All posts tagged: Men’s Style

Shirt Alert !

  This shirt alert brings to your attention discounts on exclusive and limited edition pieces of art. Qollars artisan shirts manufacturing merges a strict handmade tradition with a proven expertise and cutting-edge technologies (automatic staplers, GERBER TECHNOLOGY software for the management of piazzato fabrics and patterns digital processing.)

Creativity in Monochrome – A Lawyers Perspective

As you might have noticed, I have an affinity with black and white pictures particularly because of the timelessness and soulfulness they portray. “When you photograph people in colour you see their clothes, but when you photograph people in black and white, you see their souls” is a good quote by Ted Grant to put this in perspective. Monochrome, as we know it, is a well-established fashion lingo focused on minimalism, usually with the combination of black and white. If you’ve been to law school in West Africa, you’ll remember that appearing unique from others was an uphill task because you’re required to wear a white shirt and black pants.

Combining Shirts and Ties: A Bankers Guide

Work dress codes and social etiquette in Nigeria are still pretty much standardised. Only in oil and gas companies based here in Port Harcourt, new-age startups and in the creative industries where casual Friday is from Monday to Friday, will you observe a bit of freedom on work clothe choices. On the other hand, in one of the fastest growing industries in the country, bankers are obligated to adorn a shirt and tie (apart from Fridays). The most common shirt colours worn by bankers happen to be the most popular dress shirt colours in the world: white, sky blue and light pink.

Chambray – The New Denim?

Over the years, as far as fabrics go, not too many fabrics can boast of the popularity and wide use of denim. It’s a material that has earned it’s place among the classic fabrics – transcending time, region and social status. It’s restrictions lie in its roots as a casual off-duty wear plus the weight of the fabric. This is were chambray gets the heads up.

Colour Psychology: Browns & Beiges

The colour psychology series started with blacks and reds – this time around it’s about browns and beiges which are probably the most down-to-earth colours out there. The colours in the brown family (Stone, Taupe, Camel, Tan, Ivory, Pewter and Beige) are friendly and approachable and best of all: it hides the dirt. This could be why it’s one of the original colours for chinos.

A Piece of Time – Watch Guide

  Science theories tell us that time is the only true unit of measure. This puts a lot of emphasis on the importance of time and why keeping time is such a big deal – a deal you shouldn’t take for granted. For the manliest of men, there’s only one rule for jewellery: less is more. The one item of jewellery you really can’t do without is an excellent watch.