Inspiration Archive: Weekly Web Roundups


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  • On Dressing for Compliments
    A hot take on dressing for compliments. Long story short: don’t.
  • Solving The Morning Style Crisis (How To Stop Staring Into Your Wardrobe and Build an Outfit)
    Can’t figure out what to wear? This is how to sidestep the issue, every time it arises.
  • How To Get Comfortable With A Drastic Style Change
    On home isolation? Been thinking of a drastic style change, but feeling intimidated at the thought of wearing it in public? Now’s the perfect time to try that style experiment!
  • What Happened to the Weekly Roundups?
    The fate of the weekly web roundups.
  • Creating An Ideal Navy Blazer
    I altered a fairly standard looking RTW double breasted jacket into a stylish traditional navy blazer with metal buttons.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: February 16, 2020
    WWR for February 16, 2020.
  • Taking Advantage of an Unseasonably Cool Bout of Weather
    A rare opportunity to put together some winter outfits in the middle of an Australian summer.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: February 9, 2020
    WWR for February 9, 2020.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: February 2, 2020
    WWR for February 2, 2020.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: January 26, 2020
    WWR for January 26, 2020.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: January 19, 2019
    WWR for January 19, 2019.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: My Favourite Looks From Pitti Uomo 97 (Part 2)
    Part 2 of my favourite outfits from Pitti Uomo 97.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: My Favourite Looks From Pitti Uomo 97 (Part 1)
    Part 1 of my favourite outfits from Pitti Uomo 97.
  • A Cuban Themed Party Outfit
    Breakdown of an outfit in Cuban style for a themed party I recently attended.
  • Your Style Is YOURS.
    Style is more than rules.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: January 5, 2020
    WWR for the first week of 2020!
  • A Prohibition Party Outfit
    A vintage inspired outfit for a New Years Eve party with a Prohibition theme.
  • 2019 Recap: My Most Important Style Learnings And More
    A recap from the STS journey in 2019.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Dec 29, 2019
    This time around: five to add to the cooler climate lookbook. The gentlemen in the wintry corners of the world are providing some smashing style inspo lately!
  • Christmas Time: Putting Together Festive Outfits
    There are a number of ways that you can wear a Christmas themed outfit, depending on where you are around the world. Here are some ways you can wear a festive outfit without having to don a costume.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Dec 22, 2019
    Time for another edition of the Weekly Web Roundup! See five fantastic outfits from the best on the ‘gram.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Dec 14, 2019
    WWR for December 14, 2019.
  • Looking Sharp Without Breaking The Bank
    In this post I want to help bust the myth that looking sharp is expensive by sharing with you an outfit that I put together for under $60AUD in total. You absolutely can dress to impress on a budget.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Dec 8, 2019
    WWR for December 7, 2019. This week: more chalk stripe goodness, plenty of jackets and roll necks. Some tonal looks, and a killer three piece for a desert summer.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Nov 30, 2019
    Featuring a mix of casual and formal outfits from all around the world, this WWR brings you five of the best from the gram this week.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Nov 17, 2019
    This week: a cheeky twist on the pinstripe suit, two classic gentleman’s outfits, a subtly sprezzed jacket and trouser combo and witness the elegance of a perfectly draped trouser.
  • Why Knitted Ties are A Great Choice for You
    Knitted ties have been around for decades, and have come and gone from fashion trends over the years.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Nov 10, 2019
    Some classic and some unorthodox in the mix this week, with one piece of common ground: lovely lapels.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Nov 2, 2019
    Time for another edition of the Weekly Web Roundup! This week sees plenty of layering action coming from the parts of the world where the weather is cooler. Here’s five of the best!
  • Trimly Shoe Trees and Shoe Care Products: Unboxing and Review
    I’d been wanting some decent shoe trees for a long, long time. The problem was – being in Australia – the options were either overseas and expensive to import, or just plain expensive. So I went without decent wooden shoe trees for a long time. Until I found out about Trimly, who sell shoe trees at $34 a pop or in packages for a small discount.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Oct 26, 2019
    If you’re a fan of ties, this week will be a treat for you. Every single feature includes one!
  • How To Dress When You’re Carrying Excess Skin
    Losing a stack of weight is great. There is no denying it. What people do not tend to talk about however, is the difficulty left after the fact.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Oct 20, 2019
    Time for another edition of the Weekly Web Roundup! See five fantastic outfits from the best on the ‘gram. This week features the first ever double appearance by one person… sometimes you just have a really good week!
