Ay up lads. So it’s been a month since I got this Champion Reverse Weave black hoodie for my birthday, and I can say that it is well worth the ££. Everyone who owns one knows that wearing a cosy hoodie is like being hugged. Ok, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. I do think […]
Outfits and items.
There are certain items that form the core of a wardrobe, year round. These versatile workhorses are often labelled ‘basics’ or ‘essentials’. These are not hidden gems, but the foundation of any stylish capsule wardrobe. This mini-series of articles covers the capsule wardrobe essentials that I lean on continually. I was inspired to lay out […]
An under-appreciated aspect of fashion, and clothing in general, is the role that fabric and drape play. What frequently separates great items from poor imitations or executions is a bad composition. It is very important to look at those percentages on the care label! The information gives you handy clues to the longevity, functionality and […]
The extent of my ‘personal style’ until the age of about 20 was wearing a smart shirt, preferably with stripes, and a band or geeky t-shirt when casual. Changing your personal style is an exercise in intentional living, yes. But for most it is not about that at all. The current milieu in streetwear is very different […]
In this post I construct an outfit of the day, from my capsule wardrobe, with the aim of imagining I am attending fashion week. Not exactly minimalist? I think it is… Read on. Traditionally, fashion weeks were the way that the luxury industry established its direction, and what clothes would be sold, for a set […]