How to Wear a Silk Scarf

Silk scarves do not typically feature on the subject of menswear, but that’s not to say you can’t wear them entirely. I recently came across Annada, a Bahrain-based startup that creates scarves based on beautiful works of local artists, and I was thoroughly impressed with the way they are encouraging art appreciation through fashion with … Continue Reading

Sailors and stripes: A fashion study

If there’s one thing that defines nautical style, it’s Breton stripes. Like a woman’s LBD, the evenly interspersed white and navy of this iconic pattern make it a true closet must-have because it can be worn with pretty much anything, provided that you’re skinny enough to pull off horizontal stripes.

No-sweat style

Ever have one of those days when you want to dress up but don’t really want to make an effort – and yet still maintain some level of sartorial decency? Me too. Everyday. It’s a bit of a bind really, because great style requires great effort, and sometimes you just don’t want to make any … Continue Reading

Bombardiers are lifesavers, despite the name

About a century ago in the heat of the first World War, two pilots from different countries, one from America, the other from France, were about to cross each other’s paths after flying a joint mission near Saint-Mihiel in Lorraine. The French guy, looking warm and cozy in his thick leather jacket, saw the American shivering furiously … Continue Reading