What to wear to graduate interviews

First impressions are vital when you’re invited to interview

First impressions are vital when you’re invited to interview
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Just completed your Bachelor’s degree or Masters? Your thoughts will naturally be turning to graduate interviews because as the gateway to your new career, your first interviews are also some of your most important, determining whether you get ahead. Here’s how to create the right impression by dressing the part.
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Health and fitness tips for busy men

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Walking part of the way to work is a great start to the day
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Committing to keeping yourself fit and healthy can be easier said than done. Your time and energy are channeled into so many different things: earning a living, being a good partner, spending time with your family, home maintenance, caring for relatives. The list is endless.

Here, some of our favorite bloggers share their healthy lifestyle tips to help you look after your mind, body and soul every day – no matter how busy you are.

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The difference between British and American suits

Choose the best suit to flatter your body shape

Choose the best suit to flatter your body shape
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Existing outside the ephemeral confines of fashion, the suit is a timeless companion for discerning gentlemen. Evolving through centuries of domestic and foreign influence, nowadays, suit style has been refined down to three broad templates: British, American, and Italian.

Here, Charles-Philippe of Bespoke Unit explores the main differences between each style, and explains how choosing one over the other will change your appearance.
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How to make a good first impression

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We form first impressions within 30 seconds of meeting someone new
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First date, new job, networking event, work conference – whatever the occasion, making a good first impression is important.

We asked some of America’s best bloggers to share their tried and tested socializing secrets. In an era when it’s easy to interact almost exclusively online, here are some good old fashioned tips for making a successful face-to-face, first impression…

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What to wear to church on Sunday

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Does ‘Sunday best’ still mean a suit?
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You probably know what to wear to church for a baptism, funeral, or wedding. Yet for the standard Sunday worship service, the expectations are far less clear. Is it disrespectful to wear casual clothes, or should you always wear a tie? If you want to know what to wear to church this Sunday, we’ve got you covered.

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Best coats to wear with suits

Getting the right fit is vital A Cashmere coat from Samuel Windsor

Getting the right fit is vital
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While various garments such as tweed sports jackets or knitted tank tops are handy stopgaps for the transitional seasons, they’re ill-equipped to face harsh winters. Indeed, as cold weather creeps closer, an overcoat or topcoat becomes a necessity rather than simply a fashion accessory.

Not sure which coat to wear with a suit? We’ve teamed up with the gentlemen from Bespoke Unit for some great advice. Here’s their take on the best coats to wear with suits, and when to wear them.
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Men’s guide to funeral attire

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Not sure what to wear to a funeral? Our guide will help.
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Choosing the appropriate attire for a funeral can be difficult to get right. It’s important to show respect for a family’s loss by dressing correctly. This is one event when your personal style should take a back seat to the occasion.

Without meaning to cause offence, it can be all too easy to wear the wrong thing to a funeral. Avoid upsetting grieving family and friends by following these few simple tips.

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Men’s guide to wearing navy suits

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Harvey Specter is one of the sharpest “suits” on tv
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A navy suit is one of the most versatile things in any man’s wardrobe. It’s a color that flatters every skin tone and is as classic as it is modern.

Yet there are plenty of ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ when it comes to navy. Can you wear black shoes with a navy suit? What about patterned shirts? Is navy a summer or winter color? If you want to know how to wear a navy suit, here’s the ultimate guide.

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Men’s guide to baptism attire

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A baptism or christening is a joyous occasion for new parents as well as family and friends.
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The baptism or christening of a baby is a happy occasion, so although it’s still a formal event, there’s room for a little playfulness in your attire. Let the nature of the celebration, and the venue where it will be held, set the tone for how far you can push the boat out with your personal sense of style.

Not sure what to wear to a baptism or christening? Whether you’re a proud parent, member of the family, godparent or friend, our guide will help you welcome the new baby into the world in style.

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Men’s guide to gala event attire

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Not sure what to wear to a black tie event? We’ve got you covered.
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If you’re attending a formal event with photographers – we’ll help you stand out from the crowd in all the right ways. Check out our tips before you step foot on the red carpet and avoid a fashion faux pas.

Whether it’s an awards ceremony or charity gala dinner, every detail matters at black tie events. From the tips of your polished Oxford shoes to the point of your carefully folded silk pocket square, everything you wear should exude a sense of effortless elegance. If you’re not sure what passes muster when it comes to gentlemen’s evening wear, fear not – we’ve got you covered.

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