Men’s Style Staples: Suits

As relaxed and casual today’s men’s fashions might be, formal style holds a sacred and untouchable place in the industry. No matter how much things change, you will always need one form or another of formalwear. The fact that formal attire has changed little in the last half century should be testament enough about its […]
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Men’s Style Staples: Suits

As relaxed and casual today’s men’s fashions might be, formal style holds a sacred and untouchable place in the industry. No matter how much things change, you will always need one form or another of formalwear. The fact that formal attire has changed little in the last half century should be testament enough about its […]

Men’s Fashion on the Job

  ‘Office fashion’ almost sounds like an oxymoron. When your job is all about numbers, results and stress, you might think that there’s hardly any time or place to think about style. The reality, however, is that there’s a huge career advantage to be had simply by consistently looking good at work. It sends the […]

How to Tie a Tie With a Kent Knot

  Chances are that you already know how to tie a necktie, but even if you have mastered one of the many options to tie your tie, knowing different tie knots is important when matching the knot to the dress shirt, the tie itself, and even the dress code. Below are instructions on how to tie […]

ips for Cleaning and Storing Your Silk Ties

  by Turner Van Ryn With great ties comes great responsibility. Not every tie in your collection is going to be a grade ‘A’ winner, but there should be enough in your wardrobe to warrant this article. If the tie has a cartoon character on it, then chances are that you can ignore this advice in […]

Fashion Rules for Skinny Neckties

  The skinny necktie is a mens tie that has a width of 1.5-2.5 inches. It is a fashion accessory that was first introduced in the late 1960s, and although skinny neckwear are highly fashionable and season specific, they are clothing accessories that any man should have in his closet. Below are 10 tips you should […]

Fashion Investments: Suits

Of all the fashion purchases a man makes in his lifetime, few are as monumental as that first suit. Not only does this usually happen during prom season (with its own merits as a formative experience), but it also sets the stage for numerous big purchases later on. It’s not unknown for suits to last […]

Fall Fashion Trends: Men’s Watches

  Most men – likely including you – wear one watch for everyday use, maybe another one for dressier events. Functional as timepieces are, you’ll find that they move and change just like any other part of the fashion industry. They, too, evolve every season. Trends emerge every so often as well. If you pay […]

Choosing the Right Black Tie Accessory

  Black Tie is one of the most formal dress codes. It required men to wear a tuxedo that is traditionally black in color – even though midnight blue and charcoal are an acceptable alternative. The dress shirt must be white, the bow tie black, and the shoes should be black and freshly polished. Below […]

Casual Friday Style & Shirt Collars

  Thou shalt not lose thine collar. It’s one of the simplest, most ubiquitous things in all of men’s fashion, but it’s horribly undervalued. At most non-formal occasions like Casual Friday, guys try to do away with the collar as if it were some trivially optional element. The collar is a mainstay in men’s fashion, […]

Tie Bars and How to Wear Them

We all too often see individuals with the incorrect tie bar placement, so we decided to create the perfect image to represent exactly where the tie bar should be placed. We don’t blame you, we know they can be confusing, but we wanted to make it a little less confusing and give you the perfect […]

The History of the Cummerbund in Men’s Fashion

  So, first off, the proper spelling for this garment is ‘cummerbund’; not ‘cumberbund’. I know. I was surprised too. As a fashion accessory, the cummerbund and I have a mild history together. I was in the school band back in high school, and our concert tuxes came with cummerbunds. At the time, I remember […]

Summer Wedding Survival Guide for Men

  Now that the weather is great and conducive for good photographs, you can hardly blame people for wanting to get married in the summer. A summer wedding, however, could pose a fashion challenge, especially for the men in the crowd. How do you look sharp without sacrificing comfort? It takes a few workarounds to […]

Shoe Trees – Not Just for “Treehuggers”

    A good pair of dress shoes does not come cheap. Keep in mind that the wrong fitting pair can add much discomfort. Lower back problems for example are a common sign of wearing the wring type of foot wear. If you have flat feet or a strong arch than you may want to […]

Lapel Styles on Mens Suits

  Mens suits come in a wide range of cuts and fabric choices. Even thought the traditional suit seems to have quite a uniform look, it is the little detail that differentiates one suit from another. One of such is the label style on a suit. This post will give you an overview of the […]

Get Ready for Fall Fashion Tips

  All the adages about changing seasons always neglect to mention how fashions tend to change right along with them. Even if you don’t really care about the latest new fads in men’s style, you can’t deny that the way you dress radically changes when March turns to April or August becomes September. If you’re […]

Fashion Investments: Suits

  Of all the fashion purchases a man makes in his lifetime, few are as monumental as that first suit. Not only does this usually happen during prom season (with its own merits as a formative experience), but it also sets the stage for numerous big purchases later on. It’s not unknown for suits to […]

What Shoes for Which Pants?

  While the “suit & tie newbie” most likely only has one pair of dress shoes to choose from, the more seasoned suit aficionado will have the luxury of choice when it comes to matching shoes to dress pants. Below are a few basic tips on matching the right dress shoes to the pant color, […]

Benefits of Custom Tailored Dress Shirts

  Most of the rack dress shirts are tailored to fit a large portion of the male population. Generally, ready-to-wear dress shirts are sized by collar circumference and the length of the sleeves. To capture a large audience, most designers make their dress shirts so that they fit the most corpulent man of each shirt […]

Ascot Ties

We just received a shipment from one of our designers that contains close to a dozen fashionable ascots ranging from formal solid silver ascots to more casual patterned patterns and more colorful designs. What is an Ascot? The ascot tie is traditional neckwear that originated in England towards the end of the 19th century. The […]

STYLES OF MENS DRESS SHOES

  Different Styles of Mens Dress Shoes There are many different styles of dress shoes, and each style has its own place in mens fashion. While the construction does in part depend on ones personal style, the color is usually dictated by three things: The formality of the occasion, the color trousers and socks one […]
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