• Capsule Wardrobe,  fashion,  Lifestyle,  mens fashion,  workwear

    A guide for what to look for in a suit.

    For most men, one of the most important things you will ever buy is a smart, formal suit. You may choose to buy one for any number of reasons. You may be attending a wedding, Christening or funeral. You may be going for an important job interview. Or it might be your first day in that dream job and you want to look your absolute best. Whatever the reason for buying that suit, such an expensive purchase needs to be absolutely perfect as you will probably be calling on it for years. But suits can also be a bit of a minefield. The fit is super important. To be smart…

  • BAFTAS,  designers,  fashion,  mens fashion,  shopping,  style

    Ahead of The Baftas – A focus on men’s tailoring

    Sunday night we see the glossiest, most glamorous night of the year in television. Yes, it is the Bafta television awards,and this year the ceremony has been sponsored by House of Fraser. In honour of the ceremony, this post is dedicated to some of the best in red carpet dressing, with a focus on some of the best looks in menswear. It is hard for men to shine on the red carpet when we are faced with a series of show stopping looks from the ladies. But it has to be said, a sharp suit or tuxedo can make a real impact, especially when worn by a celebrity better known…

  • christmas,  fashion,  independent stores,  mens fashion,  shoes,  shopping

    Barbour create perfect Winter Staples

    It is December, and that means we are well and truly entering Winter. Snow may not be here yet, but the mornings are cold and frosty, nights see the temperature dropping drastically and there have already been a few days when the mercury has hardly risen above that zero. This is the perfect time to take a look at your Winter wardrobe to make sure you have the key pieces that will help you survive the Winter freeze. A good coat, lots of chunky knits, shoes or boots with a sensible grip and a cute and warm hat are all vital pieces when the temperatures plummet. And the same rules…