“The suit is the modern gentleman’s armour. The Kingsmen are the new knights.” – Harry Hart
I’ve been obsessed with the Kingsman suit styles ever since the first movie launched in 2014. One of the main things I loved about both films was how they brought traditional tailoring onto the modern cinema screen with style and panache, with subtle nods to established style elements intertwined with contemporary designs. I was a huge fan of Eggsy’s suit, the crisp cut and suave details meant it stood head and shoulders above any other movie suit in recent years.
Having said that, I’d never really been brave enough to try and style a double-breasted suit and felt the look might end up feeling a bit dated when I wore it. However, thanks to the gentlemen at Scotch & Rich, who gifted me one of their suits, I was able to style the look out and took a wander around London to see how it feels and wears in the heat of the city.
Photography by: Fordtography View Post
The suit, for most men, is a key outfit that is timelessly elegant when styled correctly, raising your style game and giving a suave and sophisticated look for any occasion that demands it. However, simply having and putting on a suit is only half the job done with some men (mistakenly) believing this is all they need to do to pull it off. Today, I wanted to run through some of the most common pitfalls and errors men fall into when wearing a suit and how to address them going forward. Follow these simple rules and you’ll step up your suit game from sloppy to sharp. View Post
Free next day delivery is currently the easy-win strategy for retailers to attract and gain the loyalty of new customers. The immediacy of modern e-commerce is rapidly becoming an arms race to see who can deliver in matter of hours, rather than days, with services like Amazon Prime pushing the boundaries of how quickly a click on “checkout” can put a product in the customer’s hand. This culture has been normalised by so-called “ultra-fast fashion” brands like ASOS, Boohoo and Missguided who all do free next day deliveries and returns on orders for all customers, meaning consumers can order a dress on a Wednesday, receive it on a Thursday and have it returned to the retailer by Friday if it turns out to not be to their liking. The problem is that as this culture becomes more normal, people forget the impact it has on staff treatment, the environment and the ethical attitudes of the company your buying from… View Post
The spring/summer months hail the beginning of wedding season and thus the opportunity to up your style game from every-day suit to a look that highlights the importance of the day, and encapsulates your personal style and character. Hardy Amies were kind enough to invite me to go in and style a new outfit which would work at any wedding. I achieved this by using classic themes with modern tailoring styles to create a sharp outfit any man can pull off.
Location: Queen’s House, Greenwich
Photography: Anton Welcome
This is the first post in over 3 weeks and I am so very sorry for going quiet on here. It’s been incredibly hectic in my life outside of the blog with a lot of changes and upheaval and, though none of it has been negative or sad, it has been a big shift in my routine so the site had to take a slight break while I organised myself. I offer my sincere apologies to readers and followers who have been frustrated by the lack of new content on the site, I assure you that will be changing in the coming days. View Post