As in, “Welcome to a fantastic new issue of ROX magazine, packed as usual with luxurious wonderfulness!” But also, “Welcome to autumn, be gone summer!” Because if you’re anything like me, while it’s nice to wear shorts and not worry about a coat when you pop out for milk, don’t you secretly miss trousers? Paired with a contrasting jacket and a dash of natty scarf perhaps? Its dangly end tossed nonchalantly over the shoulder if you’re feeling frisky?
Who pays at dinner these days? Is a necktie too much? Is it OK to admit you can’t put up a shelf? Modern life is trickier than ever for men, with the timeworn codes of masculinity acquiescing to equality (a good thing) and enlightenment (a scary thing). But don’t start playing the emasculation card just yet – try our first installment of ROX MAN’s new guide to getting it right where your father probably never did anyway.
Because it’s beyond slick, that’s why. Summer’s alternative to black, the softer tone lightens the wrist and pairs well with everything. Petrol, royal, navy, no matter what the shade blue is the colour we’re craving.
Military influence usually comes in the form of a double-breasted pea coat or a pair of desert boots, but this spring/summer saw the emergence of the casualwear jumpsuit. Choose a relaxed boiler suit and wear turned up with slides for urban city exploring.
No longer just the calf raises to be working on in the gym, get ready for thigh bearing short shorts. One for the warmer climates, enjoy a more tailored silhouette and an even tan line with this summer style.
Audemars Piguet is known for making horological history. Founding fathers Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet shared their pioneering sprits in 1875, leaving an indelible print on the world of luxury watches.