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Cocktail Attire For Men

Cocktail Attire For Men – Dress Code Guide For Weddings, Parties & Events

When you receive an invitation nowadays, it may read Cocktail Attire, Black Tie Optional, or Formal, but what exactly does that mean? Read more

The Charcoal Brown Suit

The Charcoal Brown Suit

One of the most underutilized suit colors in this day in age is certainly brown. Men who wear suits to work often go for navy, charcoal, grey or anything in between, but brown is not really on their radar unless they wear sport coats. Read more

Classic Men's Style in Fashion Illustration Ads

1930s Fashion Ads & Hats

It has been a while since we’ve had some fashion illustrations, and recently I examined a number of beautifully illustrated menswear ads from 1935 which I would like to present today.  Clearly at the time, the general level and formality of clothing style Read more

1930's Summer Suits

Linen & Wool Summer Suit Fashions in the 1930’s

After we published our Gentlemen of Style ebook, we paused our coverage of vintage men’s fashion illustrations for a while, but now it is summer and there are a few ensembles I don’t want to keep from you any longer! Read more

Norfolk Jacket Guide

The Norfolk Jacket Guide – History, Style & How to Buy

Sportscoats and odd jackets are quite popular today but their origins lay in the riding jackets of the 19th century and Norfolk jacket, which is one of the most characteristic sportscoats ever invented. Read more

15 Style Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Gentlemen of Style & 15 Style Mistakes Ebook

Take a look at our 170-pages of men’s fashion illustrations, commentary and more.

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