Grey Suit Guide

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By: Dale

A close friend of mine is tying the knot in September and up until last week, they had no formal wedding party and I was simply a guest. After what can only be described as a plot twist (the groom’s words, not mine) I’m now a groomsman. The groom, requested only one thing – a light grey suit, the one suit that needs replacing in my wardrobe. I haven’t had a suit that color since my very first, you know, the one you need for interviews, weddings, funerals, graduations, celebrations, and court.

Since this expense is unexpected and I have my own tuxedo to worry about for my wedding next year, I’m going to keep this as modest as possible. After a week’s worth of research, here are five options worth thinking about. Continue reading

Camel Colored Spring

Photos by Celton Agpoon

Gents,

Navy blazers, wear them if you want.

Navy is good, it’s fine, practical.

It’s also expected, and if you’re not careful, boring. Let me introduce you to another option. A softer, thermostatic option; a luxurious option that exudes sartorial triumph. It’s made from camel hair. And a camel hair sport coat will be your new go-to for Spring. Continue reading

Dress Up Without Even Trying!

Grey Turtleneck with Navy Peacoat and Brown Gloves

Gents,

You have two very vivid memories of turtlenecks.

One of them involves you at a young age, and your mother mercilessly stuffing you into what could only have been described as the itchiest sweater on earth. You swore it was made of live fire ants.

The other is someone looking completely awful… wearing a turtleneck.

Let’s assuage those concerns now.

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Style Vets: Part II

Vintage British DPM Pocket Square

Gents,

This is the second part of our Veterans Day tribute. Check out the first here.

The military silhouette is the true gift of military style, but don’t be fooled, you may want to check out the gear too.

Here are six of the very best items and details from military style and where to get them. Continue reading

The Layer Cake: Layering Guide

Layer Guide Cover

Gents,

Layering is not easy. It’s a measure of your sartorial greatness for nearly nine months of the year. But like all things, knowing what you’re doing helps…

Welcome to the Layer Guide.

You’ve studied both parts of the Style Equation (keep all the principles in mind, they’ll help), and now you’re ready for the Layer Equation. Let’s begin. Continue reading