Suits

The Gentleman's Guide to Surviving the Central Line in a Suit

Thomas Church | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

Suit tailoring is an old business and we talk in yards and ounces. The weight of a cloth - it's thickness, heaviness - is measured as ounces per square yard (a yard is three by three feet). Or, for the metric readers, it can be measured as grams per square metre.

Urban Style: The Top Men's Suit Trends to Watch Out for This Summer

Hilary Wardle | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Wardle

It's hard to believe that we're already six months into 2014. Spring is well behind us and warm weather trends are blossoming, so it's the perfect time to pick up a summer suit. So, which trends are blisteringly hot, and which are just warm?

The Lack of Style on the Sporting Sidelines

Jack Target | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Sport
Jack Target

What happened to the days of Tom Landry and his fedora and Lombardi in his smart suit and overcoat with a Russian hat. What about Mike Ditka in that glorious Cliff Engle sweater from the 80s?

It's a Man Thing

Chanel de Yong | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Chanel de Yong

Suitably dressed PICTURE THIS. It's Thursday night - the 'new Friday' - and you're out with your friends enjoying after-work drinks at the Jam Tree o...

A Man's Guide to Timeless Style

James Wilson | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Style
James Wilson

Many people talk about timeless style like it's the holy grail of menswear. Style immortality. Immunity from the whims of fashion. But is it really possible? The answer is yes and no. Whilst it is wholly possible to buy clothing that will look great for years to come, eventually some parts of your wardrobe are going to require an update.

How To Buy Your First Suit

James Wilson | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Style
James Wilson

For those uninitiated into the world of tailoring, it can seem rather intimidating. There are so many 'rules'. Everyone has an opinion; friends, colleagues, family members, even random people on the street. Whilst there is plenty of scope to get it catastrophically wrong, it's easier than you think to get it right.

How to Look the Business

Sach Kukadia | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Style
Sach Kukadia

Whether you're a new graduate switching careers or a seasoned pro climbing the corporate ladder, job interviews can be an unnerving experience. And, whilst experience and a strong CV are essential to secure that initial interview, making a great first impression is also crucial. Here are some top tips on ensuring your outfit is as sharp as your patter.

A Man's Guide to Dressing for Summer

Sach Kukadia | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Style
Sach Kukadia

Men supposedly have it easy, particularly if you're required to wear a suit to work. There are simple rules that are easy to follow when wearing a suit, like ensuring your suiting is immaculately tailored and you have an arsenal of shirts and ties on rotation each week.

Your Unwanted Suit Can Help a Disadvantaged Young Person Into Work

Paul Noblet | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK
Paul Noblet

With more almost one million under-25s currently unemployed - including more than 76,000 who have been out of work for more than 12 months - young people like those we support at Centrepoint can find themselves a long way down the pecking order when it comes to securing a job. The simple donation of a suit can help build their confidence and raise their aspirations.

TM Lewin Secures New Lifeline As Recession Hits Its Profits

Charlie Thomas | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

Shirt retailer TM Lewin has successfully negotiated a refinancing deal, including deferring its loans payable to lenders. According to a report in...

At One Time, Even the Humble Suit was a Newcomer...

Sara Catanzaro | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Style
Sara Catanzaro

Suit design has been on a varied and exciting journey over the past 350 years, but its conception can be attributed to one man, Charles I.

Ties: The Dos and Do Knots

James Field | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Style
James Field

Tie width has seen great change over the years. The big kipper ties thankfully were left in the 70's and ever since ties have become thinner and thinner. Even in the last couple of years the standard width tie has seen a slight tweak by retailers.

Now You Can Dress Like Maggie..

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

A rainbow collection of Margaret Thatcher’s 1970s power suits is expected to sell for thousands of pounds at auction on Monday. The outfits, worn...

Smart Casual or Casually Smart - What Does It Really Mean?

Gabriel John | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Style
Gabriel John

One thing that I have spotted recently is how so many gents don't understand the concept of 'smart casual'.

What to Wear: To a Wedding

James Field | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
James Field

If the wedding dress code is morning suit and you're thinking shall I hire or buy, my advice is to buy. By all accounts if you hire you are looking at a bill of around £120 for the weekend. If you're hitting the age where weddings become part of a weekend regime during the summer months, you only need to go to two in order to justify the cost.

What to Wear: To an Interview

James Field | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Style
James Field

It takes a further ten impressions to make up for one bad impression. So, no surprise that the first impression you make on a potential employer is going to be the most important one.

The Apprentice's New Candidates: Notes on the Boys' Dress Sense

William Hanson | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
William Hanson

The Apprentice kicks off again on our screens next week and pictures have been released of the latest batch of candidates that will take part in the marathon job interview in order to gain investment from Lord Sugar. What struck me about the latest bunch - especially the boys - was their inability to dress properly.

Hot or not: Florence Welch's floral suit at the NME Awards

MyDaily | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Style

Florence Welch took to the NME Awards red carpet on Wednesday night (29 Feb) wearing an all-over floral patterned suit....

Ed Miliband: You Can Leave Your Jacket On

William Hanson | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Politics
William Hanson

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott has said that he told Ed Milliband to wear a jacket, as all leaders should be seen in jackets. I quite agree.

Whatever Happened to the Everyday Suit?

Murray Clark | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Style
Murray Clark

What do the words 'mens fashion' conjure in your mind? A Dalston boundary-breaker, drowning everything they own in pleather and studs or the next big thing in the fashion world?