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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It happens to the best of us. You’re deep in discussion over a bowl of spaghetti, when the marinara strikes. With a sinking heart you realize you now have an ugly stain on your favorite silk tie.
A stylish silk knot raises a plain shirt to a whole new level, but unfortunately your tie is also located directly in the splash zone for many a messy meal. Should disaster strike, here’s our best advice on how to save your stained silk tie. Try these tips before throwing in the towel…
Are you scratching your head over the last few presents to pop under the tree this Christmas? We all know a man who’s hard to buy for, whether it’s your dapper dad, your super stylish brother or your best pal who keeps buying everything for himself!
Here’s the ultimate gift guide to help you get to the end of your shopping list with time to spare. And if you think you might be that difficult-to-buy-for man yourself – use our list to drop some helpful hints for your family…