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How Quality Jeans Can Change Everything

How many pairs of jeans have you had in your lifetime? Now, how many of those have been really high-quality jeans? Even though jeans are a staple item in just about every man’s wardrobe, so many of us think that it’s less essential to worry about the quality of jeans as opposed to other pants…. Read more »

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Why Style Is So Important for Life’s Milestones

It seems like there’s always some kind of celebration on the horizon. Our personal calendars are perpetually dotted with weddings, graduations, anniversaries, birthdays, and other rites of passage. A lot of guys have one or maybe two go-to outfits that get dusted off for special occasions, rehashing the same look over and over. In many… Read more »

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Three Reasons Why Personal Service Is So Important

When it comes to style, there are a lot of different levels of service. You can order online, in which case you get little-to-no support, or you can buy off the rack at a big-name retailer, where you might find an inexperienced sales associate who will tell you that everything looks great on you. However,… Read more »

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Five Steps to Stepping Up Your Style in 2020

Now that we’ve got a fresh new year (and decade!) ahead of us, it’s time to start making good on those ever-present resolutions. People often say they want to look better in the new year; updating and upgrading your wardrobe is a great way to start making those positive changes immediately. If you’re ready for… Read more »

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How “Saving” Money Costs You in the Long Run

Everyone likes a deal on clothes, but you have to be careful – not all “good deals” are created equal. Sometimes you can find a better price than usual on a high-quality item, but if your habit is to shop at bargain retailers because you feel like you’re saving money that way, here’s why you… Read more »

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Why Top Dyeing Is Especially Important Right Now

Earlier in the year we talked about the difference in various dyeing processes, and how the way your clothes are dyed makes a significant difference to the appearance and quality of the final product. For example, piece dyeing involves undyed yarn being woven into fabric, and then the pieces of fabric are dipped in a… Read more »

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How to Max Out Your Style Potential This Holiday Season

Just like that, the holiday season is upon us again. It seems like only a minute ago that we were getting ready for the summer, and now we’re suddenly thinking about Thanksgiving, all the December holidays, and of course New Year’s Eve. With so many family gatherings and outings with friends on the horizon, there… Read more »

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Five Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd

It’s a jungle out there!  The business world is a chaotic and competitive place. Today’s social scene isn’t much easier, either – these days, if you can’t keep up, you simply get left behind. So how do you make yourself unforgettable in a world where it’s so easy to be forgotten? Here are five things… Read more »

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Why Fall Is a Good Time to Refine Your Look

As we’re heading toward the end of summer, a lot of things are changing in preparation for the colder seasons. The new year gets a lot of hype for being the “best” time to overhaul your physical appearance, but in terms of clothes and redefining your style, spring and fall are even more ideal to… Read more »

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Five Ways to Make a Bold Style Statement in 2018

So the new year is finally here, and I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all looked forward to this opportunity for a fresh start.  If you’re feeling like it’s time to get back to basics and rebuild yourself from the ground up, here are a few things you can do to bolster your… 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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Dressing Sharp Never Goes Out of Style

Guest Post from Lynn Eisele In the 1980’s ZZ Top wrote a song called, “Sharp Dressed Man”: Clean shirt, new shoes And I don’t know where I am goin’ to Silk suit, black tie, I don’t need a reason why They come runnin’ just as fast as they can ‘Cause every girl crazy ’bout a… Read more »