Author: <span class="vcard">Simon Crompton</span>

Most men destroy their suits by having them dry-cleaned too often. That much is uncontroversial. A high-street dry cleaner will stick your suit in a large drum, soak it with…

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I am surprised how frequently the questions I am asked centre around one object of clothing: brown shoes. This is because men’s certainty about the alternative (black shoes) creates a…

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Following on from my last posting on what belt to wear, there is one, perhaps more important question – whether to wear a belt at all. Those who wear braces…

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Pleats are useful if you wear your trousers high, or if you are overweight. Otherwise they are useless. Traditionally, most trousers had pleats rather than being flat fronted. Usually two…

Read More The Misunderstood Pleat