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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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Where does EG shop online? + A few Black Friday deals for this week

November 20, 2012
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In the spirit of the once-yearly, weekend-long shopping orgy called Black Friday / Cyber Monday we Americans like to subject ourselves to, I thought I’d talk a little bit today about where I shop online.

Let me preface this by saying that I’m not a fan of shopping just to shop. I buy with a purpose, and I always focus on a Lean Wardrobe… so I buy what I need and only what I need. I always encourage you guys to do the same.

That being said, if there is something you need, this coming weekend may be the one to acquire it, since there WILL be deals out there.

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The Endorsement: The one thing every man MUST HAVE in his closet

August 10, 2011

All this talk about a man’s essential wardrobe and what real, down-to-earth guys need in their closets can be a little overwhelming for most dudes. You know why? Most of us don’t like shopping. Sure, there are a small subset of us who do, but in general, dudes don’t want to do it.

So, let’s just say you only make one single purchase all year. Just ONE singular item. What should that thing be?

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