Sunday Shop: The “Long Weekend” Edition, REES, sales, combo deals, and more

September 1, 2013
rees denim jacket

Welcome to another Sunday Shop update! If you’re new around here, Sunday Shop is a semi-regular weekend update where I talk a bit about the small business side of EG. I also use this time to mention any product specials or sweet deals I’ve come across.

I’ve been a bit quiet on the shop updates because I’ve been heads-down every single day working on the Cladright Association, our soon-to-be-released membership site.

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How Can Classic Style Also Be Exciting? A chat with Uncle Beebo

August 28, 2013

Welcome to another installment of Signature Style! I’m excited to feature Mr. Jeremy Branch today. For you Tumblr folk, you may know him as Uncle Beebo.

I first discovered Jeremy while browsing through the Tumblrverse, seeing how people are putting together patterns and colors. What drew me in to his Tumblr is the way he incorporates little twists (using color, pattern, and details) into a very classic style of dress.

Basically, it’s the exact style I love to follow, and the same style I always encourage you to pursue.

Why do I encourage you to adopt a classic style? Click to read on…

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

August 21, 2013
tag thumb

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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The Navy Polo: Five ways to wear one!

August 14, 2013
navy polo

There are certain items that just work well on most guys… items that stand the test of time, through passing fashions and styles. Taking such an item and making it the centerpiece of your outfit by nailing the fit and style can elevate you above anyone else in the room, simply by using a classic piece the right way.

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Patterns 101: All you need to know about wearing, mixing, and matching patterns

July 31, 2013

Ever get tired of wearing only solid colors? I mean, how interesting can your combinations of gray, white, khaki, and navy really get? Sure, you may throw in teal, eggplant, or plum once in a while, but still, things tend to get boring fast.

Hence, the importance of pattern! You should include pattern in your everyday outfits. Pattern will add some dimension, texture, and visual interest to whatever you’re wearing.

What’s that, you say? You’re not sure exactly how to incorporate pattern with other items in your closet?

Well, good thing you’re here with us today.

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