Style

All things fashion, face and physique

Suit Up

Because the suit maketh the man...

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Made in the Motherland

One British tailor brings a bespoke mindset to ready-to-wear suiting...

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Getting SRious

Australian engineering nous helps amp up Hyundai’s appeal for drivers…

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Spring Style

Wedding season is upon us. Essential Groom speaks to ASOS designer John Mooney about what to wear for spring 2013…

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A Game of 500

It may be small, but the Fiat 500 isn't the type of car to go unnoticed...

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Bend it like Buddha

Doing the occasional downward dog is one thing—but a whole weekend on a yoga retreat? EG dives headfirst into the unknown...

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Bespoke vs Off-the-rack vs Rental

At some point in his life, every man should own a decent, well-fitted suit. And an impending wedding is as good a moment as any to consider investing in one.

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5 top tux tips

Choosing wedding attire isn’t straightforward. Some things to consider…

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SHE SAYS: Cheap… or nasty?

Unless you tell them, most people won't have a clue how much your dress cost...

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HE SAYS: Cheap… or nasty?

Discount store wedding dresses aren't such a bad idea—just try telling a bride that...

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Man Tan

EG road tests a new product that promises not to deliver the streaky, orange glow beloved of Hollywood starlets.

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Know your bow

Choosing the right shape of bow tie is a must.

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Style glossary for grooms

Get a grasp on the terminology that may arise in the hunt for a wedding suit.

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How to tie a bow tie

It was the most-asked question online in 2010. And we've got the answer...

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Dress code decoder

The ins and outs of what to wear.

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How to wear a bow tie

The bow tie has had a fashion resurgence in recent seasons, but for the groom it’s a perennial classic.

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Tux vs Suit: the basics

Both consist of a jacket-shirt-pants combo, but how much do you know the nuances that separate a tuxedo from a suit?

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Look good at any age

Skincare should rate highly on a groom's to-do list, whether he's barely 20 or hitting 50...

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The pocket square

How one little piece of fabric can top off a look.

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Grooming the Groom

Pre-wedding pampering designed especially for the boys…

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Dress to kill

A black tie dress code is something to be revered, not feared.

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Grooming for dummies

Aim to turn up on your wedding day as a more suave, well-dressed version of yourself. Give the right attention to hair, skin and body to bring out your best…

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Suit yourself: the perfect fit

The tailored, structured nature of suiting can be a man’s best friend, concealing all manner of bodily imperfections while smartening up one’s appearance.

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Mokume gane: the ring of the Samurai

Contemporary jewellers mixing metals just like the artisans of Japanese warriors...

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Hat etiquette

Wedding headwear isn’t the sole domain of the mother of the bride, but there are customs for topping off your look…

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Tying the knot

The one around your neck, that is—a look at the key tie knots…

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The Bespoke Experience

In the quest to discover if bespoke is best, Essential Groom submits to a master tailor's measuring tape...

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The Virtual Tailor

When you can’t get to the real thing, there’s always InStitchu…

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A diamond is forever

The allure and mystique behind the billion-year-old jewel…

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Saville Row Down Under

One of the world's leading bespoke tailors returns to Australia...

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White tie dress code

We take a look at white tie, the ultimate formal dress code—because looking is as close as most of us will ever get...

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Out of this world

Meet the man who hand forged his wedding band—out of a meteorite...

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The Anti-Adultery ring

Light hearted accessory or glaring sign of a dysfunctional relationship?

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Be Like Bond

As Skyfall hits cinemas, discover how to emulate the world’s coolest secret agent…

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Runway to real world: cool or fool?

Taking high fashion to the street can be a sartorial minefield...

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Mo Money, Mo Problems

‘Tis the season to be hairy, so boost you moustache IQ with EG…

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Cut Throat Business

Ditch the disposable: the barbershop shave is back with a vengeance…

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Melbourne Cup style

How to look smooth at the races…

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The morning suit

Just like it says on the box, this wedding attire is traditionally a daytime proposition…

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The perfect white shirt

All you need to know about a wardrobe classic…

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Tough talk

EG chats to the country’s top MMA trainers about the toughest sport around…

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EG’s 3-Month Groom Tune-Up II

PART II: Nutrition. The countdown is on—time to get wedding fit...

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EG’s 3-Month Groom Tune-Up I

PART I: Exercise. The countdown is on—time to get wedding fit...

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No sweat

Top ways to beat the heat on the big day...

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VIDEO: Try this at the gym

Anyone who says treadmills are boring obviously hasn't seen this...

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Pilates 101

Not just for girls. Elite athletes swear by it...

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VIDEO: Life. Be In It.

Remember Norm? A retro lesson in how to not get fat…

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The art of the Buddhist warrior…

Discover the history and practice of the ancient martial art of Shaolin Kung Fu ...

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T.M. Lewin

Stalwart British menswear label opens its doors in Australia…

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The perfect shave: tools of the trade

For any man project, you need the right gear for the job…

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3 steps to the perfect shave

How to master the classic wet shave…

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4 ways to care for your ring

Your wedding ring, that is—make sure the band lasts as long as the marriage…

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Ask an expert: get shorty

A reader asks: is it possible to wear shorts to a wedding..?

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IWC Pilot’s Watches

Move over Maverick—there's a new Top Gun in town...

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Pitt the planner

As actor Brad Pitt plans his nuptials to Angelina Jolie, we reveal what the star is wearing to the altar…

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Winter skin care

How to change your skincare routine with the season—plus how to save $$$$ on top products…

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All the time in the world

Drool over our gallery of horological highlights from the world's greatest watch fair, Baselworld 2012...

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Trash the tux

Some grooms have taken to ending their wedding with a bang—and a splat…

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VIDEO: How to tie a bow tie

You know the expression “it’s like riding a bike”? Tying a bow tie is nothing like that…

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Oscars style

Inspiration from the Hollywood crowd from the 2012 Academy Awards red carpet…

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Herringbone AW12

The latest autumn winter collection from Herringbone takes inspiration from the big smoke...

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Need a lift?

Gain six to ten centimetres on your wedding day. No, not in the trouser department—we mean shoes…

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Vintage cool

Everything old is new again with a Poppy & Finch bow tie.

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Van Heusen Performa

Resists stains and creases. Causes clumsy men to rejoice.

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Calvin Klein Steel

The iconic US design house launches a new collection of shirting in Australia.

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EG POLL: Black tie is best

Turns out that men don’t shy away from dressing up for the big day.

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Shirt Bar

Yes, it’s a bar that sells shirts. Or is it a shirt store that sells whiskey?

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Florsheim

The venerable shoe brand has been part of the retail landscape forever.

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Zegna flagship

The Italian purveyor of luxury menswear opens the doors to a new Australian flagship store.

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Cologne Ranger

Follow your nose for wedding day scents matched to the man.

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The Essential Guide To Hair

From cut to care, get locks looking their wedding best.

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Herringbone Made-To-Order

Attention to detail, the hallmark of true style, is brought into sharp focus with Herringbone's new made-to-measure tailoring service.

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The Four-In-Hand

Tie your tie like a master with this video tutorial...

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The Cravat

Tie your tie like a master with this video tutorial...

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The Shelby or Pratt

Tie your tie like a master with this video tutorial...

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The Half-Windsor

Tie your tie like a master with this video tutorial...

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The Full Windsor

Tie your tie like a master with this video tutorial...

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