The Latest Articles By Matt Allinson

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 17 – Buying a Suit

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 17 – Buying a Suit

Article by: Matt Allinson

How To Buy A Suit So with casual basics done and dusted, let’s move onto more important things – Suits. If you thought people were getting casual fashion all wrong, then you haven’t seen anything yet. On my regular morning…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 16 – A Casual Round-Up

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 16 – A Casual Round-Up

Article by: Matt Allinson

OK guys, one more article on what has gone before and then I promise we’re moving straight on to suits and other kinds of formal/work place related attire. But what I want you to do right now is cast your…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 15 – The Other 6 Items You Should Own

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 15 – The Other 6 Items You Should Own

Article by: Matt Allinson

Following on from last week’s article on 6 pieces of clothing that all of you guys out there should be wearing, I decided to write a further six because I really am running out of ideas on what to write…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 14 – 6 Items You Should Own

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 14 – 6 Items You Should Own

Article by: Matt Allinson

So with the casual basics out of the way, it’s time that we had a bit of a round up. But before we get into all that, I appreciate that all these articles put together can be a little bit…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 13 – Footwear Summary

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 13 – Footwear Summary

Article by: Matt Allinson

With last week’s articles on casual ties done and dusted, I think we may have come to the end of all we cover in regards to Men’s Basics in a casual context. But before I go away and start drawing…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 13 – Ties

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 13 – Ties

Article by: Matt Allinson

This week’s article is going to be on ties and is inspired by the complete lack of them being worn by you guys! I can’t understand why most guys don’t jump at the opportunity to knot up and let a…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 12 – Men’s Waistcoats

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 12 – Men’s Waistcoats

Article by: Matt Allinson

So I’ll be the first to admit that I am running low on ‘men’s basics’ to cover these days. I look back on the previous instalments and I’m pleased with how they’ve turned out and also just how MUCH we’ve…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 11 – The Blazer

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 11 – The Blazer

Article by: Matt Allinson

Editor Note: With blazers set to be MASSIVE this Spring/Summer there couldn’t be a better time for Matt’s blazer basics article. All fashion newbies should have a blazer in their wardrobe as it is an ESSENTIAL piece of clothing, but…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 10 – Leather Jackets

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 10 – Leather Jackets

Article by: Matt Allinson

Hell Bent For Leather Whether you’re silently wishing you were Marlon Brando in The Wild One, The Ramones in CBGB’s or James Dean… well, whenever he was on a motorcycle, all men know that with a leather jacket comes all…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 9 – Casual Patterned Shirts

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 9 – Casual Patterned Shirts

Article by: Matt Allinson

Shirting The Issue Some More I’m sure most of you have noticed that there are a lot more types of shirts out there than what I covered last week. And you’re right, there are loads. But to have tried and…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 8 – Shirts

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 8 – Shirts

Article by: Matt Allinson

Shirting the Issue So I think we may have finally covered all there is to know about T-shirts, Cardigans and Jumpers, so we are on to bigger and better things. Or at the very least something with a few more…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 7 – Thick Knit & Cardigans

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 7 – Thick Knit & Cardigans

Article by: Matt Allinson

Moving on from last week’s article on jumpers, I thought it was probably about time we covered their older sibling cardigans, and thick knit clothing in general. Along with jumpers, I am a really into cardigans at the moment. Mainly…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 6 – Jumpers

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 6 – Jumpers

Article by: Matt Allinson

This week I want to talk a little bit about probably one of my most favoured items of clothing; the jumper (or sweater as our American counterparts call them). I’m a real big advocate of these little beauties for two…

My 10 New Year Fashion Resolutions

My 10 New Year Fashion Resolutions

Article by: Matt Allinson

Fashion Resolutions We should All Stick To So with the New Year upon us it’s that time when everybody has a good hard think and decides to make a load of promises they will never keep. You know the ones…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 5 – Chinos/Trousers

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 5 – Chinos/Trousers

Article by: Matt Allinson

So with last week’s article on Jeans barely settling in, I was having a think about what else could be covered for our lovely lower torso. I LOVE jeans, don’t get me wrong. But what we’re aiming for here is…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 4 – Jeans

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 4 – Jeans

Article by: Matt Allinson

So, I’ll admit this article has been scaring me for awhile. Not because I have some sort of denim-based phobia but because guys jeans are a VERY personal preference. Everybody has their favourite style, detailing and fit, and more than…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 3 – Long Sleeved T-Shirts

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 3 – Long Sleeved T-Shirts

Article by: Matt Allinson

Following on from our last article on T-shirts and how they are basic items for any man’s wardrobe, I thought I’d expand on the topic a little more and broaden our horizons into the world of long-sleeved T-shirts. Now there…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 2 – T-Shirts

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 2 – T-Shirts

Article by: Matt Allinson

With last week’s article on fit out of the way, it’s time to get stuck into the basic clothing that every guy needs. I decided that Tee’s would be a good place to start because they are something we should…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 1 – Good Fit

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 1 – Good Fit

Article by: Matt Allinson

With men’s fashion beginning to become just as important, relevant and lucrative as women’s fashion has been for the past 50 years, it’s easy for a lot of us to get left behind or simply just not know where to…

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