Five textures for the modern man

 

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The best-dressed men know that is takes colour and texture to make a statement
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Looking good is about more than getting your colour combinations right – it’s also about using textured fabrics to create balanced ensembles. Here we run you through five popular textures and explain how to wear them with style.

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Fitness fanatic or armchair sportsman? Tips to get the right suit for your shape.

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The England rugby team looking sharp in team suits after winning the World Cup
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You can look great in a suit, whatever your body shape. Just look at this year’s England Six Nations Rugby team – big blokes all, and not a stretched seam in sight. As rugby blogger Total Flanker says, they look the “mutt’s nuts.

Unlike the RFU squad, we can’t all have our suits tailored by Eden Park. But the good news is, an off the peg suit can look just as good as a bespoke number, provided you know what to look for.
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