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How to dress on holiday when you're over 40

How to dress on holiday when you're over 40

What to wear on holiday? It’s traditionally thought that British men are terrible at dressing on holiday – think white legs with a blue tinge, knotted hankies and socks with sandals. Thankfully, the majority of men have moved way beyond this, what with travel becoming so much easier and global warming hotting up the UK summers.

But it can still be a little tricky to dress for holidays as you get older – I don’t know but you but I prefer to show a little less flesh and find things that are closer fitting but not tight are the most flattering.

I’ve put together a little holiday guide with some suggested items for holiday looks:

Categories: Summer, Holiday, Offers, What to wear, Swimwear

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A guide to choosing summer shorts

A guide to choosing summer shorts

If you haven't already bought yourself a new pair of shorts this summer, then now's the time to do so - it looks like this unseasonally warm weather might be here to stay - hooray!

But don't just get the first pair you see on the rack, give it a little bit of thought. Or if you can't be bothered, then no problem - I've done it for you. Here's a guide to choosing your summer shorts - what to look for and where to get it according to your body shape.

Categories: How To, Summer, Holiday, Where to shop

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5 ideas on how to dress in a heatwave & still look smart

5 ideas on how to dress in a heatwave & still look smart

It's tricky to stay looking smart in the heat & I must say I feel sorry for guys having to wear trousers & jackets when us ladies can swan around in cool dresses. Linen is okay for some but can look a little crumpled, so not ideal for all situations. Here I've chosen 5 items that will be ideal for keeping you cool in the heat but still look smart enough for business casual.

Categories: Smart/Casual dressing, How To, Summer, What to wear

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Sunglasses for your face shape

Sunglasses for your face shape

An important part of looking good is your accessories, and stylish sunglasses can really update your look. However I know it can be traumatic shopping for them on your own, and that's probably why I often get asked to include looking for sunglasses or glasses as part of a shopping trip! In order to look good they must suit your face shape so if you're about to update your sunglasses for this summer, then here are some guidelines as to what to look for:

Categories: Accessories, Face Shape, Summer, What to wear, Sunglasses

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How to do summer layering for men

How to do summer layering for men

Layering seems to baffle many people (men and women alike!) and a client asked about this again recently. Having written a post on layering in winter I thought it would be useful to do a summer one too. Although it might seem contradictory to talk about layering in summer - if you live in the UK, then you know how erratic the weather can be so you might be glad to have a few layers to hand!

Categories: Knitwear, Spring, How To, Summer, Layering

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What shoes to buy in summer if you don't like sandals

What shoes to buy in summer if you don't like sandals

Every summer I get asked by a number of clients what shoes I can suggest for summer to wear with shorts and no socks (or no show socks) as an alternative to sandals.

Here are some of the suggestions I've made which you may find helpful if you too, don't like getting your toes out in public in summer - or just find it easier to walk around in something that actually covers your foot :~)

Categories: Shoes, Accessories, Summer, Holiday, What to wear

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Summer sale swimshorts

Summer sale swimshorts

Whether it's Brockwell Lido or the Bahamas you're going to, take advantage of the sales to restock your swimwear drawer this summer.

Most of my clients like a medium to longer length so I've chosen a selection of those here, in colourful prints but ones I feel whisper summer sun without screaming "look at me" from the sand dunes!

Categories: Casual, Sale, Summer, Holiday, Pattern, Swimwear

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Six Summer Accessories for Men

Six Summer Accessories for Men

When it comes to summer there aren't so many opportunities to layer to keep your look interesting, so accessories become even more important. Just by adding an interesting belt, throwing on a scarf, or updating your sunglasses you can keep your summer wardrobe looking stylish. Here are six ideas of what to add to your wardrobe this season to keep your summer cool:

Categories: Accessories, Summer

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