the Style Bureau

We all need a little inspiration from time to time. Check out the latest men’s fashion trends, news and lifestyle videos from our Style Bureau, designed to help you find the perfect formal outfit for the office, party, wedding, the races or any special occasion which demands a smarter look.

16 July 2020

Men's Jacket Styles Every Man Should Own

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18 May 2020

Is a beige suit appropriate for a wedding?

Wedding days are wonderful occasions to be a part of, but there’s lots to think about when you’re suiting up, such as the colour, fabric, fit and overall formality.

08 May 2020

Grey suit, brown shoes - are they still a menswear match?

Finding the footwear to match your suit isn’t as straightforward as you might think

31 March 2020


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13 March 2020

What to wear with a tweed jacket

In this guide, we’ll explore the tweed jacket style in depth and help you understand how you can create your own effective tweed outfit.

25 February 2020

The History of the Prince of Wales Check

The Prince of Wales Check is an icon of the suiting world. But why?

13 February 2020

Valentine's Day 2020

Valentine's Day 2020 February is here; with it, a month of anniversaries an...

04 February 2020

Understanding the difference between a tuxedo and a suit

In this guide, we’ll help you understand the key differences between a tuxedo and a suit including where to pick up the right tux and how to accesorise.

23 December 2019

What To Wear: New Year Styles

The New Year is upon us, and with it comes the parties.

16 October 2019

Style Guide: Partywear

Partywear season is rolling on, as those Christmas Parties, award ceremonies and many more line up in the calendar.

22 August 2019

Suit Direct FAQs

We love to give tips for buying a new suit, and there’s no better place to get your ideal tailor style men’s three piece suit or two piece suit for those special occasions – but you’re bound to have questions…

03 June 2019

Dress for the Royal Ascot with Young's Suit Hire

When only a top hat and tail coat will do there’s no better place to get your ideal formal white tie suit than our sister company, Young’s Suit Hire.

07 March 2019

What to wear to Race Day

The perfect excuse to dress up, Horse Racing Season is under starter’s orders!

09 November 2018

What to wear this festive season

With Christmas parties, work drinks, New Year’s celebrations and more, the festive season puts a lot of demand on your wardrobe.

05 September 2018

How Should a Suit Fit?

Looking good in a suit is a goal that every man should aspire towards.

15 July 2018

Style guide: How to be a groomsman on a budget

Wedding season is well and truly here, and if you’ve been asked to be a groomsman at a friend or family member's wedding, then you’ll need to get prepared for the big day.

10 June 2018

Men’s Health Week: Small Steps to Improving Your Life

1 in 8 men suffer from mental illness. Men’s Health Week came about in 1994 with the aim to bring awareness and education to men who often ignore the warning signs for a variety of health issues.

13 May 2018

How to Wear Summer Suits

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15 April 2018

Spring/Summer 19: A Groom’s style guide for Wedding Suits

The Summer Season; warm, bright evenings, holidays abroad… and wedding season are all coming with it.

18 February 2018

The Effortless Gent

We’ve put together an easy to follow list of fashion tips to help you dress well in your 30’s and beyond.

07 February 2018

What to Wear on a Valentine’s Date

Picking a date night outfit is always tricky

28 January 2018

Colour and Tux

This week we’re turning our attention to tuxedos.

07 January 2018

How to: Travel with a Suit

Whether it’s casual linen or smart stretch wool, traveling with a suit can be tricky.

09 December 2017

The Lapel Lowdown

Christmas is just around the corner..

19 November 2017

Tips every man needs to know about black tie

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20 October 2017

An Introduction to Marc Darcy - new to Suit Direct

Based in Manchester, Marc Darcy was established 25 years ago ...

21 September 2017

How To Look After Your Suit

The perfect suit deserves to be kept at its best and, if you take the time to look after it properly, it’ll look after you too.

Whether you wear it to work or you’re saving it for special occasions, knowing how to ...

05 May 2017

Exceptional Style No Matter What

Introducing our latest SS17 range: make a statement with Donegal-style suits and blazers from Racing Green and Limehaus. Classic country greens and more contemporary greys offer a point of difference to match your personal style.

29 March 2017

Mistakes Men Make with a New Suit

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02 December 2016

The Christmas party look

Christmas is usually about giving but it’s also about the party season! Many invitations to the office Christmas party normally come with a ‘black tie’ dress code which means you’ll be looking for your old tuxedo!

