I'm aware that we are now well into winter, and I'm sure we're all wishing it was summer (especially with this damned inconvenient snow), but I don't think there is ever a good or bad time to start introducing colour into your wardrobe. The traditional winter colour palette is especially...

Both colours are neighbours of dark blue and work really well together. Instead, what I'll focus on are interesting colour combinations of the complimentary and contrasting variety. People get ready to take notes, Matt Allinson of the FashionBeans team shows us some great examples of how...

the process making sure each colour compliments each other, and most importantly compliments you! For example you could start with your brown and green combination but add another stand out earth colour such as beige OR how about using black and beige as your building block and then throwing...

What the hell is a man to do? In all seriousness, the blokes that girls see on Calvin Klein posters set the bar so high that it makes your average man on the street look like Onslow from 'Keep up Appearances'. Thanks Calvin's of the world. Annoyingly, girls prefer men that go to the gym –...

Although I've already described my Dad as a MAN in this series, I wouldn't describe him as a particularly ClassyMAN, mainly because I've seen him wear sandals with a suit and an accompanying string-bag. ClassyMEN know how to dress their age, while ignoring the stereotype that people their...

The retailer's new lookbook puts great emphasis on the most essential cold-weather garment a man can own: the winter coat. Your first line of defence against the elements and the piece that others notice first, it's imperative you get your choice of coat right. Showcasing a range of...

Now we know that the ultimateMAN is a combination of the 6, we have picked some of the best from each: I hope you have enjoyed this tongue in cheek look into becoming a real MAN by Michael. The series has been building up to this point; where we are now ready to launch our new FashionBeans...

Welcome to the FashionBeans MAN; our brand new monthly look book bringing you the latest lines, trends and styling tips in the form of a completely original editorial photo shoot, shot by the official FashionBeans MAN photographer, Adam Robertson. Each and every month we will be covering a...

The FashionBeans MAN series follows my journey, the mistakes I make and the lessons I learn from them. Wish me luck. Once the series concludes I hope we will have concrete details and a launch date for a brand new FashionBeans monthly feature which the whole team here are excited about, and...

For this month's FashionBeans MAN, I wanted to highlight possibly the most important garment for the upcoming autumn/winter seasons; outerwear. A new jacket or coat is often one of the top priorities for men when it comes to revitalising their wardrobe, and it is a purchase that should be made...

 

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