We Gave This Man A Makeover After He Lost 70KG

After sticking to his goals and losing half his body weight, he was ready to take on the next step in his transformation – a new wardrobe.


Nadia Windt |

Tony Haralambous had always been a big fella – right up until he decided to take on a bet that changed his life. After sticking to his goals and losing half his body weight, he was ready to take on the next step in his transformation – a new wardrobe.

After losing an astonishing 70KG, Tony needed us to show him how to dress for his leaner frame. Here’s how we sharpened up his style.

Lose The Lip Rug

Sporting a moustache used to be cool in the ’80s, but being in aviation doesn’t excuse it these days. If you want to rock some facial hair, rather go for stubble;
or if your genes allow it, a beard (but keep it well-groomed). We gave Tony a cleaner, shaven look to show off his sharper jawline and features. As he has thicker hair, we kept it short and neat on the sides and left some length on the top. This way he has a lot of texture, giving him options to style it in different ways with a pomade or wax.

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Blaze A New, Lighter Trail

Being overweight can put a limit on your style choices. After shedding over 70kg, Tony finally has the time to really nail down what works for his body (and what doesn’t). An easy way to dress up a look is by throwing on a blazer.

Bonus: a check blazer adds a little personality. For versatility, choose navy, as you can wear it in every season, and it can easily be dressed up for work or casually paired with jeans for date night.

Invest in Your Foundation

A basic golfer-and-chino combo works in most situations. Play around with colour and fabric to get the ultimate look and comfort out of them. For Tony’s new build we opted for slim-fit chinos in navy with added stretch; giving him a tailored look, but still offering leg room. We also added a contrasting-colour golfer that’s fitted and fresh, but still acceptable for client meetings or weekend city vibes. Mission accomplished.

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