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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are All Bespoke Suits Created Equal?

Almost all of us carry electronic devices around in our pockets from which we can access the entirety of human knowledge. This means that whenever we have a purchasing decision to make, we tend to consult Google to find out what the experts are saying, what other people are buying, and what we think looks… 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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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 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 One: Fabric

Over the next four weeks we’re going to be discussing the foundational building blocks of men’s clothing, and there’s a reason why the first installment in this series is fabric.  Fabric is, without a doubt, the starting point from which everything else flows when it comes to creating the finest possible clothing.  If you start… Read more »

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6 Helpful Tips for Traveling in Style

There’s no doubt that we all like to look as fresh as possible as often as possible.  If you’re a frequent traveler, however, then you’re probably all-too-familiar with the challenges of trying to preserve the state of your clothes during transit, so that you look your best when you arrive at your destination.  Whether you… Read more »

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So What’s the Big Deal about Fabric?

If you come into our store, you’re going to hear a lot of talk about fabric, and you may be wondering what all the fuss is about.  The short answer is that when it comes to quality clothing, fabric is everything.  But if you’re still having trouble justifying the investment, and are wondering if you… 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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What is the most important phenomenon about the holidays?

I love the movies and music, celebrating with neighbors, office parties, friends, touring festive neighborhoods and hearing what children ask Santa for. Davelle Clothiers is a work-place, but I love the sense of community with customers and employees. The atmosphere in the shop is festive! There are very expressive opinions about holiday songs and movies…. 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 »

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Why Fabric and Fit are the King and Queen of Style

Unless you work in the clothing industry, you may not know exactly how to describe the distinctions between an average suit and one that stands out as excellent, but you certainly know the difference when you see it.  In addition, if you’ve ever bought a cheap suit off the rack (and let’s face it, we’ve… Read more »

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5 Wardrobe Tips to Advance Your Career

Imagine this: you’re preparing for the biggest job interview of your life. Or maybe this scenario: you’ve scheduled a meeting with a prospect you’ve been chasing for many years. While there are many things you must to do to prepare, you should never overlook the fact that you need to look your best. Not only… Read more »