Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:13

How to Choose a Suit

A well fitting suit of classical proportion in simple English cloth forms the foundation of a good wardrobe. An English Bespoke tailor will cut you a good suit. If your suit is going to last you twenty years it is best to avoid fad or fashion. Patrick Grant of Norton & SonsHow to choose a suitI would advise a gentleman to follow three simple rules. 1. Few suits but good suits.2. Favour simple suiting but splendid Linen3. Always let ones clothes be correct, never too formal nor too casual, never too worn nor too new. I favour a single breasted…
Thursday, 15 January 2009 01:11

How to Care for your Knitwear

John Smedley shows us how to care for your knitwear. Quality comes at a certain price, but does not necessarily need to be preciously treated. With a degree of care and attention all John Smedley (Look at the care instructions on other knitwear brands)garments can be machine washed and will continue to look good and last well for many years to come.Top tips for John Smedley's merino wool knitwear: 1.Remove surface soiling by gentle brushing, this will help the stain later on. Treat stains immediately with cold water, blot dry with a clean cloth - never paper.3. Air wool after…
Wednesday, 14 January 2009 00:02

How to Trim Your Beard

Ideally if this is your first time growing a beard I would recommend a visit to a barber for advice. However, if you are unable to get to one, here are a few tips to help ensure that you get off to the right start. Senior Barber at Gentlemen's Tonic, Imad KhaireddinWhilst everyone experiences hair growth at different rates, you should typically allow the hair to grow in length for around 4-6 days. Ensure that your electric clipper has graded numbers and a half setting to allow for some flexibility in choosing your preferred length. The grades refer to the…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:02

How to Get the Most Out of your Beard Oil

Sometimes men forget that beards require the same care as the hair on their heads. The result of neglected beards is wild whiskers, dry facial skin and damaged hairs. Beard oil helps to replenish and condition facial hair. It’s usually made from a unique blend of natural oils such as jojoba, lavender, grapefruit, tea tree, and almond oil. These ingredients work together to moisturise, nourish, and sooth both your beard and skin. Some of these oils are also scented, thus leaving your beard with a nice smell. Used properly, beard oil improves the appearance of facial hair and can help…
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