‘How to’ Posts


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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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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3 Sharp Summer Date Night Styles

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The air is warm, the sky is clear, and you and your special someone are ready to do something fun together. Whether you’re heading out or staying in, it’s important to look good. You need to put some time and thought into your outfit to make the right impression.

To help you out, we’ve put together some outfits for different scenarios that will be sure to have everyone thinking how lucky your date is.



The sun goes down late, and there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy the extra light in the evening hours. Prepare a nice dinner of your favorite picnic foods and head to a nearby park or an open field where you can spend time… Continue>>

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The Traveler’s Guide to Efficient Packing

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You’ve packed your clothing carefully into your suitcase; you finally arrive at your hotel, only to discover everything has wrinkled. Don’t let this happen to you! Instead, follow our instructions to keep your clothes as neat and smart as they were the moment you packed them.

If possible, choose to bring garments made from natural fibers on your trip. Garments made of natural fabrics like cotton, wool, and silk are easier to rid of wrinkles. If they do get creased, you can hang the garments in a steam-filled room, such as your hotel bathroom, and the weight of the material will pull out any wrinkles.

One invention that’s made traveling tremendously easier is the non-iron treatment. Our popular… Continue>>

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