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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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15th November 2017

How to avoid a black tie faux pas: un-complicating the world of evening dress We are now in Christmas party and awards season and you’ve been invited to a black tie event. You just dust off your black suit, bow tie and white dinner shirt and some black dress shoes and its job done, right?[…]

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14th November 2017

I (like thousands of others I assume) find it infuriating when people respond with “Nothing” when you ask them what they’d like for Christmas. Gift shopping is difficult at the best of times, let alone when you’re sent into the Christmas shopping fray without any idea of what to buy. Be it your friend, father,[…]

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9th November 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: It’s Christmas party season again but I’m bored of my usual dinner suit. What do you suggest? A: As long you haven’t been asked specifically to wear black tie[…]

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7th November 2017

Let’s talk tailoring: with GQ’s Tony Parsons This interview is the first in our series of Let’s talk Tailoring; a podcast that gives our listeners an inside view of how some of our favourite men have found their own style, what they’re inspired by and what advice they can offer to those trying to find[…]

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31st October 2017

A white shirt is a true timeless classic for a reason: it lets your best features shine, goes with everything and will instantly make you look and feel sharper. They can also be extremely sexy. Yes, with a few tweaks, the humble white shirt has the potential to get hearts fluttering. Here are my top[…]

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28th October 2017

“I love a man in a good suit. My dad [Edward Fox] has the most beautiful suits that he wore when he was in Edward and Mrs Simpson (1978) – and still wears to this day, 36 years on. They are so timeless and elegant, so much so that my brother Fred wears a lot[…]

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25th October 2017

Five of Alexandra Wood’s favourite London restaurants Whether you live in London, or like to visit, the plethora of restaurants and bars in this amazing city makes it near impossible to decide where to go. I love eating out and going for a cocktail somewhere nice, and like any London regular I have my favourite[…]

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24th October 2017

It’s unavoidable, and admittedly not terribly enjoyable, but ironing your shirt correctly is essential to achieve a polished appearance. Non-iron shirts won’t get you out of it either. They don’t exist in our book: it simply means those shirts will be a little easier to iron.  So, to make this unavoidable task easier, I’ve compiled my top[…]

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18th October 2017

Deep down, it’s every man’s dream – getting a double take as he makes his way down a crowded street, and for all the right reasons! It’s no secret that what a man wears and how he’s groomed has a dramatic impact on his self-confidence, his career success, even his love life. That’s not an[…]

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11th October 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: How can I dress to commute comfortably in this odd weather and stay looking polished? A: I understand the conundrum: it’s not quite cold enough for a coat but[…]

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4th October 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is in cinemas around the world so we thought it was fitting to feature English actor and style icon Colin Firth as our October Man of the Month. A post shared by COLIN FIRTH ADDICTED (@colinfirthaddicted) on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:37pm PDT In both Kingsman films, Firth plays Harry Hart[…]

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29th September 2017

Nothing looks better in the cooler months than a good overcoat. They keep you warm through the harsh winter, look slick over a suit and are easily wearable on the weekend to boot. It may be September, but it’s never too early to think about having a bespoke version of one of these beauties made,[…]

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12
15th November 2017

How to avoid a black tie faux pas: un-complicating the world of evening dress We are now in Christmas party and awards season and you’ve been invited to a black tie event. You just dust off your black suit, bow tie and white dinner shirt and some black dress shoes and its job done, right?[…]

Read More

14th November 2017

I (like thousands of others I assume) find it infuriating when people respond with “Nothing” when you ask them what they’d like for Christmas. Gift shopping is difficult at the best of times, let alone when you’re sent into the Christmas shopping fray without any idea of what to buy. Be it your friend, father,[…]

Read More

9th November 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: It’s Christmas party season again but I’m bored of my usual dinner suit. What do you suggest? A: As long you haven’t been asked specifically to wear black tie[…]

Read More

7th November 2017

Let’s talk tailoring: with GQ’s Tony Parsons This interview is the first in our series of Let’s talk Tailoring; a podcast that gives our listeners an inside view of how some of our favourite men have found their own style, what they’re inspired by and what advice they can offer to those trying to find[…]

