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Crease resistant solutions for smart / casual business trips

Crease resistant solutions for smart / casual business trips

Last week my client challenged me to find him some smart casual work wear which was crease resistant, as he travels a lot for work and often goes directly to meetings. I researched thoroughly before our personal shopping trip and here are some of the things I saw that were non iron, crease resistant or part of a travel range.

Categories: Business, Dressing for Business, Smart/Casual dressing, How To, Travel

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How to do Winter Layering for men

How to do Winter Layering for men

Whilst out and about at London Fashion Week Men,  I came across a colleague who looked great in a t-shirt and mid weight bomber jacket but had seriously underestimated how cold it was and had spent the day freezing. When questioned, I was surprised to hear that he didn’t know how to layer, so here are six ideas on how to stay warm but well dressed this winter.

Categories: Smart/Casual dressing, How To, Layering

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Textured trousers - an alternative to jeans and chinos

Textured trousers - an alternative to jeans and chinos

What's the alternative when you're looking for trousers that aren't jeans or chinos, but are also not as plain as a lot of suit trousers tend to be?

I like the ones that have some sort of texture to them or a small micro pattern. I find this adds a bit of interest when wearing a plain shirt but is versatile enough to go with lots of things too.

Here are some I found coming up for the new season.

Categories: Business, Dressing for Business, Smart/Casual dressing, Trousers

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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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10 Tips on How to dress with gravitas when your office has a casual dress code

10 Tips on How to dress with gravitas when your office has a casual dress code

Various studies have been done that prove if you dress smarter you perform better. But how does that fit in with the dress codes of today? Many of my clients work in young creative or tech companies & can wear whatever they like, but when promoted to a more senior role they feel the need to dress up a little more. Here are my 10 tips on how to do it....

Categories: Dressing for Business, Smart/Casual dressing, How To, What to wear, Dress Code

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Copper tones

Copper tones

Copper has been popular in interiors for awhile now and the fashion world is following it's lead. These Autumn leaf tones with lipsmacking names like caramel, cognac, chestnut and pumpkin are all the rage this season. See what I picked out and how to wear them here.

Categories: Colour, Smart/Casual dressing, Casual, Winter, Autumn

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