Summer without the Sunshine

Claire Lopez Chinos, Cropped Trousers, Trousers Leave a Comment

Right, I’m going to do a little bit of reverse psychology on the weather and write about trousers in the hope that this will somehow herald the return of the sunshine… Clearly, I am actually aware that this will have zero bearing on the British climate. But anything’s worth a try, right? So if you’re bored of your jeans, here …

Menswear Monthly: The Smart Casual Conundrum

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If you’re suited and booted for most of the week, does dress down Friday have you cobbling together a motley ensemble? Or perhaps the terms Business Casual and Smart Casual have you running for the hills? If so, then you definitely need to make sure your wardrobe covers the tricky middle ground between suit trouser and casual jean. The blazer will do the job …

Is there more to life than jeans?

Claire Lopez Chinos, Trousers Leave a Comment

Like many people, I tend to live in my jeans and have a fair few pairs that I am very attached to. But that hasn’t always been the case. Looking back at old photos of myself it appears that as a child I had a real penchant for tracksuit bottoms – who’d have thought? Maybe my trackie-bum devotee of a …