When spring clears the grey skies, winter coats are suddenly a burden and alternatives are needed. It is the kind of everyday experience which fuels inevitable editorials. The fact is you have got through many Springs, Summers, Autumns and Winters before. You do not need GQ or Esquire to sell you the “hero” items that get you […]
Outfits and items.
This outfit centres around one of my favourite items in my minimaldrobe: a monochrome knit. It’s made of natural fibres, 81% cotton and 19% lambswool. This construction is excellent because it has the comfort of cotton, but the warmth and structure of the lambswool. I get to wear this item for a great deal of […]
‘The modern painter cannot express his age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of Renaissance or of any past culture. Each age finds its own technique’ – Jackson Pollock, 1950 You could say that there are two big ‘tribes’ in menswear online: streetwear hypebeasts and #menswear peacocks. Neither of these scenes […]
Throw on whatever jacket required and this can be worn most of the year, especially if the footwear needs to be swapped for whatever reason; remove the sweatshirt and it’s a stereotypical white-tee and blue-jeans ensemble.
This is an easy to wear look which I have worn on dozens of occasions. It’s simple to put together, and relies solely on the quality and fit of the pieces involved. There’s no stressing on silly details like clashing prints or co-ordinating difficult colours, so what’s left is the silhouette and what the weather/occasion is. When I go out I like my silhouette to be sharp, but not ultra-skinny. This is a style that personally makes me feel at ease, but still confident and cool. This post covers 2 ways of wearing this outfit, with and without layering.