How to wear a pocket watch with flair

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Peaky Blinders has catapulted the pocket watch back into fashion
Image source: Peaky Blinders (Episode 1, Series 2) BBC 2

Thanks to the BBC’s hit TV series, Peaky Blinders, pocket watches are back in fashion. In fact, they’re so popular in Birmingham, where the 1920s Midlands gangland drama is set, that local jewellers are running out of the classic timepieces. If you like the look, here’s everything you need to know about pocket watches and how to wear one with flair.Continue reading

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 choose a tie

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So many ties, so how do you choose?
Image source: Fedor Selivanov

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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