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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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21st January 2018

3 reasons why men should wear more colour If I made an entire collection of blue sweaters, shirts, blazers and suits; they’d probably sell very well. Actually, why don’t I do that? The problem is that it’s all very dull isn’t it — men all wearing the same thing. And as much as I love[…]

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17th January 2018

Mixing elements of your bespoke or made-to-measure suit into your casual wardrobe will give you a whole new, on-trend look. We live in an era where workers are just as likely to be found in a café than an office, workplace dress codes are becoming less rigid, terms like ‘business-casual’ are the norm, and it’s acceptable[…]

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11th January 2018

Alexandra’s take on the trends at London Fashion Week Men’s Autumn/Winter 2018 I’m often asked what I think of current men’s fashion trends, particularly at this time of year when the London Fashion Week Men’s takes place.  So, here is my run-down of the trends on and off the catwalk, and how I think they[…]

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3rd January 2018

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for January 2018: Ralph Fiennes With snowy winter weather comes the desire to plant oneself in front of the television with a cosy blanket and consume endless films. When holiday favourites like the Harry Potter Series, James Bond, Maid in Manhattan and Clash of Titans often on rotation, you are highly[…]

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30th December 2017

Where to go, and what to pack, for your winter escape As temperatures continue to plummet and England displays it’s famous (read: miserable) winter weather, our minds wander off to exciting cities and sunny beaches. Once you’ve decided that a winter break is in order, you then need to decide where to go and –[…]

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28th December 2017

How I dressed British style aficionado, the Grey Fox, in a made to measure corduroy suit If you need proof that British men can look amazing at any age with the right tailoring and a healthy dose of confidence, take note of blogger the Grey Fox, whom I had the pleasure of dressing this year.[…]

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20th December 2017

8 fun facts about suits to break out at your next dinner party We’ve compiled some great silence-breakers to help you out of awkward moments at festive season dinner parties. You’ll thank us later, promise. The suit as we now know it was invented in the early nineteenth century by Beau Brummel. Beau was an[…]

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16th December 2017

You pick up a measuring tape, note that the customer is slim and has no bum and thats it right? Wrong! When we create a suit, we pay a lot of attention to our customers body structure. It’s not until we see them in boxers and t-shirts. (We may sure the heaters are on for[…]

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13th December 2017

Style Doctor December 2017: How to pack a suit, sexy shirt colours and bad Christmas ties 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: I have a few business trips booked in this month, how do I[…]

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11th December 2017

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for December 2017: John Boyega Described as one of Hollywood’s ‘next wave’, 25-year-old actor John Boyega is making all the right moves – cinematically and sartorially speaking. Boyega was thrust into the public consciousness in 2015 with his role as Finn in the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Reprising his[…]

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10th December 2017

How to care for your bespoke suit We are often asked how one should look after their bespoke and made to measure suits. It’s a good question, as one may simply think that you take your suit/s to a dry cleaner and job done. However, there are many answers to this question. Dry cleaning There[…]

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4th December 2017

Savile Row terminology you never knew existed Savile Row is held in high regard when it comes to the world of Tailoring. The best cutters and tailors start their apprenticeships here and can stay for life. In their time, they will learn a myriad of terminology, ones which you may never have heard before. Below,[…]

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12
21st January 2018

3 reasons why men should wear more colour If I made an entire collection of blue sweaters, shirts, blazers and suits; they’d probably sell very well. Actually, why don’t I do that? The problem is that it’s all very dull isn’t it — men all wearing the same thing. And as much as I love[…]

Read More

17th January 2018

Mixing elements of your bespoke or made-to-measure suit into your casual wardrobe will give you a whole new, on-trend look. We live in an era where workers are just as likely to be found in a café than an office, workplace dress codes are becoming less rigid, terms like ‘business-casual’ are the norm, and it’s acceptable[…]

Read More

11th January 2018

Alexandra’s take on the trends at London Fashion Week Men’s Autumn/Winter 2018 I’m often asked what I think of current men’s fashion trends, particularly at this time of year when the London Fashion Week Men’s takes place.  So, here is my run-down of the trends on and off the catwalk, and how I think they[…]

