Shoe maestro Tim Little on why you should always start with your footwear, and how not being noticed is no bad thing

The creative director of heritage shoe brand Grenson tells us about the wardrobe rules he lives by  – accessorised with good  footwear, naturally.

Stick to what works for you

A sense of what you like and don’t like develops over time.  I’m in my 50s now and it’s something that’s evolved. I think stylish men are those who have a real view and stick to their convictions on what looks good. It’s great to discover something new, but  not for the sake of just buying the latest thing. 

It’s OK not to stand out

I’m from the Midlands and grew up in the 1970s. I think that instilled in me the sense that  a man’s style should be something  under the radar. I’d feel uncomfortable with the idea of someone…