A guide to choosing a suit

Posted: 8th May 2014 by Dinner suit team in Suits
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1397464241Harrison_Brands_-_infographicsIf you are in the market for a new suit but don’t know where to start we recommend checking out the new info-graphic that’s making the rounds online.


Created by Harrison Brands  (one of Scotland’s longest established family run menswear businesses) and Visualsoft the guide will show you various elements of the suit from picking the correct collar through to sleeve length and how many buttons the suit should have. If you are going to invest in an expensive suit it’s certainly recommended ensuring you get it right.


Check out the full sized info-graphic suit guide here.

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In some areas of the UK it’s still taboo for men to have a grooming regime but these areas should wake up and smell the ‘nivea’ as it’s no longer a no-go area. From moisturisers and fragrances through to hair styling and teeth whitening we now have an abundance of products to choose from to keep our body in tip top condition. As one of the UK’s most established men’s lifestyle sites Dinner-suit have created a list of top ten grooming products that should feature in everyone mans bathrooms.

#1 – King of shaves Alpha shaving gel
If you wet-shave and have problems with red bumps and irritation then we recommend you go for this shaving gel. Dermatologically tested and unfragranced this products is ideal for sensitive skin.

shaving gel#2 – Carmex mint lip balm
Dried lips both at winter and after sitting in the sun can be uncomfortable. To avoid cracked, dry lips make sure you have this balm by Carmex to hand.

#3 – VO5 matt clay
Winner of various male grooming awards this hair styling products will allow you to sculpt your hair without that fake shine look.

#4 – Biotherm age fitness moisturiser
If your skin is looking a bit tired and you need to give it a boost then check out this moisturiser. Enriched with pure olive leaf extract it helps to reduce fine lines and protect the skin.

#5 – Head and Shoulders for men
This shampoo brand has lasted for decades and there’s a reason for this – it’s good. To help keep dandruff and a flaky scalp at bay you should stick with Head and Shoulders.

hair styling#6 – L’Oreal Men expert deodorant
Now-a-days deodorant’s do more than make you smell nice. In fact this one by L’Oreal has four uses including preventing perspiration, stopping odour and preventing yellow stains.

#7 – Boss orange man eau de toilette
If you’re looking for a fresh and contemporary fragrance this year check out Boss’ latest creation. This new fragrance has an element of vanilla signifying the free-spirited optimism that characterises Boss’ fragrances.

#8 – Dior homme dermo system
To help soothe your skin after a wet-shave then look no further than top quality manufacturer Dior Homme Dermo System. They’ve created a revitalizing and fresh lotion that moisturizes the skin and soothes razor burn.

#9 – BlanX White shock
Are your teeth looking a bit yellow? If so check out BlanX’s White Shock. This is the only toothpaste in the world to contain ActiluX (which for you non-scientific types) is a non-abrasive formula that whitens teeth all day long.

razor#10 – Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5 Power
A few years ago Wilkinson were losing a lot market share to Gillette however they’ve come on leaps and bounds, especially thanks their Hydro 5. The razor has many features including multi-speed vibration, hydrating gel reservoir,and five ultra glide blades with skin guards.


Check out Mankind or Boots to pick up the products mentioned above.