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THE DISCERNING GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO ACCESSORISING A SUIT

A suit can be hugely diverse and being able to accessorise well is the key to getting the most out of the different looks. A touch here, and a touch there, can be the difference between looking sharp at a job interview or ready to wine and dine on a first date. Make the most of your suit, and take some tips from around the web…

THE POCKET SQUARE

There’s been a surge in popularity of the pocket square of late, and as you might have noticed it’s not just a case of tuck and go…. here a few different ways of rocking your PS and standing out from the crowd.

HOW TO ROCK A POCKET SQUARE: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE

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http://www.artofmanliness.com/2014/12/18/how-to-rock-a-pocket-square-an-illustrated-guide/

– By Art of Manliness

 

THE DOUBLE WINSOR KNOT

‘How to tie a tie’ has been done to death, however, there’s a reason for that. How to tie a tie in at least two different ways should be at the top of every self respecting gentleman’s list. The most popular way would be the half windsor, but a close second would be the full windsor. Learn it, and wear it with a spread collar and a fuller tie; it’s great for more formal occasions.

HOW TO TIE A TIE- THE WINDSOR KNOT

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http://www.gentlemansgazette.com/windsor-knot-how-to-tie/

– By Gentleman’s Gazette

 

CUFFLINKS

In the early days they were an essential piece of every man’s kit, now more of a fancy touch to a formal event such as a wedding. Here’s a guide to everything you need to know about cufflinks.

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CUFFLINKS

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http://www.realmenrealstyle.com/ultimate-guide-cufflinks/

– By Real men Real Style

 

SUSPENDERS

Usually seen on the more ‘eccentric’ type of gentleman, suspenders are certainly eye catching and done right can transform your look. Done wrong, you’ll be getting attention for all the wrong reasons.

A MANS GUIDE TO SUSPENDERS

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http://www.realmenrealstyle.com/suspender-infographic/

-Real men Real Style

 

SOCKS

Last but not least, we have the humble sock. With the trend of wearing your trouser length slightly shorter nowadays, the socks you choose can make a bold statement. Don’t forget to put them on the top of your Christmas list this year!

SOCKS STEP INTO THE FASHION LIMELIGHT

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http://www.cnbc.com/2014/10/19/menswear-socks-the-fashion-item-for-men-making-a-statement.html

– By CNBC

And there you have it gentlemen, I hope you picked up some useful tips.

(As honourable mentions – don’t forget about tie bars, belts and lapel pins!!)

Regards

Chris

Bbrown & Abel

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