February 2012

Three steps to initiate big changes, starting right now

February 28, 2012

When it comes to weeding out your closet, improving your style, taking the time to stock up with the necessary essentials and classic pieces, you know you need to take action… but how do you do it if you’re not strongly motivated to re-invent yourself?

Ultimately you’ll feel better about yourself and you’ll definitely look better, but you have to start somewhere. This list should help you get started.

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Ask The Readers: What’s your organization strategy?

February 23, 2012

An ever-present topic has inspired today’s Ask The Readers segment. I’ve gotten several requests for articles on how to better organize clothing. Some people have an overwhelming amount of denim, or ties, or something else, and they don’t know how to best keep it in order.

So I turn the tables on you, the awesome EG community. Let’s hear what your organization strategy is.

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Step away from the Dad Jeans: Identifying the symptoms of DJS and how to cure yourself, once and for all

February 21, 2012

Dad Jeans are often seen in the wild worn in conjunction with mock turtlenecks, windbreakers, New Balance “walking” shoes (you know the kind – uber-white, with a sole so big it looks like a platform shoe), and a generally dismissive attitude towards fashion.

Here’s how to further identify it, and to prevent yourself from contracting DJS.

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Keep yer pants on: What to look for in a belt, plus the one belt you need

February 17, 2012

Belts are one of those afterthoughts, aren’t they? Kind of like your wallet after you purchase it: you don’t really think about it until you need to buy another one, which, if you buy quality, won’t be for years. So if you’re like me, make this purchase count so you won’t be full of regret for the lifespan of this thing.

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The Lean Wardrobe: Favorite Clothes of a Minimalist

February 14, 2012

My friends Ryan and Josh from The Minimalists approached me with this article, which I found pretty interesting. It’s on the more extreme end of the Lean Wardrobe philosophy I’ve been exploring, but a great perspective nonetheless. What do YOU think?

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