Posts tagged ‘casual’

 

Buyers’ Picks for Spring 16

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Now that you’ve had the opportunity to look through our Spring 2016 Collection, we want to take a moment to highlight a few things. We asked our Buyers to tell us which item from their respective categories they are most pleased with, and though it was no easy task, we now have four of their top picks for your consideration. Read on to find out what they have chosen, and why!

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Our Dress Shirt Buyer, Michael, chose the 2-Ply Cotton Pinpoint Silk Trimmed Straight Collar Dress Shirt as his top pick from the Spring ’16 Dress Shirt Collection. It’s a solid white pinpoint oxford dress shirt with a delightful surprise –… Continue>>

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Denim Workwear: Tips for Wearing Jeans at the Office

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There’s a certain irony to writing about wearing jeans with business clothes. Denim, after all, is 19th-century workers’ garb: It was made for Gold Rush prospectors, not modern-day gold-fund portfolio managers.

But rules today are fuzzy at best, and history’s greatest leaders of fashion — from Beau Brummell to the Duke of Windsor — always paired unexpected items together. One of the Duke’s most famous rule smashings was pairing suede lace-ups with suits. Today it’s considered ultra sophisticated, but at the time it was gauche bordering on scandalous.

So the first thing to consider when wearing jeans at the office is that it’s not technically “correct.”… Continue>>

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10 Tips for Today’s Business Casual Wardrobe

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“Business Casual” sounds like such a simple concept, but the reality is that both employers and employees struggle mightily with dressing in a business casual environment.  Here are ten tips from the Paul Fredrick buying team on putting together a wardrobe for the business casual workplace:

1)      Always keep in mind that “business casual” and “golf” are two separate concepts.  Leave the golf wear in the clubhouse.

2)      You cannot go wrong with wool trousers at the office. From tropical weight wool in the summer, to flannel in the winter, to gabardines in between, wool is the perfect fabric for trousers in the workplace.

3)      When it gets really warm, try linen or silk trousers. … Continue>>

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