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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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14th June 2018

It’s that time of year again, where all the fabulous British sports are in full flow. There’s so much British etiquette that even when I read the requirements it can still be a little confusing if you’re nervous of turning up in the wrong outfit… So here’s a guide for you. Whether you’ve been invited[…]

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11th June 2018

Savile Row is the Mecca for anyone interested in buying a bespoke suit, but why there and where did it all begin? Savile Row was actually first named Savile Street and was built between 1731 and 1735 as part of the development of the Burlington estate, built on freehold land known as ten acres belonging[…]

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31st May 2018

Dear Grey Fox Naturally, we love both you and your style and I’m sure many are dying to ask you what your secret is to looking so dapper, what’s important to you and how your style has changed over the years. Grey fox aka David Evans is an advocate of quality and style and for[…]

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23rd May 2018

What is Pitti Uomo? There’s no doubt about it. The Italians are a nation of seriously classy dressers and it seems we’re quickly becoming obsessed with just how well dressed they are. We’ve seen the introduction of the suit with a lighter construction and the ditching of the full suit, for the contrast jacket and[…]

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30th April 2018

We like to hire people who are passionate about tailoring, fit and style. When selecting who will work with us, its not a case of making up numbers but about who will add an extra spark to the business and make our customers feel special. We ask our team what inspires them and what they[…]

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27th April 2018

You’ve never had a made to measure suit before. It’s your wedding day, so why not treat yourself… We’ve put together a helpful guide to getting it right: First there are a few questions you should ask yourself before venturing to a tailors: 1- What kind of wedding day are you having? Will it be[…]

Read More

23rd April 2018

Is it linen, is it wool? No, it’s cotton…. A cotton suit is rare, but trust me they’re cool in more ways than one; and for the transitional season, they really do look great. We explain why…  

Read More

20th April 2018

There are so many blogs, articles and videos about how a suit should fit. Yes, there are general rules, but in my view the key is how it makes you look and feel and that’s what is important. Number one, it drives me completely nuts when I see a comment that says: ‘Oh but the[…]

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17th April 2018

After over 20 years in tailoring, I started to look back on how much I’ve learned and have evolved. I write about what it takes to become an expert in tailoring: Becoming an expert doesn’t happen over night. It takes years. You can know a huge amount about a subject but until you start practising it,[…]

Read More

16th April 2018

10 ways to extend the life of your suits & shirts Ironing companies To me these are a heaven send. When life’s hectic do you want to be ironing shirts? Non! Google your local ironing company and test them out with a couple first. Most collect and drop back and you’ll be surprised at the[…]

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13th April 2018

Here at AW, we like to call it the minimalists wardrobe. Minimum fuss, easy selection and quality items that you’ll feel confident wearing daily. So how do you create a wardrobe that needs minimal thinking time. We show you how… I’m one of those people that like minimalism. I don’t want lots of ‘stuff’ I[…]

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9th April 2018

Life’s fast paced, we’re all speeding around like lunatics with our heads in our devices. Trust me, I’m no different, I even take my phone in the bath with me (and no, I don’t answer if it rings ha!) New collections come into store in 4-5 separate seasons per year as opposed to the two[…]

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12
14th June 2018

It’s that time of year again, where all the fabulous British sports are in full flow. There’s so much British etiquette that even when I read the requirements it can still be a little confusing if you’re nervous of turning up in the wrong outfit… So here’s a guide for you. Whether you’ve been invited[…]

Read More

11th June 2018

Savile Row is the Mecca for anyone interested in buying a bespoke suit, but why there and where did it all begin? Savile Row was actually first named Savile Street and was built between 1731 and 1735 as part of the development of the Burlington estate, built on freehold land known as ten acres belonging[…]

Read More

31st May 2018

Dear Grey Fox Naturally, we love both you and your style and I’m sure many are dying to ask you what your secret is to looking so dapper, what’s important to you and how your style has changed over the years. Grey fox aka David Evans is an advocate of quality and style and for[…]

