‘Dressing Guidelines’ Posts
An essential part of any well-dressed man’s wardrobe, the necktie unites all the elements of your outfit. Instantly raising the level of dressiness, it is also the way in which individuality is expressed within the context of a business wardrobe.
Fabric & Weaving:
Silk is the fabric of choice for most neckwear. It is generally manufactured in one of two ways.
Woven ties utilize pre-dyed silk threads, weaving the different colored threads together to create a pattern. Typically they are a bit thicker and heavier than printed ties.
Print ties are woven before the silk is dyed. The undyed silk is sometimes woven with a simple texture which is referred to as a jacquard or twill… Continue>>
Do you wear the same thing to work every day? Or do you switch it up on a daily basis, letting your schedule, mood, or some other factor dictate your look?
Whether your office dress code is strictly business or laid-back, kick-your-feet-up casual, it’s possible to make a sartorial statement. To help out, we’ve put together some suggestions about how to look your best throughout the entire work week.
Maybe you get up very early. Maybe you dress really fast. Maybe you wear exactly the same thing every day. Even if all of those things are true, you should plan your outfit ahead the night before. If you leave everything until the morning, you might wake up only to discover that you’ve run… Continue>>
In this time of transition, you may understandably be looking for advice on how to get the most out of your clothing investment. Read on to find out which styles can carry you seamlessly from Winter to Spring – and beyond!
Let’s start with businesswear essentials. Every man should own at least one suit, and should have several if his workplace requires. Wool suits are extremely versatile and range from lightweight to year-round weight, depending upon the material. This Charcoal Plaid Wool & Silk Double Breasted Suit can be worn in any season thanks to its year-round fabric weight and ever-appropriate elegance. If you are prone to overheating, look for a suit marked as lightweight, such a wool and linen… Continue>>
Everybody knows that sharp-dressed men get noticed more – but not every man knows how to pull off a sophisticated look. So, we hit the web and challenged some of the best fashion bloggers out there to put together a few tips and designs using items from our collection that would help the men in their lives (and their readers’ lives) spruce up their style. From dress shirts to accessories, these bloggers delivered.
Here are some of our favorite posts, with a few of the great tips they offered.
It’s that time of year when you’ll be heading out to family dinners, holiday parties, and perhaps even charity events or other special affairs. No matter what the occasion, you’ll want to look your best, so we’ve gathered some pairings of our men’s shirts, ties, and jackets to help you put forward your finest impression during the holiday season.
Every man needs a good blazer, and this wool, six-on-two double-breasted travel design fits the bill handsomely, with classic metal buttons that enhance the jacket’s style without drawing attention away from the overall look. While a traditionalist might go for the darker navy blue or black, the gray option is appropriate… Continue>>
Suit Yourself: Dressing for Your Body Type
While there are general rules to follow in men’s fashion, your body type will have a profound effect on what you look for in a suit. What works for a shorter man can serve to exaggerate a tall, thin man’s stalklike build or draw attention to a huskier man’s girth. Regardless of your body type, a basic goal of men’s fashion should always be to make you seem proportional. How you achieve that, however, varies substantially depending on your build.
Don’t know where to start? Not to worry–we’re here to help. Here’s some advice that will help you achieve the best look for your body type.
Primary goal: Elongate your figure.
Fit: A close, proper fit will… Continue>>