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The world of men's style is becoming as dynamic and creative as women's fashion, not to mention as opinionated and even confusing. Naturally, Alexandra Wood likes to keep a close eye and offer useful advice to her customers, which means her regular blog posts are essential reads for chaps who want to stay on point. Read them here.

 

 

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16th June 2017

There’s no place to really pull out all the fashion stops like Royal Ascot (20 – 24 June). It’s the pinnacle of class and style so, understandably, they enforce strict dress codes and issue their own style guide. While elegance and sophistication are the order of the day, that doesn’t mean you have to hide[…]

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15th June 2017

Still searching for a gift for Father’s Day? Fashion and accessories are always a solid gift choice for Father’s Day. A good quality item is something your father (or husband) can cherish for years. And finding something that shows off their personality makes the gift even more distinct. Here are my top picks, with something suit[…]

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28th March 2017

We are quickly approaching that most frustrating time of year when the seasons swing with wild abandon between the crisp winter and the watery, yet pleasingly warmer, spring. Occasionally we may be graced with the sun…maybe. So how does one dress in this madness? Layering! The trick to layering, particularly for business wear, is that[…]

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21st March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we continue our month of shirt advice and inspiration. You probably don’t give it much thought. As you get dressed in the morning, you are probably more concerned about avoiding a horrible colour combination and that there are no porridge remnants[…]

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7th March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we have made March our month of shirt advice and inspiration. A shirt is just a shirt, right? No, not really. The shirt you choose plays a lead role in showcasing your personal style. There is a huge amount of choice[…]

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1st March 2017

While there is no shortage of information and timelines for brides, as a groom you may feel like you have been left in the dark about how to approach your wedding, particularly when it comes to grooming, fitness, suits and accessories. Together with accessories experts Mr Jenks and fitness coach Kemo Marriott (founder of Holistic[…]

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28th February 2017

The big events of the annual awards season are now complete (big sigh). Epic Best Picture mix up at the Oscars aside, there was a lot to be excited about when watching the stars this year (sartorially speaking!). I always get a little over-excited when I see a splash of colour from the boys at[…]

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8th February 2017

This month I was delighted to be asked by Amara Bridal Registry to contribute my predicted style trends for grooms this summer for The Wedding Journal. I’m sure planning is well under way for anyone getting married this summer, and this beautiful and helpful online resource is sure to inspire you and your fiance. Read[…]

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7th February 2017

The RBS Six Nations rugby tournament kicked off on the weekend with wins for Scotland, England and Wales. While many relax in the comfort of their homes, some will spend the games (set to continue through March) in corporate boxes and/or take in the spectacle from the best seats in the house. So, what do[…]

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24th January 2017

When having a bespoke or made-to-measure suit created, the most important decision you will make is choosing the fabric. Knowing which fabric is used for different types of suits, and which fabric is best in summer or winter will make your decision much easier. While the type of suit and its purpose certainly narrows down[…]

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19th January 2017

Packing for your winter sun getaway doesn’t have to be tricky… There is no doubt about it: the weather in January is miserable. But at least you’ve developed a formula for dressing in the ever-present rain, snow, sleet and wind. However, if you are lucky enough to be heading off on a short sojourn to[…]

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17th January 2017

Tie Die? IS THE TIE DEAD? Is a question that was put to me by Alex recently. Is the tie dead? Certainly, in the more modern and progressive workplaces (particularly in the creative world), ties are almost anathema. Whilst open collar shirts are acceptable, a tie really is a step too far beyond the smart-casual[…]

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12
16th June 2017

There’s no place to really pull out all the fashion stops like Royal Ascot (20 – 24 June). It’s the pinnacle of class and style so, understandably, they enforce strict dress codes and issue their own style guide. While elegance and sophistication are the order of the day, that doesn’t mean you have to hide[…]

Read More

15th June 2017

Still searching for a gift for Father’s Day? Fashion and accessories are always a solid gift choice for Father’s Day. A good quality item is something your father (or husband) can cherish for years. And finding something that shows off their personality makes the gift even more distinct. Here are my top picks, with something suit[…]

