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King & Allen bring you all the very best style advice, news and ‘tailored’ articles. If you have a question that you’d like to see answered on our blog, send us an email to [email protected].

 

17 August 2017

The Best of Ryan Reynold’s Suits

Tomorrow will see the release of action comedy, ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’, starring Samuel L. Jackson and our icon of the month, Ryan Reynolds.

Celebrity Style
14 August 2017

How to Choose Your First Bespoke Business Suit

It’s common to feel confused when ordering your first bespoke business suit – there are so many different cloths and styles to choose from. It’s hard to know where to start!

Style Tips & Advice Business Style
04 August 2017

The History of the Ticket Pocket

Have you ever spotted someone with an extra pocket above the right hip pocket on their suit jacket and wondered what it is for?

Style History
26 July 2017

The Best of Cillian Murphys Suits

Hailed as a cinematic masterpiece, Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk sees Cillian Murphy play a battle-scarred soldier, plucked from the water after his ship was bombarded by Spitfires.

Celebrity Style
21 July 2017

The Tailors Guide to Choosing a Suit Cloth

You have decided it is time for a new suit but how do you select from the 1000s of cloths available? With so much choice, it’s no wonder that many find choosing a suit cloth challenging. Thankfully, our founder, Jake Allen, is here to help…

Style Tips & Advice
07 July 2017

How to Choose a Lining for Your Bespoke Suit

If you have never purchased a bespoke suit before, you are unlikely to have been given a choice on your suit lining. Instead, the designer will have chosen it for you and more often than not, it is less than exciting in colour and style.

Style Tips & Advice
15 June 2017

The Best Trends from London Fashion Week Men’s SS18

London Fashion Week Men’s is here again and celebrating its fifth anniversary! This four-day event showcased the Spring/Summer 2018 collections of menswear designers from all over the world across a variety of locations in the capital.

Style Tips & Advice
10 June 2017

An Unexpected Style Icon: The Best of Prince Philip’s Suits

Today is the 96th birthday of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who is the oldest male member of the British royal family in history. It is well known that he is not a fan of birthdays – he sent this rather funny message to someone who shared his birthday last year – however, it seems only right to make him our icon of the month.

Celebrity Style
05 June 2017

How to Wear Colours That Suit You

Most people don’t get dressed thinking about whether the colour of their clothing suits them. It’s bad enough trying to figure out what colours work well together, let alone whether they actually look flattering on you in the first place!

Style Tips & Advice
26 May 2017

The K&A Guide to Suit Maintenance

Your suits are more than likely the most expensive pieces in your wardrobe. As long as you take care of them (and keep your waistline in check!) they can be worn for many years.

Style Tips & Advice
25 May 2017

Roger Moore: The Best of His Bond Suits

The team at King & Allen were very sad to hear that Roger Moore, the actor who played James Bond for the longest, has died at the age of 89. Whilst many Bond enthusiasts don’t consider Moore’s style as Bond to be the most classic, there is no doubt that his suits were very interesting. He was never afraid of wearing something a little “trendy”, which resulted in some of the most fashion-forward, and therefore dated, suits in the Bond series (Safari suits and flared trousers, anyone?)

Celebrity Style
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

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