16 September 2016

Pierre Cardin Performance

Introducing the Pierre Cardin Performance Collection these smart and stylish suits have been upgraded with the latest in suit innovation. The fabric is coated with state of the art Nanotex technology which has been modified at a molecular level for revolutionary spill...

15 July 2016

Essential Summer Accessories

Summer is in full swing which means lighter weight suits and buggy lined (half lined) or unlined jackets in the office, but there’s one question every sartorial enthusiast has: ‘How do I keep my look fresh?’ To put it simply; choose the right accessories to complement your look.  Floral Ties The...

13 June 2016

Stay Smart and Stylish with Our Wedding Suit Trend Predictions

.static p{text-transform:initial;} .container{max-width:600px;} ul {text-transform: initial;}   The summer wedding season is upon us, so it’s time to update your old suit for the year ahead. Suit Direct’s wedding trend predictions for guests and groomsmen looks at what’s fashionable for 2...

04 May 2016

How To Nail Your Best Man’s Speech

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21 April 2016

Style Credentials

What do David Gandy, Tom Hardy and Tinie Tempah all have in common? They all know how to pull off a killer suit…

03 April 2016

Boys Club

Explore the latest fashion trends for the festive season from the sharpest fashion suits to statement tartan checks.

22 March 2016

SS16: Style Credentials

Filmed in stunning Victoria Baths in Manchester, it was built over 100 years ago and was the perfect setting for our shoot entitled ‘Style Credentials’. This video features the latest looks from Limehaus and Ben Sherman, perfect for the modern gentleman.

21 January 2016

National Television Awards 2016

The National Television Awards were held at the O2 Arena in London where we saw a multitude of British TV Stars on the red carpet. Downton Abbey won best drama for the 4th time in 5 years and Ant and Dec won the best presenter award for the fifteenth year in a row! We spotted some standout looks on...

22 December 2015

It’s Time to Party!!!

  The Winter months are traditionally a time for celebration. Darker evenings create a perfect backdrop for the party season with Bonfire Night on November 5th kicking things off with a bang. The office Christmas Party provides the perfect occasion to celebrate the end to a busy year and so...

01 November 2015

four ways to wear a suit

There’s more than one way to wear a suit. Here's a few of the most interesting styling options we've noticed on this season's catwalks and city streets, showcasing a selection of our latest designer suits.

01 October 2015

New Season Edit

We're delighted to present a selection of our buyers' Top picks this season. Classic City Stripes cut a dash in the urban jungle, checked cloths and contrast trims deliver the latest fashion detail and jacket and chino separates make the ideal transition from work to weekend. ...

01 April 2015

Key Wedding Looks This Season

Weddings are the perfect opportunity to look your best and they’re one of the only occasions where a man is expected to be formally dressed. That said, you should always dress within the boundaries of the invitation you’re given. In this guide we have put together three wedding looks that will see ...

23 April 2014

Wardrobe essentials for summer and spring 2014

With winter now having come to an end and the seasons of spring and summer hopefully bringing warmer climes and stretches of sun, it’s time to take note of the increasing heat of the office and adopt weather friendly changes in your wardrobe. We know it isn’t feasible to expect you to ru...

07 March 2014

Spring Offers and New Arrivals

The rain finally seems be be slowing down and, dare we say it, it might just be getting warmer too. So what better time to start thinking about your spring wardrobe and freshening up your look. We certainly have, and this week unveiled the brand new look for Suit Direct. We’ve plenty of New S...

05 November 2013

Explosive Deals this Bonfire Night

Here at Suit Direct we are known for our great priced designer suits, and this week it’s no different! The clocks have gone back and the weather has taken a turn. Its time to pack away the cotton suits and get braced for what is going to be a brutal winter. We know buying suits can be a pain and a ...

16 November 2012

Suit Direct Christmas Store Now Open!

To make Christmas shopping easier this year we have now opened our Christmas Store online at Suit Direct.We have gifts perfect for all your friends and family from accessories to tailored shirts with brands such as Ben Sherman, Jeff Banks and Pierre Cardin included.And because we’re getting into the...

02 November 2012

Our Extra 10% Off Ends On Sunday!

Get ready to go back to work by taking the opportunity to purchase one of our new season suits, shirts, ties or overcoats all with an extra 10% off.Remember, this offer ends this week at midnight on the 4th of November so move quickly before it’s too late!