Read More

28th March 2017

We are quickly approaching that most frustrating time of year when the seasons swing with wild abandon between the crisp winter and the watery, yet pleasingly warmer, spring. Occasionally we may be graced with the sun…maybe. So how does one dress in this madness? Layering! The trick to layering, particularly for business wear, is that[…]

Read More

21st March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we continue our month of shirt advice and inspiration. You probably don’t give it much thought. As you get dressed in the morning, you are probably more concerned about avoiding a horrible colour combination and that there are no porridge remnants[…]

Read More

7th March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we have made March our month of shirt advice and inspiration. A shirt is just a shirt, right? No, not really. The shirt you choose plays a lead role in showcasing your personal style. There is a huge amount of choice[…]

Read More

1st March 2017

While there is no shortage of information and timelines for brides, as a groom you may feel like you have been left in the dark about how to approach your wedding, particularly when it comes to grooming, fitness, suits and accessories. Together with accessories experts Mr Jenks and fitness coach Kemo Marriott (founder of Holistic[…]

Read More

28th February 2017

The big events of the annual awards season are now complete (big sigh). Epic Best Picture mix up at the Oscars aside, there was a lot to be excited about when watching the stars this year (sartorially speaking!). I always get a little over-excited when I see a splash of colour from the boys at[…]

Read More

8th February 2017

This month I was delighted to be asked by Amara Bridal Registry to contribute my predicted style trends for grooms this summer for The Wedding Journal. I’m sure planning is well under way for anyone getting married this summer, and this beautiful and helpful online resource is sure to inspire you and your fiance. Read[…]

Read More

7th February 2017

The RBS Six Nations rugby tournament kicked off on the weekend with wins for Scotland, England and Wales. While many relax in the comfort of their homes, some will spend the games (set to continue through March) in corporate boxes and/or take in the spectacle from the best seats in the house. So, what do[…]

Read More

24th January 2017

When having a bespoke or made-to-measure suit created, the most important decision you will make is choosing the fabric. Knowing which fabric is used for different types of suits, and which fabric is best in summer or winter will make your decision much easier. While the type of suit and its purpose certainly narrows down[…]

Read More

19th January 2017

Packing for your winter sun getaway doesn’t have to be tricky… There is no doubt about it: the weather in January is miserable. But at least you’ve developed a formula for dressing in the ever-present rain, snow, sleet and wind. However, if you are lucky enough to be heading off on a short sojourn to[…]

Read More

17th January 2017

Tie Die? IS THE TIE DEAD? Is a question that was put to me by Alex recently. Is the tie dead? Certainly, in the more modern and progressive workplaces (particularly in the creative world), ties are almost anathema. Whilst open collar shirts are acceptable, a tie really is a step too far beyond the smart-casual[…]

Read More

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16th June 2017

There’s no place to really pull out all the fashion stops like Royal Ascot (20 – 24 June). It’s the pinnacle of class and style so, understandably, they enforce strict dress codes and issue their own style guide. While elegance and sophistication are the order of the day, that doesn’t mean you have to hide[…]

Read More

15th June 2017

Still searching for a gift for Father’s Day? Fashion and accessories are always a solid gift choice for Father’s Day. A good quality item is something your father (or husband) can cherish for years. And finding something that shows off their personality makes the gift even more distinct. Here are my top picks, with something suit[…]

Read More

28th March 2017

We are quickly approaching that most frustrating time of year when the seasons swing with wild abandon between the crisp winter and the watery, yet pleasingly warmer, spring. Occasionally we may be graced with the sun…maybe. So how does one dress in this madness? Layering! The trick to layering, particularly for business wear, is that[…]

Read More

21st March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we continue our month of shirt advice and inspiration. You probably don’t give it much thought. As you get dressed in the morning, you are probably more concerned about avoiding a horrible colour combination and that there are no porridge remnants[…]

Read More

7th March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we have made March our month of shirt advice and inspiration. A shirt is just a shirt, right? No, not really. The shirt you choose plays a lead role in showcasing your personal style. There is a huge amount of choice[…]

Read More

1st March 2017

While there is no shortage of information and timelines for brides, as a groom you may feel like you have been left in the dark about how to approach your wedding, particularly when it comes to grooming, fitness, suits and accessories. Together with accessories experts Mr Jenks and fitness coach Kemo Marriott (founder of Holistic[…]

