Look Good For Less

Finding The Perfect Everyday Watch

June 12, 2014
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Your perfect everyday watch, much like your perfect Lean Wardrobe, will depend on your preferences, lifestyle, and budget. Here are a few that you may like, or at the very least, a few that will incite you to explore more and find one on your own.

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How To Score A Bargain (In Person and Online)

May 22, 2014
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Looking good doesn’t mean you have to spend $700 on an outfit – some of the best buys can be found in vintage market stalls and second hand charity shops.

In this article, we’re going to take a look at our top options – both in-person and online – for finding decent yet inexpensive items that will make you look good and complement your existing wardrobe.

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QUANTITY, not Quality: Making the case for “cheap” clothing

August 21, 2013
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The other day before heading to the gym, I threw on a grey T-shirt. I realized I’ve owned this particular tee for a while now, and out of curiosity, I checked the tag sewn into the side seam to see exactly how old it was. The tag read “Sum ’07″.

This made me think… when is it okay to buy affordably? Are cheaper garments really not worth it to buy, or are people just saying that?

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Looks Over Quality: Six Affordable Alternatives to “Definitive” Shoes

July 3, 2013
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Hey Gents,

A while back, I found this post on Bergdorf Goodman’s blog. The title of the post is Gentleman’s Guide to Definitive Shoes, and while I do agree with their selections, I wanted to come up with alternatives to the shoes they presented.

Why? Because while the individual shoe styles they present are great, they feature really, really expensive versions. Naturally, of course, since it’s Bergdorf. I don’t blame ‘em.

If you read through their article and like what you see, but can’t stomach the steep prices, here are some alternatives.

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Style Tenets: Simple thoughts to help guide you in your quest for personal style improvement

January 17, 2013
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When I first started this site, I had a vague idea of what I wanted to cover and how I hoped it would help people. Three years into it, I have a much, much clearer vision of the site’s mission.

These tenets are what guide the site, and they should guide you when developing your own personal style as well.

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