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 …

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 …

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 …

Why go Bespoke?

Firstly, bespoke comes with a warning. It is incredibly addictive. If you have spent years buying off the peg, unless you are extremely lucky, the chances are there is probably something that isn’t quite right. It might be the width or length of your sleeves. It might be the length of the jacket. It might …

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 …

Choosing a Suit – Your jacket style

  Choosing a jacket style, whether it is a casual, sporting, or suit is straight forward. Going the bespoke route is a whole load easier still because you have the benefit of your tailor giving you his or her expertise – ensuring you go for the best style to suit you. A Savile Row tailor …

What to wear: On a Date

Fieldy’s top five: • Important are the shirt and the shoes. • Iron the shirt, not just the collar. • One shirt button is reserved, two buttons is relaxed, and three is awful. • Wear colours that suit and you enjoy. • Shoes, shoes and shoes. Job interviews, weddings, parties. What to wear for these …

Choosing a Suit – Your trouser style

When you wear your suit you’d be right in thinking that the first thing people will notice is the jacket. But your trousers really are important too. Badly cut trousers will make the difference between a reasonable suit and a great suit. The rise Generally speaking, trousers in Ready to Wear (RTW) are cut with …

Choosing a Suit – Cloth type

When you’ve got to grips with what weight you want a suit to be, the next step is colour and pattern. Suits are made in a variety of fabrics, but most commonly from wool. The two main yarns produce worsted (where the fibres are combed before spinning) and woollen (where they are not). These can …