Real Men Wear Scarves: Here’s Why

If you’ve always thought scarves were just for girls, think again. By choosing to wear a scarf, you are actually following in a tradition pioneered in the West by pilots in both World Wars. Flying in freezing, un-pressurised cockpits, these aviators used scarves for warmth, and also to prevent chafing against their leather jackets and helmets. In the United States, South America, and Australia, cowboys and cattle ranchers continue to use cotton squares as improvised facemasks, to protect against the dust kicked up by livestock. So, whether you need to bundle up against the winter elements, shield a shaved head […]

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Outfits That Will Take You From Desk to Drinks

We’ve all done it, remembered just as we are about to go to bed that we have a classy drinks invitation for the very next day. The only problem is that the event is in the early evening, leaving no time to go home from the office to change into something slinky. The result: staying up until the early hours trying on various clothing combinations that might be appropriate for work and play. With a little forethought, though, fitting on outfits that will take you effortlessly from desk to cocktail stool shouldn’t be a nightmare. The crucial thing is to […]

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Ladies: Autumn/Winter Trends You Can’t Afford to Miss

While you may be sad to wave goodbye to summer, it does give you the perfect opportunity to say hello to a brand new wardrobe. For the fashion-obsessed, there’s a plethora of new trends and sartorial splendour hitting the stores for the 2015 autumn and winter season, all begging you to part with your hard earned dollars. For the more fashion (read: budget) savvy amongst you, picking out the trends that suit you and your lifestyle is the way to go. To ensure that your wardrobe stays fresh and on-trend, now’s the time to focus on finding a few solid […]

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All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go: Choosing the Right Dress Shirt

Do you ever find yourself looking enviously at the way other men are dressed, wondering how they always manage to achieve such an effortlessly smart and dapper look? Being well turned out is all about the basics – get them right and the rest will follow. And perhaps the most crucial foundation of any outfit is the shirt on your back. So, what are the essentials of a good dress shirt? It is, by definition, a garment that buttons-up with a collar, long sleeves and wrist cuffs. But, within these constraints, you should tailor the exact style and detailing to […]

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