Month: June 2011

The internet has been a boon to independent retailers. While this is a positive thing, it’s not without its pitfalls, particularly when a retailer has no bricks and mortar retail…

Read More Useful Sources: Shoenet.co.uk

I’m a big fan of polo shirts. Their pique weave makes them perfect for wicking away sweat during the long, hot summer months from July to September; they’re low maintenance;…

Read More The Smart-Casual Dilemma

One of the greatest sources of sartorial inspiration is, and probably always will be, the silver screen. Who can forget the impeccable suits of Sean Connery’s Bond, or the preppy-meets-cop…

Read More The Style of The Talented Mr Ripley

This week I took my first nervous steps into the world of the bow tie wearer. I say nervous steps because few things mark you out as a lone wolf…

Read More A New Beginning: Bow Ties

Sexuality and style are two of the most misunderstood facets of life. Combine the two and you are presented with one of the most confused, jumbled, nonsensical, contradictory forms of…

Read More Sexuality and Style

Seersucker. Now, I always assumed that it was an America-born-and-bred kind of fabric, but in fact seersucker’s history in the Western world began – as a lot of men’s fashion…

Read More Reviving Seersucker

With Father’s Day swiftly approaching, I present some gift ideas for the stylish dad in your life. The Necktie A necktie is the ultimate stereotypical Father’s Day gift.  Although the…

Read More Father’s Day Gift Ideas