The Latest Articles By Matt Allinson

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…

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…

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