A Darker Blue Shirt is Your Answer to Everything

July 3, 2017

A Darker Blue Shirt Is Your Answer To Everything

We’ve written before about how your shirt wardrobe should revolve around basic whites and light blues. And how you can…

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J. Crew Color or Brooklyn Bar Menu Item?

March 27, 2017

J. Crew Color Or Brooklyn Bar Menu Item?

Below are twenty items. Ten are actual names for colors you’ll find on J. Crew’s website, which they used to…

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A Rundown of Oxford Shirt Colors

February 20, 2017

A Rundown Of Oxford Shirt Colors

I hesitate to call anything a staple, but I can’t imagine getting by without a handful of oxford-cloth button-down shirts…

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Reconsidering Black Shoes

February 15, 2017

Reconsidering Black Shoes

Black shoes have gotten a bum rap over the years. As Pete once noted, switching to brown footwear has become…

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Real People: Playing with Fall Colors

November 14, 2016

Real People: Playing With Fall Colors

Ever wonder why fall wardrobe colors are what they are? Some of it is to reflect the mood of the…

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The Advantage of Simple Colors

October 19, 2016

The Advantage Of Simple Colors

There’s a guy on StyleForum who likes to give me heck for wearing simple colors. According to him, my choices…

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Real People: Wearing Navy Trousers

September 26, 2016

Real People: Wearing Navy Trousers

Navy is a linchpin in men’s wardrobes. It’s a staple color for suits and sport coats, great for knitwear, and…

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A Basic Guide to Sport Coat + Trouser Combinations

August 22, 2016

A Basic Guide To Sport Coat + Trouser Combinations

So you’ve bought a new jacket, or eyeing something on the rack, and you’re wondering what kind of trousers would…

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Real People: Playing Hot and Cold

July 20, 2016

Real People: Playing Hot And Cold

Summer isn’t just the time for warm weather. It’s also a good time to break out warmer colors.  In color…

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Q and Answer: How Useful are Navy Trousers?

July 14, 2016

Q And Answer: How Useful Are Navy Trousers?

Oliver writes to ask: How useful are navy trousers? I recently bought a pair and can’t seem to match them…

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Playing with Shirt Colors

May 16, 2016

Playing With Shirt Colors

It’s been said that Italians are more experimental with their jackets, whereas the English are more adventurous with their shirts….

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Not So Secret: A Solid Navy Tie Goes with Everything

March 21, 2016

Not So Secret: A Solid Navy Tie Goes With Everything

It’s no secret to anyone who’s been reading our blog for a while, but a solid-colored navy tie goes with…

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The Monochromatic Tailored Look

February 11, 2016

The Monochromatic Tailored Look

Monochrome has been popular lately in the fashion world – partly as a reaction to the all-out dandyism that took…

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Getting Tan in November

November 25, 2015

Getting Tan In November

Tan shoes can be tricky to wear, especially during the colder months. Most men rely on dark jackets with lighter-colored…

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