Avoid the consternation on a Friday morning.
If ever something in the male wardrobe was mis-named it’s the loafer. It is, after all, the hardest working shoe around.
A foundation garment for the way we dress on a daily basis – which is incredible in itself, given that the style is, in effect, largely unchanged since the 1890s.
The suit seems to sort itself. It’s what you choose to wear with it – designed to express something, like a personality – that’s the real conundrum. And often that boils down to your shirt and tie.
Now that plus-fours have been dumped in the sartorial dustbin of history, does any phrase in the dictionary of dressing up come so loaded with class connotations as “sports jacket”?
A black-tie event should be as sartorially simple as donning one’s pyjamas.
Seersucker – a fabric almost exclusively identified with high summer.