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How to Define Casual in Style

In terms of dress codes, the word casual does not mean what it used to. Sure, some people still make at least somewhat of an effort on Casual Fridays, but for many, the line between “comfortable” and “sloppy” has become very blurred indeed. It’s time to reclaim what casual really means, and redefine it in… Read more »

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How to Navigate the Summer in Style

Summer is a fun season, but it’s also arguably the hardest time of the year to try to look your best. You want to dress well, but you also want to be comfortable, so finding a balance between the two is crucial. Here are a few things that can help you beat the heat while… Read more »

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Why Your Shirt Should Never Be an Afterthought

A lot of times when we picture ourselves buying a suit, we think specifically about the pants and the jacket, and that’s it. This means that the shirt is often seen as what goes on “under” the suit, and sometimes even the tie is given more attention because we mistakenly think that the shirt simply… Read more »

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How Quality Beats Quantity Every Time

One of the biggest things people get wrong about dressing well is how much it costs. There’s a pervasive misconception that there’s no point in trying to dress well unless you have endless amounts of disposable income. The truth, though, is that most people race through their clothing budget buying the wrong things, and buying… Read more »

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Why Experience Matters in the World of Style

This week, we’re celebrating our 28th Anniversary at Davelle Clothiers. Not only is this important to us on a personal level, but it’s also important to the people who trust us daily with the task of helping them look their best. Here are a few of essential elements of the style process that nearly three… Read more »

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The Dos and Don’ts of Navigating “Creative” Dress Codes

Over the past few years, you might have noticed that you’re getting more and more invitations to events where the dress code is described as “creative.” While you might understand the general idea that these new dress codes are not strictly traditional, the term “creative” can mean a lot of different things.  So what exactly… Read more »

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Are You Ready for Wedding Season?

Summer is coming, and you know what that means – you’re going to be attending at least one wedding, and there will probably be multiple invitations to other elegant summer events, as well. Instead of waiting until the last minute and panicking about what you’re going to wear, here’s how to get yourself organized now… Read more »

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Three Classic Looks that Will Always Be in Style

When you’re trying to create your own unique style, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Sometimes the best strategy is to start with a classic, timeless look, and then add in some modern twists and your own personal touches. Here are three looks we’re loving right now that can form the basis… Read more »

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Why Spring Is Such an Important Style Season

It feels like winter is well and truly behind us now, and that means it’s time to start thinking about fewer layers, short sleeve shirts, and brighter colors. Spring isn’t just about warmer weather, though – there are a lot of ways that you can use this important transitional season to make some major changes,… Read more »

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How Quality Fabrics Can Change Your Daily Experience

At one time or another, we’ve all been guilty of shopping with our wallets leading the way, rather than relying solely on our eyes and intuition. It’s tempting to want to save money whenever you can, but there are many reasons why the phrase “you get what you pay for” is never truer than when… Read more »

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How Expert Advice Can Be Your Secret Style Weapon

Do you find that no matter how hard you try, your style doesn’t ever change all that much? It can be really difficult to let go of the image we’ve crafted for ourselves over the years – here’s why speaking to a professional style advisor is something you should do if you really want to… Read more »

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5 Ways to Explore New Style Horizons

Do you feel like your style is too forgettable? How can you become the guy who wows people every time you walk in a room? If you tend to err on the safe side and wear the same kinds of things you’ve always worn, it’s easier said than done to set aside your standard personal… Read more »

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Texture and Color: Four Easy Ways to Elevate Your Style

Looking physically better is one of the oldest and most common new year’s resolutions out there, but most people focus on (and then fail at) trying to turn their body into something it isn’t. You know what’s more realistic, a lot of fun, and has an incredible visual impact? Looking your best through transforming your… Read more »

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Three Ways to Warm Up in Style This Winter

As the coldest season approaches, it’s time to think about updating your outerwear. You might be surprised and relieved to learn that the latest trend in coats is relaxed, oversized silhouettes. Today’s perfect coat is like comfort food for the soul – enveloping and protecting you against whatever wintery situation this world may throw at… Read more »

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Fashionable vs Stylish – Which One Do You Want to Be?

“Fashion” and “style” – what do those two words mean to you?  Although they’re not mutually exclusive, they’re not the same, either. If you’re concerned that you keep spending money on new clothes but continue to feel like you’re not really hitting the mark, you might need to start letting go of fashion and embracing… Read more »

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Why Our Trade-In Sale Is So Important

Davelle Clothiers has been in business for 27 years, and this year marks our 22nd annual Trade-In Sale. The sale is one of our biggest events of the year, and it’s certainly the most important in terms of our commitment to giving back to the community. The event started from a simple concept: a lot… Read more »

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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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Why Get Rid of Old Clothes When They Still Fit?

A well-assembled wardrobe represents an investment in terms of both effort and money. It took a lot to put those looks together, and those clothes probably still fit, so you should keep them as long as you can to get the most out of them, right?  Not necessarily. Here are a few things to think… Read more »

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What Is Your Ideal Style Profile?

Have you ever looked at someone and made an assumption about them based on how they were dressed?  Sure, we all have – and whether we like it or not, people are constantly assessing who they think we are based on what we wear. The great thing is, you can guide people into seeing you… 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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3 Ways to Make the Most of Short Sleeve Season

It seems that summer is already here! You know what that means – time to break out the short sleeve shirts. For a lot of guys who normally wear suits to the office and go for a slightly more formal look, short sleeve shirts may be the one area where their wardrobes are a little… Read more »

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How the Right Advice Can Change Everything

When you’re taking your wardrobe to the next level, it’s important to have a strategy. Clothing is a significant investment, and naturally you want to make the most of that investment. But you can make all the decisions about your new clothes yourself, right? After all, you’ve been dressing yourself for nearly your whole life,… Read more »

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5 Ways to Learn to Love Clothes Shopping

It’s no secret – a lot of men simply don’t like shopping for clothes. This can lead to some boring or even unfortunate style choices, like buying a pair of jeans on clearance and a three-pack of plain cotton t-shirts and wearing them over and over until they have holes in them. If you know… Read more »

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5 Reasons to Develop Your Own Personal Style

We all see what happens every few months – celebrities and magazines start showing off selected new looks for the upcoming season, and within a week or two, everyone on the street is wearing those exact same items. At the beginning of the next season, it all happens again, and whatever you were wearing last… Read more »

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4 Tips to Go Bolder This Spring

As the warmer weather approaches (fingers crossed!), it’s time to ditch those heavier winter clothes and start thinking about what you’re going to wear during the spring and summer.  Are you just going to dig out the same few things you wear every spring, and stick with what you know?  Spring invites us to start… Read more »