5 things you didn’t know about the cable knit jumper

Let’s talk about the cable-knit jumper. It’s warm and fuzzy and it’s one of those things you never really get to see much living in Dubai. You probably have the vague idea of it originating in some cold place due to the warmth it offers, but other than that it’s just another piece of clothing … Continue Reading

Everyday style with Giordano

No matter how “directional” or “avant-garde” a fashion person proclaims himself to be, everybody still needs daily basics that are easy to wear and dress up or down depending on the occasion. Designer is always on the menu, but that’s best mixed in with timeless, versatile pieces from attainable brands for a hybrid high-low look. … Continue Reading

5 benefits of wearing linen all year round

The year-round Dubai jacket is… made of linen. There, I said it. I know we Middle East inhabitants kid ourselves about the change of seasons – perhaps to rationalize and even justify our fashion purchases – but there really is no jacket or blazer fabric that you can get more value from in terms of cost per use … Continue Reading

Good to know: 7 interesting facts about boxers

Here at Fashion Chameleon, I try to make a good conversation out of the most mundane stuff. I’ve talked about zippers, biker jackets and chevrons, and now, with a new collaboration with Blow Ties London, I’m thinking boxers. You probably haven’t thought about it much, and why would you when there are so many other … Continue Reading

The pros and cons of wearing primary colors

There comes a point when you stop wearing primary colors – the formal term, I believe, is growing up. From your typical reds, blues and yellows, you move on to more adult, more complicated and more mysterious shades to communicate how much of a deep, intellectual person you are. You happily glide through life, not … Continue Reading

How to wear the blazer and shorts combo

A blazer and a pair of shorts? It’s no longer unthinkable. The look has been nagging in the back of menswear enthusiasts’ heads since some genius stylist decided it was a cool look for a magazine editorial in the late 2000s. It’s one of the most polarizing styling ideas in recent menswear history and has fueled … Continue Reading

How to wear the short-sleeved shirt

Let’s talk about the short-sleeved shirt. Considered to be one of the most reviled items in menswear, the uninitiated are blindly advised to stay away from it if they are to maintain a stylish wardrobe. It conjures up mental images of NASA scientists and grocery store supervisors who have taken a liking to finished it up with … Continue Reading

Esquire Best Dressed Party with ICONIC

Esquire Middle East recently had their Best Dressed 2016 party and I was one of the 200 million guests who came to the Billionaire Mansion at Taj Dubai. I wasn’t lucky enough to be chosen for the issue this year – let’s face it, I don’t really dress in the title’s preferred dapper dandy aesthetic – but … Continue Reading

Guide to men’s swimwear: How to choose the right one for your body type

It’s Summertime again and every Tom, Dick and Harry is hitting the beach on the weekends. You’ve done your work in the gym, now how do you show off your beach body in the best possible way? Picking the most flattering swimwear for your body type is key, so read up on the following tips … Continue Reading