Opinions on bow ties are often divided, between those who wear them with utmost confidence every day of the week, and those who prefer to keep them for special occasions and formal affairs only. Bow ties exude confidence and style. By marrying sophistication, playfulness and panache, they can help you achieve a singular look and make a sartorial statement. Read our 9 tips on how to style a bow tie.
We take a look at six British style icons, rakish individuals who we look up to again and again for sartorial inspiration. It is their style but also their demeanour that fascinates, and how through the combination of both they managed to make a lasting impact on the menswear industry.
Small they may be, cufflinks are hard multi-taskers. They instantly add sophistication to an outfit, they make you look assertive and boost your confidence, and they are a great conversation starter. Read on to find out all there is to know about cufflinks: their history, when and how to wear them, and discover the need-to-know emerging cufflinks brands.
The rule with black tie is to keep it simple and to embrace the monochrome sophisticated elegance. But black tie need not be plain; pair a well-fitted tuxedo, with peak lapels of course, and use accessories to maximise its impact. Read our styling tips on how to master the art of black tie and how to accessorise to perfection.
Pocket squares ooze sartorial elegance and flair like no other accessory. The elegance and beauty of the pocket square lies in its effortless style and its power to boost the wearer's confidence. Read a brief history of the humble square, find out how to fold it, and read our styling tips on how to wear it best.
Weddings are a celebration of love and friendship of course, and the best occasions for you to look and feel your best. Ever wondered how to dress and accessorise as a guest to a wedding? Here is our edit of the best accessories to sport, based on the most popular weddings themes. From black tie to bohemian chic, accessorise to look and feel your best.
Sir Hardy Amies revolutionised menswear and made it more accessible than ever before in the 1950s. By bringing a fresh modern twist to men's tailoring and offering quality, affordable off-the shelf suits, he almost single-handedly democratised menswear and, to this day, his progressive thinking is regarded as pivotal to the great revival of men’s tailoring. Read 16 style tips, extract from Amies' ABC of Men's Fashion.
We say socks are the mark of a man. But how did we get here? Let’s uncover the many secrets of the most talked-about and prominent item in every discerning gentleman’s wardrobe: the colourful sock. [includes 7 style tips on how to wear them best.]
designjunction, the leading exhibition of cutting-edge design, will take place on London Southbank on 20-23 September 2018. Project Manager Toria Brook-Hill very kindly agreed to answer a few questions to tell us more about the event and what makes it a not-to-miss annual destination.
Musings on Pitti Uomo, the bi-annual menswear trade show, and its so-called peacocks after our first trip to the fair a few weeks back... Sartorial intelligence is evolving; and the newer generation of menswear is pushing boundaries and taking risks. Style unequivocally remains a means to express our identity and individuality. So if a man wishes to look extravagant for a few days, who are we to stop him?
Seasonal sales are the perfect opportunity to invest in timeless, classic pieces. To make navigating the sale easier and save you time, here is our sale edit of the best buys for your wardrobe - and how best to accessorise them to complete the look and ensure you make an impression.