Splurge-worthy: How to make the final decision on a big purchase

January 25, 2012

How do we strike a balance between affordability and luxury? How do we choose what’s worth the extra coin, and what we should pass on (or at least substitute for a more affordable alternative)?

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They’re not all the same: Picking the RIGHT pair of brown dress shoes

January 19, 2012

To those still stepping up their game, what constitutes a GOOD pair of brown leather dress shoes? Can you just pick any pair that looks brown, and looks leathery? What qualifies as the RIGHT pair of brown shoes? Let’s discuss the details in picture form.

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The Lean Wardrobe: Using High/Low styling to your advantage

January 12, 2012

I’m a big proponent of understanding basic style rules, and then bending those rules (maybe even breaking a couple) to make them your own. Doing so will help you create a personal style that’s completely yours. The idea of high / low style isn’t a new thing, but if you haven’t yet incorporated the idea of it into your daily life, why not?

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Back to Basics: Which socks do I wear with these?

January 5, 2012

I understand there are a bunch of guys still unsure about which socks to choose when figuring out what to wear for the day. So, if you’re a fan of these Back to Basics articles, you might find this one pretty useful.

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Effortless Gent’s 2011 Must-Reads

January 2, 2012

Here are the essential articles of 2011. If you have to read anything from the past year, these would be it. Plus, a word on growth and a note of thanks.

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