Read More

3rd January 2018

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for January 2018: Ralph Fiennes With snowy winter weather comes the desire to plant oneself in front of the television with a cosy blanket and consume endless films. When holiday favourites like the Harry Potter Series, James Bond, Maid in Manhattan and Clash of Titans often on rotation, you are highly[…]

Read More

30th December 2017

Where to go, and what to pack, for your winter escape As temperatures continue to plummet and England displays it’s famous (read: miserable) winter weather, our minds wander off to exciting cities and sunny beaches. Once you’ve decided that a winter break is in order, you then need to decide where to go and –[…]

Read More

28th December 2017

How I dressed British style aficionado, the Grey Fox, in a made to measure corduroy suit If you need proof that British men can look amazing at any age with the right tailoring and a healthy dose of confidence, take note of blogger the Grey Fox, whom I had the pleasure of dressing this year.[…]

Read More

20th December 2017

8 fun facts about suits to break out at your next dinner party We’ve compiled some great silence-breakers to help you out of awkward moments at festive season dinner parties. You’ll thank us later, promise. The suit as we now know it was invented in the early nineteenth century by Beau Brummel. Beau was an[…]

Read More

16th December 2017

You pick up a measuring tape, note that the customer is slim and has no bum and thats it right? Wrong! When we create a suit, we pay a lot of attention to our customers body structure. It’s not until we see them in boxers and t-shirts. (We may sure the heaters are on for[…]

Read More

13th December 2017

Style Doctor December 2017: How to pack a suit, sexy shirt colours and bad Christmas ties 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: I have a few business trips booked in this month, how do I[…]

Read More

11th December 2017

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for December 2017: John Boyega Described as one of Hollywood’s ‘next wave’, 25-year-old actor John Boyega is making all the right moves – cinematically and sartorially speaking. Boyega was thrust into the public consciousness in 2015 with his role as Finn in the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Reprising his[…]

Read More

10th December 2017

How to care for your bespoke suit We are often asked how one should look after their bespoke and made to measure suits. It’s a good question, as one may simply think that you take your suit/s to a dry cleaner and job done. However, there are many answers to this question. Dry cleaning There[…]

Read More

4th December 2017

Savile Row terminology you never knew existed Savile Row is held in high regard when it comes to the world of Tailoring. The best cutters and tailors start their apprenticeships here and can stay for life. In their time, they will learn a myriad of terminology, ones which you may never have heard before. Below,[…]

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21st January 2018

3 reasons why men should wear more colour If I made an entire collection of blue sweaters, shirts, blazers and suits; they’d probably sell very well. Actually, why don’t I do that? The problem is that it’s all very dull isn’t it — men all wearing the same thing. And as much as I love[…]

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17th January 2018

Mixing elements of your bespoke or made-to-measure suit into your casual wardrobe will give you a whole new, on-trend look. We live in an era where workers are just as likely to be found in a café than an office, workplace dress codes are becoming less rigid, terms like ‘business-casual’ are the norm, and it’s acceptable[…]

Read More

11th January 2018

Alexandra’s take on the trends at London Fashion Week Men’s Autumn/Winter 2018 I’m often asked what I think of current men’s fashion trends, particularly at this time of year when the London Fashion Week Men’s takes place.  So, here is my run-down of the trends on and off the catwalk, and how I think they[…]

Read More

3rd January 2018

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for January 2018: Ralph Fiennes With snowy winter weather comes the desire to plant oneself in front of the television with a cosy blanket and consume endless films. When holiday favourites like the Harry Potter Series, James Bond, Maid in Manhattan and Clash of Titans often on rotation, you are highly[…]

Read More

30th December 2017

Where to go, and what to pack, for your winter escape As temperatures continue to plummet and England displays it’s famous (read: miserable) winter weather, our minds wander off to exciting cities and sunny beaches. Once you’ve decided that a winter break is in order, you then need to decide where to go and –[…]

Read More

28th December 2017

How I dressed British style aficionado, the Grey Fox, in a made to measure corduroy suit If you need proof that British men can look amazing at any age with the right tailoring and a healthy dose of confidence, take note of blogger the Grey Fox, whom I had the pleasure of dressing this year.[…]

