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Ask the Tailor: What Do I Need to Know About Linings?
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Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re talking linings. What do you need to know?

Bespoke menswear isn’t just about how you look: it’s also about how you feel. We want you to look great in your tailoring… but we also want to ensure you feel confident and, most importantly, comfortable.

The type of lining you choose will have a big impact on how comfortable your made to measure tailoring is. It will...

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Six Stylish Reasons to Look Forward to Autumn

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We may be in the grips of an Indian Summer, but this unseasonably warm weather can’t last forever. Not to worry: once the time for rolled up shirtsleeves and evening BBQs has come to an end, there are plenty of things to look forward to about autumn. 

One of the things we’re particularly excited about is delving back into our autumnal wardrobes. Here are six things we’re keen to get back into our everyday style rotations:

Jackets

Tailoring aficionados will understand what we mean when we...

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Is it Too Early to Talk Winter Coats?
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We may be well into the Autumn/Winter fashion season… but is mid-September too early to start talking about winter coats? We say no. 

The weather may still be too mild to need to wear one (luckily!), but if you want to be well prepared for the cooler weather ahead, now is the time to start.

A good winter overcoat will last for many years. However, in order to get this benefit you’ll need to put in a bit of effort in return. This is the ideal time of year to...

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How to Prepare Your Wardrobe for the Autumn/Winter Season
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Would you like to know one of our key tricks for looking stylish season after season? It’s not particularly sexy we’re afraid! The trick? Pre-preparation.

It’s hard to dress smartly when your wardrobe hasn't caught up with the weather. Temperatures can change very quickly, which is why it’s so important to make sure you’re ready for autumn/winter before summer is really at an end.

If you haven’t yet thought about what your wardrobe is going to look like over the coming season, now is...

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Ask the Tailor: What’s the Right Length for a Trouser Hem?
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Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re all about trouser hems. What’s the right length?

Tailoring the perfect pair of trousers is a complex job. Every gentleman has specific preferences for fit and finish, and we make it our mission to get it completely right every time. 

Many of the choices involved in trouser construction are just that: choices. Whether you have a button or zip fly, whether you opt for...

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Style Inspiration from Eddie Redmayne
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Today we’re taking style inspiration from an Oscar winner who’s played such diverse roles as Marius Pontmercy in Les Miserables, Professor Stephen Hawking in A Theory of Everything and Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl.

We’re talking, of course, about British actor Eddie Redmayne. 

In addition to being a multi award-winning actor (including GQ’s Best Dressed Man 2015), Redmayne has the added talent of looking great in traditional tailoring. Perhaps it’s confidence, perhaps it’s something he learnt during his modelling career or perhaps it’s...

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Why Shirts Matter
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Looking good in bespoke tailoring isn’t all about the suit itself. The accessories you choose to wear with it will have a huge impact on the overall success of your outfit.

The most important of these accessories is the shirt. 

Shirts form the base of any good tailored outfit. Think of the shirt you choose as the foundation of your suit. A hasty or half-hearted foundation is never a solid start. Taking care over your shirt choice will give your outfit a much stronger foundation...

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How to Turn Heads in a Statement Suit
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There comes a time in the life of most gentlemen when they want to really make a statement with their clothing. This may line up with a big event such as a wedding or award ceremony, or it may just be in response to a wardrobe full of classic black, grey and navy tailoring.

Whatever the reason, trust us when we say there’s no need to shy away from the idea of a statement suit.

What counts as a statement suit?

The good news here...

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Style Hacks to Improve Your Look
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At Mullen & Mullen we believe in the power of great style. When you look good, you feel good; and that’ll give you the confidence to take on the world in whatever way you see fit. 

If, like us, you’re always on the hunt for subtle ways to improve your look, keep reading. We’ve gathered together fifteen quick style hacks that will elevate your outfit and keep you looking sharp. 

Here goes:

1. Never fasten the bottom button of your jacket.

2. Unbutton all buttons...

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Ask the Tailor: What's best, a zip or button fly?
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Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re talking trouser flies. Should you opt for a zip or a button closure?

Perhaps more than any other part of a suit, the type of fly fastening you opt for is generally a pretty personal decision. Most gentleman have a well-defined preference and it’s very difficult to answer the question of which is better without taking these preferences into account.

However, we’ve done our best! Below...

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