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Get The Perfect Sleeve Roll – Men’s Style Guide

There’s something about a guy rolling up his sleeves that raises questions. Is he going for a fight? Is he getting to work? More often than not this is because of the weather conditions we have here in India and he is looking to go for a smart, yet casual look.

With the temperatures hitting the roof, a sleeve roll can come to your rescue. The sleeve roll has almost become a style statement. So here are a few ways that will help you keep cool in this blazing heat, without compromising on style.

The Aifa Roll

The AIFA Roll
While many people may not have heard of this style of roll, it is one of the most casual roll up styles there is. It is simple and appealing to the eyes.
It is a two-step fold
1)    The first fold about the width of the cuff.
2)    The second fold of similar width.
Avoid straightening the fold as this roll gives you a casual look.

High rollerThe High Roller
If you have a tattoo or big biceps, this is the sleeve roll up style for you.
This style involves rolling up your sleeves above your elbow. The first fold should be about the width of the cuff and the following rolls of similar width.
Flatten out the sleeve for that smart look. The high roll sleeve is best suited for semi-casual or casual shirts.

 

The Basic RollThe Basic Roll
As the name suggests, this is a basic roll. Although it is can be a little time consuming to roll and unroll the sleeves, it is one of the most commonly preferred style when it comes to rolling the sleeves.
Use the cuff width as a reference point and roll the sleeves up. Repeat the steps and roll until you reach the elbow.
The basic sleeve roll is usually preferred when the sleeves are wider than the arms.
Some shirts also have a thin fabric on the inside of the sleeve to secure a basic roll.

The Master rollThe Master Roll
The master roll is one of the more modern methods to roll up your sleeves. Shirts nowadays come with a contrasting color or design under the cuff. These are visible only if you use the master roll.
Although the master roll may seem complicated, be rest assured it isn’t.
The master roll involves rolling up the sleeve about two times the width of the cuff. Straighten out and smoothen the fold and then roll the sleeve from the bottom once again, leaving only a small part of the cuff exposed.
The master roll is preferred as it is easy to undo and stays in place even after a long day filled with activities.
The Band Roll

The Band Roll
The band roll or also known as the garter roll is a roll that uses a sleeve band to keep the sleeve in place. A sleeve garter will make sleeve rolling easier while giving you the retro look. Secure the top of the sleeve with a sleeve garter, then pull up the sleeve a few inches and hide the sleeve band under the shirt’s folds.

 

So here were a few ways to roll up your sleeves and give your outfit a different dimension. Feel free to experiment with the aforementioned techniques and mix it up to up your fashion game!

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Men’s Trends at The Oscar’s 2017

There were plenty of clear wins at the 89th Academy Awards, but we’re not here to declare winners. We’re here to discuss the trends that we saw at the Awards. This year has been remarkable with certain fashion trends being unfollowed along with some inspiring design and fashion interpretations. Continue reading

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Tailor Fit – Benefits of tailored garments

When it comes to fashion for men, one of the most essential pieces of clothing is undoubtedly a suit and there is nothing better than having one tailored just for you! Although there’s nothing wrong with suits off the rack, there’s nothing compared to getting one stitched according to your measurements and choice. Men, remember: a good suit is an investment that pays off in the longer run. So, invest well and invest right!

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What to wear at a wedding: The Do’s and Don’ts

The wedding season in India is considered a festival, and rightly so, since it doesn’t fall short of any celebration. From the youngest person in the family to the eldest everyone is a part of this huge celebration. With celebrations being grand, each person wants to look their best and suits are an integral part of the dress code. In this blog, we help you tailor your look for the Indian Wedding along with a few scenarios on how you should or shouldn’t suit up for them:

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Style tips for the quintessential shirt and pant combination

Fashion for men over the years has exploded drastically over the past 70 years. There’s a lot to keep up with honestly. But merely keeping up isn’t enough. You have to know to pull it off as well. Some trends are classic and have stood the test of time, some are staples and they are evergreen combinations you can never go wrong with while others change just like the weather. It’s also not convenient always having your better half or a preferred woman companion tagging along when you’re out shopping. However, a few key rules can make it easy!

To avoid the confusion, we’re making it easier for you! Here are some tips about combinations for you to select and the types of looks you should put together to look your ultimate best!
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Formal wear tips to look dapper this Autumn

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How to sport one suit in five different styles

Looking stylish and up-to-date is a universal want. However, that doesn’t always mean we have to purchase new clothes. It isn’t always practical to go out and buy clothes before every event or an important day. We often forget about the clothes we have in our wardrobe that can be experimented with to attain a sophisticated look.

Everyone has at least one suit, but very rarely do they wear it. How often have you thought of using that one suit for different looks? For most people, suits are worn once or twice a year when a special event comes along, but a suit can be styled more ways than one! Here’s how one suit can be utilised effectively to get five different looks, pairing it with clothes you will easily find in your wardrobe.

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Redefine your formal shirt collection with patterns

For every  gentleman’s closet, a true wardrobe staple is the shirt! From the Gingham check shirts of the 1960s, to the plain coloured Oxford shirts in the 1980s, shirts have played their role in pretty much every look that became a popular trend, throughout fashion’s past. The correct shirt selection adds character and individuality to any utilitarian office outfit. Therefore, be careful while choosing your formal shirts to refresh your work attire.

Here’s a guide for you to distinguish between various checkered and striped shirts to revamp your formal collection.
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In the chaotic world of shirts, trousers, blazers, jackets, suits and ties, it can often be difficult to arrive at a semi-formal look. With people accidentally dressing up either too much or not enough, the true meaning of the phrase has somehow become shrouded in a cloud of ambiguity. However, contrary to popular belief, it is possible to achieve that elusive look and arrive at your next event in the perfect semi-formal outfit, without breaking a sweat. All you have to do is follow the guidelines outlined below. Continue reading

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Men’s Fashion Tips for Shirtings

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