Fashion Outfits

Styling Tailored Trousers & Trainers : w/ Scotts Menswear

Words: @oliverinstead • Photos: David

It’s no secret that suit and tie aren’t my thing. I don’t feel fully myself in them. I’m convinced that I look like a clown when dressed head to toe in tailoring. However, that doesn’t stop me from experimenting with some elements of tailoring in my outfits now and again, which is exactly what I’ve done for this post with a little help from Scotts Menswear.


scotts-collab-02As soon as I received these shoes, I knew that there was only one way to style ’em : monochrome and minimal (which to be fair isn’t that unusual) with a little formal wear sprinkled on top… or to be absolutely pedantic, bottom.

These tailored trousers aren’t new to the blog – check out their previous appearance here where I attempted to interpret tailoring… those were the days, eh? This time around, I’m outright stealing taking inspiration from tailoring and applying it to these modern Adidas Originals Los Angeles.

scotts-collab-01Never have I ever imagined mesh trainers would suit me so well and now I’m questioning perhaps I might have to reevaluate my fashion sense, by miles. This is part of the reason why I enjoy about working with different brands because I’m constantly learning what works on me and what doesn’t as I get exposed to various types of fashion. So guys, the moral of the story is : in order to find and define your personal style, keeping an open mind to try all kinds of stuff is a must.

How about you? What have you had to do to realise your own style? Share your stories, however crazy they may be in the comments below and I’ll see you in my next post. Until then, stay flawless!


Oliver ❤

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    Lisa | That British Betty
    October 3, 2016 at 8:34 am

    My fiance has a very similar pair of mesh trainers and they look ace with SO many things! I’m also loving the trouser too, such a good look for any occasion. Lisa 🙂

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    October 3, 2016 at 8:52 am

    I think it looks really smart, but the trainers add a hit of casual that’s really in at the mo! Commiserations for Saturday, but well done on being nominated.

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      October 3, 2016 at 9:25 am

      Same to you!! How long did you stay for the event?

      Oliver x

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    Elsa Eats
    October 3, 2016 at 9:54 am

    More and more people are opting for trainers as they are good for your feet. I welcome this trend but have yet to master it personally.

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      October 3, 2016 at 10:36 pm

      I was never a trainer sort of person either but now I love ’em and I’m building up quite a collection… #confessions

      Oliver x

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