Read More

31st October 2017

A white shirt is a true timeless classic for a reason: it lets your best features shine, goes with everything and will instantly make you look and feel sharper. They can also be extremely sexy. Yes, with a few tweaks, the humble white shirt has the potential to get hearts fluttering. Here are my top[…]

Read More

28th October 2017

“I love a man in a good suit. My dad [Edward Fox] has the most beautiful suits that he wore when he was in Edward and Mrs Simpson (1978) – and still wears to this day, 36 years on. They are so timeless and elegant, so much so that my brother Fred wears a lot[…]

Read More

25th October 2017

Five of Alexandra Wood’s favourite London restaurants Whether you live in London, or like to visit, the plethora of restaurants and bars in this amazing city makes it near impossible to decide where to go. I love eating out and going for a cocktail somewhere nice, and like any London regular I have my favourite[…]

Read More

24th October 2017

It’s unavoidable, and admittedly not terribly enjoyable, but ironing your shirt correctly is essential to achieve a polished appearance. Non-iron shirts won’t get you out of it either. They don’t exist in our book: it simply means those shirts will be a little easier to iron.  So, to make this unavoidable task easier, I’ve compiled my top[…]

Read More

18th October 2017

Deep down, it’s every man’s dream – getting a double take as he makes his way down a crowded street, and for all the right reasons! It’s no secret that what a man wears and how he’s groomed has a dramatic impact on his self-confidence, his career success, even his love life. That’s not an[…]

Read More

11th October 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: How can I dress to commute comfortably in this odd weather and stay looking polished? A: I understand the conundrum: it’s not quite cold enough for a coat but[…]

Read More

4th October 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is in cinemas around the world so we thought it was fitting to feature English actor and style icon Colin Firth as our October Man of the Month. A post shared by COLIN FIRTH ADDICTED (@colinfirthaddicted) on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:37pm PDT In both Kingsman films, Firth plays Harry Hart[…]

Read More

29th September 2017

Nothing looks better in the cooler months than a good overcoat. They keep you warm through the harsh winter, look slick over a suit and are easily wearable on the weekend to boot. It may be September, but it’s never too early to think about having a bespoke version of one of these beauties made,[…]

Read More

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15th November 2017

How to avoid a black tie faux pas: un-complicating the world of evening dress We are now in Christmas party and awards season and you’ve been invited to a black tie event. You just dust off your black suit, bow tie and white dinner shirt and some black dress shoes and its job done, right?[…]

Read More

14th November 2017

I (like thousands of others I assume) find it infuriating when people respond with “Nothing” when you ask them what they’d like for Christmas. Gift shopping is difficult at the best of times, let alone when you’re sent into the Christmas shopping fray without any idea of what to buy. Be it your friend, father,[…]

Read More

9th November 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: It’s Christmas party season again but I’m bored of my usual dinner suit. What do you suggest? A: As long you haven’t been asked specifically to wear black tie[…]

Read More

7th November 2017

Let’s talk tailoring: with GQ’s Tony Parsons This interview is the first in our series of Let’s talk Tailoring; a podcast that gives our listeners an inside view of how some of our favourite men have found their own style, what they’re inspired by and what advice they can offer to those trying to find[…]

Read More

31st October 2017

A white shirt is a true timeless classic for a reason: it lets your best features shine, goes with everything and will instantly make you look and feel sharper. They can also be extremely sexy. Yes, with a few tweaks, the humble white shirt has the potential to get hearts fluttering. Here are my top[…]

Read More

28th October 2017

“I love a man in a good suit. My dad [Edward Fox] has the most beautiful suits that he wore when he was in Edward and Mrs Simpson (1978) – and still wears to this day, 36 years on. They are so timeless and elegant, so much so that my brother Fred wears a lot[…]

