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Selvedge Grooming now available in Australia

Italian gents have always been at the forefront of all things well coiffed and with the launch of their homegrown Selvedge Grooming products into Australia, it doesn’t getter better or more well priced. Priced at around $25 each.

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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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