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4 Big Reasons to Update Your Work Wardrobe

For a lot of men, their work wardrobe requirements don’t change much from year to year. It’s usually suit-and-tie, with the occasional business-casual outfit, and as long as you have those basics covered, you’re fine. That said, if you’ve been coasting along with the same few outfits for several years now, here are some reasons… Read more »

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Taking Style Risks – How Far Should You Go?

“Do I want to play it safe?” This is one of the most important questions to ask yourself when it comes to defining and developing your personal style. The problem is, the question of whether you want to play it safe often gets misinterpreted as a choice between being an individual, versus blending into the… Read more »

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How to Feel Good about Clearing Out Your Closet

“Isn’t a wardrobe edit a waste of money?” Recently we’ve been talking a lot about getting your closet ready for the fall and winter, and a lot of that means being brutally honest about what isn’t working in your wardrobe. Naturally, this leads to weeding out the clothes you aren’t (or shouldn’t be) wearing anymore…. Read more »

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How to Be Comfortable and Stylish at the Same Time

It’s the age-old tradeoff: looking good versus being comfortable. Or at least that’s the popular misconception – the truth, however, is quite different. There’s no reason you have to resort to loose, shapeless clothes in order to be comfortable, nor do you have to hold your breath in too-tight clothes to look good. You really… Read more »

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Style Terminology: The Lesser-Known Parts of a Men’s Shirt

If you’re trying to delve more deeply into the world of men’s fashion, part of knowing what you’re talking about is understanding what all the terminology means. Some terms are universally recognized – sleeve, collar, and so forth – but others, not so much. Here is a quick rundown of a few less-obvious terms you… Read more »

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How to Streamline Your Suit Pockets

If you’re making a significant investment in your clothing, of course you’ll want your outfits to look their absolute best at all times. A lot of that comes down how your clothes fit and the lines that a proper fit creates, and bulging pockets can definitely disrupt those lines. Here are some ways that you… Read more »

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The Four Fs of Men’s Fashion, Part Four: Form

In the first three weeks of this series, we talked about the aspects of men’s fashion that focus around the clothing itself – fabric, fit, and fabrication. Today, in our final installment, we come to the most important factor, the whole reason that the concept of style exists in the first place: your body – … Read more »

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The Four Fs of Men’s Fashion, Part Two: Fit

Last week in Part One, we talked about the role that fabric plays in building a strong style foundation.  This week, we move on to fabric’s greatest ally: fit.  Understanding why an exceptional fit is important to your image can really help you put the pieces together and see the bigger picture when it comes… Read more »

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So What’s the Big Deal about Fabric?

If you come into our store, you’re going to hear a lot of talk about fabric, and you may be wondering what all the fuss is about.  The short answer is that when it comes to quality clothing, fabric is everything.  But if you’re still having trouble justifying the investment, and are wondering if you… Read more »

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Five Ways to Make a Bold Style Statement in 2018

So the new year is finally here, and I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all looked forward to this opportunity for a fresh start.  If you’re feeling like it’s time to get back to basics and rebuild yourself from the ground up, here are a few things you can do to bolster your… Read more »

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New Year, New You – It’s More than Just a Cliché

We’re all familiar with (and probably guilty of) the bold, over-ambitious new year’s resolution that somehow always gets forgotten by the third week in January.  Losing a lot of weight or going from couch potato to super-fit athlete are probably the most common things people think they’re going to do, but they’re certainly not the… Read more »

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Suit Styles: Where to Start When You Don’t Know Where to Start

Maybe you’ve always thought of your style as casual, or maybe you’ve just never had an occasion to buy anything more formal than jeans before.  Whatever the case, if you’re looking into getting a suit now for the first time, the world of suit styles can be a bit intimidating.  It may seem, at first… Read more »

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Why Fabric and Fit are the King and Queen of Style

Unless you work in the clothing industry, you may not know exactly how to describe the distinctions between an average suit and one that stands out as excellent, but you certainly know the difference when you see it.  In addition, if you’ve ever bought a cheap suit off the rack (and let’s face it, we’ve… Read more »

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5 Wardrobe Tips to Advance Your Career

Imagine this: you’re preparing for the biggest job interview of your life. Or maybe this scenario: you’ve scheduled a meeting with a prospect you’ve been chasing for many years. While there are many things you must to do to prepare, you should never overlook the fact that you need to look your best. Not only… Read more »

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Dressing Sharp Never Goes Out of Style

Guest Post from Lynn Eisele In the 1980’s ZZ Top wrote a song called, “Sharp Dressed Man”: Clean shirt, new shoes And I don’t know where I am goin’ to Silk suit, black tie, I don’t need a reason why They come runnin’ just as fast as they can ‘Cause every girl crazy ’bout a… Read more »

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In the Spotlight, Clay Parcells “Dress the Part you Want to Become”

“It’s not about fashion so much as it is about looking put together.” Clay Parcells, Davelle Clothiers Customer Clay Parcells knows the importance of looking put-together. After all he coaches leaders for a living as the founder of Executive Leadership Performance LLC. Clay often advises clients how to get to the next level in their… Read more »

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In the Spotlight, Greg Nardi “It’s all in the Details”

“First impressions are everything. If you look like a mess, sadly, you will be seen as ‘that guy.’  However, if you look put together, then the world sees you as that guy who has it all together.”  Greg Nardi, Davelle Clothiers Customer Greg Nardi understood he needed to look his best to excel in his… Read more »

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Guest Expert- Five Things I Look for in a Good Pair of Shoes

Wondering how to walk a mile in those shoes?   Then who better to ask but an expert on Italian style, leather and shoes?   Here are five tips our expert guest blogger recommends to find the best style and fit for your feet. Aesthetics – “We Eat With Our Eyes First” The first thing… Read more »

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Four Menswear Mistakes that can Cost you that Job

1. Dressing  inappropriately for the industry you are interviewing in  We get it.  If you are interviewing for a job in a more casual environment it is tempting to go casual.  A start-up obviously tends to have a very different vibe and style of dress than a more formal banking environment.  The best thing you… Read more »

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What’s New Now? An Exclusive Look at Men’s Fashion

We are proud of our own home-grown US fashion brand and the designers that call it home.  However, today we want to take you on a virtual trip overseas.  Don’t worry you won’t have to leave the comfort of your office and there’s no need to pack a suitcase. In this post, we catch up… Read more »

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Your Stylist’s Secrets Revealed, Case Study in Ectomorphs

So, you’ve established that you want to invest in your style, but what is the first step?  Getting to know your body type will help to ensure a fit that is comfortable, shows you off, and capitalizes on that investment. There are 3 core body types and not everyone will fit into one category entirely. … Read more »

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Stretch it out

Men’s jeans are changing to keep up with your life. We all know, times are changing. Life moves more quickly, we are more on the go and often find ourselves moving from one environment to another without the added luxury of time to make a wardrobe change. Luckily, our clothing manufacturers have caught on to… Read more »