Monthly Archives: June 2019

Summer Trousers: Every Style You Need To Know About

Legwear is stressful at this time of year. Can you get away with shorts at the office? Can you get away with shorts at all? And, if the answer is no and you decide to retreat to the psychological comfort of your trustiest trousers, don’t bet on any physical comfort to go with it. Have you ever worn slim black jeans when it’s 30 degrees outside? It’s grim. So what makes for a good pair summer trousers? It isn’t Read More...

The Best Cuban Collar Shirts You Can Buy In 2019

The island brother to the Oxford, the Cuban collar shirt (sometimes known as the revere or camp collar) is an old-school staple – think Elvis meets Tony Montana – and it’s made a major comeback in recent seasons. Akin to a condensed notch lapel, it’s defined by a pointed, two-tiered collar, and usually comes short-sleeved (though not always). You’ve probably seen the Cuban collar on a Hawaiian shirt, but the two are not synonymous. And this season, there are Read More...

How To Wear The Most Difficult Menswear Colours

The designer, suitmaker and shopkeeper Sid Mashburn once said of a man’s wardrobe: “Guys don’t need a lot of options, they just need the right options.” And for the most part, we’re inclined to agree. Contrary to what most chart-topping rappers would have you believe, it’s the simple, timelessly stylish pieces worn right that make you stand out. Which is why most guys could have a capsule wardrobe stocked with as few as 35 items and still be considered Read More...

Suit Alterations For Men: 13 Tailoring Tweaks To Consider

At the very start of The Italian Job, Michael Caine’s character delivers one of the coolest lines in British cinema. His girlfriend picks him up from prison in the Turkish Ambassador’s stolen car and asks him where he’d like to go first as a free man. His immortal reply? “Take me to my tailor.” Clearly, Charlie Crocker knew the score. While things have changed today, and ready-to-wear suits have replaced bespoke tailoring for the vast majority of guys, there’s Read More...