Smart packing for a weekend city break

Smart but understated – mix and match clothes from Samuel Windsor for a weekend away

Smart but understated – mix and match clothes for a weekend away
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Packing for a weekend city break? Here’s how to travel light by packing three coordinating shirts, a pair of navy trousers and some comfortable shoes. We’re talking easy-going style that’s comfortable, effortless and will see you equally at home sipping a latte at a pavement cafe in Barcelona, strolling the banks of the Seine, or enjoying antipasto in Rome.
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The science of summer dressing to keep cool

Beat the heat this summer and dress to keep cool

Beat the heat this summer and dress to keep cool
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Why spend the summer red-faced and bathed in your own sweat, struggling to resist the urge to scratch your heat rash, when relative coolness and comfort lie within easy reach? Dressing for hot weather isn’t rocket science – in fact some of the most cooling fabrics around are entirely natural. Here we explain how to keep cool, and why it works.
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How to dress to respect other cultures

Dress like a gentleman in cool linen and stand out for the right reasons when you travel abroad

Dress like a gentleman and stand out for the right reasons
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Were Borat to strut the Dubai beach promenade in his mankini, he’d soon find himself in the hottest of hot water. But even if you think you’re dressing to show respect, how do you know for sure that you’re not falling foul of local clothing custom?

Here at Samuel Windsor, our philosophy is that a gentleman should dress like a gentleman wherever he is, and that by doing so, he’ll only ever stand out for the right reasons. Here’s how to keep on the right side of the dress code, wherever you go.
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