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How Long Does Perfume Last If It’s Unopened? Here’s When It Expires

Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021

How Long Does Aftershave Last Before Going Off?

As you’ll already know, I love aftershave, perfume, fragrance, whatever you’d care to call it. Smelling good is important for any guy, and I have hundreds of scents.

But that means that I have a lot of bottles to get through, and I’ve had some of them for years. A question I am often asked is:

Does the fragrance not go off? How long does perfume last if it’s unopened?

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How To Dress For Your Body Type – A Men’s Style Guide On Body Shape

Monday, 1st March, 2021

How To Dress For Your Body Shape - Men's Style Guide

Have you ever saw some guy wearing some clothing and thought it looked good, so you’ve went out, bought the same clothes, and it looks nothing like how you imagined it?

You’re not alone, it happens to us all.

This can be put down to many things but one of them, is body type and shape.

You’ve flicked through a magazine, watch a film or TV show, or just seen something from a menswear website online and thought it looked good. You try it on only to find that when you’ve attempted to pull off the same look, it just isn’t the same.

So what can you do? Fortunately you can dress better by wearing better clothing more suited to your own body type.

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What’s The Difference Between A Jumper And A Sweatshirt? Men’s Style Guide

Friday, 26th February, 2021

The Differences Between Sweatshirts And Jumpers

Whether you’re shopping for clothes or talking about them, you’ll have heard of and probably own jumpers and sweatshirts.

But what’s the difference between a jumper and a sweatshirt?

It’s really easy to know.

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Bespoke London Caramel, Amber And Cashmere EDP Review – Here’s How It Smells

Wednesday, 24th February, 2021

Bespoke London Caramal Amber And Cashmere Fragrance Review

Bespoke London Caramel Amber And Cashmere EDP is another fragrance for men from Bespoke London. This is a scent which is exclusive to Superdrug, and is an EDP for the affordable price of only £9.99.

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4 New Blu Rays – From Watching On Amazon Prime To Owning Films

Monday, 22nd February, 2021

4 New Blu Rays For Film Night

I haven’t bought any films for ages! I’ve been watching a lot on streaming services though, mostly Amazon Prime. Owning films and media is kind of old school now, but I am an old fashioned kind of guy, and like to own my media.

I got a few blu rays on the strength of watching them on Amazon Prime. This is what I’ve bought.

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How To Measure Your Body For Clothes – Men’s Size Guide

Friday, 19th February, 2021

How To Measure Yourself For Clothes - A Men's Size Guide

Do you know what size you are? Do you know what you should be measuring and how to measure it?

The golden rule in style is that the fit is king. Getting the right fit is probably the most important style rule.

Get it right and you’ll look and feel great. Get it wrong and you’ll not look the part, no matter what you’re wearing.

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Bespoke London Gin And Citrus Woods EDP Review – Here’s What It Smells Like

Wednesday, 17th February, 2021

Bespoke London Gin And Citrus Woods Fragrance Review

I’ve featured several Bespoke London fragrances on the blog, and the next up for review is Bespoke London Gin And Citrus Woods. They’re usually very nice and pleasant scents, so I was looking forward to see what this smells like.

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Happy Pancake Day 2021 🥞

Tuesday, 16th February, 2021

Happy Pancake Day 2021

Happy Pancake Day! 🥞

It’s one of my favourite days of the year, it’s shrove Tuesday aka Pancake day.

As always I had pancakes for my lunch, and later on tonight I’ll have some more for my supper.

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Making Bread In Lockdown With Bread Mix: It’s Easy & Tastes Great!

Monday, 15th February, 2021

Making Bread With Bread Mix - Crusty White Bread Mix From Tesco

Making bread in lockdown…It’s something which almost everyone has done, including me!

This post is a long time coming. In fact if you follow me on Instagram you’ll have already seen my bread making adventures.

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2021

Sunday, 14th February, 2021

Valentines Day 2021 Chocolates

Happy Valentine’s Day 2021! Or as It’s called around here, Michael Day 😂

If you’re new or have never noticed, I have always called today Michael Day. This is some crazy tradition that goes all the way back to around 2006.

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How To Button A Cardigan – Men’s Style Rules

Friday, 12th February, 2021

How to Button A Cardigan Correctly

I do really like to wear a button up cardigan. I think they’re stylish, and you can create so many outfits wearing them.

A lot of the time you’ll want to fasten it, but what’s the etiquette?

This is how to button a cardigan correctly, and be stylish at the same time.

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What To Wear On Valentine’s Day At Home In Lockdown – 2021 Outfit Guide

Wednesday, 10th February, 2021

What To Wear On Valentines Day - Men's Style Guide

Valentines day is upon us, which means you’re probably going to want to look your best.

It’s 2021. Everything is closed and you’ll not be going out to a restaurant. That doesn’t mean you can’t look your best!

If you’re having a date at home you can still get dressed up. Here’s some ideas on what to wear for Valentine’s Day, even if it is in a lockdown.

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