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My New Year Fashion Resolutions 2011

My New Year Fashion Resolutions 2011

Article by: Matt Allinson

New Year, New Style So with Christmas out of the way and most of wondering if we’re going to need to go up a waist size just for the sales, it’s time we start looking forward. Traditionally, this means that…

My Fashion Christmas List For Santa

My Fashion Christmas List For Santa

Article by: Matt Allinson

My Perfect Christmas Presents So with the holidays fast approaching – and the prospect of a stranger entering your room and leaving you presents – little children and myself are getting excited the world over. Today I thought I’d share…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 38 – Gloves

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 38 – Gloves

Article by: Matt Allinson

A Whole Lotta Glove 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…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 37 – Watches

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 37 – Watches

Article by: Matt Allinson

Wearing A Watch The Right Way This next topic in our basics series on accessories is a reader request… The Watch. There was a time when wearing a watch was a purely practical thing. In order for your day to…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

Men’s Smart Hats Guide 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…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

Men’s Casual Hats Guide 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…

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

The 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…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

Introduction 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…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

Men’s Scarves and 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…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

Men’s Accessories Introduction 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…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 30 – Formal Shoes

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 30 – Formal Shoes

Article by: Matt Allinson

Men’s Formal Shoes Introduction 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…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 29 – Socks

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 29 – Socks

Article by: Matt Allinson

The Importance Of 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…

Top Ten Tips For Autumn/Winter 2010

Top Ten Tips For Autumn/Winter 2010

Article by: Matt Allinson

Autumn/Winter Fashion & Style With my hopes of summer stretching into September completely disappearing and the rumours of hose pipe bans, heat waves and Indian summers begin to die down, I’ve been looking forward to the coming colder months plenty….

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

The Tux Dilemma 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…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

The Tuxedo 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…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

Introduction 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…

Fashion Dilemma: The Long Weekend Away

Fashion Dilemma: The Long Weekend Away

Article by: Matt Allinson

Options, Options, Options This article is based on a few experiences that I have had over the past year and it may be something that my fellow males have been going through too. We all know the situation, for whatever…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

How To Dress Down Your New Suits 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…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 24 – Suit Extras

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 24 – Suit Extras

Article by: Matt Allinson

Introduction 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…

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

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

Article by: Matt Allinson

Introduction 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…

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