Read More

25th October 2017

Five of Alexandra Wood’s favourite London restaurants Whether you live in London, or like to visit, the plethora of restaurants and bars in this amazing city makes it near impossible to decide where to go. I love eating out and going for a cocktail somewhere nice, and like any London regular I have my favourite[…]

Read More

24th October 2017

It’s unavoidable, and admittedly not terribly enjoyable, but ironing your shirt correctly is essential to achieve a polished appearance. Non-iron shirts won’t get you out of it either. They don’t exist in our book: it simply means those shirts will be a little easier to iron.  So, to make this unavoidable task easier, I’ve compiled my top[…]

Read More

18th October 2017

Deep down, it’s every man’s dream – getting a double take as he makes his way down a crowded street, and for all the right reasons! It’s no secret that what a man wears and how he’s groomed has a dramatic impact on his self-confidence, his career success, even his love life. That’s not an[…]

Read More

11th October 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: How can I dress to commute comfortably in this odd weather and stay looking polished? A: I understand the conundrum: it’s not quite cold enough for a coat but[…]

Read More

4th October 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is in cinemas around the world so we thought it was fitting to feature English actor and style icon Colin Firth as our October Man of the Month. A post shared by COLIN FIRTH ADDICTED (@colinfirthaddicted) on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:37pm PDT In both Kingsman films, Firth plays Harry Hart[…]

Read More

29th September 2017

Nothing looks better in the cooler months than a good overcoat. They keep you warm through the harsh winter, look slick over a suit and are easily wearable on the weekend to boot. It may be September, but it’s never too early to think about having a bespoke version of one of these beauties made,[…]

Read More

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12
15th November 2017

How to avoid a black tie faux pas: un-complicating the world of evening dress We are now in Christmas party and awards season and you’ve been invited to a black tie event. You just dust off your black suit, bow tie and white dinner shirt and some black dress shoes and its job done, right?[…]

Read More

14th November 2017

I (like thousands of others I assume) find it infuriating when people respond with “Nothing” when you ask them what they’d like for Christmas. Gift shopping is difficult at the best of times, let alone when you’re sent into the Christmas shopping fray without any idea of what to buy. Be it your friend, father,[…]

Read More

9th November 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: It’s Christmas party season again but I’m bored of my usual dinner suit. What do you suggest? A: As long you haven’t been asked specifically to wear black tie[…]

Read More

7th November 2017

Let’s talk tailoring: with GQ’s Tony Parsons This interview is the first in our series of Let’s talk Tailoring; a podcast that gives our listeners an inside view of how some of our favourite men have found their own style, what they’re inspired by and what advice they can offer to those trying to find[…]

Read More

31st October 2017

A white shirt is a true timeless classic for a reason: it lets your best features shine, goes with everything and will instantly make you look and feel sharper. They can also be extremely sexy. Yes, with a few tweaks, the humble white shirt has the potential to get hearts fluttering. Here are my top[…]

Read More

28th October 2017

“I love a man in a good suit. My dad [Edward Fox] has the most beautiful suits that he wore when he was in Edward and Mrs Simpson (1978) – and still wears to this day, 36 years on. They are so timeless and elegant, so much so that my brother Fred wears a lot[…]

Read More

25th October 2017

Five of Alexandra Wood’s favourite London restaurants Whether you live in London, or like to visit, the plethora of restaurants and bars in this amazing city makes it near impossible to decide where to go. I love eating out and going for a cocktail somewhere nice, and like any London regular I have my favourite[…]

Read More

24th October 2017

It’s unavoidable, and admittedly not terribly enjoyable, but ironing your shirt correctly is essential to achieve a polished appearance. Non-iron shirts won’t get you out of it either. They don’t exist in our book: it simply means those shirts will be a little easier to iron.  So, to make this unavoidable task easier, I’ve compiled my top[…]

Read More

18th October 2017

Deep down, it’s every man’s dream – getting a double take as he makes his way down a crowded street, and for all the right reasons! It’s no secret that what a man wears and how he’s groomed has a dramatic impact on his self-confidence, his career success, even his love life. That’s not an[…]

