12 Habits Of Extremely Stylish Women

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, [...]

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10 Accessories Every Stylish Man Should Own

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 [...]

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A Brief History of the High Heel

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 [...]

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7 Shoes Every Man Should Have in their Wardrobe

Although some men would love to spend their lives in trainers or thongs, there comes a time when you’ll need to extend your sartorial flair to your footwear. Having appropriate and stylish footwear for both your working and leisure time shows you’ve not only got an eye for style, but that you care about creating a good impression. To create a stylish and functional shoe wardrobe, use our guide to 7 shoes every man should own. Investing in your footwear will not only save you from potential faux pas, but they’ll keep your feet happy too. Chukka or desert boots [...]

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Men’s Style Guide: Refreshing Looks to Wow at Work

It’s almost that time of year yet again. The leaves are turning and the beaches are emptying, but while you may have gotten rebooted during your summer relaxation time, your wardrobe probably hasn’t. Now is the perfect time to take stock of your inventory, and come up with ways to breathe new life into it. Just in time, here’s a guide to some great ways to refresh your back to work wardrobe. Button-down shirt Us office drones all have a collection of button-down shirts, ranging in colour from white to light blue. We bought them off the rack at a [...]

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Style Guide: 7 Ways to Wear the Oxford Shirt

There are certain parts of a wardrobe that are simply classics. They never go out of style. They are as fashionable and useful now as they were a half-century ago. The Oxford shirt is one of those items. Oxford shirts are a vital part of any stylish man’s wardrobe, as they are a versatile piece that, due to their longevity, should provide an excellent return on investment. An Oxford shirt is mainly identified by the basket weave patterns that shares its name. The Oxford weave consists of two yarns woven lengthwise, with another, heavier yarn crosswise. The heavier yarn is [...]

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Which Suit Suits the Occasion?

Every stylish (or wannabe stylish) man should own a suit. It’s a necessity that’s right up there with the air we breathe – and a nice dry martini. A suit can give you a sense of sophisticated masculinity, but can also be playful and youthful. There are many settings for which a suit is appropriate, and it can be difficult to know exactly which type of suit is best for different situations. So here is your one-stop guide to getting you on the road to choosing the perfect suit for any occasion. Colour You never get a second chance to [...]

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Style Tips to Refresh Your Work Wardrobe for Autumn

Autumn is a time of transition – the weather starts to cool, the days start to shorten, and it’s time for the shirts and sleeves to lengthen. It’s also a great opportunity to scrutinise your wardrobe and consider an upgrade. A wardrobe refresh can always make you feel good, boost confidence and keep your style suited to the season. Here, we take a look at your corporate-life Autumn essentials, and give you some pointers in refreshing your work wardrobe this fall. The essentials First off, it’s important to take a look at what you already have, and figure out what’s [...]

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The Best Dressed Men of 2015

Fashion isn’t just for the ladies. The fact is, males have been blazing fashion trails ever since the peacock raised its feathers and strutted its stuff. While men’s fashion might conjure images of grey and black, the truth is that men can rock a pattern or develop a vibe just as well as women can. Here are some of the men who did it best in 2015. Christopher Owens Image via Fat Possum This fashion ad stalwart-slash-indie musician takes grunge to a whole new level with his look. His boho style is heavy on denim and leather but strikes just [...]

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Summer in the City: Pound the Pavement with This Year’s Shoe Trends

Forget about diamonds, we all know that shoes are a woman’s best friend. And with every new season comes an excuse to buy a new pair (or ten). This year, you’ll need a pair for strolling the boardwalk, a pair for a night out on the town, a couple of casual pairs, some for the office, a pair for running (or at least a pair that makes you look like a runner), and a couple of fun ones for good measure. See, we weren’t kidding when we said ten pairs. Hey, a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do, [...]

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