Read More

28th February 2017

The big events of the annual awards season are now complete (big sigh). Epic Best Picture mix up at the Oscars aside, there was a lot to be excited about when watching the stars this year (sartorially speaking!). I always get a little over-excited when I see a splash of colour from the boys at[…]

Read More

8th February 2017

This month I was delighted to be asked by Amara Bridal Registry to contribute my predicted style trends for grooms this summer for The Wedding Journal. I’m sure planning is well under way for anyone getting married this summer, and this beautiful and helpful online resource is sure to inspire you and your fiance. Read[…]

Read More

7th February 2017

The RBS Six Nations rugby tournament kicked off on the weekend with wins for Scotland, England and Wales. While many relax in the comfort of their homes, some will spend the games (set to continue through March) in corporate boxes and/or take in the spectacle from the best seats in the house. So, what do[…]

Read More

24th January 2017

When having a bespoke or made-to-measure suit created, the most important decision you will make is choosing the fabric. Knowing which fabric is used for different types of suits, and which fabric is best in summer or winter will make your decision much easier. While the type of suit and its purpose certainly narrows down[…]

Read More

19th January 2017

Packing for your winter sun getaway doesn’t have to be tricky… There is no doubt about it: the weather in January is miserable. But at least you’ve developed a formula for dressing in the ever-present rain, snow, sleet and wind. However, if you are lucky enough to be heading off on a short sojourn to[…]

Read More

17th January 2017

Tie Die? IS THE TIE DEAD? Is a question that was put to me by Alex recently. Is the tie dead? Certainly, in the more modern and progressive workplaces (particularly in the creative world), ties are almost anathema. Whilst open collar shirts are acceptable, a tie really is a step too far beyond the smart-casual[…]

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12
16th June 2017

There’s no place to really pull out all the fashion stops like Royal Ascot (20 – 24 June). It’s the pinnacle of class and style so, understandably, they enforce strict dress codes and issue their own style guide. While elegance and sophistication are the order of the day, that doesn’t mean you have to hide[…]

Read More

15th June 2017

Still searching for a gift for Father’s Day? Fashion and accessories are always a solid gift choice for Father’s Day. A good quality item is something your father (or husband) can cherish for years. And finding something that shows off their personality makes the gift even more distinct. Here are my top picks, with something suit[…]

Read More

28th March 2017

We are quickly approaching that most frustrating time of year when the seasons swing with wild abandon between the crisp winter and the watery, yet pleasingly warmer, spring. Occasionally we may be graced with the sun…maybe. So how does one dress in this madness? Layering! The trick to layering, particularly for business wear, is that[…]

Read More

21st March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we continue our month of shirt advice and inspiration. You probably don’t give it much thought. As you get dressed in the morning, you are probably more concerned about avoiding a horrible colour combination and that there are no porridge remnants[…]

Read More

7th March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we have made March our month of shirt advice and inspiration. A shirt is just a shirt, right? No, not really. The shirt you choose plays a lead role in showcasing your personal style. There is a huge amount of choice[…]

Read More

1st March 2017

While there is no shortage of information and timelines for brides, as a groom you may feel like you have been left in the dark about how to approach your wedding, particularly when it comes to grooming, fitness, suits and accessories. Together with accessories experts Mr Jenks and fitness coach Kemo Marriott (founder of Holistic[…]

Read More

28th February 2017

The big events of the annual awards season are now complete (big sigh). Epic Best Picture mix up at the Oscars aside, there was a lot to be excited about when watching the stars this year (sartorially speaking!). I always get a little over-excited when I see a splash of colour from the boys at[…]

Read More

8th February 2017

This month I was delighted to be asked by Amara Bridal Registry to contribute my predicted style trends for grooms this summer for The Wedding Journal. I’m sure planning is well under way for anyone getting married this summer, and this beautiful and helpful online resource is sure to inspire you and your fiance. Read[…]

Read More

7th February 2017

The RBS Six Nations rugby tournament kicked off on the weekend with wins for Scotland, England and Wales. While many relax in the comfort of their homes, some will spend the games (set to continue through March) in corporate boxes and/or take in the spectacle from the best seats in the house. So, what do[…]

