FLAT CAPS

Given its simplicity and practicality, it’s small wonder that the flat cap has almost global appeal. But then, while Peaky Blinders may have energised interest in it and its six or eight-panelled cousin the ‘baker boy’ style, the flat cap has been around since the 14th century. An Act of Parliament in the UK in 1571 made it mandatory to wear a woollen cloth cap on Sundays and public holidays – more as a boost to sheep farming than weekend style. But today, it’s all about aesthetics and what it can add to your look. There are plenty of pitfalls of course, … Continue reading FLAT CAPS

WEARING A SHARP SUIT

Not only does it change how other people perceive you, but it can also alter the way you see the world. This is according to a new study that found people who wear suits tend to focus on the bigger picture rather than on minor details. Wearing a crisp-cut suit may make you feel more powerful than you think. Not only does it change how people perceive you, but it can also alter the way you see the world.  Foreign Secretary William Hague (centre), actor Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie in London last year Researchers at California State University, … Continue reading WEARING A SHARP SUIT

RETRO DECOR THOUGHTS

Here’s a quick top ten pointers for adding that retro feel to your home. How to Decorate With Retro Finds   Taylor and Taylor Take a peek at the most liked interiors on Instagram, and you will spot several pieces of retro décor. That is because classic items like teak consoles, vintage globes, and hanging chairs add charm and character to modern spaces. In fact, incorporating a mix of decorative styles from different eras is one of the tricks of the trade for professional designers. But that does not mean one must spend a stack of cash to infuse a space with … Continue reading RETRO DECOR THOUGHTS

THE SLEEVE ROLL

Rolling up your sleeves. It’s something you’ve probably never thought twice about. But the way you roll your sleeves makes a huge difference in the silhouette of your outfit. It can keep a level of formality in hotter weather. Or it can take your outfit to business casual. This simple art – which takes a few minutes to master – makes a world of difference to your appearance and the social signals you send. (And it can also make your arms look bigger!) But you need to know how to do it right. In this article and video, I’ll explain how … Continue reading THE SLEEVE ROLL

NIKE JOYRIDE

REVOLUTIONARY CUSHIONING THAT CONTOURS WITH EVERY STEP. The Nike Joyride Run Flyknit is designed to help make running feel easier and give your legs a day off. Tiny foam beads underfoot contour to your foot for cushioning that stands up to your mileage. Contouring Cushioning Tiny foam beads are contained in 4 strategically placed pockets underneath your foot. They compress and adapt to your every step for better impact absorption and a stable feel. Snug and Secure Flyknit is a super-lightweight, breathable material that hugs your foot and keeps it in place. Synthetic material wraps from the inside of your … Continue reading NIKE JOYRIDE