by Adam King | Comments Off on The Life and Style of Prince – The Last Dandy Megastar
From the naked androgyny of his eponymous 1979 album, to his emotional last appearance in Atlanta last week, Prince Rogers Nelson set his own path in both style and music. To understand how and why he achieved such a unique journey, it’s important to understand a little about his relationships with two key factors in … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on Why injecting colour into your suit style could make you happier (and richer!)
Wearing a splash of colour with your suit could get you a promotion, a pay rise and make you happier, according to a study of 2000 British workers. The study produced a number of interesting statistics: 20% of British workers wear no colour at all – choosing to stick to black, white and grey. 20% … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on Icon of the Month – Leonardo DiCaprio
It has been a long time coming, but Leonardo DiCaprio finally got the award he’s been waiting for all these years… King & Allen Icon of the Month! When Leonardo DiCaprio first found mainstream success in the late 1990’s, he had a real passion for three button suits, which he would often wear with just … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on K&A Suit Photo Competition – we have a winner!
Last month we invited you to send in a photo of you in your K&A suit for a chance to win £700 to spend in store. There were a huge amount of entries, so it was a genuine challenge to shortlist our favourite 6 which were then voted for by the Facebook community. The competition … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on We made Iron Maiden’s drummer a dinner suit – and he trashed it immediately…
This is a photograph of Nicko McBrain, the drummer for Iron Maiden, wearing a King & Allen dinner suit for an amazing underwater photo shoot. King & Allen had donated the suit in support of a charity called Fresh2o, which aims to draw attention to the fact that over 4000 children die each day from … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on Style Predictions 2016, Part 2
On the blog last month we gave you Part 1 of our annual Style Predictions. As you yourself may have predicted, here is part 2! Wearing roll necks with suits Roll necks featured heavily at London Collections: Men last year and we saw the look on models and film stars throughout 2015. Now it’s time … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on Icon of the Month – Derek Zoolander
Derek Zoolander: model, actor, philanthropist, but not an ambi-turner. In a lovely case of life imitating art, imitating life, the film’s costume designer, Leesa Evans, has confessed that most of the clothes worn by the film’s protagonists are existing pieces – or adapted from existing pieces – by designers such as Valentino, Kenzo and Yves Saint Laurent. … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on Why it’s no longer socially acceptable to wear a work suit at a wedding
Men’s wedding suit style has seen a dramatic shift in the last few years. It used to be that a man was applauded for making an effort to look good at a wedding. Now, with our attitudes towards suits, grooming and mens style far more modernised, a well-tailored lounge suit is expected. It’s not that … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on Win a free bespoke suit in our photography competition!
Enter our competition to win a free suit from King & Allen – worth up to £700. Think you can do better than last year’s winner (pictured)? All you have to do for a chance of winning is send in a photo (or photos) of yourself in your King & Allen suit. It could be … Read More »
by Adam King | Comments Off on We have been shortlisted for the UK Wedding Awards – and we need your vote!
Last month King & Allen were proud to win NW Wedding Supplier of the Year in the Wedding Industry Awards. This month we have been shortlisted in the Best Groomswear category for the big ones: The UK Wedding Awards… and we need your help! The Awards are hosted by three of the biggest brands in … Read More »