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Jessica Phillips

Journalist

Jessica Phillips's articles

My London: Simon Callow

Writer and actor Simon Callow shares the places in London that mean the most to him

"Egypt was pretty difficult in the aftermath of the Arab spring" – Levison Wood on a life of adventure

Levison Wood has achieved global fame for his feats of explorations. He talks hospitality in South Sudan, walking the Himalayas, and missing tea and toast when abroad

Sean Teale on The Gifted, superheroes and learning from the best

Sean Teale has already played major roles in Skins, Reign, and now Marvel's The Gifted – and he's still only 25. We chatted to one of British acting's most exciting talents

From the poet's mouth: introducing Caleb Femi, Young People's Laureate for London

Modernising poetry and using it as a mode of escapism and tool for social and political change, Caleb Femi, Young People's Laureate for London talks to about the power of poetry

Tomiwa Edun on Fifa 18, In the Cloud and what makes us human

He's the actor behind the world's most successful video game. Tomiwa Edun who plays Alex Hunter in Fifa 18 opens up about football, virtual reality, technological mishaps and diversity

Donating to charity? Take inspiration from these Square Mile favourites

Choosing the right charity for your donation can be tricky, with no shortage of worthy causes out there. We've rounded-up a selection of Square Mile favourites and the charities close to their heart

Ryan Gosling: ten best looks

Oscar nominee, Notebook hearthrob, vintage style icon and one of the few men (we're looking at you Colin Firth) who can pull off a ruffled shirt - Ryan Gosling's style is as unique as it is retro. We can't guarantee you'll look as good in a denim jacket or cardigan, but here are his best fashion statements you can but try to steal

Supply and demand: Herschel's founder on building a backpack empire

Lyndon Cormack, co-founder of retailing phenomenon Herschel Supply Company, tells Jessica Phillips how it all began, the inspirations behind the label, and where the hugely successful brand can go next

Judge Jules interview: the legendary DJ on fusing music and law

Judge Jules is a man of many talents. Most famous for his career as a DJ, Jules also owns a record label, Judgement Records, and works as an entertainment lawyer. And he still found time to chat to us...

Alternative date ideas for September

It can be hard to plan the perfect date. We think perfect's overrated so we've pinpointed our favourite alternative ideas, from gin tasting to ghost walks. 

How to get your own Conor McGregor 'F**k You' suit

You can now make the ultimate fashion statement inspired by the controversial UFC Champion's style with the help of Owen Scott Bespoke tailors

Five gift ideas for your better half

Struggling to find the perfect gift for the special lady in your life? Fear not, we've done the hard bit and found the ideal gift for her whether she has a penchant for jewels or chocolate, if she likes to party on the town or prefers the pyjama variety. These are our Square Mile approved items. Bequeath away.

Ryan Reynolds: ten best looks

He's a man who can pull off a Versace (and Deadpool) suit as flawlessly as a pair of Converse, a gent who attracts superheoes as easily as gossip girls, and a chap who has instigated a bow-tie revival. Grab a pen because we've found his most fashion-forward outfits.

Brand Watch: Zimmerli of Switzerland

The Swiss fashion brand which achieved fame in the 1920s for creating quality underwear is ensuring that its Autumn/Winter collection perfectly caters for the 21st century gent

Brand Watch: Corinthian 1882

Heritage brand, Corinthian 1882 embodies British fair play, practical design and has your back if you ever fall into the Thames...

Benjamin Melzer: meet the transgender model changing the industry

As the first transgender cover star of Men’s Health magazine, model Benjamin Melzer is challenging gender boundaries and breaking new ground

Benedict Cumberbatch: ten best looks

Sometimes the greatest fashion statements are the simplest. Take a leaf out of the style book of Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch

The Blend Sessions podcast series with Chivas Regal

Style director Teo Van Den Broeke brings clashing creatives together to start a conversation about collaborative success.

Brand Watch: Simon Carter

Classic 90s game show The Crystal Maze is heading back to our TV screens and Simon Carter provides the tailoring.

Sacha Lord-Marchionne interview: meet the Mancunian who changed the face of music

Parklife, the Warehouse Project: Sacha Lord-Marchionne is the man behind some of Europe’s biggest and best music events. Next on his agenda? Putting on the 'best gig ever'...