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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 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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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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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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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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Style Terminology: The Lesser-Known Parts of a Men’s Shirt

If you’re trying to delve more deeply into the world of men’s fashion, part of knowing what you’re talking about is understanding what all the terminology means. Some terms are universally recognized – sleeve, collar, and so forth – but others, not so much. Here is a quick rundown of a few less-obvious terms you… 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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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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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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Why Your Shirt Choice Is Important

It’s a regrettable sight seen all-too-often – a man takes off his tailor-made jacket to reveal a cheap, ill-fitting shirt. Maybe some effort was made to choose a shirt that would be “good enough” under the jacket, or some alterations were made to try to give a cheap shirt a tailored look, but somehow it’s… 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 Three: Fabrication

In the earlier parts of this series on men’s fashion, we first talked about the significance of starting with quality fabrics, and then we moved on to the importance of proper fit.  The way we join those two aspects together brings us to our third topic, fabrication, or the way that suits are constructed. In… 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 a Tie Can Really Tie It All Together

It seems like such a simple thing on the surface – a length of eye-catching, high-quality patterned silk, worn around the collar of a shirt.  There’s not much to it, right?  The impact that a tie has on your overall look, however, should never be underestimated.  The right tie is as essential to your style… Read more »

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In the Spotlight, Greg Nardi “It’s all in the Details”

“First impressions are everything. If you look like a mess, sadly, you will be seen as ‘that guy.’  However, if you look put together, then the world sees you as that guy who has it all together.”  Greg Nardi, Davelle Clothiers Customer Greg Nardi understood he needed to look his best to excel in his… Read more »