Read More

23rd May 2018

What is Pitti Uomo? There’s no doubt about it. The Italians are a nation of seriously classy dressers and it seems we’re quickly becoming obsessed with just how well dressed they are. We’ve seen the introduction of the suit with a lighter construction and the ditching of the full suit, for the contrast jacket and[…]

Read More

30th April 2018

We like to hire people who are passionate about tailoring, fit and style. When selecting who will work with us, its not a case of making up numbers but about who will add an extra spark to the business and make our customers feel special. We ask our team what inspires them and what they[…]

Read More

27th April 2018

You’ve never had a made to measure suit before. It’s your wedding day, so why not treat yourself… We’ve put together a helpful guide to getting it right: First there are a few questions you should ask yourself before venturing to a tailors: 1- What kind of wedding day are you having? Will it be[…]

Read More

23rd April 2018

Is it linen, is it wool? No, it’s cotton…. A cotton suit is rare, but trust me they’re cool in more ways than one; and for the transitional season, they really do look great. We explain why…  

Read More

20th April 2018

There are so many blogs, articles and videos about how a suit should fit. Yes, there are general rules, but in my view the key is how it makes you look and feel and that’s what is important. Number one, it drives me completely nuts when I see a comment that says: ‘Oh but the[…]

Read More

17th April 2018

After over 20 years in tailoring, I started to look back on how much I’ve learned and have evolved. I write about what it takes to become an expert in tailoring: Becoming an expert doesn’t happen over night. It takes years. You can know a huge amount about a subject but until you start practising it,[…]

Read More

16th April 2018

10 ways to extend the life of your suits & shirts Ironing companies To me these are a heaven send. When life’s hectic do you want to be ironing shirts? Non! Google your local ironing company and test them out with a couple first. Most collect and drop back and you’ll be surprised at the[…]

Read More

13th April 2018

Here at AW, we like to call it the minimalists wardrobe. Minimum fuss, easy selection and quality items that you’ll feel confident wearing daily. So how do you create a wardrobe that needs minimal thinking time. We show you how… I’m one of those people that like minimalism. I don’t want lots of ‘stuff’ I[…]

Read More

9th April 2018

Life’s fast paced, we’re all speeding around like lunatics with our heads in our devices. Trust me, I’m no different, I even take my phone in the bath with me (and no, I don’t answer if it rings ha!) New collections come into store in 4-5 separate seasons per year as opposed to the two[…]

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14th June 2018

It’s that time of year again, where all the fabulous British sports are in full flow. There’s so much British etiquette that even when I read the requirements it can still be a little confusing if you’re nervous of turning up in the wrong outfit… So here’s a guide for you. Whether you’ve been invited[…]

Read More

11th June 2018

Savile Row is the Mecca for anyone interested in buying a bespoke suit, but why there and where did it all begin? Savile Row was actually first named Savile Street and was built between 1731 and 1735 as part of the development of the Burlington estate, built on freehold land known as ten acres belonging[…]

Read More

31st May 2018

Dear Grey Fox Naturally, we love both you and your style and I’m sure many are dying to ask you what your secret is to looking so dapper, what’s important to you and how your style has changed over the years. Grey fox aka David Evans is an advocate of quality and style and for[…]

Read More

23rd May 2018

What is Pitti Uomo? There’s no doubt about it. The Italians are a nation of seriously classy dressers and it seems we’re quickly becoming obsessed with just how well dressed they are. We’ve seen the introduction of the suit with a lighter construction and the ditching of the full suit, for the contrast jacket and[…]

Read More

30th April 2018

We like to hire people who are passionate about tailoring, fit and style. When selecting who will work with us, its not a case of making up numbers but about who will add an extra spark to the business and make our customers feel special. We ask our team what inspires them and what they[…]

Read More

27th April 2018

You’ve never had a made to measure suit before. It’s your wedding day, so why not treat yourself… We’ve put together a helpful guide to getting it right: First there are a few questions you should ask yourself before venturing to a tailors: 1- What kind of wedding day are you having? Will it be[…]

