All In The Details

Know The Rules Before Breaking Them: The Classic Suit, The Rules To Follow, & The Rules To Break

February 20, 2014

Once you have a good grasp of how things are traditionally fit and styled, you can then start to deviate a little, depending on your own personal style. Best of all, you’ll be doing this in an educated way (since you know what’s right and wrong, what’s acceptable and unacceptable).

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Wear a Tuxedo Every Chance You Get: An argument for the formal wedding celebration

June 4, 2013
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Let me ask you a question. How often does a man get a chance to wear a tuxedo?

Unless you’re Jack Donaghy, probably not very often.

I’m within that age range where many of my friends are getting engaged and married. In fact, I’m getting married myself (next week!), and when K and I started hardcore planning a few months ago, there was no doubt in my mind I wanted to wear a tuxedo.

Since you’re an EG reader, I’m going to assume you enjoy dressing well and welcome the opportunity that formal events provide to do so :)

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All In The Details: Choose your shade of brown wisely (Leather Shoes, part IV)

October 5, 2012
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We discuss brown leather lace-ups extensively on this site. I always recommend brown shoes over black in pretty much every situation.

A question I always get (but haven’t really addressed) is which shade of brown is best.

For now, let’s discuss the most common variations of brown you may see out there.

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All In The Details: Is your shirt a REAL dress shirt?

September 26, 2012
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Just because your shirt looks, feels, smells, and tastes like a real dress shirt, doesn’t mean it actually IS a real dress shirt.

Scary, right? It’s like you’ve been lied to all your life.

Continue reading to learn the differences and find out why it matters in the first place!

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All In The Details: Two-button vs. three-button (vs. all other) suits

September 14, 2012
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For a lot of us, a suit is one of those items that we only need to wear once in a while, and we tend to not worry about how well they fit, what shape they’re in, or what shape WE’RE in until the day we actually need to put it on.

Not all suits are equal. If you’re only going to own one, make it count. Here’s what I recommend…

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