Style

Winter is, on most counts, rubbish. But everything rubbish about it – the cold, the dark, the wet – presents one big bonus: you get to wear big coats again. The right coat is an outfit in itself, a piece that combines practicality and style like nothing else in your wardrobe. They’re also fairly impervious
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Wherever you are right now, take a quick look around at people’s footwear. What brands are they wearing? Chances are, the results of your visual sneaker survey will look a little something like this: Adidas, Nike, Converse, New Balance, Nike, maybe a bit of Reebok if you’re lucky, Adidas, Nike, Nike. No matter how classic
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If you’ve not yet been accosted by Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ either in the office or walking past the shops, you’ve definitely not got out enough. For ’tis the season, and with the multiplying tinsel comes growing anxieties over presents. In a world where shopping can happen at the click of a button, choosing a memorable
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Michael Kors, Lupita Nyong’o, Antonella D’Aprile, and Cleo Wade At the United Nations Headquarters of New York City for a conversation on the fight against hunger featuring the World Food Programme’s Antonella D’Aprile, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Kors, and moderator Cleo Wade on October 21.
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As far as garment design goes, it’s difficult to imagine two schools of thought more fundamentally opposed than hiking and high fashion. The former is all about functionality, performance, durability, utility and practicality. The latter is pretty much the exact opposite. Yet, in spite of their glaring differences, luxury menswear and outdoor clothing have fostered
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There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and grey hair. But going grey isn’t the end of the world – and it’s certainly not the end of having a good-looking head of hair. Whether you’ve got a dash of salt ‘n’ pepper or gone full silver fox, there are limitless grey hairstyles that you
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It’s a truth universally acknowledged that dressing for cold and/or wet weather is the absolute pits. And there’s nothing worse than trying to get through your day with wet feet, especially because it usually comes out of nowhere. We’ve all experienced it. You find a chic outfit for work (in the on-trend hue of pumpkin
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Buying a suit online is easy enough, but buying a suit that fits well and looks good is a little more complicated. Though tailoring is an art, it’s also a science of sorts, with endless variables and numbers to input and weigh up. “It is going to be a lot easier for someone that already
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If you favour the clean look over facial hair, then shaving is probably the lengthiest part of your getting-ready routine. For something that takes so much effort to then ruin your look with splodgy red marks all over your money-maker seems as unfair as life can get. Don’t panic, ditch the trimmer and go full-on
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For the millions of converts to clothing rental platforms like Rent the Runway, Le Tote and Gwynnie Bee, trying out the latest trends without destroying the planet is a big part of the allure. I recently leased a gold sequin skirt and a ruffled red dress for date night—the kind of wear-it-once styles documented on
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If you’re under five-foot-nine (the average height of a British man) then you’ll know the pain of shopping on the high street. Most clothes aren’t cut for men of your stature, the thinking going that though hems and cuffs can be taken up, they can’t be lengthened. Which is true, but for short men, it
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It’s officially layering season, when we’re all exposed to cataclysmic changes in temperature every half an hour and battles over office thermostats turn deadly. It’s at this time of year when you have to deploy your most cunning fashion moves, creating coordinated outfits with more layers than an emotionally intelligent onion. Of all the layering
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Like getting to those last specks of dust under the bed or shaving the awkward hairs under your nose, training your difficult-to-target forearms seems like an almost impossible task. The problem grows when you realise they’re the one gain that will likely be on permanent display all year long. So while leg day will be
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Contemporary thinking on plaid tends to lie in one of two camps: those who see it as a simple, stylish essential, and those who denounce it as a sartorial symbol of that shudder-inducing neologism, the ‘hipster’. But to dismiss plaid as just another tired trend is to do it a disservice, as its history and
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