Spotlight On: Favorite picks from Frank & Oak

October 24, 2012
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I wanted to shine a little light on Frank & Oak, a Montreal-based clothing upstart selling basics and more around the $25 – $50 range.

A few of you guys mentioned F & O to me in previous articles’ comments, and although I’ve heard of them, haven’t really had the opportunity to evaluate them up close.

I finally had a chance to see exactly what the deal is, and bottom line (if you haven’t already), I suggest you add them to your short list of places to shop.

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Ask the Readers: Is your style better off today than it was one year ago?

October 19, 2012
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Plenty can happen in a year, especially when you’re taking active steps to improve your personal style. Today’s Ask the Readers question asks you to be a bit reflective about the journey you’ve been on, and how you’ve been improving, if at all.

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All In The Details: Are you committing any of these 26 outfit blunders?

October 17, 2012
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So, I was inspired to write this article yesterday morning before meeting K for lunch. I was sitting in Specialty’s, this sandwich / salad / lunch place, the kind of quick eatery ubiquitous in downtown areas filled with corporate offices.

The restaurant wasn’t super crowded, and apparently I had nothing better to do since I found myself casually observing what my former fellow cube-dwellers were wearing. I noticed many of them making the same mistakes… style basics that the veteran EG reader has probably mastered by now (go YOU!)

I started jotting these things down and realized this would be a great start to the perfect list of things to make sure you’re NOT doing.

Hopefully you find this list helpful, or if you’re a more advanced reader, as an opportunity to review.

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The Perfect Fit: Dress and Sport Shirts

October 12, 2012
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We harp on the importance of fit all the time here at EG… but what exactly constitutes a great fit? I’ll attempt to explain this in a series of articles. Let’s call them “The Perfect Fit”. How appropriate!

For the first installment of this impromptu series, let’s start off simple.

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Style and Self-Sabotage: Avoid getting in the way of your own progress

October 9, 2012
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Think back to when you first started on this style journey. Remember all the uncertainty you faced? All the questions that arose and the seemingly endless number of options that laid before you. Sorta made your head spin, didn’t it?

Maybe that sounds like your situation right now. Or! Maybe you’ve already been on this path for a couple weeks or months, but you’re still learning and realizing it’s an ongoing process.

This article will help you identify the things that can sabotage your efforts at style self-improvement, and what you should do to avoid them. Read on for more!

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