How To Do Chinos

Chinos often don’t get the sartorial respect they deserve. Commonly thought of as the least cool trouser, chinos are overlooked when it comes to creating a stylish outfit. However, chinos in reality are one of the must have items in your wardrobe for the warm weather months. Here’s why. They are more versatile than your…

What to Wear : Labor Day Edition

With Labor Day weekend upon us, the bitter sweet end of summer. How will you be spending your final days of Summer? Whether you’re heading out of town for a last hurrah at the beach, or staying in the city and enjoying the last of the long summer nights, here is what you should be…

Chinos day and night

Chinos are the summer pant workhorse. They work for almost every occasion – from casual Fridays at the office to a late afternoon round of golf. Chinos are laid back and comfortable, practical and yet more formal and dressy than a pair of jeans. Around since World War II, chinos can be dressed up or…

5 Tips for Wearing Shorts to the Office

Should you? Could you? Would you? Wearing shorts to the office is one of the most hotly debated (pun intended) questions of the summer. Most experts – tailors, fashion designers, businessmen – agree that shorts should be a no-go unless there are exceptional circumstances. If you are slogging it to the office on the weekend,…

Chinos: The Pants of War and Peace

Like much of men’s clothing, chinos (also known as khakis) have a military background. During the Second World War, chinos or khakis became the standard issue trouser for men in uniform in both the US and the UK. Made of lightweight cotton fabric, chinos derives its name from the Spanish word for toasted. A British…