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Smartgirl Street style • Chunky Sneakers

August 23, 2018
Smartgirl Street style • Chunky Sneakers

In case you haven’t noticed, chunky sneakers are cool. In fact, they have been for a while. Shattering paving slabs at fashion weeks across the globe – GQ, Vogue, Elle and The Cut have all written extensively about the resurgence of the chunky-soled sneaker. As Vogue Italia described them, chunky sneakers (sometimes referred to as “dad sneakers”) are usually hefty and feature double or triple soles. Instagram influencers and celebrities alike simply can not get enough of their chunky-soled kicks. Just a few minutes spent scrolling through social media feeds reveal photo after photo of  Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Hailey Baldwin rocking clunky sneaks that look like they…

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Smartguy Street Style • Winter shades of Grey

June 8, 2017
Smartguy Street Style • Winter shades of Grey - Gysie Pienaar

NOW TRENDING: Grey-on-Grey(-ON-Grey)! It’s not just the skies that are grey right now. From Instagram and fashion blogs to the runways of London, New York and Milan, shades of grey have become somewhat of a style sensation. Grey is the most important colour of the Winter season – and, more specifically, grey worn with other shades of grey. A definite it colour for the Smartguy Winter 2017 season, this stormy weather hue is like an overcast day, cloudy but very cool. Paired with the right attitude and accessories, grey is the alternative to black and perfect for an edgy office…

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5 Best Biographies: The Life Stories EVERYONE should read

May 15, 2017
Best Biographies • Steve Jobs

Smart people read biographies. Generalisations are usually worthless, but you can pretty much take this one to the bank. Look at their libraries and you’ll see, one biography and memoir and autobiography after another. There’s a reason – reading biographies is some of the most actionable and educational reading you can do. Think about it, a biography is a sweeping portrait of a life or a career. Politics and war, science and sports, memoir and history. Biographies allow you to see the world in a new way, through the life of another person who lived in a different time and place.…

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Smartguy Street Style • Sporty basics

October 14, 2016
Frank Spillman Sporty Basics

At OFS Smart Repair, the Smartguys love sporty basics. More than just a trend, athletic-inspired styles are finding their way into every facet of menswear. These days sporty basics such as sports shoes, sweat pants and hoodies are considered to be absolutely appropriate for any non-gym based occasion which includes the office. Menswear’s lines of division between smart and casual have become blurred and the result is equal parts stylish and comfortable – so needless to say, we’re wholehearted supporters! This easy to master look is about pulling off a sleek and sporty profile, by cleverly mixing and matching more…

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What’s in your bag • The Gym Bag

August 30, 2016
Nike Dri-FIT Gym Bag

Feeling very inspired by the recent sportiness of the Rio Olympics and with Spring around the corner, we realised that now was the perfect time to get our Gym Bag sorted! Whether you prefer a tough session in the gym or a hitting the road for a run, the best place to start is with a Gym Bag filled with great essentials. At OFS Smart Repair the Smartgirls love a good run, so to get into the spirit of a proper running session, here’s the essentials you’ll find in our Gym Bag: Gym Bag essential #1 • The perfect space…

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