Men's Fashion Basics

Men's Fashion Basics

How To Lace Your Shoes The Right Way Every Time

Ask anyone what the most overlooked element of a man's wardrobe is and they probably won't even think to mention shoelaces. What does that tell you? Yes, the bits of string that stop...

The Best Ways To Style A Puffer Jacket

Also known as a down jacket - or if you’re Wyclef Jean, a bubblegoose - the puffer jacket is that rarest of things: a nineties fashion staple with real practical benefits. These...

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The Best Grandad Collar Shirts You Can Buy In 2021

In fashion, as with most things, it's not uncommon for a piece of menswear to come full circle. Take the grandad collar shirt, which didn’t so much originate from your grandpa Joe...

15 Wardrobe Heroes A Man Should Have By The Age Of 30

While it may not at first seem like it, dressing well is easy. Yes, our entire website may be dedicated to helping you look your best, but when it comes down to...

How To Look After Your Jeans: The Pro Guide

Men have a tendency to ride in the same pair of jeans until the fabric is one lunge away from being interwoven with the very atoms of our bodies. You share scent,...

Sneaker Hall Of Fame: Adidas Stan Smith

The Sneaker Hall Of Fame is FashionBeans' compendium of the most iconic trainer designs of all time. From the Common Projects Achilles Low to the Nike Air Force One, these are the...

Here’s How Often To Wash Your Bedsheets (And Everything Else In Your Home)

Don’t remember the last time you washed your sheets? You might want to do it before you read this (just clean the entire house while you’re at it).

How To Roll Your Shirt Sleeves: 4 Easy Options

It seems simple, rolling your sleeves. But trust us, a sloppily-folded cuff can ruin even the most well-curated look. On the flip-side, a precision-perfect roll can make it. Whether it's just sunny...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 69 – Top 10 Items Every Guy Should Own

Something I touched on a little bit in my last article was the tendency for menswear writers and bloggers to overuse adjectives such as ‘versatile’, ‘sprezzatura’ or ‘steez’. We end up applying...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 1 – Good Fit

With men's fashion beginning to become just as important, relevant and lucrative as women's fashion has been for the past 50 years, it's easy for a lot of us to get left...

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

This particular article marks a bit of a milestone for me , as this will be the 100th instalment in the FashionBeans Men's Fashion Basics series. When I first started writing the...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 5 – Chinos/Trousers

So with last week's article on Jeans barely settling in, I was having a think about what else could be covered for our lovely lower torso. I love jeans, don't get me...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 97 – DIY Tailoring

As most of us know, when it comes to dressing with style, rule #1 is making sure that your clothes fit you. It may sound like an obvious concept, but it’s one...

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 colorful. I’d say that probably half the e-mails that I receive...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 96 – 5 Key Retailers On A Budget

A couple of months back I wrote an article titled 'The Next Five Steps', with the purpose of helping guys find their footing on the cliff face of men's style. However, based on...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 83 – Chino Styles

What I really mean by the vaguely Orwellian title above is that there are different chinos for different occasions. This idea that one type or style can cover all possible events needs...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 72 – The Sports Jacket

Before we launch straight into today's article, I think it’s only right that I preface it with a quick description of the garment we’ll be covering. With guy’s around the world becoming...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 92 – Trouser, Socks & Shoes Combinations

Sometimes it's the simplest of things that can cause you the most frustration. Whether it's that one tie that just can't be knotted at the right length or that button on your...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 11 – The Blazer

Moving on from last week's article on leather jackets let’s talk about something a bit more cotton-based and formal, by which I mean blazers. A lot of young stylish actors and fashion...

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

Once you've spent a couple of years deeply immersed in the world of men's fashion and style, you start coming to a few conclusions. Firstly, there is a huge difference between fashion and...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 3 – Long Sleeved T-Shirts

Following on from our last article on T-shirts and how they are basic items for any man's wardrobe, I thought I'd expand on the topic a little more and broaden our horizons...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 94 – White Trousers/Shorts

Like all great philosophers across the ages, I tend to struggle with the important dilemmas of my time. Just as Socrates said "an unexamined life is not worth living" and Lao Tzu...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 79 – Layering & Fabric Basics

Introduction This piece could of very easily turned into a rant about how rubbish our English summer has been so far. Like how I’ve basically had to keep my entire seasonal...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 80 – Mixing Textures

In part 1 of this series of articles, we covered the simple techniques that can be used to layer your clothes properly and what fabrics are considered to be spring/summer or autumn/winter...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 57 – Key Colour: Purple

Following on from last week’s article on the colour green and what it can do for you, I thought I would turn to a colour that is similarly underestimated and overlooked. This...

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

In the second and final part of this round-up of everything that has gone before in the Men's Fashion Basics series, we focus on the more formal end of the spectrum. ...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 91 – Breaking The ‘Rules’

Life is about progression. Learning that change is good - and accepting it - is what being a human is all about. The same can be said of fashion and the journey that...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 43 – Combining Colours

Essential Colour Combinations So far we have covered the basics of how colours can work with one another and what colours can be mixed with monochromes to create great outfits. But...

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 6 – Jumpers

This week I want to talk a little bit about probably one of my most favoured items of clothing; the jumper (or sweater as our American counterparts call them). ...
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