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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Your Wardrobe’s New Year Revolution

  2015. A year yet defined, but soon enough the talk will be all about those New Year’s resolutions. Quit smoking. Quit drinking. Exercise more. Eat less. Learn something new. Now, I’m not going to sit here tapping away telling you how to do or why you should do any of those things, but what I …

Wearing a Poppy

The history bit: The use of the poppy was inspired by the World War I poem In Flanders Fields. It refers to the many poppies that were the first flowers to grow in the churned-up earth of soldiers' graves in Flanders, a region of Europe that overlies parts of Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. Canadian …

London Collections: Men visits The Cabinet War Rooms

Some seven decades after it was used as Winston Churchill’s tactical hub, The Cabinet War Rooms were once again buzzing with people. But how very different it was this time around. What an extraordinary setting and a brilliant one at that to host Savile Row, which demonstrated why it remains the godfather of destinations to …

Freshen Up

When you hear doom and gloom like this, its no surprise that freshening up the wardrobe with a new suit or jacket - well it can probably wait, right? So here’s the thing… It’s true. Men have smartened up their act in recent years. This has been down to a combination of wanting to give …

150th Anniversary of the Tux

BURLINGTON ARCADE CELEBRATES 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TUXEDO Exhibition: 10th – 22nd September   London’s stunning Burlington Arcade is hosting an exhibition celebrating the 150th Anniversary of The Tuxedo. The ‘Little Black Jacket’ exhibition, in collaboration with London College of Fashion (LCF), will be exhibited in Burlington Arcade from 10th – 22nd September and showcase heritage pieces from renowned Tuxedo wearers …

PM Steps into the Sun

People in the public eye get a hard time don’t they? After all, they’ve put themselves out there, gained some success through luck, talent and perseverance, and what happens? When they get it wrong, the rest of us throw virtual tomatoes at them – particularly the press. Mr Bean or that other politician...?  When you’re …