Barack Obama in a Navy Blue Suit with a Blue Checked Tie

Icon of the Month: Barack Obama and his Tailored “Uniform”


Jean Cocteau 3 Piece Suit

Icon of the Month: The Sartorial Elegance of Jean Cocteau


Tinie Tempah Pale Grey Suit Jacket

Icon of the Month: 7 of our Favourite Tinie Tempah Suits


Lucy Spraggan Bespoke Wedding Suit

When King & Allen made Lucy Spraggan her Wedding Suit

An interview with singer songwriter, Lucy Spraggan, on that time we made her a wedding suit. When former X Factor contestant, Lucy Spraggan, came to us for her wedding suit, we knew we would be creating something truly unique. Lucy and her fiancé had been to a few different tailors in the lead up to their wedding, but never felt ... More

How to dress right for your height: the shorter, larger man.

As with so much in life: drinking, eating, staying up late… it’s all about balance. Looking fantastic in a suit when you’re small and a little overweight is no exception. Put on an off-the-peg jacket at home and stand sideways to a mirror. The distance between the back of the jacket and the floor and the front of the jacket and ... More

Icon of the Month – Daniel Radcliffe

While so many other child stars have gone off the rails or disappeared into obscurity, Daniel Radcliffe has managed to steer the post-Potter course exceptionally well, choosing very different roles and therefore avoiding the inevitable pigeon-holing. His style is very much a reflection of this desire to show his breadth of character. He’s ... More

RIP Nigel Farage – Long Live the Double-Breasted Suit!

There are so many reasons to dislike Nigel Farage, it’s hard to know where to start. However, since this is a menswear blog we’ll sideline the politics for now and focus on just how much we loathe his style... Nigel Farage and the Double-Breasted Suit For years the double-breasted suit was considered the epitome of naffness. For the ... More

Icon of the Month – Tom Hiddleston

You have to feel sorry for Tom Hiddleston. Just as his rumoured romance with pop royalty Taylor Swift hits the tabloids, the global political stage implodes and no one pays a blind bit of notice. Still, we’ve all had a difficult month… Regardless of ‘Hiddleswift’ column inches, there’s no denying that the young British actor’s ... More

Icon of the Month – Paul Weller

For over 40 years, Paul Weller has encapsulated the marriage between style and music. Having formed two of the most influential bands of their respective eras - The Jam (1976-1982) and The Style Council (1983-1989), he went out on his own and last year released his 12th solo album. From the very early days of his career, Weller’s style ... More

The Life and Style of Prince – The Last Dandy Megastar

From the naked androgyny of his eponymous 1979 album, to his emotional last appearance in Atlanta last week, Prince Rogers Nelson set his own path in both style and music. To understand how and why he achieved such a unique journey, it’s important to understand a little about his relationships with two key factors in his life: god and sex. ... More