Much like all the other dressiquete rules, this one is pretty simple. When you're wearing a shirt that has french cuffs, you should always wear a jacket and of course cufflinks.You can identify a french cuff shirt as the cuffs are doubled over and there are no buttons with which to fasten them, hence forth … Continue reading Dressiquette – French cuffs with cufflinks and Jacket. Only.
The Way I dress – Mr David McAlmont
I'm a massive fan of these "the way I dress" videos by Mr Porter The outfits aren't always incredible, but the style advice and inspiration is always solid, and we can always use a little reminder that dressing well is a gift not a curse. "I like the idea of a Picadilly wardrobe" - AWESOME … Continue reading The Way I dress – Mr David McAlmont
Lunch and Shopping at Loading Bay
I had been seeing / hearing a lot of talk about the loading bay lately, mostly Instagrams of peoples lunch and stuff, but I hadn't been there yet and it seemed to be a bit of a Cape Town Institution. Misha and I also suffer from serious FOMO so we headed over a couple of … Continue reading Lunch and Shopping at Loading Bay
An amazing accessories collection by Heywood
I found Heywood 1922 on Instagram a couple of months and was blown away by the retro modern bow ties and pocket squares they offered, in fact 1 of my first ever posts entitled "Not your grandfathers bow tie" told the entire Heywood story. A couple of weeks ago the chaps over at Heywood sent … Continue reading An amazing accessories collection by Heywood
Let it be…a pocket square
I'm a big Beatles fan. Even bigger since I acquired a record player on a recent trip to NY and then proceeded to build a massive collection of vinyls, the stars of that collection of course being my Beatles albums. So you'll understand why when I saw these special edition Turnbull and Asser pocket squares … Continue reading Let it be…a pocket square
Loom opens in Cape Town!! Whoop Whoop!
Not much makes it's way to the tip of Africa from the 1st world. We pretty much rely on online shopping and insane import duties to get our style fix. Thats why when a store like Loom opens up, its more than a big deal. Loom pretty much stocks the ultimate collection of awesome, pretty … Continue reading Loom opens in Cape Town!! Whoop Whoop!
Want of the week – Alexander MxQueen skull scarf
Ive always wanted one of these Alexander McQueen skull scarfs. It's no secret I'm a big fan of skulls, I'm not even sure why, but it's been a thing for a while. I guess it's the fact that skulls are such a bad ass biker thing, and that when you wear them in a dapper … Continue reading Want of the week – Alexander MxQueen skull scarf
How to choose your underwear
Not only is this video a great new way to sell underwear as rather than showing Christiano Ronaldo spread eagle on a yacht it actually gives you the pro's and cons to the different styles. It's also just a really fun video, really well made with some great mens fashion advice, all be it a little … Continue reading How to choose your underwear
What my girlfriend gave me
Today, is my 35th birthday.Yep. And let's be honest, birthdays are only as good as the presents you get. This one so far has been incredible, as I woke up this morning to the most incredible surprise of a new uniform wares watch. It was right next to a stack of bacon and pancakes. I know … Continue reading What my girlfriend gave me
Ben Sherman turns 50
I'm a big Ben Sherman fan. I have been, since i picked up my first Ben Sherman golfer in NY about 7 years ago. At the time I didnt really know the brand, but I remember loving the retro modern vibe it had. So it comes as no surprise to find out the brand is … Continue reading Ben Sherman turns 50