Menswear Monthly: Spotlight on Casual Jackets

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The last couple of weeks have certainly given us the taste of spring so now it’s time to start thinking about shedding those winter layers. For weekends and casual dressing you need to make sure you have a good light weight jacket in your life to take the place of your winter coat – from Harringtons, to bombers and utility …

Dressing the part: The February Workwear Edit

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January is over, the sales are gone (mostly) so now you can get down to the serious business of shopping for the season ahead. And I really mean that because spending some time and money on your workwear wardrobe, is essentially investing in yourself and your career. Much as it would be lovely to know that all that matters is our experience and how we …

The Jacket of all Jackets

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Whether you work in a corporate environment with a traditional dress code, tread the fine line of business casual, or are just after something to throw on and smarten up your denim, then here is the unlikely sounding answer…a tweed jacket. They come in a whole host of different guises but the texture and often colour mix makes them perfect …

Chanel on a budget

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Ok there are occasionally upsides to being vertically challenged, namely the odd amazing VAT-less find in the kids’ section – like this Zara Kids Tweed Jacket with Frayed Detail. For £19.99 I am pretty pleased because it does the job of my old black Zara jacket but for the spring and summer. Zara is most definitely the high street home …

The Chanel Effect

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I have a black boucle jacket from Zara that has without a doubt been one of the best sale purchases I have ever made. In fact, scrap that because it has been one of the best purchases I have made full stop. I have worn this little beauty in so many ways – with jeans, with pleather trousers, over dresses …

Spring survival guide: the little jacket

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It is May, the heating is still on, I am wearing my winter coat, there has been hail, thunder and lightning. Ok it’s not but it was when I wrote this post originally.  Hallelujah – the sun is here but for how long? Who knows, but what I do know is that layering is the only way to get through the …