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…

Street Style: Bright Colours

There is much to be said about men’s fashion but unfortunately some of the first words that come to mind include navy, grey, pinstripes and white. Not exactly a full box of crayons. We spend our days in corporate settings where loud style statements are frowned upon and then when it comes to after-work, sometimes…