There are few cities more fashion forward than London, England. This is especially true of men’s fashion. English men take their fashion very seriously. They like their three-piece suits, their shiny cufflinks and their colourful socks.
‘Made in Chelsea’ is a new hot show on Channel 4 that is based on the posh existences of a group of friends living in one of London’s ritziest neighbourhoods. The drama is juicy, the characters quite attractive and the outfits typically, stylishly British.
So who are the men on the show and what are they wearing?
Ollie works in events- in other words, he helps organize parties full of socialites, mans the door and makes sure that everyone is having a good time. Ollie makes one bold fashion choice after another- from his Union Jack trousers, to his tennis-ball yellow one-piece ski suit. Jewellery seen on Ollie would consist of a long chain with a key pendant on it, some rings, and a few trendy bracelets.
Hugo is the guy everyone wants to know. He is good looking, fun and has a great sense of humour. He is currently the love interest of a few of the show’s female characters. He enjoys a casual chic look that consist of jeans, cardigans, blazers, polos and comfortable loafers. Jewellery on Hugo would likely be limited to a smart watch and a few thin leather bracelets.
Spencer is the nice guy who’s gotten himself into a bit of a romantic pickle. He finds himself falling for his childhood sweetheart all over again, while juggling a live-in gf. Thankfully he doesn’t seem to take life or any of this drama too seriously and mostly does exactly what he wants. The difference in Spencer’s dress-down vs. dress-up attire is vast. On a casual Sunday he might be found in ripped jeans and a flannel shirt, but ask him to attend a dinner party and he’ll likely turn up in a three-piece suit with all of the trimmings. This includes cufflinks, a watch, a pinky rink and a great tie.
Francis is the man with all of the one-liners. Sometimes it’s hard to believe what actually just came out of his mind. He’s so affected it seems like he’s shaking throughout most of his scenes. He prides himself on being surrounded by beautiful things- hence the jewellery industry and the less-than-qualified but very pretty intern. Francis is the poshest of the posh. He likes pink shirts, Harry Potter spectacles, would definitely have a pinky ring or two and a wide collection of knockout cufflinks.
Those are the boys of Chelsea. Which one do you think best reflects your style?