Image from @manmantra via Oxford Shop Instagram Guys always tend to look their smartest, their slickest and their sharpest when wearing a suit. Donning slick suits is why the infamous “Rat Pack” oozed style and class, why Conor McGregor always stands out at press events, and a key factor as to why James Bond is always such a hit with the ladies… well that, and his smooth one liners of course! However, sometimes guys can’t quite nail the look, and end up not appearing as impressive as they’d hoped to.
Images from @leatherandlattes via Oxford Instagram Oxford Shop Instagram Out of all of the clothing and attire in your closet, the most worn items are those you don on a 9 to 5 basis, 5 days a week – your office wear. As a result, many people find themselves in suits, blouses, blazers, shirts and suit skirts for most of the week. For others, it’s just another pair of jeans for another day at the office.
Image: Oxford Instagram Are you the kind of guy who struggles to find the correct outfit when it comes to dressing appropriately for the occasion? Do you find it easy to choose clothes for the corporate office, but struggle to find casual clothes that are on trend but not too scruffy? Have you nailed your weekend look but haven’t got a clue how to dress for a formal occasion? If you’re needing a little inspiration when it comes to creating a wardrobe that works for you, here’s the only 5 looks that you’ll ever need to ensure that you’re perfectly [...]
Image: Oxford Instagram We all want to look our best in our clothes, but what if you feel as though you have a few extra kilos to hide? Everybody has their off days, but instead of jumping into an unrealistic crash diet, we have learned some clever styling tricks to help you accentuate your best features and detract from those that you might feel less positive about. We’re going to show you how you can create the illusion of a slimmed down figure, simply by the way you dress. So without further ado, here’s our top 7 slimming style rules [...]
Image: Oxford Instagram Whether you’re male or female there’s one wardrobe staple that never goes out of style, and that’s the checked shirt. However, it’s likely that you’re not making the most of its versatility as it’s often all too tempting to simply throw it on with your most comfortable jeans without any consideration of styling. So whether you’re a guy or a girl, here’s 6 ways to style your checked shirt to keep you looking on trend. 6 ways for guys to style a checked shirt While the plaid shirt may have a history that belongs more in Scotland [...]
Does the summer sunshine inspire you to don a hat? While many women can be resistant to wearing hats, come summer time, hats can become a virtually essential accessory to protect our hair, skin and indeed our heads from the warm rays. If wearing a hat puts you out of your comfort zone or you feel that hats are just not your style, rest assured that there are so many more looks you can try. For those of you who are hat hesitant or struggle to decide which hat is the right for you, we’ve put together a guide to [...]
Image It’s time to get your wardrobe ready for the summer season! The sunshine is here and it’s up to you to make the most of it. This year there are a number of key summer season trends which have made their way from the catwalks right into the high street stores of Australia. To help you stay style savvy this summer, we’ve compiled a quick guide to eight top women’s fashion trends you need to explore. Some of the items you may have in your wardrobe already! Shirt dresses Shirt dresses are back and are set to be one [...]
When chinos first began to hit the catwalks and subsequently the high streets in the late 1990’s, they were quickly marked as a fashion fad. However several years on, chinos have now become a staple fashion item in men’s wardrobes. Even the least style conscious men have found themselves investing in a pair of chinos. Why? They’re comfortable, stylish, are available in a vast variety of different colours, are designed to fit the average guy in Australia (unlike skinny jeans) and can be dressed up or down. Put quite simply, what’s not to love about chinos? If you’re one of [...]
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the average height of women in Australia is 162 cm – that’s around 5 foot 4 inches. That means that quite a few of us are several inches off the height of the 5 foot 9 inch models we see strolling down the catwalk in our fashion must-haves. Now it makes sense when the clothes that you bought online, or saw on a mannequin in store, don’t look quite the same when you try them on at home. Good news is at hand! Did you know that how you dress can make you [...]
What’s the one item of clothing that is an absolute must have in every female’s wardrobe? A LBD of course! The little black dress is one of the most versatile pieces that you can possibly own so it’s a piece that’s worth investing in. With an item that’s as all-purpose as the LBD, a quality piece that you can have for years will be well worth the extra dollars. The LBD is a staple item that can be worn time and time again for so many different occasions. It can be styled up or down, worn casually or formally, to [...]