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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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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adjusting your lighter colours

Adjusting your Lighter Colours to the Season

For the typical gentleman, certain colours reflect seasonal trends. You tend to see more pastel colours worn during the summery/spring period and the darker/earthly tones throughout the winter and autumn season. Its a trend that has been intrinsic in fashion for a very long time, as it stems from us mirroring and reflecting our changing surroundings. We represent these changes…

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the wedding party

The Wedding Party: Elevated Attire for a Wedding

Weddings! Weddings! Weddings! An occasion whereby it is almost impossible to not be “elegant”. Weddings are one of the most fashionable events whereby the glamour of the occasion, extends beyond the bride and the groom, and is strongly embraced by the guests and attendees of the ceremony. Whilst the taboo surrounding upstaging the newly married couple lingers in the air,…

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classic contemporary

Crafting a Classic Contemporary Outfit to Sparkle the Season

One key aspect to tailoring is its lineage from the 1920’s where the “lounge suit” was developed, into what we now just call the “suit” in todays world. It was a subtle casual transition from a more formal touch in the “morning suit” that was standard in the earlier years. The suit has evolved in many ways to accommodate the…

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Linen Overcoat

Linen Overcoat Episode 3: The Business Man

One thing that my last two posts have highlighted is that the linen overcoat is comfortably suited to out of office attire. However, you’ve consistently come across the word ‘versatility’ which leads to my post today. This overcoat is as suitable for work as it is for drinks or weekend getaways. And if you’re indeed looking for a new way…

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linen overcoat

Linen Overcoat Episode 1 : Blending Earthly Tones

There are four main aspects to this outfit that were considered to achieve the look. The colours used, the season its for,the overall outfit composition and the fit. These are aspects you must always reflect on when deciding on your outfits, that is if you aim to achieve an immaculate look on a consistent basis. However, there is an added…

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Summer Style Pattern

Style your Summer with Patterns

Its an impeccable feature of the British seasons that affords us the opportunity of an extended period of daylight in the summer months. With these additional ‘light’ hours in the day, it gets us in the mood for those one-time-a-year barbecues and festivals. Nonetheless, despite the unpredictable nature of the Great British weather, its heartening to know that with the…

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gentle blue: relaxing your two piece suit

Gentle blues: Relaxing your Two Piece Suit

First thing to always remember is that with a suit, you have more outfits than you see in your wardrobe. You’ve just got to channel your inner creativity and realise you have a variety of ways to wear your two piece suit outside the office. So I thought I’d introduce one of my versatile Marquess London two-piece suits and demonstrate…

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casual three piece

Casual Approach to the Three Piece Suit Separates

The much anticipated spring/summer season is here, which happens to be the season were I get asked the most questions about “what to wear” to an event to stand out or give off a really cool effect. So I thought I better address this topic on here, giving you all an inspired theme and demonstrating how I achieved this. First…

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