The Latest Articles By Matt Allinson

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 42 – Mixing With Monochromes

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 42 – Mixing With Monochromes

So after my previous article on colour, you guys should now understand the basics of how colour works and the ways you can put different colours together. But sometimes you just don’t have the time to pull up your picture…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 41 – An Introduction To Colour

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 41 – An Introduction To Colour

So with men’s accessories out of the way, I think it’s time that we move on to something a bit more colourful. I’d say that probably half the e-mails that I receive from guys with questions about fashion tend to…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 40 – Jewellery

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 40 – Jewellery

So I thought I would save the final article on men’s accessory basics for something really special and that has been on my mind for awhile now. It’s something that I’ve tampered and dabbled in every now and then but…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 39 – Eyewear

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 39 – Eyewear

Slowly but surely we are coming to the end of our magical journey through the mystical depths of men’s accessory basics. Hopefully we’ve all learned a lot and are starting to incorporate accessories into our everyday looks and outfits. But…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 38 – Gloves

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 38 – Gloves

So with the recent article on watches out of the way, let’s move from the wrist down to the hands shall we? With the recent post-apocalypse weather that we’ve been experiencing here in England it seems only fitting that we…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 37 – Watches

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 37 – Watches

There was a time when wearing a watch was a purely practical thing. In order for your day to run smoothly and on schedule you need to be able to keep track of the time. Hence, you wore a watch….

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 36 – Hats: A More Formal Affair

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 36 – Hats: A More Formal Affair

So last week’s article gave you an idea of what kind of hats are available for you in casual settings and ways to wear them. Today’s article is concerned with the kind of headgear that is more appropriate in formal…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 35 – Hats: A Casual Round up

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 35 – Hats: A Casual Round up

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been putting this article off for a little while. The reason I have is quite simple too, it is just such a huge subject! Not only that but hats can be such…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 34 – The Art of Wearing a Bow Tie

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 34 – The Art of Wearing a Bow Tie

In the last couple of years there has been a real resurgence of bow ties as a legitimate part of a man’s wardrobe attire. It had spent a long time in the fashion wilderness waiting in exile for its chance…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 33 – Ties & Pocket Squares

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 33 – Ties & Pocket Squares

This article may be a bit of a refresher course for most you beaner’s reading because – as you may well see – we have covered both of these items before. However, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t go over and…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 32 – Scarves & Snoods

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 32 – Scarves & Snoods

With the potential of another ‘Big Chill’ heading our way in the months to come I thought it was about time that we covered one of the greatest male accessories around; the scarf. What’s more I thought I’d throw snoods…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 31 – Belts & Braces

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 31 – Belts & Braces

This week I am finally going to move into the accessories department for men’s fashion basics and it has been a long time coming! But before we go into too much depth I want to just outline the concept that…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 30 – Formal Shoes

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 30 – Formal Shoes

While I was reading through all the clothes, items and ideas that we have covered so far in the series of Fashion Basics, I was keeping my eyes open for subjects and topics that may not have been covered yet….

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 29 – Socks

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 29 – Socks

So you’ve got your grey socks. You also have your black socks. And just because you were feeling adventurous that day, you happen to have some navy socks too. Surely you’ve got the sock department covered now? Right? Wrong. I…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 28 – How To Wear A Tux Part Two

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 28 – How To Wear A Tux Part Two

So now that we have covered the reasons why you should at least be thinking about buying a tuxedo – and how to make sure you’ve got the right fit and style – we should now cover the disadvantages of…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 27 – How To Wear A Tux

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 27 – How To Wear A Tux

Ah, the tuxedo, the trickiest item of menswear for any guy to get right. Once it was something to be cherished and relished when it was worn but these days seems to be more like a chore and an obligation…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 26 – 6 More Essential Fashion Items

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 26 – 6 More Essential Fashion Items

So with the basics for casual wear and suits out of the way I thought it was time for another ‘6 items’ piece. Last time we ran you through the pieces that every guy should have in his wardrobe so…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 25 – Dressing Down a Suit

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 25 – Dressing Down a Suit

Ok so we’ve been dealing with suits for the last couple of weeks; with what to buy, how to wear it and when to where it now out of the way I want to cover one final thing before we…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 24 – Suit Extras

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 24 – Suit Extras

With the last of the basic suit articles done and dusted I thought we should just go over a few of the accessories that can go with the new suits that you have just acquired. Now there’s nothing wrong with…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 23 – The Patterned Suit

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 23 – The Patterned Suit

So this week’s article will be the last Men’s Basics on Suits before we do another round up of what has been discussed before. Maybe I’ll throw in an extra one on ties, hats, shoes and other accessories, I don’t…

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