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The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Suit Vest

The vest is an essential garment for anyone who loves classic elegance: it’s a fundamental element of a three-piece suit and it has gained over the course of time a leading role in the male wardrobe by being an indispensable protagonist in ceremonies and a precious ally in business or …
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The Guide to Suit Fabrics

With a plethora of different fabrics and patterns on the market, it’s easy to become spoiled for choice when buying a suit! However, the type of fabric is important when wearing a suit for a particular event or a particular time of the year. Therefore, this guide deals specifically with …
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Winter 2021 Suit Trends

When the icy chill of winter rears its frosty head, it’s time to push your linen and seersucker suits to the back of the closet and opt for something a bit warmer. Suit fabrics make all the difference when you’re forced to bear the cold while managing to look sharp. However, …
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5 Reasons To Avoid Buying Off-the-Rack

Even If you’re just a beginner to the world of menswear, you’ve definitely come across these terms at some point. Bespoke, off-the-rack. These may be words you’re unfamiliar with. Well, maybe not off-the-rack. It’s safe to say that having at least one suit isn’t a luxury, but a necessity. Every person …
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How To Protect Your Dress Shoes From the Elements

We all get caught in a rain or snowstorm from time to time during the workweek. A prepared gentleman will likely have an umbrella. But umbrella or no umbrella, your nice dress shoes are still going to get wet. Do you know how to protect your dress shoes from the …
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How To Make a Great Impression With Your Suit Color

Whether you’re preparing for a job interview, having lunch with a new client, or going on a first date, first impressions matter. A key aspect of first impressions is the color you present to others through your clothing. But does clothing color really affect how you’re perceived by those you …
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What Is The Top Brand For Hand-Made Men’s Shoes?

After a certain point in a man’s life, there comes a time where simply picking a shoe off the rack just doesn’t cut it. Either the size doesn’t fit right, the design is tacky, or you just can’t find exactly what you’re looking for for the outfit you have in …
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What Happens If A Leather Belt Gets Wet?

We don’t usually dress for the day considering that the sunny morning might turn into rain. And as such, there may be a time when you’re stuck outdoors in a downpour and your favorite leather belt is getting pelted by the rain as you run for cover. Alternatively, in busy …
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5 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Custom Suit

Whether you’re a professional or a casual suit wearer, every wardrobe should contain a suit or two – both for everyday/office wear and a tailored suit for dressier events. For work, you could simply get a suit off the rack and it should serve its purpose. However, a bespoke suit …
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Is A Bespoke Suit Made Entirely By Hand?

If you’re just joining the world of suits, you will have found out there is a lot to learn. Particularly when it comes to bespoke suits. One of the questions we’re asked by customers often is whether a bespoke suit is made entirely by hand. To help you understand the …
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How Tight Should Suits Be?

How your suit fits you can make or break your overall look. Finding the perfect material, cut, and design will not matter as much unless you get that perfect fit for your body. Your age and body type should not be deterrents for getting a tailored fit. With the right, …
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How Can You Tell If A Suit Fits?

The right fit is the most important part of any suit. The design, colors, or material used will not look good unless the suit sits well on your body. People have varying opinions about how you should wear a suit, but there is a basic suit 101 that many of …
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Coat Armholes – How High Is High?

The way we dress is always changing. Every year we come up with new ways to look even more stylish, and we are all on board for it! Suits themselves have seen major adjustments over the recent years, and one of the more common debates sparked among seasoned suit-wearers is …
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Where Do You Go for Bespoke Suits In NYC?

A bespoke suit can tell a lot about a man. It gives you a sense of confidence, style, and class – something that is not always present with off-the-rack suits. If you’re a suit enthusiast or know someone who is one, the word “bespoke” will perk your ears up. With over …
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