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Guide to Bespoke Suits

Bespoke, like a luxury, is a word that is often abused, misused to give something that is neither ‘bespoke’ nor ‘luxury’ a gloss of sophistication or justify a high price tag. The truth is that bespoke – exclusively something made just for you – is arguably the greatest luxury. And…

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The Ultimate Pattern Guide

If you can pull off patterned outfits successfully, the return can be big. Among other things, it can up your chances of catching people’s eye in a crowded room. But it requires a bit of courage and a fair amount of know-how. Fortunately, there are time-honored and simple rules for…

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A Guide To Groom’s Wedding Suits

When it comes to a man’s big day he knows that all eyes are going to be on the bride as she makes her way down the aisle to him. And while she will look and feel every bit as beautiful as she deserves to, it behooves her significant other…

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A Guide To Wearing Pastels

Spring is right around the corner which means lighter and brighter colors are replacing the grey and black tones that dominated your fall and winter wardrobes. For some, shades like yellow, blue, pink green, and purple can be scary. But we’re here to tell you that they don’t have to…

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Tweed suit jacket

How To Style a Tweed Jacket

Tweed can be intimidating. Yes, historically, it has been synonymous with Ivy League professors, Sherlock Holmes, and gun-toting English gentlemen. But today, it’s a smart and versatile staple that any man can and should incorporate into his wardrobe, especially during these bitterly cold winter months. Whether you’re trying to understand…

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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….

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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…

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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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handmade italian shoe

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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Brown leather belt handmade

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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Blue suit with tie and handkerchief.

Should You Buy A Bespoke Suit At A Young Age (13-16)?

A bespoke suit is a statement about yourself. It is tailored with your specific image, style, and body size in mind. It is designed to fit perfectly to match every curve and angle in your body and it’s a must-have in every professional wardrobe. But what about teens? Do they…

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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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