Read More

23rd April 2018

Is it linen, is it wool? No, it’s cotton…. A cotton suit is rare, but trust me they’re cool in more ways than one; and for the transitional season, they really do look great. We explain why…  

Read More

20th April 2018

There are so many blogs, articles and videos about how a suit should fit. Yes, there are general rules, but in my view the key is how it makes you look and feel and that’s what is important. Number one, it drives me completely nuts when I see a comment that says: ‘Oh but the[…]

Read More

17th April 2018

After over 20 years in tailoring, I started to look back on how much I’ve learned and have evolved. I write about what it takes to become an expert in tailoring: Becoming an expert doesn’t happen over night. It takes years. You can know a huge amount about a subject but until you start practising it,[…]

Read More

16th April 2018

10 ways to extend the life of your suits & shirts Ironing companies To me these are a heaven send. When life’s hectic do you want to be ironing shirts? Non! Google your local ironing company and test them out with a couple first. Most collect and drop back and you’ll be surprised at the[…]

Read More

13th April 2018

Here at AW, we like to call it the minimalists wardrobe. Minimum fuss, easy selection and quality items that you’ll feel confident wearing daily. So how do you create a wardrobe that needs minimal thinking time. We show you how… I’m one of those people that like minimalism. I don’t want lots of ‘stuff’ I[…]

Read More

9th April 2018

Life’s fast paced, we’re all speeding around like lunatics with our heads in our devices. Trust me, I’m no different, I even take my phone in the bath with me (and no, I don’t answer if it rings ha!) New collections come into store in 4-5 separate seasons per year as opposed to the two[…]

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12
14th June 2018

It’s that time of year again, where all the fabulous British sports are in full flow. There’s so much British etiquette that even when I read the requirements it can still be a little confusing if you’re nervous of turning up in the wrong outfit… So here’s a guide for you. Whether you’ve been invited[…]

Read More

11th June 2018

Savile Row is the Mecca for anyone interested in buying a bespoke suit, but why there and where did it all begin? Savile Row was actually first named Savile Street and was built between 1731 and 1735 as part of the development of the Burlington estate, built on freehold land known as ten acres belonging[…]

Read More

31st May 2018

Dear Grey Fox Naturally, we love both you and your style and I’m sure many are dying to ask you what your secret is to looking so dapper, what’s important to you and how your style has changed over the years. Grey fox aka David Evans is an advocate of quality and style and for[…]

Read More

23rd May 2018

What is Pitti Uomo? There’s no doubt about it. The Italians are a nation of seriously classy dressers and it seems we’re quickly becoming obsessed with just how well dressed they are. We’ve seen the introduction of the suit with a lighter construction and the ditching of the full suit, for the contrast jacket and[…]

Read More

30th April 2018

We like to hire people who are passionate about tailoring, fit and style. When selecting who will work with us, its not a case of making up numbers but about who will add an extra spark to the business and make our customers feel special. We ask our team what inspires them and what they[…]

Read More

27th April 2018

You’ve never had a made to measure suit before. It’s your wedding day, so why not treat yourself… We’ve put together a helpful guide to getting it right: First there are a few questions you should ask yourself before venturing to a tailors: 1- What kind of wedding day are you having? Will it be[…]

Read More

23rd April 2018

Is it linen, is it wool? No, it’s cotton…. A cotton suit is rare, but trust me they’re cool in more ways than one; and for the transitional season, they really do look great. We explain why…  

Read More

20th April 2018

There are so many blogs, articles and videos about how a suit should fit. Yes, there are general rules, but in my view the key is how it makes you look and feel and that’s what is important. Number one, it drives me completely nuts when I see a comment that says: ‘Oh but the[…]

Read More

17th April 2018

After over 20 years in tailoring, I started to look back on how much I’ve learned and have evolved. I write about what it takes to become an expert in tailoring: Becoming an expert doesn’t happen over night. It takes years. You can know a huge amount about a subject but until you start practising it,[…]