Read More

20th December 2017

8 fun facts about suits to break out at your next dinner party We’ve compiled some great silence-breakers to help you out of awkward moments at festive season dinner parties. You’ll thank us later, promise. The suit as we now know it was invented in the early nineteenth century by Beau Brummel. Beau was an[…]

Read More

16th December 2017

You pick up a measuring tape, note that the customer is slim and has no bum and thats it right? Wrong! When we create a suit, we pay a lot of attention to our customers body structure. It’s not until we see them in boxers and t-shirts. (We may sure the heaters are on for[…]

Read More

13th December 2017

Style Doctor December 2017: How to pack a suit, sexy shirt colours and bad Christmas ties 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: I have a few business trips booked in this month, how do I[…]

Read More

11th December 2017

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for December 2017: John Boyega Described as one of Hollywood’s ‘next wave’, 25-year-old actor John Boyega is making all the right moves – cinematically and sartorially speaking. Boyega was thrust into the public consciousness in 2015 with his role as Finn in the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Reprising his[…]

Read More

10th December 2017

How to care for your bespoke suit We are often asked how one should look after their bespoke and made to measure suits. It’s a good question, as one may simply think that you take your suit/s to a dry cleaner and job done. However, there are many answers to this question. Dry cleaning There[…]

Read More

4th December 2017

Savile Row terminology you never knew existed Savile Row is held in high regard when it comes to the world of Tailoring. The best cutters and tailors start their apprenticeships here and can stay for life. In their time, they will learn a myriad of terminology, ones which you may never have heard before. Below,[…]

Read More

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12
21st January 2018

3 reasons why men should wear more colour If I made an entire collection of blue sweaters, shirts, blazers and suits; they’d probably sell very well. Actually, why don’t I do that? The problem is that it’s all very dull isn’t it — men all wearing the same thing. And as much as I love[…]

Read More

17th January 2018

Mixing elements of your bespoke or made-to-measure suit into your casual wardrobe will give you a whole new, on-trend look. We live in an era where workers are just as likely to be found in a café than an office, workplace dress codes are becoming less rigid, terms like ‘business-casual’ are the norm, and it’s acceptable[…]

Read More

11th January 2018

Alexandra’s take on the trends at London Fashion Week Men’s Autumn/Winter 2018 I’m often asked what I think of current men’s fashion trends, particularly at this time of year when the London Fashion Week Men’s takes place.  So, here is my run-down of the trends on and off the catwalk, and how I think they[…]

Read More

3rd January 2018

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for January 2018: Ralph Fiennes With snowy winter weather comes the desire to plant oneself in front of the television with a cosy blanket and consume endless films. When holiday favourites like the Harry Potter Series, James Bond, Maid in Manhattan and Clash of Titans often on rotation, you are highly[…]

Read More

30th December 2017

Where to go, and what to pack, for your winter escape As temperatures continue to plummet and England displays it’s famous (read: miserable) winter weather, our minds wander off to exciting cities and sunny beaches. Once you’ve decided that a winter break is in order, you then need to decide where to go and –[…]

Read More

28th December 2017

How I dressed British style aficionado, the Grey Fox, in a made to measure corduroy suit If you need proof that British men can look amazing at any age with the right tailoring and a healthy dose of confidence, take note of blogger the Grey Fox, whom I had the pleasure of dressing this year.[…]

Read More

20th December 2017

8 fun facts about suits to break out at your next dinner party We’ve compiled some great silence-breakers to help you out of awkward moments at festive season dinner parties. You’ll thank us later, promise. The suit as we now know it was invented in the early nineteenth century by Beau Brummel. Beau was an[…]

Read More

16th December 2017

You pick up a measuring tape, note that the customer is slim and has no bum and thats it right? Wrong! When we create a suit, we pay a lot of attention to our customers body structure. It’s not until we see them in boxers and t-shirts. (We may sure the heaters are on for[…]

Read More

13th December 2017

Style Doctor December 2017: How to pack a suit, sexy shirt colours and bad Christmas ties 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: I have a few business trips booked in this month, how do I[…]

