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…

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’…

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…

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…

I adore hats. I have quite a few of them but nowhere near the number I should like to own. For my next purchase, I am rather taken with the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…