Men’s Style Guides

How to look good in a shirt

Wearing a shirt... sounds like the easiest thing in the world, doesn't it? But really wearing a shirt well - that takes a little bit of insider knowledge. Fortunately, we're here to help with some tips on selecting just the right one.

When it comes to shirts, it isn't just about size and colour - there's a whole range of different styles to choose from, from the classic Oxford to the more casual check. Our guide will help you choose the perfect shirt and have you kitted out for any event.

Get rugby-ready

Nothing says sporty style quite like a classic rugby shirt. Cotton Traders has a long heritage of providing traditional rugby styles for sportsman and spectators alike. True wardrobe essentials, rugby shirts ensure effortless casual ease whatever the weather.

Take on the trouser

Trousers are possibly one of the most important parts of your wardrobe. But with such variety available, how do you know which style is right for you, or the occasion?

To help you answer the question, weíve put together this guide to knowing what trousers to wear, when to wear them and what to wear them with. With these handy tips, you can build the foundation for an everyday look that makes the most out of your wardrobe.

How to: Lounge around in style

Feel like staying in? How do you relax? Whether it be watching TV, reading a book, or if youíre the restless type who enjoys pottering around the house, nothing says you canít have both comfort and good looks from your lounging-around clothes.

How to transform your look with the perfect coat or jacket.

Often the last to be put on before you leave the house, a coat or jacket should always be carefully considered along with the rest of your outfit. With so many styles available, our jacket and coat guide will help you effortlessly transform your look, whatever the weather!

How to: Recognise wardrobe essentials

We all have those wardrobe pieces which we canít let go, the effortless, classic and timeless staples which are our old favourites and that make up the bones of our wardrobe, setting the foundations of our styling and taste.

These core pieces are the starting point for us all, the aim is to utilise these garments in the best way to create flattering, stylish and comfortable outfits. The key benefit of a wardrobe essential is that it is interchangeable for many seasons or occasions.

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