoes that you see on international runways and spot menswear style icons wearing them. If my point of view sounds like an endless eulogy then have a look at their designs and see for yourself.

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8 Best buys under 1000

*Before anyone goes all ballistic on my ass and call me a copycat, let me state it very carefully, this post is inspired by GQ’s Best under $50 feature.*

I am a huge fan of American GQ, it is one of best things to ever happen to men’s fashion. I follow it religiously and GQ’s regular feature that lists down best products to buy that cost $50 or less is one of my favourites. They do the same post for products under $100 as well.

Anyways, I felt like doing a similar piece for Pakistani market so here’s a compilation of some of the best buys under Rs. 1000 or less. From iPad cases to men’s bracelets and t-shirts to ties, this post has it all. Have a look:

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Lust List – Summer Essentials

Summers have arrived. It’s not even mid-May yet and mercury has already sky rocketed giving a very coarse reminder of times ahead but ball of fashion keeps rolling. That’s the thing about fashion, i’t not restricted to seasons and occasions. Style rules all year long whether the weather is chilling cold or scorching hot, style takes no break.

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Lust List – Tie Edition

All Tied Up Tangy Cocoa Geometric Diamonds Formal Tie -Rs.2000

I am a 9 to 5 (8-4 to be exact) corporate slave. I have to put on a tie 4 days of the week whether I like it or not. But unlike most of my colleagues, I enjoy putting on a tie.

There are very few menswear staples that provide you with an opportunity to have some fun. You can experiment with colour, play with prints and go down the unconventional route. Neck tie is one of them.

I am obsessed with collecting ties and most of my ties were procured from  Sourcing through’s website for a good find is my weekly ritual so I thought of putting together a list of my favourite ties from current tie collection.

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Lust List – Shoe galore at

All fashionistas love shoes. Remember Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City? There’s just something about this accessory that you can never get enough of. has just made it too accessible to indulge in my favourite guilty pleasure i.e. shoe shopping. Here’s a list of some of my favourite shoes from and they have got quite an enviable, lustful array of shoes whether it’s moccasins or loafer, patent leather or oxfords, they have got it all. Have a look and let me know what you think.
TSM Red suede boston boots Rs. 10000
TSM ‘Boston’ Red Suede Chukka Boots – Rs. 10000
It’s gutsy and stand out…and suede’s in fashion.
Can be bought via here.

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Lust List

Being a fashion lover, I love shopping. Hunting for bargains, looking out for arrival of new stocks is what I do in my past time. So, I am starting this new feature on my blog where I will cover some of the best separates, accessories and one-off items that are currently on sale.

You always see celebrities and general pieces wearing stylish pieces but you are left wondering how to get your hands on those pieces so this feature will be a peek into all things stylish that you can buy without any hassle or hunting. Have fun and let me know what you think!

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