Purple – the colour of Popes, royalty, Suffragettes, Van Gogh’s Starry Night, the Aubergine / Eggplant, lilacs… but not one featured in many men’s wardrobes. It is a strong colour that has neither the safety of red or blue, or the sunshine quality of yellow. Let’s face it: the dominant colours in menswear are, on […]
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Learning about fashion, gaining inspiration, is definitely aided by visualising the process. Curating what inspires you is an engaging and fun way of nailing down what you like. It provides a visual record that you can look back on. Pinterest is, for example, a website based entirely on the inspo album idea. So let’s take […]
Outerwear can be a tricky area for a capsule wardrobe. Enter: the classic overcoat. An easy way to elevate a casual outfit, or to tie together a smart or smart-casual outfit, an overcoat is (for me) a highly recommended investment. Let’s take a look! The overcoat as a smart / smart-casual jacket My current […]
More and more, I can’t help but wonder – are skinny jeans “dead”? Of course, when they brought to an end the fascination with boot cut and ultra baggy trousers they were a breath of fresh air. A radical alternative that showed that trousers could be more than they had been for the 1990s and […]
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 […]