The Latest Articles By Matt Allinson

How To Be A Menswear Blogger

How To Be A Menswear Blogger

Article by: Matt Allinson

You might think sitting around in your pants all day writing about men's clothing is easy, but it is a lot harder than it looks. Even if you think you know a thing or two about style and how men should...

Dear Santa: Style Edition

Dear Santa: Style Edition

Article by: Matt Allinson

Our men's fashion expert brings you the top five items on his personal Christmas wish list. From Bass Weejun loafers to casual bow ties and lapel pins, there is something for every taste and personal...

Dressing For The Festive Period

Dressing For The Festive Period

Article by: Matt Allinson

We bring you a guide to dressing for the festive period in a modern and stylish way. Whether you take inspiration from the season by incorporating traditional Christmas colours, or simply introduce a...

Dispelling Men’s Fashion Myths – Part 3

Dispelling Men’s Fashion Myths – Part 3

Article by: Matt Allinson

Men's style and fashion does have some unwritten rules, and more often than not they are there for good reason. However, with the passing of time some of these rules become less relevant - meaning they...

How To Dress For Travel: Autumn/Winter Business

How To Dress For Travel: Autumn/Winter Business

Article by: Matt Allinson

We break down exactly what to wear and what to pack when you are travelling on a short business trip during the colder months of the year. The items you take can be the difference between looking smart...

How To Dress For Travel: Autumn/Winter Casual

How To Dress For Travel: Autumn/Winter Casual

Article by: Matt Allinson

With many men travelling over the Christmas holidays in order to visit family and friends, we bring you a complete guide on what to wear and how to pack for a short trip away. By packing smart you can...

Top 5 Ways To Boost Your AW13 Business Style

Top 5 Ways To Boost Your AW13 Business Style

Article by: Matt Allinson

We bring you five quick and easy to implement tips that will help instantly boost your professional style this season. From combining brown and blue to pattern mixing to embracing checks, these simple...

A Pop Of Colour vs The Interesting Detail

A Pop Of Colour vs The Interesting Detail

Article by: Matt Allinson

We break down the two key ways you can give your classic and stylish looks a modern, unique twist: a pop of colour or an interesting detail. Introducing a bold pop of colour, whether as a statement or...

What We Can Learn From Superhero Style

What We Can Learn From Superhero Style

Article by: Matt Allinson

Style inspiration can be found in the most obscure of places. Our writer delves into his fondest childhood memories to see if any fashion tips or techniques can be garnered from the comic book superheroes...

Capsule Wardrobe Additions: AW13

Capsule Wardrobe Additions: AW13

Article by: Matt Allinson

A capsule wardrobe is considered the holy grail of menswear - a versatile, classic and simple collection of pieces that can be effortlessly mixed & matched to produce stylish looks for any occasion. However...

Dockers Alpha Khaki Collection AW13

Dockers Alpha Khaki Collection AW13

Article by: Matt Allinson

Dockers' Alpha Khakis provide the ideal mix between the timeless, versatile nature of the chino and the attitude of jeans - ensuring they look just as good in smart-casual ensembles as they do thrown...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 100b – A Formal Round-Up

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 100b – A Formal Round-Up

Article by: Matt Allinson

The second part of our milestone edition of the men's fashion basics series sees us round-up the male formal wardrobe, detailing the styles, cuts and fits you should be considering. We also take a look...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 100a – A Casual Round-Up

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 100a – A Casual Round-Up

Article by: Matt Allinson

To celebrate the 100th edition milestone of the men's fashion basics series on FashionBeans, our fashion expert consolidates the important lessons and guidelines we have learned along the way. In part...

5 Ways To Boost Your AW13 Style

5 Ways To Boost Your AW13 Style

Article by: Matt Allinson

Our fashion experts provides you with five easy and simple ways to boost your autumn/winter 2013 style, with little thought and little trauma to your wallet. Whether you opt for something as simple as...

The Ultimate Streamlined Shirt Collection

The Ultimate Streamlined Shirt Collection

Article by: Matt Allinson

We break down the key shirt styles that every man should have in his wardrobe. From formal to business-appropriate to casual wear, this perfect mix of shirts will ensure that you look well put together...

Reader Request: How To Wear Boots With A Suit

Reader Request: How To Wear Boots With A Suit

Article by: Matt Allinson

During the winter, sometimes it is necessary to wear heavy duty, practical footwear to work. Today we tackle how to wear boots with your suits - from the right style of boot to picking the right material...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 99 – The Benefits Of Having A Uniform

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 99 – The Benefits Of Having A Uniform

Article by: Matt Allinson

We break down why you should consider developing a signature look - one that you turn to time and time again and know you look great. The benefits of having a uniform or template for your outfits are...

Top Menswear Picks For Autumn/Winter 2013

Top Menswear Picks For Autumn/Winter 2013

Article by: Matt Allinson

Our fashion expert picks out some of the key menswear pieces, trends and styles that they are looking to add to their wardrobe for autumn/winter 2013. From seasonally-appropriate colours like burgundy...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 98 – A Few More Steps

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 98 – A Few More Steps

Article by: Matt Allinson

So, you've identified & fixed the glaringly obvious rookie fashion mistakes you were making, and even taken steps to improve your personal style - but what are the next steps? We encourage men's fashion...

Men’s High Summer Fashion Tips

Men’s High Summer Fashion Tips

Article by: Matt Allinson

Men's Fashion Tips for dressing in the height of summer. We show you how to stay cool, comfortable & stylish as the temperature rises. With many men leaning on the t-shirt & shorts crutch during hot weather...

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