How are we doing? I want to hear from you, + a few announcements

March 7, 2012

Nothing is better than real feedback, right? I can assume everything’s grand, but, what if it’s not? What if I’m completely wrong? (Not usually the case, but still.)

This is your opportunity to REALLY let me know what it is you’d like from this site. Here are some places you could start:

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The Endorsement: Tourists, travel, and tastebuds… plus a giveaway!

March 1, 2012

Not sure if you knew this about me, but one thing I’m more passionate about than style and clothing is travel. I’m not much of the visit-three-days-and-hit-up-all-the-tourist-spots type of guy. I’m more of the stay-a-while-to-wander-and-explore type of traveler… especially when time allows. One aspect I really enjoy about traveling is trying the food of that region. Even if it’s just another city here in the US, each place has its own unique cuisine and tastes, and I think the best way to get to know a place is to try the food.

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Three steps to initiate big changes, starting right now

February 28, 2012

When it comes to weeding out your closet, improving your style, taking the time to stock up with the necessary essentials and classic pieces, you know you need to take action… but how do you do it if you’re not strongly motivated to re-invent yourself?

Ultimately you’ll feel better about yourself and you’ll definitely look better, but you have to start somewhere. This list should help you get started.

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Ask The Readers: What’s your organization strategy?

February 23, 2012

An ever-present topic has inspired today’s Ask The Readers segment. I’ve gotten several requests for articles on how to better organize clothing. Some people have an overwhelming amount of denim, or ties, or something else, and they don’t know how to best keep it in order.

So I turn the tables on you, the awesome EG community. Let’s hear what your organization strategy is.

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Step away from the Dad Jeans: Identifying the symptoms of DJS and how to cure yourself, once and for all

February 21, 2012

Dad Jeans are often seen in the wild worn in conjunction with mock turtlenecks, windbreakers, New Balance “walking” shoes (you know the kind – uber-white, with a sole so big it looks like a platform shoe), and a generally dismissive attitude towards fashion.

Here’s how to further identify it, and to prevent yourself from contracting DJS.

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