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Michael 84: Mens Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

Men's Style Guide, Fashion tips & Advice on what to wear

Dressing well is important to all men. Get some easy to follow advice for all guys to dress better. Learn what to wear for every occasion and the best clothes for every dress code. If you're looking for style tips, you'll find them here.

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Lined vs Unlined Jackets – Should A Jacket Have A Lining & Which Is Best

Monday, 11th November, 2019

lined vs unlined jackets - should a jacket have a lining

Have you wondered which is better, a lined jacket or an unlined jacket?

In fact, what is a lining and should all jackets have a lining?

If you’ve ever wondered about jackets and their lining, don’t worry, you’re not alone.

Here I’ll talk a little bit about the lining of jackets, and share some basic and essential information when it comes to the inner of a jacket you own, or are looking to buy.

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Sports Jackets, Blazers, Suit Jackets – What’s The Difference?

Monday, 4th November, 2019

The Difference Between Suit Jackets, Blazers And Sports Coats

Sports jacket, blazer and a suit jacket. They’re the same right? No.

They do look the same, but there’s a few differences between the three smart tailored jackets that you might not know about, and that’s OK.

You probably have a suit, which comes with a smart jacket. If you want to dress smart without wearing the full thing, you might ask yourself:

Can you wear the suit jacket as a blazer?

So, let’s talk about these three jackets, all smart, but are all in fact different in a number of ways.

Here’s everything you need to know about sports jackets, blazers and suits.

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The Best Men’s Jumpers Guide You’ll Read – 21 Top Mens Sweaters & Knitwear

Friday, 25th October, 2019

The Best Men's Jumpers And Knitwear This Season - A Style Guide

Are you looking to find the best mens jumper for wrapping up this season?

You’re in the right place.

Autumn and Winter are definitely here right now, so that can only mean layering and getting some knitwear and jumpers for the upcoming season. I love knitwear and sweaters, there is a huge variety of styles, colours, patterns and fabrics to buy.

You can create a great deal of different looks, depending on the style you would like to go for.

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Should I Remove My Suit Jacket/Blazer At Dinner? [Here’s The Answer!]

Monday, 21st October, 2019

Should I remove my blazer jacket at dinner - Here's the answer

You’re suited up at a formal event, you’re at the dinner table, should you take your jacket off?

Do you remove a jacket at dinner at a wedding reception?

Can you remove your jacket in a restaurant?

These are just a few common questions that guys wonder when they’re wearing a suit or a blazer. Should you be taking off your jacket when sitting down for the meal.

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How To Wear Chinos – A Men’s Style Guide

Monday, 7th October, 2019

How To Style Chinos - A Guide For Men

Have you ever been in a situation where you want to wear something different from your favourite pair of denim, but don’t know where to turn? Traditional trousers are too formal, and sweats are too sloppy. Where do you turn?

You need a pair of chinos. These trousers are incredibly versatile, and can be dressed up as well as dressed down, and will work with virtually anything.

If you’re looking for a smart casual outfit, to add some colour to your usual look or want an alternative to jeans, a good modern pair of chinos is possibly the best option you have.

You can definitely make these a wardrobe essential, and build so many of your outfits around a good pair of chinos.

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Autumn Outfits For Men: Wardrobe Essentials For The Autumn Season

Monday, 30th September, 2019

What To Wear In Autumn - Men's Wardrobe Essentials For Autumn

We’re into Autumn now, so that means changing up your wardrobe for this season.

Out goes the summer t shirts and shorts, and light pastel colours.

In comes the cosy jumpers, smart knitwear, layering and sweatshirts for your daily outfits.

When it comes to seasons, Autumn is one of the best for fashion. There is so much clothing you can wear, and in some cases, wearing a lot of clothing together, when you consider layering.

As the temperatures drop, you need to be considering what you’re wearing. Not just to look good, but for function too.

Autumn in the UK is kind of odd, and can be split up into parts: The mild and the cold. With it being the season right in the middle of Summer and Winter, you have to have quite a versatile wardrobe. One moment you may need a light knit, and the next you may need to layer up to keep warm.

If you’re thinking of a wardrobe refresh or want to know the key pieces this season, here’s a guide on what to wear this Autumn.

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What’s The Difference Between Khakis And Chinos? Here’s The Answer

Monday, 23rd September, 2019

Outfit Style - Beige Chinos And Navy T Shirt

So, Khakis and chinos…What is the difference?

You may have heard of them both be referred to as trousers, but they are different. They can both be worn as an alternative to jeans, but what is the difference between the two.

However, the word khaki does not mean trousers, khaki is actually a colour. Let me explain.

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What To Wear With A Black T-Shirt – Outfit Ideas & Style Tips For Guys

Monday, 16th September, 2019

Black T Shirt Black Jeans Outfit Style

Got A Black T Shirt but don’t know what to wear with it?

When it comes to wearing a black T-shirt, there’s plenty of other clothes which goes with it to make the perfect outfit.

One of my go to pieces in my wardrobe has to be a classic black T Shirt. It’s an item which is forever stylish, can be worn really casually or dressed up for a smarter edge, and for my money, is a must have item for any man’s wardrobe.

So, what goes with a black T Shirt?

Well the answer is virtually anything. Here’s some ideas what you can wear with a black T Shirt, whether you’re looking to create a smart casual look for every day style, or just want to have a laid back approach to what you’re wearing.

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