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A Pocket Primer: 8 Suit Coat Pockets



16 March, 2017

In the early days of suits, the coats had no pockets. Rather, men carried their essentials in small pouches. Typically tied around the waist, these early pockets stowed everything from bullets to brandy, but eventually, as suits became slimmer, these bags became too bulky and unwieldy to wear beneath them. Near the end of the

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Job Interview Coming Up? 4 Ways to Look and Feel Confident



16 March, 2017

You’ve prepped your résumé and cover letter, contacted your references, and thought about your answers to common interview questions. Now, the best thing you can do to prepare for your job interview is to increase your confidence. Your assured appearance and demeanor will impress your interviewers. It will also put to rest any concerns they

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4 Reasons to Purchase a Wool Suit



9 March, 2017

  Even an expensive suit that fits well can still look like it’s made of poor quality fabric. Fit and construction details aren’t the only factors that make a good suit. The fabric from which the suit is tailored is important as well. Wool has long been a traditional choice of fabric for suits, and

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Cuffs, Lapels, and Fits: The Basic Anatomy of a Suit



15 February, 2017

Every man need s a good suit. But if you’re new to wearing a suit, you might not know exactly howto craft the right suit for your needs. In this blog, we outline several elements of a suit and discuss your options for suit-wearing success. Cuffs The cuff of your suit actually refers to the

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How To Wear A Pocket Square And Why.



15 February, 2017

A pocket square improves a suit jacket or blazer’s versatility, adds visual interest and depth to a look, and provides a subtle but powerful means of personal expression. There are many ways to fold a pocket square—some simple and some more complicated—but how you choose to rock it depends mostly on personal taste (and slightly

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The Complete Guide to Men’s Suits: 21 Rules of Style



15 February, 2017

Everything you need to know about suits, including what to look for when buying them, how to get them tailored, and the coats, shirts, ties, shoes, and watches to wear with them.   Rule #1 We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Fit is everything. Even the world’s most expensive suit will look bad

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Differences Between “Off-the-Rack” Suits and Bespoke Suits



15 February, 2017

It takes less of a trained eye than you would think to tell if a suit is well-fitted or not. There are many things that set our bespoke suits aside from suits bought off of racks at department stores. This should come as no surprise, either. Our highest-end of suits—our signature Purple Label, take in

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Dressing for a Formal Occasion



15 February, 2017

Find out how formal the event is. There are lots of different terminology for formal occasions and you’ll need to know where the event falls to know how to dress. Check with the party organizers, because being overdressed typically won’t impress people. Formal and semi-formal are quite different. For a more formal occasion you’d need

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7 Different Suit Colors and Where to Wear Them



17 January, 2017

When buying a new suit, you have many colors to choose from. But not all colors work for every man, nor do they work for every occasion. In this blog, we’ll discuss seven suit colors and the best occasions to wear them. 1. Navy Blue Navy is one of the most popular colors men choose

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Job Interview Coming Up? 4 Ways to Look and Feel Confident



29 December, 2016

You’ve prepped your résumé and cover letter, contacted your references, and thought about your answers to common interview questions. Now, the best thing you can do to prepare for your job interview is to increase your confidence. Your assured appearance and demeanor will impress your interviewers. It will also put to rest any concerns they

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