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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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Is It Too Early to Plan Your Fall Wardrobe?

Everyone likes to talk about spring cleaning to get ready for the summer, but what about getting ready for the fall and winter? It may seem crazy to talk about the colder seasons when the summer weather is still raging outside… so is it still too early to start thinking about what you’re going to… 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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How to Differentiate Yourself in the Business World

In a world where there are countless qualified people in every field, it’s easy to get lost in the mix.  Watching others get promotions or other opportunities that could have been yours is frustrating.  It’s not enough just to be good at what you do – you have to make yourself unforgettable in some way. … 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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Packing Light: Easy Travel for the Stylish Man

We’ll soon be heading into the heavy travel season! It sounds fun if you’re just looking forward to vacation time, but if you already travel frequently in your regular daily life then it can quickly get exhausting. One way to reduce the stress associated with travel is to lighten your load and only take what… 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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Five Style Adjustments You Should Prepare for This Spring

The official change of seasons is just about upon us, which means we’ll all soon be casting off those extra layers and getting back to the basics of spring and summer. Here are five things you can start preparing for now, so that you have your wardrobe up-to-date and ready for the next few months…. Read more »

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Why All the Style Stereotypes Are Wrong

If you haven’t yet moved forward on your style goals for this year, it’s likely because you’re still making some excuses about how difficult it will be, or why you just might not be ‘that kind of guy’. Usually these excuses are based on completely untrue stereotypes about what dressing well involves. Here are the… 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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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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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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How to Unlock the Door to the “New Luxury” Lifestyle

Have you noticed that “luxury” means something different now than it did fifty years ago? Sure, it’s still about living your best life and all the things that come along with that, but the idea has evolved into something that’s no longer just for celebrities and billionaires. The new definition of luxury reaches across a… Read more »

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Five Ways to Become the King of Denim

Jeans. We all have them, and yet for so many men they’re not much more than an afterthought. These days, though, denim is bigger than ever, and a well-chosen pair of quality jeans can really round out your wardrobe. If you want that classic denim look with a modern flavor, here are five things you… 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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How Dressing Well Affects Your Whole Life

Have you ever heard the phrase “fake it ’til you make it”? Despite how it may sound on the surface, it’s not about a lack of authenticity or pretending to be someone you’re not. It’s actually about the undeniable power of the domino effect, and how one deliberate shift in your behavior can set you… Read more »

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Tired of Navy Everything? Brown Is the New Go-To Color

Navy is one of those colors that ends up being the default base color in many wardrobes. Less severe than black and compatible with a range of other colors, it’s no surprise that navy is so popular and has become the perennial favorite, but after a while, enough is enough. Over the past couple of… Read more »