For most of us, choosing an outfit for a first date is an exciting part of pre-date preparation. Unfortunately for others, it can pose all kinds of problems. Will you be too dressy or too casual? Will your outfit give out the wrong message? Should I dress simply, or add a bit of personality? The way you dress for a first date matters more than we care to admit, but how do you choose between your best jeans and a casual shirt, or trousers with a collar and tie? Is it best to wear the new dress you bought for [...]
You’ve been given an interview to apply for your dream job. You know exactly what you want to say, exactly what you plan to wear – but you’re a little unsure about how to wear your hair. You realise that interviewers prefer a neat, tidy and conventional look, but you still want to look chic and on trend. So what do you do? If you’re struggling with choosing an appropriate hairstyle for an interview, or you’re looking to make a great impression at your new job, here’s our advice on chic hairstyles you can wear to your corporate job. Keep [...]
That feeling when you leave your cosy bed and your feet first touch the icy, hardwood floor is something we all dread as winter rolls around. But the cooler season should not be so dreaded after all, as it brings an opportunity to sport all the different types of winter footwear. You can now reserve your clunky winter boots for those horrendously cold days and try out some of these stylish, yet practical winter shoe options. The open-toe? You’re probably just feeling cold by thinking about an open-toe shoe during those crisp winter days. But the open-toe stiletto look is [...]
The tie. An emblem of seriousness to some, a sophisticated fashion accessory to others, the tie has been a wardrobe staple for men since the 1900’s and has been worn by men since as early as the 17th century. Historically, the tie has been seen to portray an educated and sophisticated individual, and has probably been seen on every single man at least once in their lives. However, cue 2016 and the tie is quickly vanishing! The minimalistic and relaxed approach is taking men’s fashion by storm. Ditching the ultimate male accessory may leave you with a pit in your [...]
Now that the sun goes down at 5pm and we look out the window and wonder “when did I get to Iceland?”, our skin and our attitudes are going to need some brightening up. With winter wind comes dryness, and as women we don’t have time for this pest. Cue bundling up with layers upon layers and wrapping monster scarves around our necks and faces, all to shield our skin from that harmful gust. No matter how much coverage you have, it’s hard to avoid dry skin and rudolph noses will prevail.
Winter has finally come – and with it many ways to style and wear your new or old coat! With more trends and less rules, there are endless style opportunities for both women and men and we’ve created this guide to show you the latest and greatest ways to wear your coat this winter.
A wedding invitation is always the perfect opportunity to dress up and strut your stuff. It’s also the perfect excuse to go shopping. Yes, that’s right – we all know that men like to shop too (as long as it’s for themselves). When it comes to choosing what to wear, the first thing you’ll have to do is consider what season the wedding will take place in. Summer weddings tend to be the standard, and so are the easiest to dress for, while winter weddings are a little more challenging. But there’s no need for concern. After reading this, the [...]
How do some women manage to look stylish and put together, no matter what they’re wearing? Well, it’s all down to a number of specific traits they all share. If you’d like to know how to develop some of their panache, here’s our look at the 12 habits of stylish women, and how to incorporate their habits into your daily life. 1. Pay careful attention to grooming Being well groomed is an essential part of looking stylish. Even those girls who always look ultra-casual have worked hard to create those effortless, beachy waves, and surfer girl vibe. Getting your hair, [...]
It’s been said that ‘the clothes make the man’, but part of getting ahead in the style stakes means complementing the clothes with the perfect selection of accessories. No, we aren’t talking about baseball caps, a chain from your skater jeans, or a pair of sports sunglasses. We want you to actually look good. If you don’t know where to start, take a look at our suggestions for 10 must-have accessories for the stylish man. 1. A quality watch A good quality watch is a must for any stylish man. Choose the very best you can afford, and if you [...]
Designed to make your legs look longer and slimmer, the high heel is certainly praised by a great many women. The legendary Marilyn Monroe was no exception, reputedly stating, "I don’t know who invented the high heel, but women owe him a lot." Whether high heels were actually invented by one particular person or simply part of cohort in design evolution, there’s one thing for sure – the high heeled shoe today is synonymous with feminine sexuality, and loved the world over by women of all ages. But was this always the case? Ancient origins It seems the Ancient Egyptians [...]