Sure, you can buy the love of your life a bunch of flowers or pay for a swanky meal at a posh restaurant, but true romantics know it’s the thought that counts come Valentine’s day. And nothing shows how much you care quite like an old-school love poem.
Here we take inspiration from the master himself – Shakespeare – to give you all the tools you need to craft a love note that will outlast any rose.
Your invitation says black tie, but is there really any need to be quite so conformist? If you’re the sort of chap who takes sartorial elegance seriously, you’ll be interested to know that black is not your only evening wear option. In fact gents, colour is what makes your black tie outfit stand out from the crowd.