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Why Top Dyeing Is Especially Important Right Now

Earlier in the year we talked about the difference in various dyeing processes, and how the way your clothes are dyed makes a significant difference to the appearance and quality of the final product. For example, piece dyeing involves undyed yarn being woven into fabric, and then the pieces of fabric are dipped in a… Read more »

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How to Max Out Your Style Potential This Holiday Season

Just like that, the holiday season is upon us again. It seems like only a minute ago that we were getting ready for the summer, and now we’re suddenly thinking about Thanksgiving, all the December holidays, and of course New Year’s Eve. With so many family gatherings and outings with friends on the horizon, there… Read more »

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Five Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd

It’s a jungle out there!  The business world is a chaotic and competitive place. Today’s social scene isn’t much easier, either – these days, if you can’t keep up, you simply get left behind. So how do you make yourself unforgettable in a world where it’s so easy to be forgotten? Here are five things… Read more »

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Why the Dyeing Process Matters

It’s amazing how skilled the human eye is at detecting differences in color. Not just the gap between two distinct colors, but also the myriad nuances that make up the complexities of shade and hue within a single color. The detail and subtlety can be truly remarkable. Have you ever wondered exactly what it is… Read more »

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Why Fall Is a Good Time to Refine Your Look

As we’re heading toward the end of summer, a lot of things are changing in preparation for the colder seasons. The new year gets a lot of hype for being the “best” time to overhaul your physical appearance, but in terms of clothes and redefining your style, spring and fall are even more ideal to… Read more »

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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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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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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 Planning Can Make Your Style Dreams a Reality

It happens every time a new year comes around – guys make resolutions to pay more attention to how they dress, and to elevate their style game. For some, making those changes comes naturally and the process goes smoothly, and that’s great. For others, however, a little more assistance is needed. Perhaps during the initial… 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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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 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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How to Navigate a Wardrobe Edit

A couple of weeks ago we talked about late summer being the perfect time for a wardrobe clean-out, but if you have a huge closet full of clothes, the idea of tackling it all can be overwhelming. What helps is having a clear game plan for what to keep, what to modify, and what simply… 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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5 Tips to Look Your Best on the Golf Course

It’s summer vacation season, and for a lot of us that means a significant amount of extra time playing golf.  Whether you’re an experienced golf veteran or just starting to play, here are five tips that’ll help you look your absolute best as you tee up. 1. Know the rules. While course dress codes aren’t… 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 Basic Dos and Don’ts of a Wardrobe Makeover

If you’ve set a goal to look better and feel better in the new year, there are bound to be many questions floating around in your head about where to start when it comes to weeding out your wardrobe and moving forward with a bold new style.  Here are some tips to get you on… 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 »