Read More

11th October 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: How can I dress to commute comfortably in this odd weather and stay looking polished? A: I understand the conundrum: it’s not quite cold enough for a coat but[…]

Read More

4th October 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is in cinemas around the world so we thought it was fitting to feature English actor and style icon Colin Firth as our October Man of the Month. A post shared by COLIN FIRTH ADDICTED (@colinfirthaddicted) on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:37pm PDT In both Kingsman films, Firth plays Harry Hart[…]

Read More

29th September 2017

Nothing looks better in the cooler months than a good overcoat. They keep you warm through the harsh winter, look slick over a suit and are easily wearable on the weekend to boot. It may be September, but it’s never too early to think about having a bespoke version of one of these beauties made,[…]

Read More

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15th November 2017

How to avoid a black tie faux pas: un-complicating the world of evening dress We are now in Christmas party and awards season and you’ve been invited to a black tie event. You just dust off your black suit, bow tie and white dinner shirt and some black dress shoes and its job done, right?[…]

Read More

14th November 2017

I (like thousands of others I assume) find it infuriating when people respond with “Nothing” when you ask them what they’d like for Christmas. Gift shopping is difficult at the best of times, let alone when you’re sent into the Christmas shopping fray without any idea of what to buy. Be it your friend, father,[…]

Read More

9th November 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: It’s Christmas party season again but I’m bored of my usual dinner suit. What do you suggest? A: As long you haven’t been asked specifically to wear black tie[…]

Read More

7th November 2017

Let’s talk tailoring: with GQ’s Tony Parsons This interview is the first in our series of Let’s talk Tailoring; a podcast that gives our listeners an inside view of how some of our favourite men have found their own style, what they’re inspired by and what advice they can offer to those trying to find[…]

Read More

31st October 2017

A white shirt is a true timeless classic for a reason: it lets your best features shine, goes with everything and will instantly make you look and feel sharper. They can also be extremely sexy. Yes, with a few tweaks, the humble white shirt has the potential to get hearts fluttering. Here are my top[…]

Read More

28th October 2017

“I love a man in a good suit. My dad [Edward Fox] has the most beautiful suits that he wore when he was in Edward and Mrs Simpson (1978) – and still wears to this day, 36 years on. They are so timeless and elegant, so much so that my brother Fred wears a lot[…]

Read More

25th October 2017

Five of Alexandra Wood’s favourite London restaurants Whether you live in London, or like to visit, the plethora of restaurants and bars in this amazing city makes it near impossible to decide where to go. I love eating out and going for a cocktail somewhere nice, and like any London regular I have my favourite[…]

Read More

24th October 2017

It’s unavoidable, and admittedly not terribly enjoyable, but ironing your shirt correctly is essential to achieve a polished appearance. Non-iron shirts won’t get you out of it either. They don’t exist in our book: it simply means those shirts will be a little easier to iron.  So, to make this unavoidable task easier, I’ve compiled my top[…]

Read More

18th October 2017

Deep down, it’s every man’s dream – getting a double take as he makes his way down a crowded street, and for all the right reasons! It’s no secret that what a man wears and how he’s groomed has a dramatic impact on his self-confidence, his career success, even his love life. That’s not an[…]

Read More

11th October 2017

All you need to know to avoid a fashion faux pas. Dr. Wood will see you now to answer all of your pressing style concerns. Q: How can I dress to commute comfortably in this odd weather and stay looking polished? A: I understand the conundrum: it’s not quite cold enough for a coat but[…]

Read More

4th October 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is in cinemas around the world so we thought it was fitting to feature English actor and style icon Colin Firth as our October Man of the Month. A post shared by COLIN FIRTH ADDICTED (@colinfirthaddicted) on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:37pm PDT In both Kingsman films, Firth plays Harry Hart[…]

Read More

29th September 2017

Nothing looks better in the cooler months than a good overcoat. They keep you warm through the harsh winter, look slick over a suit and are easily wearable on the weekend to boot. It may be September, but it’s never too early to think about having a bespoke version of one of these beauties made,[…]

Read More