Read More

24th January 2017

When having a bespoke or made-to-measure suit created, the most important decision you will make is choosing the fabric. Knowing which fabric is used for different types of suits, and which fabric is best in summer or winter will make your decision much easier. While the type of suit and its purpose certainly narrows down[…]

Read More

19th January 2017

Packing for your winter sun getaway doesn’t have to be tricky… There is no doubt about it: the weather in January is miserable. But at least you’ve developed a formula for dressing in the ever-present rain, snow, sleet and wind. However, if you are lucky enough to be heading off on a short sojourn to[…]

Read More

17th January 2017

Tie Die? IS THE TIE DEAD? Is a question that was put to me by Alex recently. Is the tie dead? Certainly, in the more modern and progressive workplaces (particularly in the creative world), ties are almost anathema. Whilst open collar shirts are acceptable, a tie really is a step too far beyond the smart-casual[…]

Read More

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16th June 2017

There’s no place to really pull out all the fashion stops like Royal Ascot (20 – 24 June). It’s the pinnacle of class and style so, understandably, they enforce strict dress codes and issue their own style guide. While elegance and sophistication are the order of the day, that doesn’t mean you have to hide[…]

Read More

15th June 2017

Still searching for a gift for Father’s Day? Fashion and accessories are always a solid gift choice for Father’s Day. A good quality item is something your father (or husband) can cherish for years. And finding something that shows off their personality makes the gift even more distinct. Here are my top picks, with something suit[…]

Read More

28th March 2017

We are quickly approaching that most frustrating time of year when the seasons swing with wild abandon between the crisp winter and the watery, yet pleasingly warmer, spring. Occasionally we may be graced with the sun…maybe. So how does one dress in this madness? Layering! The trick to layering, particularly for business wear, is that[…]

Read More

21st March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we continue our month of shirt advice and inspiration. You probably don’t give it much thought. As you get dressed in the morning, you are probably more concerned about avoiding a horrible colour combination and that there are no porridge remnants[…]

Read More

7th March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the new line of limited edition Alexandra Wood shirts, we have made March our month of shirt advice and inspiration. A shirt is just a shirt, right? No, not really. The shirt you choose plays a lead role in showcasing your personal style. There is a huge amount of choice[…]

Read More

1st March 2017

While there is no shortage of information and timelines for brides, as a groom you may feel like you have been left in the dark about how to approach your wedding, particularly when it comes to grooming, fitness, suits and accessories. Together with accessories experts Mr Jenks and fitness coach Kemo Marriott (founder of Holistic[…]

Read More

28th February 2017

The big events of the annual awards season are now complete (big sigh). Epic Best Picture mix up at the Oscars aside, there was a lot to be excited about when watching the stars this year (sartorially speaking!). I always get a little over-excited when I see a splash of colour from the boys at[…]

Read More

8th February 2017

This month I was delighted to be asked by Amara Bridal Registry to contribute my predicted style trends for grooms this summer for The Wedding Journal. I’m sure planning is well under way for anyone getting married this summer, and this beautiful and helpful online resource is sure to inspire you and your fiance. Read[…]

Read More

7th February 2017

The RBS Six Nations rugby tournament kicked off on the weekend with wins for Scotland, England and Wales. While many relax in the comfort of their homes, some will spend the games (set to continue through March) in corporate boxes and/or take in the spectacle from the best seats in the house. So, what do[…]

Read More

24th January 2017

When having a bespoke or made-to-measure suit created, the most important decision you will make is choosing the fabric. Knowing which fabric is used for different types of suits, and which fabric is best in summer or winter will make your decision much easier. While the type of suit and its purpose certainly narrows down[…]

Read More

19th January 2017

Packing for your winter sun getaway doesn’t have to be tricky… There is no doubt about it: the weather in January is miserable. But at least you’ve developed a formula for dressing in the ever-present rain, snow, sleet and wind. However, if you are lucky enough to be heading off on a short sojourn to[…]

Read More

17th January 2017

Tie Die? IS THE TIE DEAD? Is a question that was put to me by Alex recently. Is the tie dead? Certainly, in the more modern and progressive workplaces (particularly in the creative world), ties are almost anathema. Whilst open collar shirts are acceptable, a tie really is a step too far beyond the smart-casual[…]

Read More