How to wear a baker boy hat

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Keep style and traditions alive with the baker boy hat this season.
Image source: Hovis

Last stop on round would be old Ma Peggotty’s place — ’twas like taking bread to the top of the world’, says the voiceover on Ridley Scott’s well-loved 1973 Hovis commercial. The famous image of the baker boy, resplendent in his apron, cap and hobnail boots has remained in the nation’s consciousness ever since.

Just like the cap, the commercial remains the nation’s favourite TV ad of all time. Here’s how to wear the classic baker boy hat.
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How to wear chinos

Day or night, smart or casual – chinos do it all.
Image: Samuel Windsor

Chinos are so ubiquitous it’s easy to imagine that everyone knows how to wear them. But if you’ve ever happened across some poor soul wearing slim fit, when he has legs like tree trunks, or that poor fellow with skinny legs sporting a pair of baggy trousers that look like the sails on HMS Pinafore, you’ll know that’s just not true.

Here to ensure your comfort, dignity and sartorial elegance, is our guide to wearing chinos. Everything you need to know to look and feel great in a pair of these classic cotton trousers.

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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