Fashion & Style

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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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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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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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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The pocket square

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

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Dress to kill

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

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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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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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T.M. Lewin

Stalwart British menswear label opens its doors in Australia…

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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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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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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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