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6 Ways to Revive an Old Blazer

Posted: November 17, 2014 at 4:18 pm   /   How To..., Style, Suits

Getting an old jacket or blazer altered is usually quicker and cheaper than if you were ordering one made up from scratch, and it is a great way to revamp older garments or vintage finds. Often, a bit of careful altering here and there can do wonders for your tired old blazer. Below, we’re going […]

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Sharp and Dapper Shirt stays

Sharp and Dapper

Posted: October 30, 2014 at 12:15 pm   /   Accessories, Style

Sharp and Dapper are an exciting online store offering some great (and one truly exceptional, but more of that later) products for the discerning gentleman. This was going to be a review of their magnificent shirt stays, but due to the generosity of their founder Johan Ekelund, this will have to be so much more. […]

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The Gentleman Barbers – Birmingham

Posted: October 4, 2014 at 8:32 am   /   Grooming

The Gentleman Barbers seeks to return visitors to Brindley Place in Birmingham to the days where going to the barber was an event rather than a chore. My visit was of necessity, but the Gentlemen Barber’s modern twist on a half-remembered childhood memory was both  pleasurable and a reminder that provision of good male grooming […]

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Manners Matter: Etiquette for Formal Dining

Posted: September 14, 2014 at 8:18 am   /   Etiquette, Food & Drink

Times change, fashions change, but things such as manners and etiquette are as important as ever for the modern gentlemen. Some points may seem obvious and yet many rules are broken surprisingly frequently (such as the bread plate rule), so here’s a quick reminder of a few.   Jacket and tie Dinner jackets may no […]

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The Dark knot ties review

Posted: September 7, 2014 at 11:10 am   /   Accessories, Style

Every once in a while, a new company can really surprise you with the quality if their product. New tie company The Dark Knot has put so much into the packaging that even the most hardcore Tie snob will be impressed. So what is all the fuss about? Some time ago, I had connected via […]

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Bellroy Hide & Seek wallet

Bellroy Hide and Seek Wallet

Posted: August 23, 2014 at 3:48 pm   /   Accessories

The Bellroy Hide and Seek Wallet is the first truly practical wallet that solves the problem of how to carry all the plastic you actually need to carry, while banishing the ungainly bulging wallet to the 80s where it belongs. I didn’t expect to covet something I will spend most of my time sitting on, […]

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The secret to smelling fresh: The Atomizer

Posted: August 2, 2014 at 9:31 pm   /   Grooming, Style

It’s no secret that women smell fresh all day long. The problem for us guys is it’s not practical to carry a bottle of fragrance with us all day long. Even with the increase of popularity of man bags to carry your things around, having to manage a large masculine bottle of scent is too […]

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Cornerstone – Shaving subscription

Posted: July 19, 2014 at 11:27 am   /   Grooming

Have you ever seen a new start up that seems so obvious you wonder why you haven’t seen it before? I’m talking about product subscriptions for things you consume every day. You have to buy them anyway and often it is very embarrassing if you are ever caught without that essential item. Enter Cornerstone the […]

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