Year: 2009

As a blogger, I have developed something of a reputation as a high-street champion. It is not an unfortunate or accidental reputation; I make no disguise of the fact that…

Read More A Sorry Experience At H&M

In relation to footwear, dear reader, I have a particular problem. I, in a truly Marcosian manner, have lost all concept of the ‘basic’ shoe and my concept of ‘need’…

Read More Brand New Dune

I’m on something of a shoe riff at the moment. This is partly because I’m trying to get back to my fighting weight, and shoes are the only things I’m…

Read More Grenson’s Artful Archie

You may already be familiar with Mr Hare and his wonderful shoes, but I suspect a greater number will not. So, I thought this an ideal place to highlight one…

Read More May I Introduce Mr. Hare

Sunday was bitterly cold in London, which prompted me to think about winter time accessories. It is often the case that you fail to appreciate those things which are common…

Read More The Ranchers Glove

This time of year is perfect for textured jacketing like cord, providing elements of warmth and ideal for layering. Dark browns, black and blue are perhaps the safe options this…

Read More Bring on the Camel

I think there is another reason why women are referred to as the ‘fairer’ sex; their sense of justice. If I want to share imbalanced, humorous, taboo conversations I choose…

Read More Turn It Up

One of the most interesting aspects of men’s clothing is that our tolerance for trends is actually greater than we’d like to admit. Although the writing here at Mensflair is…

Read More Short And Tight. But What’s Next?

Richard Torregrossa’s book on Cary Grant carries the following quote from the great man; “One pretends to do something, or copy someone or some teacher, until it can be done…

Read More Style Lessons from David Niven