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Affordable night out
Penneys' twist on the formal tuxedo is very cool, and very wallet-friendly. The jacket with satin lapel costs €50 and looks equally good with a tee or with stand-collar shirt. A boy might need to hide this from his stylish girlfriend!
Blazer with gold stitch detailing, €249, and jumper, €79.99, leather trousers, €249, khaki long sleeve T-shirt, €29.99, Khaki coat, €199.99, H&M
Smythson is offering a personalisation service in-store at Brown Thomas, Grafton Street, Dublin, next Friday and Saturday, November 6 and 7, with complimentary personalisation of three initials when you spend over €300 on Smythson products.
The big news this week is the launch of the Balmain collaboration at H&M with 40 pieces of menswear — 31 pieces of clothing and nine accessories — available exclusively at the College Green flagship store on November 5 from 9am