All About Egyptian Cotton

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Even if you’ve never seen this fabric associated with dress shirts, you’ve probably already heard of Egyptian Cotton. It’s widely considered to be the finest type of cotton in today’s market, and is often sold in expensive luxury sheet sets. Most recently, Egyptian Cotton has taken the fashion world by storm, and we are excited to announce that it will now be incorporated into our regular dress shirt collection.


So what exactly is Egyptian Cotton? And what is it that makes this cotton so remarkable?



A Global Sensation

Nearly two centuries ago, an entrepreneurial Frenchman proposed an agricultural plan to the… Continue>>

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How To: Cufflink Matching Edition

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topcomprWe are often asked: “How do I match my cufflinks to my outfit?”

At the heart of it, this is a question of taste and personal preference. Do you prefer large, bold accessories? Or do you most often pick ones that are more sleek and functional rather than decorative?

In any case, we have what you’re looking for! From the traditional gold- and silver-plated engravables, to the flashier Swarovski crystals, to the semi-precious stones and elegant enamels, you will find cufflinks that match your particular sense of style.

We recommend choosing cufflinks that complement the color of your shirt. For a more in-depth discussion of complementary colors, view our blog, “3 Essential Matching

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Layering for Fall

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Even though layering is an essential skill for any well-dressed gentleman, many haven’t the first clue how to go about it. We’re here to change that! For this article, we’ve put together a short guide that will have you on your way to becoming a layering pro in no time. You’ll be ready for whatever Autumn may bring – and look good doing it – so long as you follow these instructions.

Always bet on wool.

Truly a Fall staple, wool appears in many different products, from the expected, such as suits and sport coats, to the nontraditional, like shoes and pocket squares. Treat your wool garments well and they’ll keep you looking sharp for many seasons to… Continue>>

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3 Essential Matching Rules

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Figuring out which pieces match and which do not can sometimes seem like an impossible task. Some lucky people are naturally talented at knowing the rules of fashion, but most of us need a little help in that department. For that second group, here are 3 tips that will give you a major leg up on the competition.


1.  Make sure the pieces of your outfit are related. Related pieces are ones which, for example, are in primary colors (red, yellow, or blue) or some variation thereof; complementary colors, the ones across from each other on the color wheel; or analogous colors, colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. If you choose… Continue>>

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Our Top Picks from the Fall 2015 Collection

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It’s difficult to choose between our more than 450 brand new styles from the Fall 2015 Collection, but someone had to do it! We spoke with our buyers to find out which items from the Collection are at the top of their lists.


Dress Shirts

Our Dress Shirt buyer, Michael, told us that his top pick for the season is the Blue Shadow Stripe Dress Shirt. Featuring a straight collar, luxurious silk contrast trim and mitered French cuffs that beautifully showcase the trim, this shirt has a subtle flair that our customers will love.





Tailored Clothing

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Fall Color Combinations

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As with any season, Fall has its very own color scheme. In Summer, bright, sunny colors share the stage with pastels; in Fall, the trend leans toward deeper colors and rich jewel tones. We’re going to let you in on our very favorite color combinations for Fall, and furthermore, how you can create an outfit around these colors.


Plum and Gold

Plum is described as a derivative of purple, the color of royalty. This is one of the richest colors on the Fall palette and therefore it seems only fitting that it should be paired with gold. Deep tones like plum, burgundy, and brown are indeed a perfect match for the season. Pair plum with… Continue>>

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