There is no more versatile pair of pants than the chino. Made from comfortable fabric, very flattering when worn slim-fit, and light enough to wear in summer without sweating (unlike jeans), there are a multitude of reasons to buy a few pairs.
The trick to buying new clothes is not to think about how good an item looks, but how the item will look within an outfit. The colour combinations below are bulletproof and provide a solid foundation for any outfits you want to put together.
Whenever you buy clothes off eBay you can’t help but think ‘Who died in this?’ But amongst the dead peoples’ clothes and cheap counterfeit junk there are bargains to be found. Follow these tips and you’ll find them.
It turns out that ex-girlfriend who dumped you as a result of your supposed ‘inadequacies’ was right – size does matter. But what we’re talking about here is all that spare material pooling around your shoulders and ankles, not in your underwear.
Polo shirts can be a tricky thing to get right. Do it well and you can effortlessly pull off the ‘smart casual’ look by pairing with some chinos and brogues; wear them wrong and you’ll look like your dad.
As a man, a watch is the only item of jewelry you can legitimately ‘pull off’. Yes, by all means wear your neck chain like you’re Flavor Flav, or cross-stitched bracelet which has ‘sentimental value’ – but the rest of us are judging you.
In this day and age of wearable tech, the man who stands proudly against the tide with a mechanical timepiece on his wrist is king. A decent watch exudes elegance.
Shoes. They’re just a way of getting from A to B, right? As long as they’re comfortable, that’s the only thing that matters.
At least, that’s what I used to think. In my lifetime I’ve had every bad shoe you can think of, including (but not limited to) cheap square-toed black and brown shoes, pointy clown looking shoes, slip-on moccasins. Hell, I even had Velcro shoes, like some escapee from the asylum. And, to be honest, I didn’t much care. They served their purpose of keeping the elements off my feet, and kept me warm.