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Designers’ Top Picks for Summer 2017

With the Summer 2017 season officially underway, we checked in with our designers to find out which styles were their top picks from that truly outstanding collection. Here’s what they told us:

 

Dress Shirts

DMM750BWe asked our Dress Shirt Buyer, Michael, to choose one style that was his favorite out of this season’s whopping 125 new designs. He pointed us to the Non-Iron Cotton Stripe Dress Shirt: “This simple pinpoint stripe is packed with features and is incredibly versatile. Available in four different ‘summer-ready’ colors, this shirt is not only 100% cotton non-iron, it is also trimmed inside the collar, cuffs, and front placket with a pure white fabric that is stain… Continue>>

The Ultimate Shopping Guide for Men’s Pants

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>>

All About Linen

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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.

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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>>

Designers’ Favorites for Summer 2016

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!

 

Dress Shirts

DSL210BWe 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>>

The Colors of Summer (and how to wear them)

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.

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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>>

Top Summer Colors and How to Wear Them

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.

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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>>

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