The Latest Articles By Matt Allinson

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…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 22 – Summer Suits

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 22 – Summer Suits

Article by: Matt Allinson

Summer Suits So with the summer well and truly on us, I thought I’d put an article aside to cover the best suits to have in your wardrobe when the heat is on. Now I did plenty of research into…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 21 – The Black Suit

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 21 – The Black Suit

Article by: Matt Allinson

Fade to Black So I definitely think I’ve received enough e-mails from you beaners out there to know that you would like me to write an article on how to wear a Black Suit! I don’t know what it is,…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 20 – The Navy Suit

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 20 – The Navy Suit

Article by: Matt Allinson

In The Navy So now you know all the reasons why you should have or at least be considering having a grey suit in your wardrobe as your go-to option if you’re heading to the office/wedding/formal event. But with the…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 19 – The Grey Suit

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 19 – The Grey Suit

Article by: Matt Allinson

Shades of Grey With the last couple of week’s articles done and dusted, you should now know what you’re looking for when purchasing a suit and have a rough idea of how to make it suit your body type as…

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 18 – Suits For Your Body Type

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 18 – Suits For Your Body Type

Article by: Matt Allinson

How To Buy A Suit Part 2 Ok guys, so now you know what you’re looking for when it comes to the fit of a suit and what the finer details should look like. However, I understand that the basic…

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…

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