With a great deal l of hard work, I am proud to say off the cuff / ldn, over time, has become a successful venture. This success has opened up a few more doors to us and has meant we are lucky enough to travel a lot more.
A couple of weeks back myself and the team flew out to Rome to cover a few shoots.
know we’ve recently had a heatwave this bank holiday but Rome was something else. The sun was beating down and obviously I’d gone and forgotten my sun cream.
Being perfectly honest, I’m quite a pale guy, tanning is not my strong point, so, when the realisation hit (as we were rushing out to the first shoot) that I would be at the mercy of the sun’s rays I was a little worried.
As much as I might fancy myself as a bit of a whizz editing photos, I think working around a lobster look would have been quite tricky. With a few shoots to box off sun burn would have been a real issue!
Luckily, just before we reached the colosseum, I reached into my bag and found my Monroe travel kit! It was then that I remembered Monroe’s moisturiser & shave balm has a built in SPF twenty. This product soon became my saviour for the rest of the trip and saved me from any ‘red faced’ moments.
If you’ve never been out to Rome I couldn’t recommend it more. The place is amassed with culture and history and the city has since become one of my favourite in the world. I’d advise at least a five day stay; we managed to see most of the sights in and around shoots during our five days but we’d have loved to hang around for a couple more days too.
I've now got my sights set on getting a place out there so I can eat pizza and pasta accompanied by wine everyday... That's the dream anyway.
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Simon Holbert of off the cuff/ ldn currently works in finance across the UK. He loved a good suit and is an avid beard aficionado.
off the cuff ldn is an online publication covering menswear & culture from modern London.