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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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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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Why Dressing to Impress Should Be an Everyday Thing

Valentine’s Day is this week, which means a lot of guys are going to be going all-out with their style choices for what is arguably the most important Date Night of the year. This seems to be a pattern – we dress up for holidays, special events, or the occasional job interview… and that’s pretty… 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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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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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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Three Ways You Can Become a Style Icon Right Now

We’ve all seen “that guy” before: the man who is walking down the street looking like a million bucks, like he just stepped out of a fashion magazine.  He walks confidently, and with good reason, since he’s turning heads wherever he goes.  Everyone wants to be him.  But couldn’t you look like that, too?  Believe… 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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How to Move Past Outdated Clothes

It’s surprising how much emotion we can attach to what we wear and the clothes we have in our wardrobes.  In practical terms, clothes represent an investment of both time and money that we don’t want to throw away, but there can also be a lot of sentimentality and happy memories involved.  These factors sometimes… Read more »