Razzle dazzle, creative cocktail, festive flair, after-five, after six or after-eight -- you can call it whatever you like, but all dress codes really fall into just a few simple categories.
A man doesn't need to stay on top of every passing trend; however he should thinking about his basic appearance every day. Still not convinced it's worth your time to dress sharp? Here are nine reasons why you should give a damn.
I don't need a messenger bag, the most acceptable of purses for men. I don't schlep my laptop or classified files around with me. I just need what is essentially a large pocket that I don't have to wear. I usually just call it a bag, but people like to call it a purse to see how I'll react.
Adding elements that are a little more weathered and worn naturally make a home feel more inviting. While your grandfather's old cigar chair may be an artifact in its own right, it can make your space feel more like a home, rather than a museum.
Conventional, traditional, normal: These words stand diametrically opposed to my understanding of queer identity. But after last season's menswear shows I noticed a spate of criticisms lodged against the work that young designers were showing on the runway, specifically for flouting conventions.
It is possible to be practical and still look put together. In fact, it's really quite easy, especially in the fall. Much of it is just a matter of avoiding these common pitfalls people tend to fall into during colder months.
Pop star Robbie Williams has made his first move on to the high street, as his fashion label Farrell unveiled its debut West End shop.
For those of us who work in the fashion industry, early summer is men's fashion season. While there are dozens of emerging designers making an impact for next season, I've selected 5 labels making their US debut next week to introduce to you here.
The life of a politician is nothing but varied and the unwritten dress code can at times prove of little help.
As I strolled down the city streets this lovely spring day... I couldn't help but notice men, short or tall, young or old, sporting bags, bags and more bags!
It's official, spring is here! It is time to start thinking about putting away the heavy winter duds and breaking into something new, fresh and boldly colorful.
Michael Tintiuc has a look that is not easily forgotten. Between his trademark long, dark brown hair, doe-like eyes and soft, sensuous features, it isn't a surprise that this young man found himself working hard as the male model whose presence would demand worldwide attention on both the catwalk and in print.
As the fashion world gets smaller, demand for small batch, locally sourced collections is on the rise.
Men are shopping more, to be sure, and they are becoming more and more educated on the finer details of the design and manufacture of the clothes they buy. So, what to get for the dude who knows it all?
Certain men may be born with the kind of physique and charisma for which great clothes make the perfect pedestal. But they still have to practice dressing. They have to develop the faculty for what looks good on them.