18 May 2006

First ever use of the words 'Invercargill' and 'best-dressed' in the same sentence

Sartorial splendour solicited

He used to pose an intimidating figure on the rugby field but former Southland, Highlanders and Manu Samoa prop Mike Mika is now turning heads with his threads.

The Invercargill-based solicitor has been voted the best-dressed male lawyer in the country in an NZLawyer magazine contest, heading off competition from northern fashion freaks and metrosexuals.

Soft chocolate brown suit-wearing Dylan Young, of Russell McVeagh, in Auckland, was no match, despite his dark brown Italian boots and peppermint green shirt causing a collective wistful sigh among the ladies on his floor...

- Southland Times, 9 May 2006

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