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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]