An Essex Wedding - November/December 2023 (Issue 113)

GROOMS’ NEWS Grooms editor Melissa Cullen reveals the latest best buys and product launches NEWS Grooms’ Chatham has unveiled its Winter 2023 footwear collection. Inspired by Chatham’s love for the great outdoors, the new collection has been designed with the brand’s nautical roots and country lifestyle in mind. Marrying traditional craftsmanship with the finest materials and attention to detail, the latest range offers the perfect blend of comfort, performance, and Chatham’s signature style. Phillip Marsh, Chatham’s managing director, said: “We are delighted to present our new premium footwear collection for the upcoming season. Embracing autumnal trends and our commitment to the highest quality, comfort, and timeless designs, the Chatham team has meticulously handcrafted each stunning style in our new men’s and women’s Winter 2023 collection.” Find out more at KINRADEN, a Danish fine jewellery brand, has seen a significant increase in the demand for men’s luxury jewellery. The brand offers ethically handmade unisex gold and silver earrings, bracelets, cufflinks, and rings. To help keep up with the demand, the brand has increased its retail footprint and has begun stocking its products in stores in Germany, Seattle and China. Visit to find out more. Luxury watch brand Citizen has revealed a new design. Nicknamed Tsuyosa by its Japanese fans, the new automatic watch is affordably priced at £299. Delivered in a versatile 40mm case, the sophisticated stainless steel watch has a seamlessly integrated matching bracelet which makes a strong impression. Underneath an anti-reflective sapphire crystal, the timepiece has a sunray green dial, a date window and silver details, which add to its classic aesthetic. Powered by an automatic movement and offering up to 50 metres of water resistance, the refined timepiece is perfect for special occasions and everyday wear. Head over to for more information. Strictly star Neil Jones has joined male beauty brand Shakeup as its first ambassador. Shakeup was founded in 2020 by twin brothers Jake Xu and Jake Carnell-Xu. They were inspired by the massive rise in men’s beauty in Asia and the K-pop market. With more men than ever branching out with their beauty routines, the duo created Shakeup to provide affordable, innovative, and solution-driven skincare and cosmetic products and are on a mission to normalise men wearing make-up. Together, Shakeup and Neil have launched the new Age Def-Eye Instant Lifting Eye Cream. Combining caffeine, squalane, shea butter, and two revolutionary trademarked ingredients, it instantly tightens, refreshes, and revives tired-looking eyes, dark circles, fine lines, wrinkles, and crow’s feet. Neil adds: “I’m really excited to be teaming up with Shakeup. Daily demands and hectic schedules can take their toll on my skin, but looking after it properly is crucial, especially in my line of work. I love Shakeup’s products; they give great results with minimal effort and are great value. A winning combination!” Check out for more information. Tateossian has released two new cufflink sets. The Ammonite Cufflinks are available in two limited edition styles. The first combines white mother of pearl and 18k rose gold-plated silver, and the second features a vibrant multi-coloured design paired with rhodiumplated silver. The second new set, the Halo Cufflinks, are presented in two variations, each featuring a distinct coloured stone. Prices range from £215 to £850. To find out more, visit Alessandro Gasparini is a new luxury men’s footwear brand. Drawing inspiration from the vibrant culture, arts, and laid-back Mediterranean lifestyle, Alessandro Gasparini’s creations embody the essence of Italian craftsmanship. Collaborating with artisans from the north of Italy, known for their skill in creating fine leather goods, Alessandro Gasparini has crafted a collection that is both simple and sophisticated, suitable for any occasion. Alessandro tells us: “At Alessandro Gasparini, we prioritise craftsmanship, quality, timeless style, and understated elegance. Each pair of shoes reflects our dedication to preserving the legacy of Italian craftsmanship while embracing individuality and inherent refinement.” Discover more at 81