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Mr Modish: Exploring the versatility of a Brown Suit

When you talk about versatility, workable and coordination in your wardrobe, you MUST always think about neutral colours. When you own staple garments in neutral colours, they become the foundation to your sartorial wardrobe. The true gem about neutrals are that they are a base to allow for a more interesting and exploratory colours. And when you talk neutral, nothing…

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corporate with a statement

Mr Modish: Corporate with a Statement

Mr. Modish – a persona defined to represent the individual who is unapologetically explorable with colour and patterns, yet maintains an elegant and timeless aura that is not dictated by trends. From a colour perspective, which mostly dictates whether a look can fall within the Modish persona, it is usually because it relates to working with secondary and tertiary colours….

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midweek boardroom magic

Corporate Man: Midweek Boardroom Magic

On the Corporate Man series today, I am talking through a suitable look for an important/high profile occasion at the office, post Monday/Tuesday. One I like to call the Midweek Boardroom Magic! As discussed multiple times on the blog, the importance of dressing right and commanding for an important meeting or presentation should never be underestimated. If anything, it should…

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autumn weekender

Autumn Weekender: A Sharp Finish to a Weekend

A considerable number of people tend to lessen their sartorial creativity during Autumn season by reducing their colour palettes and adjusting to winter-safe tones . Such include the dark, muted and cold colours; something I am yet to get my head around as Autumn truly is the second spring of the year. A great time to explore colour pairings with…

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stand out subtle mix match

Stand Out in a Subtle Mix & Match

One of the most fundamental things in tailoring today, especially for those with a modern twist and lifestyle is to own a custom made jacket. One that is equally suitably paired with its bottom set or a different pair of trousers/jeans. This allows you to wear the piece in multiple ways and pair it with your many trouser option. Mainly…

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dress down suit, dress down t-shirt

Dress Down Suit, Dress Up T-Shirt

A style choice I’ve recently started embracing, and one I’m slowly getting accustomed to for both fit and purpose reasons is the t-shirt. As a part of a sartorial look, its purposed to dress up t-shirts or dress down suits In the past, I have shied away from this outfit setup as I was never comfortable and relaxed with a…

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late summer getaway

Late Summer Getaway

I get a lot of queries from readers, friends and clients on assembling a summer suiting outfit. Especially those suitable for summer getaways to cooler countries, once the traditional British weather kicks in. Often, the conversation begins with understanding their sartorial needs whilst on holiday. To which most reply with – casual evening dinners or smart beach events etc. With…

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sartorial trousers

Trousers, A Key Piece To Your Summer Sartorialsm

Summer is in full swing now and the scorching heat seems here to stay for a while. Style wise, I’d be lying if I say I am suited and booted all through this season. Some days, it is absolutely impossible to head out in a blazer no matter how light and breathable it gets so you just have to stick…

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summer sweltering

Staying Smart in the Swelter

Recently, I had a private fitting with a very dear client of ours at a formal location, which was also heeded by a formal event. Thus, I planned to dress sharp enough to suit both occasions.Taking into consideration that it was a summertime weekend, I wanted to ensure my outfit was befitting. However, I wasn’t keen on rocking up in…

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summer date nights

Sartorial Touch: Summer Date Nights

Happy times,good sunshine, summer date nights, summertime fine. We’re finally approaching the summer season and I thought it would be a good time to cover date night for those unorthodox cold evenings we tend to have in London. Especially when you don’t want to keep a winter/cold feel to an outfit but its genuinely too breezy and windy for your…

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Classic Three-Piece Suit

Corporate Man: Classic three-piece suit

In terms of suiting, navy is the equivalent of black. Not only does it pair perfectly with everything, it is multifariously suitable for all characters, skin tones, and personalities. It’s also the best hype man for many colours without outdoing them. Again, when it comes to complementarity and versatility, the prospect of this colour is limitless. Albeit, as a rule…

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Tailored Closet: Jacket Lapels (Basics)

What are Jacket Lapels? To begin, it is important to focus on the basis – understanding lapels. Lapels can be defined as the folded flaps of cloth on the front panel of a jacket formed from the collar area down to the top jacket button. These are usually crafted by sewing two layer of the front panel together then attaching…

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warm season, warm colours

Warm Season, Warm Colour: Sharp Understated Look

The warm season is upon us which brings a lot of delight and excitement to people, especially my UK people as you’ll understand if you are from here. Its a time of freedom and endless trips, letting loose and absorbing the exuberant season. I have taken advantage of the season, letting it convey in my sartorial looks by using warm…

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Aubergine and Mustard Yellow – Complementary Pairings With Ease

One of the greatest challenges men face when putting an outfit together is the ability to combine colours. Its still an unsolved mystery but I tend to believe many of us just don’t take deep interest into understanding or appreciating the amount of logistics required to dressing and building an expansive and versatile wardrobe. Most of us simply focus on…

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tailoring and trainers

Revise Your Style: Pairing Trainers With Tailoring

An important aspect to the modern mans style sense is his ability to explore and extend his style principles beyond his usual or customary wardrobe assembles. He should be able to blend his style with an inherently casual touch every now and then so in todays post – the choice of footwear will be the path to achieving it. With…

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tan suit

Expanding Your Sartorial Wardrobe With A Tan 2-Piece Suit

Upper-toned shades of brown are one of the best ways to transition into the Spring/Summer season. For this reason, today I’ll be talking about tan. Tan, remains one of my favourite colours and it is one of the most-adaptable colours for different skin tones. Upper-toned browns, in particular tan, provide an expansion to basic wardrobe colours, (i.e. blues and greys)…

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gingham

Everyone Needs Something Gingham

As the end of the winter season draws to an end and the days become noticeably longer, the first signs of springtime are finally being ushered in. Although we no longer leave our homes when its dark, we still have to brace the cold. Thus, it makes sense to remain ahead of the curve with your sartorial wardrobe reflecting gearing…

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gold in the dirt

Gentleman Defined: Aim For The Gold in The Dirt

The modern gentleman should not be solely defined by the clothes he wears. For this reason, I continuously point out to all of you, especially to those of you who know me personally that one of the key things about my style goes beyond clothes. The clothes you wear should be a reflection of your culture, persona as well as…

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pleated trousers

Tailored Closet: Pleated Trousers

Trends do exist in the tailoring world. Yes, its a very timeless industry and your custom garment can still stand the times in decades to come, but there are subtle details that come and go which define different eras and add a touch of modern sensibility to a commissioned garment. Today we’ll be discussing through a style that is back…

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Sartorial Touch: Green and Blue Pairings

Blue, one of the most common colours in the spectrum of a man’s wardrobe is highly ubiquitous in sartorial staples and it also remains one of the ‘safest’ colour choices for all skin tones. Thus 70% of men have been seen to opt for navy blue suits when making their first purchase. For this reason, it is has become our…

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