Looking for the right suit can be daunting in more ways than one, with different choices and styles to choose from, so where does a mere mortal start?
There’s been quite a lot of buzzes recently over actor Joaquin Phoenix and his brilliant performance in the latest big screen incarnation of one of pop culture’s most iconic villains, The Joker. His stellar portrayal of the complex character, which is already causing a lot of talk regarding possible best actor nominations, was hugely amplified by his character’s wardrobe. To be specific, the Joker’s striking three-piece red suit and trousers with yellow vest lent a great deal of depth and visual impact to a character that we all love to hate.
As winter approaches, there is nothing more important than a versatile coat that can keep you cosy during the coming months but can still be an iconic addition to wear over all your outfits. There are a lot of coats to choose from but the one that this season everyone’s bringing out from their wardrobes is the trench coat.
It’s easy to stick to the tried and true. A plain, solid-colored suit is practically a no-brainer. You can almost never go wrong with it. As long as it fits impeccably, you’re all set. But where’s the fun in that? Whether you wear a suit every day for work and formal occasions or just once in a while for special events, why not try something with a little more character? A pinstripe suit is a stylish way to stand out from the crowd without looking like you tried too hard.
What do Ryan Reynolds, Eddie Redmayne, Armie Hammer, Chris Pine, Justin Timberlake and Matthew McConaughey all have in common? Yes, they’re all massive stars on both sides of the pond but that’s not it. Not only have all these men been recognized for their sartorial style but they also all have, at one point or another, worn a striking velvet tuxedo. And most recently, a certain royal made fashion headlines by joining their ranks. Prince William stepped out in a fashion forward emerald green tuxedo and proved that men’s formalwear doesn’t always have to be completely classic, straight-laced and predictable.
You receive an invitation to a formal event. You see on the invite is says ‘Black Tie’ and all the questions begin running through your mind. Do I need to buy a new suit? How do I wear my hair? What will everyone else be wearing? What does Black Tie actually mean? It is perfectly normal to react this way, especially if you have never been to a Black Tie event before. We are here to put your mind at rest. Keep reading to find out exactly what Black Tie is and what you should be wearing when you get invited to such a lavish occasion.