Author Archives: Wayne Cadogan

The correct size of the knot

The size of tie knot.

I do not really understand why every time that one of the presenters at CBC is improperly dressed that someone has to call me and rant over how that they are dressed, especially since I do not ever watch CBC for that same reason and the fact that it really doesn’t show anything of substance other

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The A-Line Skirt draft

Before getting into the actual drafting of the skirt pattern and the other patterns to come, it is important that one has at least a basic knowledge of English Language and Maths and is familiar with the basic tools, equipment, and the measurements that are required for drafting patterns and sewing.  Basic Tools Scissor Measurement

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INTRODUCTION These tutorials are being given as a result of years of the request from my former students and the general public to resume teaching and the constant pressure of being reminded that knowledge should be shared and not taken to the grave. The tutorials are structured in the simplest form and target the novice, seamstresses,

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How a Man Suit Should Fit Part 1

Like everything else in life, rules and regulations dictates what is right and what is wrong and fashion is no different to the norm. Because a man is wearing a suit, does not necessarily mean that he looks good in it and that he is dressed immaculately. The most important thing about wearing a suit

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The Job Interview

There is an old saying, “that first impression is a lasting impression”. It is highly advisable that when going for a job interview that you dress appropriately, wear and look your best, as the old people would say, “wear your Sunday best”, in other words, you want to dress as professional as you could regardless

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The Art of Accessorising

The majority of women have a wardrobe full of clothing, especially those who are seriously into fashion and cannot help buying the latest of fashions. But yet, most of them do not pay attention to buying accessories to match the outfit when shopping. Accessories are important and have become a very important look to every

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Dressing the mature woman

It has been stated by one of the leading authors on fashion, that the number one mistake that women make is shopping by size and not fit. It is very difficult for women to let go of that once size 8 that they wore many moons ago as a teenager or as a young adult.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Office Wear

It is important that you understand what is referred to as office wear! Therefore it is critical that you understand how work related clothing is normally categorized, as white collar or blue collar. White-collar refer to those jobs that require that you wear a shirt and tie in an office setting.  They are highly skilled

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