Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Hong Kong’s bar and restaurant scene is constantly in motion, constantly evolving, with new spots opening with a PR-fueled bang and closing with all the stealth of a married man navigating his way out of someone else’s bedroom.


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Being in the Nose

NecesCity talks with acclaimed French photographer, model and olfactory expert Barnabé Fillion about choosing a scent, finding inspiration, and being ‘a nose’.


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The Man Knows his Meat

David Laris is well known to foodies across the region.


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Prepare for Change

Being flexible is the key to being a good traveller.


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The Best of Both Worlds

How many times where you watching the big game at a sports bar, and just before that final touch down, that tear-jerking try, that spectacular goal, or even that overly ambitious eight iron approach, you’re brought back to reality with a quick slap, a whimper, a shriek, or even that awful question “are you even listening to me?”.


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Craving Crustaceans

tome of luxury dining? Once upon a time lobsters were as abundant as potatoes, certainly in eastern Canada and New England, where the best lobster comes from today.


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Gallivanting around on holiday is always fun, but it’s always better when there’s a bit of alcohol on hand. Bottles and cans are for boys; for all the classy gents out there, we’ve rounded up five hip flasks to make holiday drinking both easy and sexy.


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Bring the Cold with You

One of the most important innovations in mankind’s history was – no, not fantasy league - but the ability to make things cold.


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Go On, Be Judgey

Are men superficial in this day and age? Perhaps. But can you blame us? Today we live in an information rich environment, where everything is available in an instant, at the tips of our fingers.


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Watch what happens when you give recreationals to sex dolls and then play the Thai equivalent of Gangnam Style


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Round Two

We are an innovative species, and given enough time, we will improve on our past performances, invent greater technology than what previously existed, and generally evolve concepts we already created.


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Escape, Re-envisioned

There are many reasons to go to the Maldives:


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Bringing Sexy Back

You would have to live on the moon not to notice the returning trend in male barbershops around the world.


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Malcolm Borwick has been at the pinnacle of the international polo scene for a decade, including wearing the white shirt for England on some of the game’s greatest pitches. He speaks with NecesCity about the evolution of modern polo, its luxurious legacy and its often brutal physicality.


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Keeping Up Pretenses

There are some things that look cool in your living room. Pool tables with leather accents; 60-inch wall-mounted LED televisions with wireless X-Box controllers; ‘waterbed’ couches with strengthened cup holders; vintage life-size cut outs of Elle McPherson.


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Through the Looking Glass

Any suave gent knows golf is an essential skill for the modern man to master. The game of golf lends itself to any situation whether it’s a boy’s day out, wheeling and dealing with clients,


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Through the Looking Glass

Ah the humble oyster, how we love thee. And we haven’t been the only ones.


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On the brink of taking the ‘safe’ path of university at 18, Dan Wells made an 11th hour decision to chase his racing dreams. Several years later, he’s going from strength to strength as he continues to make a name for himself on the racing circuit.


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Protect Your Dome

Remember that mid 80s television show Street Hawk (‘course you do), the one where ex-motorcycle cop and amateur dirt-bike racer Jesse Mach (love that name) is recruited to a top secret government mission to ride a sleek all-terrain attack bike designed to ‘fight urban crime’ with speed and overwhelming firepower – think Robocop on wheels.


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An Essential For Any Beach Bound Gent

Ah summer. A special, magical time of year when the days get longer and the skirts shorter, when the weekdays fly by and the weekends linger as you toast the season on junk trips to Sai Kung, BBQs in Stanley and picnics on Lantau.


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With the summer heat settling over the city, these are the al fresco bars Hong Kong’s gents in the know will be visiting to toast our favourite season.


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Time to Slide, Shenzhen

You may remember, during those golden years of your childhood, carefree summers spent in the backyard with the hose,


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Awesome Just Got Smaller

For many years during our teenage times, we became obsessed about size. It wasn’t that we were dissatisfied with what we had been given;


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One for the Kiwis

New Zealanders are not exactly the most gregarious of people. They don’t have the bravado of the Australians or Americans,


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The Best of Both Worlds

So you feel like you’ve earned a little break from the coal face, an interlude from the rat race? Perhaps to a coveted locale where the women are bronzed and the cocktails chilled.


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Make sure you hit the beach in style this summer with NecesCity’s selection of the most dapper swim trunks around.


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In It to Win It

With the Greece economic shambles, the crash of the Shanghai stock market, and the ‘technical glitch’ that recently shortened New York’s trading day, 


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Summer has well and truly taken over Hong Kong, which means long days on the beach spent enjoying the sun, scoping out the...scenery, and sinking a few beers.


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Old-School Challenges

We’re competitive beasts by nature.


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The Craft of Simplicity

For the longest time, SoHo was the default place to head to for a pre-lads’ dinner.


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