Read More

11th December 2017

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for December 2017: John Boyega Described as one of Hollywood’s ‘next wave’, 25-year-old actor John Boyega is making all the right moves – cinematically and sartorially speaking. Boyega was thrust into the public consciousness in 2015 with his role as Finn in the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Reprising his[…]

Read More

10th December 2017

How to care for your bespoke suit We are often asked how one should look after their bespoke and made to measure suits. It’s a good question, as one may simply think that you take your suit/s to a dry cleaner and job done. However, there are many answers to this question. Dry cleaning There[…]

Read More

4th December 2017

Savile Row terminology you never knew existed Savile Row is held in high regard when it comes to the world of Tailoring. The best cutters and tailors start their apprenticeships here and can stay for life. In their time, they will learn a myriad of terminology, ones which you may never have heard before. Below,[…]

Read More

6
21st January 2018

3 reasons why men should wear more colour If I made an entire collection of blue sweaters, shirts, blazers and suits; they’d probably sell very well. Actually, why don’t I do that? The problem is that it’s all very dull isn’t it — men all wearing the same thing. And as much as I love[…]

Read More

17th January 2018

Mixing elements of your bespoke or made-to-measure suit into your casual wardrobe will give you a whole new, on-trend look. We live in an era where workers are just as likely to be found in a café than an office, workplace dress codes are becoming less rigid, terms like ‘business-casual’ are the norm, and it’s acceptable[…]

Read More

11th January 2018

Alexandra’s take on the trends at London Fashion Week Men’s Autumn/Winter 2018 I’m often asked what I think of current men’s fashion trends, particularly at this time of year when the London Fashion Week Men’s takes place.  So, here is my run-down of the trends on and off the catwalk, and how I think they[…]

Read More

3rd January 2018

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for January 2018: Ralph Fiennes With snowy winter weather comes the desire to plant oneself in front of the television with a cosy blanket and consume endless films. When holiday favourites like the Harry Potter Series, James Bond, Maid in Manhattan and Clash of Titans often on rotation, you are highly[…]

Read More

30th December 2017

Where to go, and what to pack, for your winter escape As temperatures continue to plummet and England displays it’s famous (read: miserable) winter weather, our minds wander off to exciting cities and sunny beaches. Once you’ve decided that a winter break is in order, you then need to decide where to go and –[…]

Read More

28th December 2017

How I dressed British style aficionado, the Grey Fox, in a made to measure corduroy suit If you need proof that British men can look amazing at any age with the right tailoring and a healthy dose of confidence, take note of blogger the Grey Fox, whom I had the pleasure of dressing this year.[…]

Read More

20th December 2017

8 fun facts about suits to break out at your next dinner party We’ve compiled some great silence-breakers to help you out of awkward moments at festive season dinner parties. You’ll thank us later, promise. The suit as we now know it was invented in the early nineteenth century by Beau Brummel. Beau was an[…]

Read More

16th December 2017

You pick up a measuring tape, note that the customer is slim and has no bum and thats it right? Wrong! When we create a suit, we pay a lot of attention to our customers body structure. It’s not until we see them in boxers and t-shirts. (We may sure the heaters are on for[…]

Read More

13th December 2017

Style Doctor December 2017: How to pack a suit, sexy shirt colours and bad Christmas ties 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: I have a few business trips booked in this month, how do I[…]

Read More

11th December 2017

Alexandra Wood’s best-dressed man for December 2017: John Boyega Described as one of Hollywood’s ‘next wave’, 25-year-old actor John Boyega is making all the right moves – cinematically and sartorially speaking. Boyega was thrust into the public consciousness in 2015 with his role as Finn in the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Reprising his[…]

Read More

10th December 2017

How to care for your bespoke suit We are often asked how one should look after their bespoke and made to measure suits. It’s a good question, as one may simply think that you take your suit/s to a dry cleaner and job done. However, there are many answers to this question. Dry cleaning There[…]

Read More

4th December 2017

Savile Row terminology you never knew existed Savile Row is held in high regard when it comes to the world of Tailoring. The best cutters and tailors start their apprenticeships here and can stay for life. In their time, they will learn a myriad of terminology, ones which you may never have heard before. Below,[…]

Read More