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15 May 2017

Nick and Charlotte’s Sunny Wedding in Southern Italy

King & Allen groom Nick and his wife, Charlotte, got married in beautiful Sorrento in the company of friends and family. If you’re planning on getting married abroad, Southern Italy is not a bad place to do it! Clear blue skies, glorious sunshine and incredible scenery: it’s the perfect backdrop for any Summer wedding.

King & Allen News
03 May 2017

Plan Your Summer Suit With These Lightweight Cloths

Spring is here, which means that it’s time to start planning your next lightweight suit, particularly if you have a wedding approaching this summer.

Style Tips & Advice
13 April 2017

Steve and Gill’s Classic Wedding at Rookery Hall, Nantwich

King & Allen groom Steve and his wife, Gill, planned a small but special wedding at the beautiful Rookery Hall in Nantwich.

King & Allen News
05 April 2017

Lucy Spraggan in King & Allen on the Cover of DIVA magazine

This month, we were delighted to find out that singer-songwriter, Lucy Spraggan, has been featured on the cover of DIVA magazine’s 250th issue, wearing one of her King & Allen suits!

Celebrity Style King & Allen News Press
29 March 2017

Dev Patel's Most Stylish Suits

Has anyone else noticed that all of a sudden, Dev Patel has become one of the most stylish men on the red carpet?

Style Tips & Advice Celebrity Style
15 March 2017

Announcing the Winner of This Year’s King & Allen Photo Competition

On Valentine’s Day this year, we invited our customers to enter our annual photo competition by sharing a photo of them wearing their King & Allen suit. It was a particularly strong year with many stunning photographs shared on social media.

King & Allen News
09 March 2017

The Best of Women’s Suit Street Style

Yesterday was International Women’s Day – a day to celebrate the amazing ladies in our life. To mark this occasion, we are doing a street style special on the world of women’s suits.

Style Tips & Advice
21 February 2017

Sam and Tara: An Intimate and Relaxed Wedding in the Heart of Manchester

King & Allen groom Sam and his wife, Tara, first sent us their wedding photos a few months ago. Ever since, we have been admiring their fantastic style and the relaxed, personal vibe of their wedding day.

King & Allen News
16 February 2017

7 Effortlessly Cool Suits Worn by George Clooney

For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, George and Amal Clooney have announced that Amal is pregnant with TWINS due in June.

Celebrity Style
13 February 2017

The Complete Anatomy of a Bespoke Suit

A suit is one of the most powerful items of clothing that a person can wear. Not only does it give the wearer an immense boost in self-confidence, but it makes the wearer look smart and pulled together in an instant.

Style Tips & Advice
02 February 2017

The History of Herringbone

Herringbone is probably a cloth design that you are very familiar with. In fact, you may own a few pieces in this historical fabric in your own wardrobe!

Style History
19 January 2017

The Luxury Watch: Timeless Attire for the Modern Man

A superb suit demands a timeless timepiece. You might think that the advent of the smartwatch and the wearable tech boom would be killing off the classic wristwatch, but in this bizarre modern world where a watch is no longer needed to track time, the luxury watch market shows little sign of relenting.

Style Tips & Advice
17 January 2017

It’s All in the Suit Details…

A suit is one of the most important parts of any wardrobe. Whilst accessories can be useful additions that elevate a suit, it’s the style details of the suit that really count.

Style Tips & Advice
11 January 2017

5 Wearable Trends from London Fashion Week Men’s AW17

Last weekend, menswear’s fashion elite descended upon London to celebrate it’s 10th men’s fashion week. It was a whirlwind 4 days where over 50 designers debuted their Autumn/Winter collections for 2017.

Style Tips & Advice
06 January 2017

A Short History of the Dinner Suit

It is an intriguing reflection of our times that the dinner suit, currently the most formal of all two-piece suits, was originally the least formal form of attire in a man’s evening wear wardrobe.

Style History
05 January 2017

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Improve Your Personal Style

What is it about January that makes us embark upon a mission of self-improvement? Check your twitter feed – I guarantee that a large proportion of the updates feature topics such as weight loss, gym memberships, reading more and watching less TV.

Style Tips & Advice
23 December 2016

A Brief History of Trousers

Trousers have been worn in the Western world since ancient times. They are now the most common form of lower-body clothing for men. Practical and comfortable, there’s no wonder that they’ve been adopted by both sexes as part of their everyday dress. Trousers were first invented because robes are uncomfortable to wear on horseback. In fact, those who wore trousers in battle had the upper hand over those who wore robes. For this reason, civilisations all over the world adopted this form of dress to survive battle.

Style History
22 December 2016

6 Ways to Outdress Your Boss Without Outshining Your Boss…

It used to be that the boss got their suits tailored and everyone else had to settle for off-the-peg. Then, in April 2003, the moons and the stars aligned and a new industry was born. This industry enabled anyone to enjoy the experience of having a bespoke suit made for them. But, with great power comes great responsibility. The last thing your clothing should be doing is offending your boss or your coworkers. Unfortunately, dressing well might make them think that you consider yourself above them. Of course, this is not the opinion held by everyone. In fact, some employers will appreciate the effort that you are making with your work attire. It shows that you take your role seriously. As a bonus, they can always trust you to look presentable when meeting clients. As you can see, dressing well for the office can be somewhat a balancing act. Here are a few tips to ensure that your office elegance doesn’t lead you into trouble…

Style Tips & Advice

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