How to wear the blazer and shorts combo

A blazer and a pair of shorts? It’s no longer unthinkable. The look has been nagging in the back of menswear enthusiasts’ heads since some genius stylist decided it was a cool look for a magazine editorial in the late 2000s. It’s one of the most polarizing styling ideas in recent menswear history and has fueled … Continue Reading

5 tips to staying fit while traveling

We all encounter this dilemma every couple months or so. You’re way into your daily fitness routine and suddenly, you find yourself packing for a week-long trip to Europe where the most calorie burning activity you’re going to engage in is walking for hours on end as a tourist. You forget the workouts that you … Continue Reading

Spring 2016 Highlight: Bomber Jackets

The bomber jacket. A masculine, aviation-inspired design which every man has in his wardrobe. It was one of the key menswear pieces I wrote about when I first launched this blog, because of its importance and resurgence into mainstream fashion in recent seasons. For Spring 2016, it still is one of the highlights of many … Continue Reading

Spring 2016 Highlight: Camo Craze

Spring 2016 is exploding with all manner of camouflage styles and I am absolutely loving it. From Valentino’s brief dalliance with the trend in 2014, camo has emerged as a full-fledged, must-wear trend as it takes over the racks at our favourite fast fashion stores this season. The new visual has done away with the … Continue Reading

Outfit Video: FashCham x Stefan Redjimi

I recently had the chance to collaborate on a fashion-ish outfit video with athlete and videographer Stafen Redjimi (that’s @stefanredjimi on Instagram). This is my first stab at the format and I’d love to hear you think about the video! Look 1: ASOS leather biker and roll sleeve tee, Zara trousers, K-Swiss trainers Look 2: … Continue Reading

Cheap fun: One-dirham abra ride across the Dubai creek

I can’t recall how many times I’ve been told I don’t make the most of my stay in Dubai. Sure, it’s one of the most glamorous cities in the world, but you don’t really get to truly enjoy what the metro has to offer when you’re all caught up in the mundanities of day to … Continue Reading

Investment pieces do exist, and the price tag is irrelevant

I don’t know how people these days justify their irrational fashion purchases, but back then, we used to call super expensive items as investment pieces. The concept has long been argued against by sartorially incapacitated financial experts, though, explaining that assets are supposed to appreciate over time. And that’s true, you just can’t expect as … Continue Reading

Why do people hate paisley?

For something that traces its roots back more than half a millennium, paisley doesn’t get enough love. Featuring a droplet-shaped vegetable motif, paisley may have an English name (from the Scottish town that recreated the designs in the Western hemisphere) but its origins are Persian and Indian. There’s no mistaking this is an Oriental creation despite the … Continue Reading

How to wear print trousers

In all of men’s fashion, trousers seem to be among the trickiest to get right. They might appear like everyday items that don’t need much attention, but the truth is, getting the proper fit, color, length, et cetera to work with the rest of your outfit can be daunting. I can say I don’t own enough pants in … Continue Reading