In the realm of menswear, pants – perhaps more than any other category – often end up being an afterthought, despite the range of materials that exist. After all, it’s generally much more exciting to pick from hundreds of styles of dress shirts or to shop for those personalized touches like cufflinks or shoes. But we urge you not to make the mistake of forgetting about pants, or you might miss out on some super luxurious fabrics and the best colors and patterns of the season, not to mention the newest performance technology in the industry.
Wool pants are generally considered the workhorse of trousers. Wool is a naturally durable… Continue>>
Linen is a textile best known as the quintessential warm-weather fabric. It has been produced for thousands of years by numerous civilizations, and surviving artifacts like the hieroglyphics below give a glimpse into just how important of a role it played. A clothing staple even after millennia, linen’s continued popularity demonstrates its truly impressive staying power.
But how exactly has it remained the top choice for warm-weather wear, even with the recent influx of technologically-enhanced apparel? Well, linen is better at cooling than any other fabric because its super absorbent fibers wick perspiration… Continue>>
There sure are a lot of things to love about the Summer 2016 Collection. In this post we’ll highlight a few of our absolute favorites, courtesy of the people who created them. We think you’ll understand exactly why our buyers like these styles so much, and we hope you like them too!
We spoke to our Dress Shirt Buyer, Michael, who told us that his number one pick from the Summer 2016 Collection is the 2-Ply Cotton Large Grid Spread Collar Dress Shirt. He says, “This shirt for me is ‘Summer perfect.’ The pastel green and blue colors combined with open plaid pattern make it a sure Summer winner!” Thanks to the… Continue>>
As the weather continues to heat up, so do the color palettes in our seasonal collections. Here are four of our favorite colors and color combinations for Summer, straight from the NEW Summer 2016 Dress Shirt Collection.
Melon + Aqua
Here are two quintessential warm-weather hues that are truly excellent for Summer. Use melon as your main focus, or even just aqua, or wear them together to give any outfit a much needed pop of summer color. This pairing works well with brown and tan, as well as with other shades of orange and blue. Sky blue is one such shade that goes great with melon – and in fact, these two colors… Continue>>
Today we’re going to touch on some of the top colors on trend for Summer 2015 and provide you with some ideas on how to pair them.
Yellow is one of our favorite Summer colors, and is especially versatile in that it can be played up or down depending upon what it’s paired with. As you begin to transition your wardrobe, you may certainly choose to incorporate more bright colors into your outfits. Depending upon your personal preference, you can find yellow dress shirts in shades ranging from understated to bold. Try pairing yellow with blue, purple, white, or grey. Just remember, if you’ve chosen a bright shade of yellow as your highlight, tone it down with… Continue>>
Have you heard the great news? Spring is finally here, and summer is right around the corner. Now that you’ve returned your polar fleece to storage, let’s discuss the most efficient ways to switch up your wardrobe in preparation for warm weather.
The very first step you must take is to observe your workplace to discern a general dress code. This is especially important because some allow short sleeve shirts and shorts during the summertime, but others frown upon wearing them in a professional setting. If in doubt, always choose the more formal option. Most office buildings have a central cooling system, so you most likely needn’t worry about being uncomfortably warm at your place of… Continue>>