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14 Jan

How to Wear Moleskin Trousers

How to wear moleskin trousers
So you've bought a nice pair of moleskin trousers, but now what? They're too formal to be worn with a t-shirt, too casual to be worn with a suit jacket, so how should a man pair and match his moleskin trousers? To answer this question, it's firstly important to understand moleskin as a fabric and what sort of characteristics it has, and then learn how to wear it with other clothing in your wardrobe. What is moleskin? Moleskin is a rugged cotton fabric which was traditionally used in outwear and trousers for British farmers and labourers. Given the fabric is durable, washable and keeps the chilly winds at bay, moleskin has always been associated with the British working class. Overtime, moleskin was...
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21 Dec

How to Choose a Cashmere Sweater

Tips on how to choose a cashmere sweater
Every man comes to a point in his life where he deserves a fine cashmere sweater. Tips on how to Choose a Cashmere Sweater A fine cashmere sweater is essential to any man's wardrobe. Not only does cashmere keep you warm during colder months, but it's also perfectly suitable for cool summer months. However, a lot of people are turned off by their high price – but these simple tips will help you find and choose cashmere garments which suits your needs. Check the label on your sweater One of the first things you should consider when buying any garment – not just cashmere sweaters – is its material. When you examine the labels on your clothes, it will state its...
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13 Jan

Men’s Fashion Basics: Wellington Boots

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Men's Fashion Basics: Wellington Boots With the rainy weather hitting us lately, it’s the perfect time for men (and women) to try out the Wellington Boot (aka Gum boots) to brave the weather. Unfortunately, very few men wear Wellington boots, and it’s a shame because they’re one of the most utilitarian shoes a man can own. Here, we'll look how to wear Wellington boots without looking like a stable boy. Wellington's Rubber Construction Means Comfort Unlike many other footwear choices, when choosing Wellington boots, comfort should be your top priority. After all, it's not like you'll be going anywhere special when wearing gum boots. There’s nothing worse than having your feet cramped and wet on a gloomy day. When choosing a pair of...
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16 Oct

How to Tie a Bow Tie (and wear it casually)

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The bow tie is not everyone's cup of tea, but for the men who want to stand out from the crowd, it's the way to go. Most men think bow ties are for formal occasions, but they can also be used in day to day wear. I've included in this post some style tips to pull off a bow tie for informal occasions and also included a how to tie a bow tie section, since it's not as straightforward as your average tie. How to Pull of a Bow Tie Casually Go bright with your bow tie. Unlike neck ties, bow ties look best when they have unusual prints and bold colours. Since you're wearing a bow tie, you might as well go...
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27 Sep

How To: Short Shorts for Men

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What we've seen on the menswear runways this season is that the men's shorts are getting shorter and shorter. We personally think that nothing says spring and summer louder and better than short shorts, but we know there are guys who hesitate with any shorts that cut above the kneecap. So we've put together this short concise guide on short shorts for men. We think that more men should be confident in showing their legs, so hopefully this post will encourage experimentation. Watch out for tailoring One very important aspect for men to watch out when wearing shorts shorts is the fit and how they work with the shape of your legs. Short shorts should never be tapered to your legs. Rather, they...
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