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Tailoring Tricks for Keeping Warm
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Plummeting temperatures can be a challenge for the style conscious. It’s important to ensure you keep yourself warm during the winter months, but doing so can sometimes mean sacrificing your usual fashion choices. 

Luckily, there are ways to keep yourself toasty while still ensuring you look smart. Below we’ve shared some of our favourite tailoring tricks for keeping warm, feeling good and looking sharp… without needing to resort to thermals!

Choose your fabrics carefully

There’s a reason...

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How to Wear Colour in the Winter
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Colour can be easier to get right in the summer months. Fewer layers and lighter evenings often make it feel more appropriate to wear brighter hues. Breezy pastel shirts feel like a natural sartorial choice, as do coloured chinos and perhaps even a boating inspired blazer

In the winter, however, the opposite is generally true. Many of us match our wardrobe to the weather and spend the colder months sporting a limited wardrobe of black, grey, navy and brown.

To this we say; why...

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New Year New Wardrobe?
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Welcome to 2017! May the year ahead be your most stylish yet.

If you’ve been considering your resolutions for the coming twelve months, may we suggest turning your attention to your wardrobe? After all, the fashion choices you make affect how you look and feel every day, and can have a seriously big impact on other areas of your life.

Dressing well can positively impact you in terms of:

Last Minute Tips for a Stylish NYE
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We’re fast approaching the second big event of the festive season: New Year’s Eve. This special night is lauded by many for being the biggest party night of the year. Whether you’re spending it at a gala ball, a wine bar, a house party or an intimate dinner with friends, we suspect you’ll all share one key goal: to start 2017 in the style in which you mean to go on!

If, like many of us, you’re not yet prepared for the big night, don’t...

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Merry Christmas from Mullen & Mullen
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With just a few more days until the festivities kick off, we’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year from all at Mullen & Mullen. 

May your turkey be beautifully roasted, your champagne exquisitely fizzy and your Christmas pudding delightfully baked!

If you have a few quiet moments to indulge in a bit of reading, why not browse some of the advice we’ve shared this year?

We’ve written weekly posts on style, menswear, fashion inspiration...

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Can Gentlemen Wear Sparkles?
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In style terms, Christmas can be a time of contrasts. On the one hand we have Christmas parties and black tie dinners, both of which are wonderful opportunities for showing off bespoke tailoring. On the other hand, however, December tends to bring with it an abundance of novelty jumpers, hats, ties and socks.

You probably won’t be surprised to read that we are not big fans of novelty clothing. We believe in dressing well for December, just as we do for the other eleven months...

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Style Inspiration from Aziz Ansari
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You may not expect to be receiving style inspiration from Parks & Recreation’s Tom Haverford… but trust us when we say that actor and comedian Aziz Ansari has been turning heads with his impressive tailored look.

Ansari first rose to fame as a New York City stand up comic in the mid 2000s. He’s since created and starred in shows for MTV, Netflix and Comedy Central. His first book Modern Romance: An Investigation was published in 2015.

In addition to a impressive list of award wins...

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Ask the Tailor: How Can I Prolong the Life of My Tailoring?
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Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’ve got some tips on how to prolong the life of your bespoke tailoring.

There are two key reasons why you’ll want to ensure your high end tailoring lasts as long as possible:

  1. Because it’s likely you love your one of a kind clothing and want to be able to keep wearing it for many years to come.
  2. Because bespoke tailoring can represent a significant investment and you’ll...

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How to Nail the Tailored Christmas Party Look
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When it comes to dressing for a Christmas party, we think there’s really only one option: traditional tailoring. Dressing well will ensure you stand out from the crowd for the right reasons, not the wrong ones.

The other benefit of keeping your party wardrobe traditional is that it makes choosing what to wear for each occasion far easier. 

There’s no need to worry about what might work and what might not: a well fitted bespoke suit will always work perfectly. In fact, the only real consideration...

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Preparing Your Wardrobe for the Festive Season
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The month of December can be an intense one; it has a habit of taking over our social calendars while playing havoc with our wallets, our physiques and our wardrobes. 

If you’ve got a busy festive season on the horizon, now might be the time to start to prepare. We think mid-November is the ideal point to prepare your wardrobe for the parties ahead.

Not sure where to start? We’ve put together a handy four step guide.

Step one: evaluate what you have

The first...

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