How A Suit Should Fit

One of the reasons that we have been so successful at what we do is that we work on a subtle nuance of men’s garments that actually change the garment completely- fit. The way your clothes fit, no matter how expensive or high-quality they may be, can make or break your look. If you’re wearing…

H&S Travel Essentials

We don’t know if it’s the scorching heat or just the general vibe of the city but come May, we are itching to exit India and take on some international adventures. Most of us are lucky enough to get to travel a fair amount whether this is for work or play and have gotten the…

Mixing & Matching Basics

When you buy a black suit, you may be of the opinion that you must keep the trousers and jacket together and never separate the two. This makes it very difficult to keep your work wardrobe interesting and even more difficult to find something to wear every day. Luckily, we’ve come up and a quick…

How To Dress For The Summer

Fashion trends change but one thing that is for sure is that every year, summer will come and hit you like a cannonball. Living in India we have an extremely long and scorching summer which is often when we plan to travel abroad and take advantage of Europe and North America’s far tamer sunshine. Every…

Quick & Easy Digital Detox

In today’s busy world, we tend to look at screens more than we do people’s faces and communicate with typed messages rather than spoken words. Although this does have its benefits; we are more efficient, connected and engaged than we ever have been before, there can be times where it becomes overwhelming. It can be…

How To Make Formal Wear Interesting

We’ve done a few posts on how to decipher dress codes like black tie and cocktail but what about formal? Formal is so broad a term it could mean anything from a dinner with your business partners to a wedding reception. Although a formal dress code does give one the liberty to choose how they…

How To Do Cocktail Attire Right

Last week we discussed how to dress for a black-tie affair (hyperlink) so that you don’t end up sticking out like a sore thumb. This week, we’re tackling another tricky scenario, the cocktail party. These days it seems like every event is being called a cocktail and calling for cocktail attire. Well, what exactly does…

Understanding The Dress Shirt

A dress shirt can cost you anywhere between INR 500 and INR 15,000; a fact that can scare most men at first glance. However, it is the quality behind this shirt that can make or break an outfit. It is the smallest details that matter and before you whip out your credit card, we wanted…

How To Nail Black-Tie Dressing

Trying to nail dress codes can be frustrating, with directions such as ‘daytime casual’, ‘brunch semi-formal’ and ‘cocktail attire’ sometimes all you want to do is throw on a pair of jeans and call it a day. The one that people have the most trouble with however is black-tie. When you get an invite that…

Why Custom Made?

When you think about made-to-measure suits, you may feel that these extravagances are reserved for movie stars and big shot lawyers, not a regular joe like yourself. Why would you spend so much money on something you will barely wear? Well, that is precisely where the issue begins. The question isn’t how often you wear…