The Golden Globes 2020

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TREND ALERT – THE GOLDEN GLOBES 2020 The annual Golden Globes took place in Los Angeles earlier this week and the paparazzi have been going crazy with images surfacing of all of the best-dressed celebrities. As always, I like to shift the focus from women’s fashion onto the men’s fashion to highlight some of the […]

Tailored Linen Shorts

Now that we’ve had a taste of summer in Melbourne, it’s time we start dressing appropriately. We have just received a very limited selection of Italian linen fabrics ideal for tailored shorts.  The soft lightweight nature of this cloth offers a lovely drape but has still has the beautiful crunch we expect from linen. We […]

What to wear this New Years Eve

With the end of the year fast approaching, you must be thinking about what to do on New Year’s Eve.  No matter which type of party you attend, here are a few dress code options that you can consider when choosing what to wear. I’m a big believer that if you want to get noticed, […]

Spring/Summer Trend Alert

It is that time of year again,  have you started thinking about your summer wardrobe?   With all of those fun garden weddings, beach parties,  Christmas and New Year events, and catch-ups, you must be wondering what is hot right now. Fortunately, we have an array of trends, which have emerged off the back of Melbourne’s […]

Stakes Day

Traditionally known as Family Day, Stakes Day is often the most relaxed and informal as it is the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.  Although times have somewhat changed, many of the children in attendance are raising the fashion stakes, which in turn mean we, adults, cannot let our game down. This year, my […]

Oaks Day

As we know Oaks Day is all about the ladies, so each year I like to play with colours that may be traditionally feminine.  Fortunately, over the past few years, men’s fashion is very much inspired by women’s colour trends so this isn’t too much of statement. This year, I chose a muted terracotta wool […]

Melbourne Cup Day

Melbourne Cup is all about colour. Other than the obligatory yellow rose, there are not nard and fast rules.  This year, I wanted to make a statement but I also wanted to use a cloth that I knew I would be able to wear again.  Sometimes the bold choices can be quite limiting but I […]

Derby Day

Derby Day is the first race meet in the Melbourne Cup Carnival and is always met with an lot of excitement and enthusiasm.  Unfortunately mother nature decided to unleash some rain that day but it didn’t stop the crowds of thousands converging on Flemington.  The tradition of Black and White dress began way back in […]

Trend Alert – The Emmys 2019

Award season can be so tough for men. I mean, when the dress code is Black Tie, there is only so much you can work with.  Some try to push the envelope and dare to be different whilst others play it safe. This year, I was so excited to the adoption of a new, or […]

Summer 2019 : Polo Attire

With the Alfa Romeo Portsea Polo happening this weekend, I thought it would be good timing to share some tips and advice on what would be deemed appropriate attire for such an affair. Polo, the game of Kings, was once quite a conservative and traditional affair, but trust us Australians to take a more relaxed […]