What You Can Learn from: @Christian_Kimber

June 8th, 2016

In this new series – “What You Can Learn From” – we highlight and breakdown some of our favorite menswear personalities on Instagram.

Christian Kimber is a British menswear designer based in Australia who has a knack for effortless tailoring, comfortable layering, and really cool footwear.

Here’s a few things you can pick up from the Brit down under…

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1. Button-down shirts, sportcoats and trousers can all be casual attire – if you choose the right fabrics.

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2. Wearing a suit doesn’t have to be about “business” as usual.

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3. Not every turtleneck has to hug the throat. Also frayed denim continues to be cool, and is great way to bring back an old pair of jeans.

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4. Don’t sleep on the layering benefits of the belted shawl cardigan

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5. A rain hat gets floppy, and that’s okay. Good headwear will bounce back and look even better.

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6. A high-waisted trouser (hitting around the naval) can make you look taller… Wearing trousers up high has been making a strong comeback, especially down under.

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7. Here’s a new way to tie a lightweight scarf over an unstructured tailored look. Matching sneakers optional, but very cool.

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8. A corduroy suit is soft, comfortable and casual – try styling it that way.

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9. When the weather warms up, swap out your loafers for some espadrilles in a dusty spring color.

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10. On vacation – always use the hotel bath robe.

Thanks, as always, for reading.

Yours in style,


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