Nik Thakkar Top Picks

Listed as one of Time Out London’s Culture 100 top creatives, Nik Thakkar, the brains behind the style, travel, lifestyle and culture platform Karl is My Unkle, shares his top occasionwear picks from Bicester Village.

£790 £555
Cadogan document case
£135 £85
Men's watch
£85 £50
Formal shirt
Savoy Taylors Guild
John White whitehall brogue
Smythson men's briefcase
£995 £497.50
Men's briefcase
Tag Heuer Aqua racer watch
Tag Heuer
£4,000 £2,500
Aqua racer watch

Nik Loves

For occasion wear, it is really important to be yourself. Sometimes a dress code is essential, but there are ways to modify a formalwear look if you have comfort as a priority versus conformity - psychologically speaking. My picks see us wearing classics - a white shirt from the likes of The Kooples or Jaeger, black shoes from Savoy Taylors Guild, accessories such as a Smythson briefcase or Fossil watch and swagger that says "I've just been to the gym, don't judge me on the glow".


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