‘How to’ Posts

 

Steal His Style: Leonardo DiCaprio

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Leonardo DiCaprio has been around the acting game since he was just a little guy. He is no longer little and has grown into a successful, well respected, and very fashionable man. When he arrived at the 2014 Golden Globe awards wearing a sleek, classic tuxedo, Leo proved to the world once again that he’s a man who knows how to dress. Not flashy but not overly conservative, either, Leo tends toward the simple yet classic look. He is unafraid to subtly mix things up when the occasion calls for it and is always catching people’s eye no matter the event.

So as you’re trying to freshen your look, why not steal his style?

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10 Ways to Keep Your Style Crisp While Traveling

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Looking good while traveling: a challenge any modern, well-dressed gentleman will inevitably face in today’s global society, and one that can feel impossible. Wrinkles always seem to find their way into your favorite dress shirt. But don’t lose hope! Whether you’re headed to a week of relaxation or a high-powered investor meeting, we can help keep you looking sharp, even if you just stepped off the plane.

A Fresh Start – Starting out right goes a long way. Make sure all the clothing you’re planning to bring is clean and pressed before you pack it. Don’t shoot yourself in the foot before you even leave your house.

Garment BagGarment Bags Are Your Friend – If you can… Continue>>

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When to Replace Clothing

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Shakespeare once wrote that “fashion wears out more apparel than the man,” meaning, of course, that clothing is more likely to become outmoded than worn out.

But clothing does wear out, especially the workhorses of your business wardrobe. Sportcoats and blazers can last you for years, and good shoes can almost always be resoled and conditioned. But there are three items you should expect to wear out faster than others, and budget accordingly. In fact, it might be time to stop procrastinating, make a wardrobe inspection, and donate a bag of old clothes to your local thrift shop.

Here are the three items most likely… Continue>>

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Dress Shirts: Finding The Style That Fits You Best

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When it comes to business dress, suits are supposed to be your big investment (not with us, of course, since we’re direct merchants) and ties are your “personal statement.” That leaves dress shirts one of the things boring dressers pay little attention to, never venturing beyond the safe boundary of blue and white, while stylish dressers relish choosing shirts with the same care as a handmade silk tie or rakish double-breasted suits in a Prince of Wales plaid.

And with dozens of colors and patterns to choose from, there’s… Continue>>

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Holiday Gift Ideas For Every Man

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It’s a well-known fact that there is no one harder to buy for than a man. Reluctant to give suggestions unless it pertains to the unknown world of tools and gadgets, it is often very difficult and time consuming. But, fear not. We are here to make gifting painless with some great ideas for every guy on your list.

The Traditional Guy

For the man who believes “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”, classics are best. For him, too many white dress shirts are a virtual impossibility. But not all white shirts are created… Continue>>

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How To Match A Pocket Square

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When your suit is on, your shirt buttoned and your tie knotted and you’re ready for the finishing touch of a pocket square, you may feel a little confused about how to coordinate.

First off, congratulations for choosing to wear a pocket square at all. Many men — the kind who wear suits every night on television in front of millions of viewers, for example — usually forego… Continue>>

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