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 […]
Outfits and items.
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 […]
Around four years ago skinny jeans, especially black, became my uniform. Any need to dress up – out and about, to the pub, to a conference, I would invariably base my outfit on these. Trousers are the key to pretty much your entire style. Along with shoes, they can turn an outfit from trash to fuego, […]
It has been a year since we moved house. For around a year I had been ‘decluttering‘, and toying with minimalism generally. I had also kept track of all my purchases that year with a wishlist. It took difficult circumstances for me to adopt an almost completely frugal strategy. Everything I have bought this year […]
On a weekend or casual day off I will often wear a denim shirt. They have are a unique blend of the smartness of shirting and the casual, easy to wear quality of denim. However there are two main types of denim shirt, and I have both in my capsule wardrobe. The first is the […]