Round-up A lot of fashion bloggers and YouTubers produce pickups videos and content, creating a sense that a wardrobe must constantly expand. 2018, for me, was certainly not a ‘no buy’ year. In particular, I found that long lasting pairs of jeans, which I had owned and worn weekly, became irreparable or uncomfortable. At the […]
Outfits and items.
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 […]
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 […]