The Casio A500: A Time-Travelling Timepiece (Review)

There is a big wave of nostalgia for retro style digital watches at the moment. The Casio lineup has been faring very well in this wave with two of its retro models the F91-W and A158 reappearing on wrists everywhere thanks to their nostalgic charm and sub-$40 price tag. If you are willing to bump that up to between $65 and $80, you can go one level up and get a feature-packed watch that looks great and has all the bells and whistles: the Casio A500 range. Continue reading The Casio A500: A Time-Travelling Timepiece (Review)

Dan Henry 1962 Racing Chronograph ‘Panda’: Review/Unboxing

Dan Henry are a brand that have been on my radar for a little while with their visually pleasing watches that are reputed among fellow horology heads for being built and finished to a high standard. The latter is important when it comes to microbrands these days, as many are making a visually pleasing piece but a high quality build and good movement are not as common. Recently, DH released the 1962; as soon as I saw the panda dial option I knew one would be entering my collection. Continue reading Dan Henry 1962 Racing Chronograph ‘Panda’: Review/Unboxing

Tailored Jackets and Backpacks Do Not Mix

Backpacks and other over the shoulder bags are very popular ways of carrying your things, thanks to the practical nature of them. They are a staple of young people’s accessories. The familiarity means both are popular choices among men entering the professional workforce. Unfortunately, this means they are often worn over suits and blazers; a sure-fire way to ruin the jacket quickly. Continue reading Tailored Jackets and Backpacks Do Not Mix

How to Put Together A Great Tie and Pocket Square Combo

Pairing ties and pocket squares is an art that – when executed well – provides a wonderful playground for self-expression in an otherwise uniform outfit. Making a good combination of patterns and colours seems a very daunting task to many men (I get questions about it regularly!), but it is actually a rather simple undertaking that boils down to one thing: harmony. Continue reading How to Put Together A Great Tie and Pocket Square Combo

Two Classic Sock Patterns To Breathe Life Into Your Outfit

The menswear market is saturated with options when it comes to eye-catching patterned socks. However, many of these are not suited for someone who wants to err on a conservative or classic side; repeating avocado or doughnut prints may not be right for your personality. The good news is that gentlemen have had some option in the sock aisle for many years, and you can utilise those to add a dash of character to your look in a classical and tasteful manner. Continue reading Two Classic Sock Patterns To Breathe Life Into Your Outfit