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This Is Why We Dress Now. Why Do You? (You’ll find a few gems in here)

March 6, 2014
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In “Why We Dress Now”, the article hops back and forth from coast to coast, quoting particularly stylish and influential (in their fields) guys about why men of today dress how they do.

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Caring For Your Clothes: Are you washing yours right?

February 27, 2014

We all know that high-end clothes are a sweet investment, but that investment will soon turn sour if you don’t practice proper clothing care.

Looking after your clothes doesn’t have to involve endless worry over confusing instructions or washing machines with a mind of their own. We’ll go through each item in your closet and give you some vital tips for making them last.

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Five Ways to Wear One: The V-Neck Sweater

November 27, 2013
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When temperatures start to drop in the fall and winter months (at least for those of us who live in cooler climes), there are certain essentials every guy should reach for.

With cold weather outside (and potentially warmer weather inside an office building or similar work location), layering is definitely key.

There are few pieces that strike the right, classic balance between functional, easy-to-layer, and stylish quite like the V-neck sweater. Available in a plethora of colors, it can quickly become a piece that sees heavy rotation as part of a personal uniform.

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Getting Your Mister Rogers On: How To Choose And Wear a Cardigan

October 31, 2013
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Hey Gents, Most of you American readers should remember Mister Rogers. He was a fixture within the world of children’s television for 33 years. The show always started with Mister Rogers entering his home, and while singing “Won’t you be my neighbor?” he changed his shoes to sneakers and put on his cardigan. He seemed [...]

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Squats and Sport Coats: What The Barbell Taught Me About Style

October 17, 2013
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For several months, I was perfecting my low bar squat (one of the movements you would learn by following the Starting Strength program) and got quite used to it, but recently, I’ve decided to switch to a version of the high bar squat.

In theory, they sound pretty similar, but the motor patterns associated with the two differ significantly. Long story short, because of the difference in these movements, I’ve had to retrain myself.

At first, I had a hard time adjusting to the high bar squat, and because of this, I had to drop the weight significantly just so I could focus on the actual movement and not worry about crushing myself under the heavier weight I was used to with the low bar squat.

Anyway, you must be wondering, “How does this relate to personal style?”

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