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Oct 13, 2019
    Some unique fits compose this week’s edition of the WWR. Get your weekly dose of style inspiration!
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Oct 5, 2019
    Time for another edition of the Weekly Web Roundup! Have a dose of my weekly collection of style inspo with these five fantastic outfits from the best on the ‘gram.
  • The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2019: Adelaide
    This year was my first year attending a Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, the yearly event held by Movember Foundation and partners to fundraise for men’s health initiatives including prostate cancer and male suicide prevention.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Sep 28, 2019
    Time for another edition of the Weekly Web Roundup! See five fantastic outfits from the best on the ‘gram.
  • Short Case Study: How THE ICONIC Changed Clothing Retail in Australia
    Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard of The Iconic. It is a fashion ecommerce retailer with a slew of awards under its belt and is Australia’s largest.Ten years ago, they did not exist. Now, they are looking at grossing $1 billion in revenue by 2021. How did they grow so fast? What makes them that good?
  • Do Young Men NEED Black Dress Shoes?
    Black Oxfords are often considered a wardrobe staple. There is no doubting that – in the wardrobe of a regular suit wearer – the black Oxford should be. However, many young men either are not suit wearers or they wear a suit in more casual settings. This begs a question: Do young men really need black dress shoes? If so, how soon should they land in your wardrobe?
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Sep 21, 2019
    Time for another edition of the Weekly Web Roundup! See five fantastic outfits from the best on the ‘gram.
  • Video: 1993 Ralph Lauren Interview with Charlie Rose
    Ralph Lauren is famous for being media shy, and it is rare for him to give interviews. This interview from 1993 is a fascinating insight into the iconic designer’s brand and influences; well worth a watch.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Sep 14, 2019
    Time for another edition of the Weekly Web Roundup! See five fantastic outfits from the best on the ‘gram.
  • The Weekly Web Roundup: Sep 7, 2019
    Introducing the Weekly Roundup, where I will post five outfit shots from around the web that I have liked (and a little bit about why).
  • How to Manage Your Wardrobe When You’re Losing Weight
    Managing your wardrobe when losing weight is a juggler’s game; if you are in the game for a long time and dropping several sizes, it can quickly become expensive. Things may stay in your wardrobe only a matter of weeks or months before they become ill-fitting. So, how do you manage it?
  • The Seasonal Sale Roundup: Wednesday, September 4
    Spring is in the air, and many retailers are slashing prices as the season changes. Here are some current sales I have learned of, all collected in one handy location.
  • Video: Tailored Stories – An Oral History of Savile Row
    A great insight into the history and heritage of the famous Savile Row in London. This documentary showcases different trades within the sartorial world, a bit about the industry’s business model and how the industry has evolved over time.
  • Can You Get Good Clothes from Fast Fashion Stores?
    Fast fashion is – whether we agree with it or not – a large part of clothing today. Retail chain products of the likes of Cotton On, H&M and Zara are seen on people around the nation every day. With the prevalence of fast fashion and the negative connotations that come along with the word such as environmental disrespect and poor quality as the cost of a cheap garment, the question begs to be asked: can you get good clothes from these stores?
  • Commissioning my First Suit
    After contemplating the thought for some time – and saving up – I have finally commissioned my first tailor-made suit. In this post I will share my experience in the first step of the process with Knightsman and a few thoughts on stepping into the world of custom suits.
  • Video: The Astonishing Story of Harris Tweed
    Today I want to share a great documentary I have watched recently. It is produced by Sartorial Talks (the YouTube channel of the Parisian Gentleman blog). The channel consistently delivers engaging, high quality content and I thoroughly enjoyed this piece in particular; full of insights, history and elegant charm.
  • 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.
  • The Gentleman Biker Aesthetic
    The dapper biker aesthetic has been popularised in recent times by the advent of the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, a charity event where men and women dress in their Sunday best and go for a group motorcycle ride for charity. Some awesome styles are seen all around the world in the participants, and it is a vibe I really like.
  • Video: It’s OK To Feel Good About Your Appearance
    I came across a YouTube video recently where the guys from Netflix’s Queer Eye gave a makeover to the husband of a People magazine writer, and it really drove home an important point. The recipient of the makeover was a handsome man, who had absolutely no thought of himself that way. He was a man who had no self-confidence when it came to his appearance, even though he could – and should.