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Which Items Should You Spend a Little More On?

When you’re deciding how to divide up your clothing budget, what do you spend the most and least on?  With some items, you might be able to get away with a basic standard, but there are things that men tend to cut corners on that actually deserve more attention. So if you’re going to splurge… Read more »

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Why Style Is Essential during the Holidays

Can you believe the last two months of the year are already here? That means all the big holidays are coming up – Thanksgiving, Christmas, and of course New Year’s Eve. Whether you love the holidays or are dreading them, here are some great reasons to step up your style game and go all-out this… 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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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 Master the Art of Layering

Believe it or not, fall is officially here, and although the temperatures are still pretty warm at the moment, very soon it’ll be time to bundle up. In these transition months, it’s important to be prepared for a variety of weather conditions, which can be tricky if you always want to look your best. Here… Read more »

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The Essential Suits Every Man Should Have

How many suits does a man actually need? The answer depends on how well you plan things out. Of course you can have as many suits as you like, if you have an endless budget and closet space, but bigger isn’t necessarily better when it comes to the size of your wardrobe. Closet clutter is… 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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Top Style Themes to Keep in Mind This Fall

We may still be in the heat of the summer now, but before you know it we’ll be turning the corner into cooler temperatures and longer nights. This means that it’s the perfect time to start thinking about what sort of style statement you want to be making in the fall and winter, and here… 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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Why Now Is a Good Time for a Wardrobe Clean-Out

Everyone likes to talk about spring cleaning, but one of the best times to clear out your wardrobe is actually right now, before the end of the summer. With fall on the way, there’s a lot to do to get ready for the colder months, so here are a few things to consider. You need… Read more »

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3 Reasons to Start Assembling Your Fall Wardrobe Now

As the summer charges on, it can be difficult to imagine a time when you’re going to be wearing warm clothes, coats, and boots, but rest assured the cooler seasons are indeed on their way. Before you know it, fall will be here, so if you don’t want to wear the same tired clothes you’ve… Read more »

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Four Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

There’s no getting around it – the hottest days of summer are here!  Even if summer is your favorite season, things can get very uncomfortable if your lifestyle involves being dressed well year-round. Looking sharp and stylish is certainly a challenge if you don’t want to suffer in the heat, but here are four options… Read more »

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How to Relax in Style on Vacation

Summer vacation season is finally here! The whole point of going on vacation is to chill out and have a good time, but the travel itself can be complicated if you care about your appearance and you want to bring some nice clothes with you. It helps to know what to take and how to… 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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How to Look Sharp All Summer Long

The summer season is upon us, and for the next three months (at least!) the struggle to stay cool will very definitely be real.  During the rest of the year, dressing stylishly is a fun game where you can experiment with fabrics and assemble outfits with as many layers as you like. When the weather… Read more »

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The Dos and Don’ts of Wedding Attire

With wedding season under way and June brides and grooms popping up everywhere, it shouldn’t be a surprise if you get invited to a ceremony or two this summer. But what should you wear for the big day? Here are some guidelines to get you started. Do keep it elegant. Unless the invitation specifically insists… 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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The Dos and Don’ts of Men’s Workplace Style

It used to be a simpler time, when a suit and tie was the only real option available to an office worker. These days, though, a lot of workplaces have a more casual dress code, or sometimes even no particular dress code at all. So how do you know what to wear to work? Here… 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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Why Reputation and Professionalism Matter

There is literally nothing more personal than your own body.  There can be a lot of internal opinions and emotional history tied in with how you feel about yourself physically, and those feelings have a habit of popping up frequently when you’re shopping for clothing.  It seems obvious, therefore, that you’d want to choose professional… 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 »