Jamie lives in the Berkshire countryside with his wife Georgia, their two kids, Edie and Arlo and their dogs. Aside from wiriting his blog, he has a busy career as a writer, editor and social media manager. He is the editor of blogzine for dads The FMLY Man and he contributes to GQ magazine, Little London magazine, and the Fifi & Friends blog.
It'll come as no surprise that Jamie has the Jem + Bea Jamie Backpack – in grey python. Find out what else is on his wishlist for Father's Day below...
Sunglasses are essential for any dad; perfect for hiding those bags caused by sleep deprivation or black eyes from being a part-time climbing frame. These Oliver Peoples ‘O’Malley’ shades will hide those dark bags and crucially ensure you look good.
I love the entire Kent and Curwen heritage range – praise be for somehow making rugby, rowing, cricket and athletics look cool! This rose embroidered t-shirt offers classic British style and is perfect for the summer months; great with shorts or layered under an open shirt or jacket.
We all like to pretend we’re a cool French artist now and again don’t we? No? Just me then. How about a French vineyard worker? No, still just me. Ok, this is getting awkward. Just check this khaki work jacket from APC out, it’s très bien, non?
When it comes to being an on-the-go parent, I want a bag that looks good, but also makes my life easier. The Jamie Grey Python from Jem + Bea does just that and much, much more with its practical design and minimalist look.
If you’re ever around Highbury in North London, I’d recommend you book supper at Trullo – it’s a wonderful Italian restaurant. But if a trip to N1 isn’t on the cards any time soon, then ‘Trullo – The Cookbook’ is a fantastic alternative, offering bold and creative recipes but with a laid-back approach.
Fact of the day: the average person spends 37 years* of their life untangling headphone cables. Go wireless and spend those 37 years listening to music instead with these fab Bose headphones.
*might not be accurate
It was scatter cushions in the ‘90s, coffee table books in the noughties, and nowadays our homes are being invaded by fancy candles. But unlike those unnecessary cushions, here’s a trend we can get on board with, especially with this fun monkey print from Fornasetti.
Ahh, British Summer Time… BBQs, frisbees, Pimms and err, rain macs. As much as we’d like to believe summer is all about days in the hazy sun, let’s be honest, at some point we’re going to get drenched. This stylish Stutterheim coat will ensure you’re prepared for that inevitable soaking.
So many men moan about shaving. It’s a protracted chore and can leave our skin looking like it’s been hacked at with a rusty old key. So as a treat, why not enjoy a traditional wet shave and hot towels experience at Trumpers in the heart of London.