In recent years there has been a huge resurgence in the fashion, lifestyle, and way of living from times gone by. When we were busy doing fall previews this summer, along with discovering new brands, and doing the usual liquor parties it hit us, fall/winter for men and women is all about a new age throwback, paying tribute to the style of the past. From dressing up in well made, textured suits and dresses, to wearing smart bow ties in rich colors and patterns, all down to the toes…wearing classic well made shoes, people are embracing luxury in fashion again, just decades later. And where better to dress to the nines than in a comfortable, classic, and upscale setting, with a glass of fine whiskey or bourbon in your hand. It makes you feel like a perfect ten.
They say the clothing makes the man, and we partially agree… the clothing make the man look even better, which brings us to the beginning of our favourite look for fall/winter. From the top to the bottom it’s all about style, so we pulled some of our fav looks for men and women from Tiger of Sweden, foot wear from Insolito Terra, and beverages from Canadian Club.
From a slim fit, blue wool plaid suit with a classic pocket square and a bright burst of colour from the stunning bow tie, to a maroon textured blazer paired with block colour maroon pants with a pop of colour found both in the pocket square and the bow tie, both classic looks for the men finished off with amazing shoes from Insolito Terra and of course a glass of Canadian Club Sherry Cask to match. For the ladies in this setting the perfect dress is a strong, deep colour like a burgundy dress in a block colour with matching lace accents, and for the ladies of 2014 they are also enjoying their whisky just as much as the men.
In the second look it’s block colours for all, from the first look that is a blazer with a sheen, a blue vest, pale blue shirt, grey slacks, stunning brown shoes from Insolito Terra, and played down bow tie and pined on flower, the second for men is another textured suit in grey, with a deep shirt pop of colour from the pocket square and an amazing over coat. For the ladies look here it’s a play on the little black dress but as the fame version of the mens tuxedo, revealing yet sophisticated, and what takes it to an even better place for a wonderful evening, a wonderful glass of CC on the rocks, or in a mixed drink.
We here at Addicted really do love to dress up, look good, have fun, and have a great drink while doing it. So take a page from our book and have some fun with your fashion, and with your fall, you may just get Addicted to The Gentlemen’s club.
Want to get the looks? All clothing is available at Tiger of Sweden (56 Ossington Ave’, they ship nationally by phone 416.588.4437) The men’s shoes are available at Insolito Terra and the women’s shoes BCGB (first look) and Manolo Blahnik (second look). The Gentlemen’s Club was shot at the stunning Shangrila Hotel Toronto.
Photographer: Tina Picard
Models: Nadia Elkharadly, Mark Munroe, Chris Cecile
Styling: Bahareh Azimi
Hair: Rose Huggett
Make-up: Nadia E