The little black dress is an essential piece in every woman’s wardrobe. Layer it with a jacket and pumps, and you have a conservative, business appropriate attire. It’s suitable even for boardrooms and business meetings. Adorn it with jewellery and Continue reading Blazer: Men’s Equivalent To Women’s Little Black Dress
Congratulations!… You’ve completed both your foundation wardrobe basics and intermediate levels. Complete this level, and you’ll graduate after this. But before you start strutting your stuff around, realise that you’ve only completed the foundation. Your sartorial journey is merely beginning. Continue reading Foundation Wardrobe (Part 3 Of 3): Advance Level
Congratulations, you’ve amassed all the necessary pieces of garments for your basic level. And I’m assuming that you’ve also recovered financially from the major purchases of your basic level too. Now’s the time to up your game, and advance to Continue reading Foundation Wardrobe (Part 2 Of 3): Intermediate Level
You’ve probably read the series on Classic Menswear, and thought it’s financially impossible to build a foundation wardrobe like that. At least not all at one go. Even more so if you’re a fresh graduate, and still dependent on your Continue reading Foundation Wardrobe (Part 1 Of 3): The Basics
Previous episode, we shared how to dress for the more formal end of the spectrum. As mentioned, classic menswear stretches across a wide spectrum. So today, we’re gonna take a look at the dressed down side of it. We’re gonna Continue reading Classic Menswear: Casual But Elegant (Part 2 Of 2)
To most people, the mere mention of “classic menswear” will conjure an image of men in formal business suits. Men in formal business settings, conducting formal business… things… In all actuality, classic menswear covers more than just formal business suits. Continue reading Classic Menswear: Business Appropriate (Part 1 Of 2)
We’ve presented the woven ties, knit ties and even bow ties in the previous episodes. So now let’s go further back in time to visit the ancestor of all modern neckwear – the cravat. The modern cravat isn’t technically the Continue reading Cravat: The Ancestor Of The Modern Neckwear
Two things come to the mind when you mention “bow tie”. Either the elegant dinner suit in a formal black tie gala, or a clown wearing a fancy costume. The former is fittingly accurate. Black bow ties are the defining Continue reading Bow Tie: How To Stand Out Amongst The Well Dressed
We’ve already established that there are ties for every level of formality. But are ties all there is to spicing up your attire? What about the times when you still want to look dressed up, yet remain comfortably casual? Is Continue reading What’s A Knit Tie, And Is There Such A Thing As A Casual Tie?
Need to impress an important client? Put on a tie… Need to give a presentation to the board of directors? Put on a tie… Attending a job interview? Put on a tie… It seems as though everybody’s come to a Continue reading Is The Tie The Only Accessory To Formalise Your Attire?