How to dress like a Kingsman

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Here’s how to dress like a Kingsman – while giving orange a wide berth.
Image source: Kingsman: The Golden Circle | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX

“It reaches new heights of skyscraping silliness,” was the Guardian’s reaction to the New Kingsman film, ‘The Golden Circle’. Other critics weren’t so kind. Eggsy and co., are a daft sendup of the Bond franchise, which is itself a daft sendup of spy thrillers in general. But we’re all suckers for a bit of Brit posh polish, and nothing politely murmurs “gentleman” like a well cut suit. Here’s how to dress like a Kingsman – without admitting you’ve seen the film.

How to make leather soles less slippery and other wet weather tips

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Comfortable, breathable, long lasting and good looking – just some of the reasons why leather shoes never fade from fashion. But how, I hear you ask, do you prevent slippery soles from landing you on your backside the first time there’s rain or frost?

Here’s how to make sure you don’t turn turtle in bad weather – a plethora of ways to make leather soles less slippery, plus how to weatherproof and look after your shoes so they keep your feet dry and toasty for years to come.

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How to choose a tie

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So many ties, so how do you choose?
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Ties are an intrinsic part of many men’s daily lives. Far from fading into the background, they provide a useful pop of colour, or in some cases, a talking point to break the ice at social events.

Originally worn by Croatian troops stationed in Paris during the 17th century, ties were soon adopted by royalty and then rapidly taken up by the general population. Whether you’re hoping to project regal gravitas or rakish style, we’ll show you how to choose the right tie for the job.
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