Proper Garment Care Every Gent Should Know, Part One: Suits

June 12, 2012

Whether you are new to mens style or a veteran, there comes a time when, through the barrage of differing opinions, any man may become confused as to how to care for and store their nicer garments.

Today, we shall attempt to create a clear-cut, but simple, guide to suits and, over the next few sections, the respective clothes that go with them (shirts, ties, et cetera).

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Look Good In Any Body (of Water): How to buy and wear swim trunks

June 7, 2012
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Whether you live in a chilly city like us or not, you’re bound to hit the beach at some point (or a lake, or your neighborhood pool). Making conscious style decisions shouldn’t end just because (most of) your clothes are coming off.

Here’s how to continue looking good even when wearing only one article of clothing.

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How a Good Wardrobe Foundation Will Make Your Style Reinvention Much Easier

June 5, 2012

There’s an easy way for you to make your style reinvention a lot easier, and it’s simply by establishing a good wardrobe foundation.

Very few men do this when they start working on their style. Instead they start investing in all the latest trends, without any know-how to pull them off.

Building a good foundation first is a much better way to go about it. It not only teaches you the basics on putting an outfit together, but you’ll have a wardrobe that trendy items can easily be added to.

I’ll explain how this all works, but first I’ll tell you…

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Can’t stand shopping? End the pain quickly by shopping more effectively

May 31, 2012

As much as we talk about what to buy, where to buy it, and how to wear it, that all doesn’t change one simple fact: most of us don’t like shopping in the first place.

Some of us do, sure, but I bet there’s a silent majority of you out there who don’t.

I also bet that some of you go through EG all amped because you’re now armed with the knowledge of what to buy, where to buy it, and how to wear it… but when it comes time to actually GO OUT and buy the stuff, you’re thinking, “FFFFF me, I hate shopping.”

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Ask The Readers: Would YOU find a personal style consultation helpful?

May 29, 2012

Since releasing The Effortless Guide to Graduating Your Style, I’ve gotten some great feedback from those who are currently going through the manual. A few have even suggested I do personal style consultations for the extremely motivated who want to make sure they get the most out of GYS.

Interesting suggestion!

My question to you is this: Would YOU find a personal style consultation helpful?

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