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Why you don’t need a fashion guru or personal stylist to discover your own style

September 18, 2012
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Who’s to say something is absolutely good style or absolutely terrible style? Everyone has slightly different taste, and in all honesty, no one is fully right or wrong.

So where does that leave you, the student of style? How are you supposed to decipher if you’re stylish, if you’re trendy, or if you just missed the mark all together?

Well, here’s how.

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The most concise, useful, and informative guide on how to dress “Business Casual”, ever

August 7, 2012
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Today we’re going to tackle the ever-elusive topic: Business Casual dress code. Sadly, the concept of Business Casual isn’t always understood. I say “sadly” because it happens to be one of the most common dress codes in the professional workplace.

By the end of this article, you’ll be able to confidently dress for any situation that calls for this type of attire. Lucky you!

Read on for the most concise, useful, and informative Business Casual guide EVER, in the history of the universe.

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Back to Basics: The difference between a dress shirt and a sport shirt

July 24, 2012
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Do you know the difference between a dress shirt and a sport shirt? Most guys consider dress shirts to be anything that buttons down the front with long sleeves and a collar.

There are actually plenty of differences as you’ll soon see. Knowledge is power, so continue reading and get to know the subtle (and not-so-subtle) differences… right now!

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Spotlight On: Wearing shirting on your legs + how to wear bright color… down there

July 5, 2012
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You know that oxford cloth button-down shirt I always tell you about? The staple that every man should have at least four of in his closet? Well, Bonobos took that fabric, and made pants out of them. How brilliant! Click through to check them out, along with some tips on how to pull off brightly-colored pants.

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Five Tips on Dressing to Flatter the Short(er) Body Type

June 28, 2012

The average height of the American male is just above 5’9”, which means there are over 80 million men who might be considered “short” in the United States alone. At 5’6”, I’m one of them, and I can tell you from personal experience how hard it is to find clothes that fit well off the rack.

You don’t need to dress “taller”. The goal shouldn’t be to stack up as many imaginary inches as possible. Instead—and this goes for men of any height—you should dress to flatter your body type.

So, before you go out and buy platform shoes and a pinstripe suit, here are five simple pieces of advice for men of modest height.

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