The Psychology of Suits

The start of a new year is the perfect time to freshen up your suit wardrobe. A new year should bring new enthusiasm for moving your career forward and achieving new goals.     It’s very important that your appearance reflects this attitude. We know that the old adage about first impressions is true, so it goes ... More

The King & Allen guide to: Dressing for a job interview

Job interviews are nerve wracking enough without having to worry about how you look. You need to go in there knowing you look at the top of your game, so you can come across as competent and confident. Below are the King & Allen top 10 guidelines for making that fantastic first impression. 1) Colour The colour of your suit will ... More

The King & Allen Guide to: Designer Suits

A ‘designer suit’ by definition is one that has been created by a designer, but the phrase has become synonymous with fitted, stylish, modern suits.  At King & Allen we define a suit as a ‘designer suit’ when all the contributing factors that go into it have combined successfully: the fit is right; the cut is right; the cloth is ... More

Focus On: The Prince of Wales Check Suit

There is a not more quintessentially British suit than a Prince of Wales check suit. To wear a POW suit is therefore to wear an icon of British heritage – a timeless style that will be enjoyed and treasured for a lifetime. Not only is a Prince of Wales suit steeped in British history but it occupies a very practical place in a ... More

Focus on: Linen Suits

As Summer approaches more customers are asking about lightweight suits and linen suits in particular. Finding a linen suit off the peg is not easy: choice is minimal and quality varies considerably. To help you in your research, below are our Top 5 tips for choosing the perfect linen suit. Or if you would like some useful advice direct ... More

The King & Allen guide to… choosing the perfect Summer suit.

  Just because the temperature is rising there is no need to lower your sartorial standards. Follow my 5 tips below and you can look and feel your best whether it's on the sweltering commute to work or a wedding on a hot summer's day.   Your perfect summer suit – tip 1: Pick the right cloth We offer a variety of ... More

A guide to choosing a Wedding Suit.

February is the month when more grooms than ever are looking into sorting out their suit for their summer wedding. I am no exception (I'm getting married in September), and I myself will be beginning the process soon. So since it was on my mind I though I would share a few tips for creating that perfect wedding suit. It's hugely biased ... More

Suiting trends for 2012

Firstly I’d like to welcome you to King & Allen’s all new blog. Expect to find style advice, competitions, and news and views from the world of bespoke tailoring, suiting and high end fashion. If you enjoy this blog you may also enjoy the monthly newsletter I send to our King & Allen customers, The Stitch, which you can sign up ... More