English tailoring meets Italian taste

From 19th – 23rd October, Italian brewery Menabrea and bespoke tailors Henry Herbert will bring a taste of true continental style to the streets of London, as they launch Brewspoke: an online service allowing men and women to have their own store-bought suits and shirts professionally fitted for free (http://www.menabrea.co.uk/in-the-know/brewspoke-from-menabrea-a-perfect-fit/).

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M&S Suits – Style and value

As a suit aficionado, my suits are either from a tailor, or a premium brand. When UK High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) offered me one of their new range of check suits to review, I had to confess that they would not have had them on my shortlist of go to places to buy a suit, but they convinced me I would be surprised. Did they convert me? Read on…

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Jacket Required AW15: Rise of the gent

Here is my round up of the best from Jacket Required AW15. I would traditionally shy away from the menswear trade shows, simply because for a long time, high fashion and niche trends have ruled where I would prefer updated, current evolution of classic tailored style. Thankfully with the resurgence of the modern gentleman over the past couple of years, times are changing and I like to keep abreast of current developments.

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