Cillian O'Connor

Cillian O'Connor

Writer, Editor + Copywriter

I write on men's fashion, grooming, culture, food, travel and design & interiors

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How to Spend a Weekend in Hackney, With Emma Dabiri

Author and TV presenter Emma Dabiri shares her favourite Hackney spots, from where to grab breakfast to the borough's bombest twerk class

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The Five Best Scents For Summer

From refreshing citrus accords to adventurous fougères, here are five fragrances worth a spritz this summer

Streetwear article

How hype and rarity fuel the streetwear resale market

The resale market for streetwear is booming. But who are the key players in this world? And what drives people to spend small fortunes to secure particular sneakers, t-shirts and hoodies?

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The Observer

Filmmaker Terence Davies on sex, religion and how his work has helped enshrine our collective memory of Britain's past

Ockenden article
Good Spa Guide

Review: Ockenden Manor

For the Good Spa Guide's #Men'sHealthWeek takeover, I reviewed Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa - an Elizabethan manor-cum-contemporary spa nestled in West Sussex

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Guys, Get Your Groom On

It’s high time those of us who still swear by caveman-esque self-care woke up and smelled the glycolic facial cleanser. This is the grooming kit you can't be caught without

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How To Make The Most Of Thinning Hair

Because you can't rewrite your DNA, these are the expert tips you need to stem the tide and make the most of what you have left

Fiona article
The Times

Champagne Supernova

I met Irish events stylist Fiona Leahy to get her tips on how to throw the ultimate Christmas bash - without spending a bomb

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Three Looks To Take You From Spring To Summer

Dressing for the in-between season is a bona fide art. Here's a trio of failsafe looks to help

La article

The Best Mystery Movies

From classic "whodunnits" to race-based social thrillers, these are the 9 best mystery movies of all time

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The Most Wearable Trends From Men's Fashion Month SS18

Forget the runway wrong 'uns, these are the eight trends you can actually wear

River island article

The Biggest Men's Denim Trends For 2017

The jeans styles to jump on this year

Design article

12 Design Classics Every Man Should Own

Including Victorinox's Swiss Army Knife, Anglepoise's 1227, the Casio F-91W and Q-Tips which, bizarrely, were originally known as "Baby Gays"...

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Sky Dining

A whistle-stop tour of London's best high-up restaurants

Mrporter luggage article

How To Choose The Perfect Luggage For Your Trip

A handy guide to matching your luggage to the task at hand. Happy travels