A Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Ready

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How long do you spend getting ready to go out?

Think the lady in your life takes forever to get ready? You’re in for a shock because the latest research suggests she doesn’t spend as long on her grooming as you do. In fact, according to a survey by Travelodge, men now spend an average of 81 minutes preparing to face the day, compared to just 75 minutes for women.

Men are also likely to ‘borrow’ cosmetic products such as moisturiser, body butter and hair conditioner from their partner’s stash without asking.

Because you now spend so long pampering yourself before a night out on the town, here we’ve assembled a guide to help you get it right: The gentleman’s guide to getting ready.

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How to carry off Velvet in style

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Vibrant velvet

Have you always thought velvet is too glitzy for you? Too Liberace-esque and so best left in the closet?

Think again because this suave and swanky fabric is too good to keep under lock and key. But to look good in velvet means wearing it right. Here’s how to look super sharp in this most luxurious of fabrics.

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Classic British gentlemen

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Gentlemen of the Realm

Manners may maketh the man – but what about your jacket? The fabric, the cut, the fit – these are the style cues that speak volumes about the wearer.

Allow us to introduce you to our pick of four stereotypical jacket-wearing fellows. Read on to find out which toff wears a jacket like yours!

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