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Ever Wondered What A Lounge Suit Is?

None of us likes to be caught out by our lack of knowledge about something. In the world of fine tailoring with its great traditions stretching back hundreds…

Should I Go Black Tie With Midnight Blue?

Event season is past approaching when Christmas functions, balls and end of year business events loom on the horizon.   If you’re attending one of these types of events,…

What’s The Difference Between Made-to-Measure and Bespoke Tailoring?

A common misconception in tailoring is that bespoke tailoring and a made-to-measure service are one and the same. The confusion is even more apparent when a tailor offers…

3 Formal Trousers Mistakes to Avoid

When most people are due to attend a formal occasion, they simply look in the wardrobe to find the trousers they might have worn to a previous event…

Avoid Making These Common Formal Clothing Mistakes

A well-fitted suit can do wonders for your appearance as long as you get everything to fit right which is no easy task when buying off the peg….

How To Look Your Best In A Double-Breasted Suit

Double breasted suits are often a popular choice for weddings but they can also be a great choice for all sorts of other occasions where you might want…

How To Avoid Your Suit Getting Creased

The decision to invest in and wear a suit is one you won’t regret but like anything else of value it needs to be looked after properly to…

How To Choose A Dress Shirt That Fits Well

If you’re thinking of investing in a dress shirt then you will no doubt be considering the colour and pattern before anything. How that shirt fits, however, is…

Dress Code Grey Areas – What Is Meant By Business Casual and Dress Casual?

Dress codes for weddings and formal black tie events are easy to understand and it doesn’t take much thought to decide what to wear for these types of…

What to Wear at the Races

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to the horse racing season and what to wear for those occasions when you will probably paying more attention to…