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All About Men’s Ties

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Tie PhotoAn 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>>

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Business Style All Week Long

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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.

Plan Ahead

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>>

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Address the Seasons in Style

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Image1_1.4MBIn 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>>

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Game-Day Outfit Challenge

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Football season is officially wrapping up. The playoffs have ended, which means the Superbowl is just around the corner. Hopefully you’re not feeling too deflated if your team didn’t make it, but if you happen to be a fan of New England or Seattle, then it’s time to express your love like never before. Since you’re not going to be able to show up to the office wearing face-paint or that old jersey of yours, we thought it would be useful to put together some game-day outfit ideas for fans looking to show their support.

We talked with a number of bloggers from the fashion community and this is what some of them had in mind:… Continue>>

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Picking the Perfect New Year’s Eve Attire

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Whatever you’re doing for New Year’s Eve – dancing until (or past) midnight, heading to a champagne soirée, or simply having a quiet evening with friends and family – you undoubtedly want to look your best. We’ve put together some ideas to help you pick the perfect attire for your celebration, from low key to high society.

Suave Lang Syne

It may not be possible to both stand out and blend in at the same time, but a black velvet striped sport coat certainly comes close to… Continue>>

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Bloggers Share How to Be a Sharp Dressed Man

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RHJ450NEverybody 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.

Lara from Every Beauty Addict’s Bible says there’s no real “secret” to being fashionable – it’s more about paying attention. “Dressing sharp simply means that one is aware… Continue>>

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