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3 x Green blazers

3 x Green blazers

Last week, by coincidence whilst out on personal shopping trips with 2 separate clients, each of them bought a dark green blazer.  It wasn't something I was specifically looking for and in fact it was the shop staff that suggested them in the first place, but both myself and the client were very taken with them.

If you've already got your basic navy and grey blazers in your wardrobe and are looking for something different without being too "out there" then I'd suggest you try out a dark green.

I love something that's versatile and even though it doesn't initially seem it, I think this colour is surprisingly adaptable. Unfortunately I can't find either of the ones I bought with my clients to show you online but I had a look around for some others and these are the ones I came up with.

Categories: Colour, Dressing for Business, Smart/Casual dressing, Winter, Jackets

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Three transitional jackets for Autumn

Three transitional jackets for Autumn

There's a definite nip in the air today and I'm now thinking about transitioning through to winter when I do wardrobe edits and personal shopping trips with clients.

There are many different styles of casual jackets to choose from at the moment - the bomber jacket is still going strong, there's lots of cord around and denim with shearling collars. But for a change I like these chore jackets, also known as a workwear jacket or a variation is a shacket (a hybrid of a shirt and jacket style).

Here are some of the ones I've spotted around that I think would fit easily into your wardrobe.

Categories: Casual, Jackets, Autumn

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Best casual jackets for men this Spring

Best casual jackets for men this Spring

Often a cool lightweight jacket is missing from my clients wardrobes. They tend to have blazers and more technical jackets but a cool, casual weekend jacket is nowhere to be seen. If it's the same in your wardrobe, then here are some of the best I've seen around:

Categories: Spring, Casual, Jackets

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Hi Tech Winter Snowboarding Jackets

Hi Tech Winter Snowboarding Jackets

I love it when my clients give me a challenge! A recent one was to assist with snowboarding gear and not being a winter sports fanatic, I had to do my research first. I thought I'd share with you some of the things I learnt along the way in case you too are a novice in the winter sports gear arena.

Firstly, here's a checklist of things to look for in a snowboarding jacket:

Categories: Winter, Jackets, What to wear, Outdoor

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Urban Cycling Style for the City Commute

Urban Cycling Style for the City Commute

Whilst batting some ideas round with a client who'd recently signed up to my subscription service - he told me he'd been searching for clothes for people who ride bikes in cities & had discovered Rapha, a brand that not only do cycling clothes but office friendly ones too.

I did some research into more brands and here are some suggestions on others who produce great urban cycling clothes that will be practical for your journey but won't look out of place once you've jumped off your bike and headed into the office.

Categories: Shirts, Jackets, Trousers, Jeans, What to wear, Cycle style, Cycling

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5 x Spring jackets

5 x Spring jackets

The clocks have gone forward and the days have got longer and warmer, though things are still changeable. Wool is starting to look wintery, so freshen up your wardrobe with a lightweight jacket. There are plenty of different styles to choose from and here I've picked a selection that I'll be bookmarking for future shopping trips with clients.

Wear any of these now on top of a t-shirt, shirt and crisp cotton knit sweater and if the wind is still biting, add a cotton scarf too.

Categories: Smart/Casual dressing, Spring, Casual, Jackets, Raincoats

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Aviator jackets

Aviator jackets

You may not be flying a plane any time soon but that's no reason not to invest in an aviator jacket this winter. Practical, warm and hardwearing, I've picked out some of my favourites that you might want to add to your Christmas wishlist.

Categories: Casual, Winter, Jackets, Vintage Style

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