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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
Yes it’s true, we all like short shorts. But that doesn’t mean that we all have to wear them the same way! As shorts have become more popular and trendy, more variations and ways to wear them have evolved. Don’t go for the same old look, unless you’re in the gym. Fashion is all about having fun and showing off your personality. With endless short options and ways to style them, there’s no reason you can’t strut your stuff in style. You just need a little guidance to know what’s in this season. So here are some style tips that [...]
With summer upon us, and holidays just around the corner, we’re all looking forward to spending lazy (or not so lazy!) days at the beach, enjoying summer parties and long, leisurely lunches. But summer’s not all about play. When it comes to city life or dressing for work during the warmer months, it’s helpful to know how to avoid some of the most common summer style mistakes made by men.
Not so long ago, it wasn’t socially acceptable for men to wear shorts away from the tennis court or the pitch. Nowadays, however, shorts are not only acceptable but also a great fashion choice for the summer season. Shorts come in all sorts of sizes, colours, and shapes, but it’s important to wear them properly so that people will focus on how good you look and not on your unsightly leg hair. It’s very easy to turn wearing shorts into a fashion faux pas. Here are some suggestions on how to properly wear shorts, so you can stay cool while [...]
As temperatures start to rise, we’re faced with a whole new realm of beauty problems. Dealing with dry, frizzy hair, getting greasy skin to behave, keeping our bodies hair-free and taming the tan are just a few of the beauty issues we have to cope with. These top 10 summer beauty tips will keep you feeling (and looking) cool, stylish and groomed no matter how high the temperature rises this summer.
With the festive period upon us, it’s officially party season. Chances are that you’ll have more than one party to attend, one of which will likely be your office Christmas party. The million dollar question is – what should you wear? This is your chance to dress up and let your coworkers see another side of you. Enjoy the opportunity and have some fun with it. Before you can decide on an outfit, though, you’ll need to know the details of the party. Will it be a formal sit down dinner, buffet, or cocktail party? Will it be hosted at [...]