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What to wear for a wedding - as guest or groom

What to wear for a wedding - as guest or groom

Wedding season is in full swing and I've had a couple of clients asking me to help them put outfits together for the occasions they have coming up. We all saw the Royal Wedding and it seems I was influenced somewhat by the yellow that a certain Mr George Clooney was wearing, but in fact, one of the outfits I created was actually bought before that! And although I thought he looked very dapper, I'm still struggling with the matching tie and pocket square....I prefer it to tone not match exactly.

Categories: Formal wear, Client Profile, Classic style, What to wear, Wedding Style

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From casual to formal - a step by step guide

From casual to formal - a step by step guide

I put this guide together for a recent client to try and demonstrate a beginners guide on what makes items and outfits more casual, gradually going to more formal. It's based on summer wear with some explanations as to what to look out for and other variations you may also want to try. 

From what I hear about how some people dress on Dress Down Fridays, I think this is something a lot of men struggle with, so I hope this is a useful guide, particularly around the middle section where it can get more subtle and therefore complicated to achieve.

Categories: Formal wear, Suits, Dressing for Business, Smart/Casual dressing, Casual, Outfits

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Bored with your business wear? Then try these tweaks

Bored with your business wear? Then try these tweaks

Some men like to have the uniformity of wearing a suit to work every day as it simplifies everything but it can get boring wearing the same thing day in and day out. If you work in a conservative environment and have to keep your look formal there will be limits to the changes you can make but here are some styling suggestions on tweaks that you can easily incorporate.

Categories: Business, Formal wear, Suits, Dressing for Business, Classic style, How To

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5 tips on How To Look Sharp for Business

5 tips on How To Look Sharp for Business

I was talking to a very dapper chap the other day at a menswear event (the launch of new bespoke service - The Wanderist) who worked in the finance sector. He was telling me how, despite the fact that many of his colleagues had plenty of spare cash to spend on their clothing, they were unsure on how to dress and relied on him for advice on how to do so in a stylish manner.

Here's a synopsis of our discussion and advice on how to give your business attire the edge in order to look pin-sharp.

Categories: Business, Formal wear, Suits, Dressing for Business, Classic style, How To, What to wear

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Gatsby-esque inspiration

Gatsby-esque inspiration

After much hype the day has come for the release of Baz Luhrmann's Great Gatsby. Will it be influencing your wardrobe as everyone is predicting? If you're not so sure you'll be going for the full on pastel pink suit, I've put together some subtle influences and wearable looks that you can easily incorporate into your wardrobe for summer if you so desire.

Categories: Formal wear, Classic style, Retro look, Inspired by, Vintage Style

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