On Thursday the 19th of May two Ashbourne businessmen, Jason Kennedy and Rupert Bowling, will set out from Kirkby Stephen on the long ride home to Ashbourne.
They will be cycling over 180 miles for 4 days, doing nearly 24,000 Feet of climbing, most of it off-road, in order to raise money for the newborn intensive care unit. (N.I.C.U.) in Nottingham who saved Jason’s and Bec’s son Sebastian’s life in November last year.
There is no denying it’s been a strange couple of years to say the very least and this has had a substantial impact on fashion trends. Think about the number of people who have worked from home and are only just returning to the office. Having become accustomed to wearing very casual attire in the home working environment and on occasion smartening up that top half for a Zoom or Teams meeting, the transition back to formal-wear will be a tricky one for many – requiring thought and a fair bit of shopping!
Reading the title of this article may elicit the odd scoff and thoughts of hyperbole, but how many times have you been at a dinner party, or in a meeting, filled with people (not so much, lately, I know) all wearing very fine suits and yet your eyes are directed towards those exposed cuffs of one particular attendee and their spectacular cufflinks?
If there is any one tip that men need to consider when looking for a new suit is to understand what it is that makes a suit, well, suitable for their body type. Remember to be honest here. If you are a larger man, then you need a large men’s suit.
First things first, when it comes to a top tip for racing attire you cannot imagine the brownie points that you, as a man, could earn by packing a pair of stunning, stylish foldable shoes for your partner, to save her from heel pain halfway through the day.
With all of the many challenges non neurodivergent people, such as those with autism, dyspraxia or Asperger’s must face, one of the least mentioned is finding clothing that suits their needs and indeed shopping for new clothing.
The nights are closing in and the leaves are turning shades of rust and ochre. The summer wardrobe has been tucked to the backs of drawers and wardrobes and we’re all looking at our autumn / winter attire feeling in need of a revitalization to get us through the long seasons to come.