Growing up, I and my elder brother had a wardrobe of over sized clothes with the notion that we would grow into them. I guess this was common practice at the time and it didn’t help that we usually had identical shirts.
This led us to seek out alternatives and where better to look than my fathers wardrobe. He had an array of sartorial shirts exposing me Neapolitan tailoring at an early age. My brother and I would wear his top quality shirts to school events when he was away on trips and we’d make sure they were laundered and back in place before his return. As you can imagine, we slipped up a few times and got caught.
As the lovers week races towards its end, don’t be fooled into thinking that because Valentine’s day fell on a Tuesday you got away with one. Tuesday is not one of the most romantic days (any day just after Monday has to be in this bracket) I must say, so you could be forgiven if not much went down, but here comes the weekend where all your excuses get thrown out the window. All but this one, ‘Valentine’s day done pass joh, don’t worry next year I’ll blow you away with a splendid surprise’. Good luck with that. Read More
We are now in the second month of the year. I know what you’re thinking, the first month is already u? Irrespective of who is paying attention, time just rolls on doesn’t it? Talking about attention, year on year, trends get ours because they are usually formed from what people give attention to.
Just like a little kid whose attention span is just as short as the amount of time MMM promises you a return on your investment (if we can call it that) they are gone before you are even aware they have started.
Just like I said in 2015, by pointing out my style misconceptions of the previous year, men have the opportunity to put it right if they wish to. Read More
The Complete Colour Wheel
Do you recall the colour wheel from the days when you did fine art as a subject in secondary school? Then, we used only six colours, three primary (red, blue and yellow) and three secondary (green, purple and orange) colours. Tertiary colours we got to learn about later. Read More
If you have a friend, co-worker, loved one or even just a treat for yourself, give the gift of style. Read More
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The colour of nature, green is popular with the armed forces and proves perfect for camouflage. It gives out a reassuring message, and certain shades of green have a calming effect, hence green is often chosen by institutions for uniforms and wall colours.
As the festive season packed with lots of weddings you have to attend approaches, looking your best will keep you in good stead at these events which usually turn out to be re-unions and networking opportunities. What better season than this to have a tailor you can trust in your arsenal. Read More
A shacket also known as overshirt is basically a mash-up of a shirt and a jacket but without the weight, rigidity and warmth you get from a tailored jacket. Living in the tropics is hot enough for the average Nigerian man hence the need to own a piece of this versatile overshirt in your wardrobe for casual or semi-business casual occasions. Read More
It’s a happy independence day Nigeria; celebrate the 56th Independence day of Nigeria with us in style. To celebrate Nigeria as a whole a symbolic 15% off specific shirts handmade in Italy from our website www.qollars.com. Read More