What to wear in the Summer

There's something rather British about talking about the weather. If we're not complaining that it's too cold and wet, and how we wish we could ditch this country and live a better life in the sun,  chances are by the summer we're complaining that it's far to hot! Why are we never satisfied?! What to wear …

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Good service is easy

Good service isn't difficult. Sometimes there can be things to challenge the delivery of it, but 9 times out of 10, bad service is a consequence of not being thoughtful, kind and most importantly not listening, being interested or caring enough about your customer. A good starting point to be better at it is to …

Buying your business shirts: Part 1

We all wear them and for most of us there are two ways of buying them. You will either buy a little cheaper, being carefree about the life span you can expect from them. Or you buy shirts that are a little more expensive but be happy in the knowledge that with care they will …

Panama Hats

Slip, slop, slap say the Australians. The sun as we all know is a powerful force, and wearing a hat is a smart move both on a practical and stylish level. The Panama hat is to summer what strawberries are to Wimbledon or Pimms to Henley. It transcends the years and is the epitome of …

Collar Club

Forget your film, contact lense, or magazine subscription,  Collar Club is a new way to manage your shirt wardrobe. How does it work? They send through a shirt to try. Once you've tried it, you return it within 5 days. For the record: The off-the-shelf shirts come in slim or tailored. 'Slim' is as the name …

Holiday Feet

Our feet are so important and we are so often judged by what we put on them. At work it remains quite straightforward. We need a good shoe, well made, kept in good condition and clean. Alas, for some this becomes a bit of a challenge and with good intentions they can let down a …

Packing your suitcase and travelling

We all travel from A to B the whole time. For business or pleasure, from short journeys to long journeys, from over nights to weeks away – getting our clothes around is a challenge and doing it without creasing is even harder! Let’s be frank, your clothes will crease in transit but there are ways …

Royal Ascot – Men’s dress code

Horse racing is a sport that has a long history with records indicating its presence in the ancient Greek Olympics in 648 BC. In the Roman Empire, chariot and mounted horse racing were major industries. “The Sport of Kings” gained its name after being so popular with both royalty and aristocrats. As expected, with such …

Morning dress

If you have just got engaged, firstly congratulations, secondly your new wife-to-be may already be in wedding planning mode so with this in mind if you are unclear on what wedding attire to wear on your wedding day here’s a guide to the perfect dress code for the Groom… And yes, it’s worth thinking about …

YOUR questions, MY answers

I wanted to take a moment to answer some of your questions. Keep them coming! (james@jamesfield.com) Q:      Can you talk me through what kind of jacket a man should opt for according to his body shape? A:        There is one thing that is vital – that the jacket fits – whatever body size you are.  With …