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 […]
Outfits and items.
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 […]
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 […]