Read More

16th April 2018

10 ways to extend the life of your suits & shirts Ironing companies To me these are a heaven send. When life’s hectic do you want to be ironing shirts? Non! Google your local ironing company and test them out with a couple first. Most collect and drop back and you’ll be surprised at the[…]

Read More

13th April 2018

Here at AW, we like to call it the minimalists wardrobe. Minimum fuss, easy selection and quality items that you’ll feel confident wearing daily. So how do you create a wardrobe that needs minimal thinking time. We show you how… I’m one of those people that like minimalism. I don’t want lots of ‘stuff’ I[…]

Read More

9th April 2018

Life’s fast paced, we’re all speeding around like lunatics with our heads in our devices. Trust me, I’m no different, I even take my phone in the bath with me (and no, I don’t answer if it rings ha!) New collections come into store in 4-5 separate seasons per year as opposed to the two[…]

Read More

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14th June 2018

It’s that time of year again, where all the fabulous British sports are in full flow. There’s so much British etiquette that even when I read the requirements it can still be a little confusing if you’re nervous of turning up in the wrong outfit… So here’s a guide for you. Whether you’ve been invited[…]

Read More

11th June 2018

Savile Row is the Mecca for anyone interested in buying a bespoke suit, but why there and where did it all begin? Savile Row was actually first named Savile Street and was built between 1731 and 1735 as part of the development of the Burlington estate, built on freehold land known as ten acres belonging[…]

Read More

31st May 2018

Dear Grey Fox Naturally, we love both you and your style and I’m sure many are dying to ask you what your secret is to looking so dapper, what’s important to you and how your style has changed over the years. Grey fox aka David Evans is an advocate of quality and style and for[…]

Read More

23rd May 2018

What is Pitti Uomo? There’s no doubt about it. The Italians are a nation of seriously classy dressers and it seems we’re quickly becoming obsessed with just how well dressed they are. We’ve seen the introduction of the suit with a lighter construction and the ditching of the full suit, for the contrast jacket and[…]

Read More

30th April 2018

We like to hire people who are passionate about tailoring, fit and style. When selecting who will work with us, its not a case of making up numbers but about who will add an extra spark to the business and make our customers feel special. We ask our team what inspires them and what they[…]

Read More

27th April 2018

You’ve never had a made to measure suit before. It’s your wedding day, so why not treat yourself… We’ve put together a helpful guide to getting it right: First there are a few questions you should ask yourself before venturing to a tailors: 1- What kind of wedding day are you having? Will it be[…]

Read More

23rd April 2018

Is it linen, is it wool? No, it’s cotton…. A cotton suit is rare, but trust me they’re cool in more ways than one; and for the transitional season, they really do look great. We explain why…  

Read More

20th April 2018

There are so many blogs, articles and videos about how a suit should fit. Yes, there are general rules, but in my view the key is how it makes you look and feel and that’s what is important. Number one, it drives me completely nuts when I see a comment that says: ‘Oh but the[…]

Read More

17th April 2018

After over 20 years in tailoring, I started to look back on how much I’ve learned and have evolved. I write about what it takes to become an expert in tailoring: Becoming an expert doesn’t happen over night. It takes years. You can know a huge amount about a subject but until you start practising it,[…]

Read More

16th April 2018

10 ways to extend the life of your suits & shirts Ironing companies To me these are a heaven send. When life’s hectic do you want to be ironing shirts? Non! Google your local ironing company and test them out with a couple first. Most collect and drop back and you’ll be surprised at the[…]

Read More

13th April 2018

Here at AW, we like to call it the minimalists wardrobe. Minimum fuss, easy selection and quality items that you’ll feel confident wearing daily. So how do you create a wardrobe that needs minimal thinking time. We show you how… I’m one of those people that like minimalism. I don’t want lots of ‘stuff’ I[…]

Read More

9th April 2018

Life’s fast paced, we’re all speeding around like lunatics with our heads in our devices. Trust me, I’m no different, I even take my phone in the bath with me (and no, I don’t answer if it rings ha!) New collections come into store in 4-5 separate seasons per year as opposed to the two[…]

Read More