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Capsulise your wardrobe

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The term ‘capsule wardrobe’ was first coined in the 1970s and brought to prominence in the1980s by Donna Karan (owner of DKNY). The idea behind a capsule wardrobe is to own a few timeless items of clothing which are interchangeable, good quality and long lasting, which can then be augmented by one or two more seasonal items. This philosophy has numerous benefits, over the long term it’s much cheaper, and it’s far more ethical. Why curate one? The primary benefit of a good capsule wardrobe is financial – once you’ve bought the clothes, you are almost there. There is no...

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Men’s Fashion Trends 2022

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WHAT ARE THE TOP MEN'S FASHION TRENDS IN 2022? A simple breakdown of the more realistic, everyday and accessible thinking on what to wear in 2022 FORWARD THINKING FOR THE NEW YEAR Oh, hello 2022: we hope you’ll be a little more of an upbeat and exciting year than the one before you…  If this new year’s predicted menswear fashion trends are anything to go by, it certainly seems like we’re (fingers crossed) in for a better one all round! Fashion trends for men can move fast and, as such, perhaps feel a little overwhelming - even pointless - at...

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2021’s Best Christmas Gifts

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2021’s Best Christmas Gifts for Every Kind of Guy Our expert run-down of this year’s best Christmas gifts, with Mr Regent’s ‘Editors Pick’ and a breakdown by type of gift-tee A Stress Free Christmas It’s December, and it’s crunch-time. We’ve all got those friends who’ve already done all their Christmas shopping - they did it in June! You know the types: ‘oh, I just keep my eyes peeled and grab something whenever I see it!’  Well, for some of us, the brains don’t switch on presents-wise till about now, and it can always feel like a little bit of stress,...

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How to dress for the year’s best party season

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The Best Menswear for Christmas and New Year’s Eve Parties in 2021 A rundown of how to dress for the year’s best party season if you’re a contemporary gentleman seeking a classic look   Finally Festivity!   Christmas last year was, let’s face it, a bit of a wipeout. But this year the parties are on and everyone is itching to dress in their festive best and have twice-as-big-a-boogie to make up for it.   The perennial question remains: how to dress for the festive season? Menswear at this time of year can seem a little dull, dispiriting or restrictive....

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Spotlight Brand: Aigle

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For 167 years, Aigle has kept coolly, quietly at the forefront of fashion. We’ve been stocking them since Regent began, so we wanted to take the time to explain to you just why this chic French brand has persisted amongst our roster for so long... Real Savoir-Faire There aren’t many brands that always bring out something you need, every new season. When Regent started 15 years ago, we were on the hunt for Heritage brands that manufactured timeless garments: clothes that never went out of style and that lasted for a lifetime, too. All this time later, Aigle still sits...

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Fashion After Covid

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What’s In and How To Dress for a Post-Pandemic World:  Office, Home, Formal and Casual It’s no surprise that, since March 2020, fashion has changed, along with everything else.  The Covid-19 Pandemic threw everything up in the air, and a lot of us have been trying to work out what’s what ever since.  The ongoing changes to working patterns and home-life patterns are pretty profound, and with these changes comes another overhaul: that of what we’ve been wearing and how we’ve been dressing. The opportunity to switch things up and have a sartorial re-think is no doubt a good thing,...

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How To Shop, Wear and Care for Your Jeans

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How To Shop, Wear and Care for Your Jeans, ft. Edwin and Wrangler Regent put the spotlight on two contemporary brand icons in our denim-focussed blog as we discuss the ins and outs of jeans wear and care Jean Genie What would your three wishes be for a pair of jeans? Great-looking and fitting? Affordable? Sustainably made? Let Regent be your jeans genie, and make those three wishes come true... Jeans are a universal garment. Everyone’s got a pair. They are an essential style that suit an astonishing array of outfits and occasions. Why, then, do so many of us...

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Joseph Cheaney X Regent: Shoes with a Twist on Tradition

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Heritage UK shoemaker Joseph Cheaney is known to be one of the best in the universe. Their collaboration with Regent has produced a series of unique footwear that walks the line between tradition and originality. Step inside a whole new world of shoes...

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Manufacturing Spotlight: Made in Japan

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With the Tokyo Olympics in full swing, it’s a nice time to take a look at what the Land of the Rising Sun has to teach us about ethics and manufacturing methods in the fashion industry. In this post, Regent celebrates three of our favourite brands, all of which have their roots in Japanese culture and tradition

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Buying a suit with Regent

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How does buying a suit work right now at Regent? A simple and up-to-date guide on how to buy a suit with us this summer. We’ll talk you through what’ll happen, what the process will be like, and the kinds of options you have. Suit Up for the Summer OK, so the 21st June deadline didn’t go exactly to plan. But there’s still a summer to be had, weddings are still going ahead, and many people are getting in touch with us about suits. A suit for the summer - for weddings, work, parties - is a must have. There...

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