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, […]
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 […]
There’s nothing that says “summer time” more than an outdoor BBQ. Soaking up some warm sunshine, eating great food, and spending time with friends and family make it a favourite social event for the season. Knowing what to wear to your next BBQ shouldn’t be difficult, but striking the right balance for a casual outdoor affair without sacrificing style isn’t always as easy as it seems. Each season gives you a new opportunity to spread your fashion feathers, and summertime is no exception. Here are some simple ways to dress in style (and comfort) for your next summer BBQ.
Simply put, monochrome is the art of building an ensemble primarily using black and white pieces, an approach that has deep roots in fashion history for both men and women. However, whereas in the 17th and 18th centuries monochrome was acceptable only for formal events, the fashionable today hold monochrome in high regard for everything from formal to casual looks. Like the timeless elegance of old black and white movies, monochrome similarly brings a classic touch to any outfit. Many times monochrome is described as a ‘trend’, but this is a look that simply and steadily boasts elegance, explaining its […]
You’ve received an invite and at the base it reads: “Semi-Formal with a Lounge Suit vibe”. What does it all mean? Are you going to rock up to this do massively overdressed only to spend the evening cowering in the corner with embarrassment? Does the addition of “Lounge Suit vibe” mean you can actually wear what you want, but the hosts will never speak to you again? Cracking a dress code has become increasingly confusing in the modern era. Gone are the Edwardian days when White Tie meant a top hat and tails and Formal meant a tux. Those were […]