Black Tie Explained

Black Tie & Tuxedos Explained with 1930s Fashion Illustrations

After seeing the black tie outfits at the Oscars, we were quite disappointed, and while it is always easy to critique others, it is more difficult but also more helpful to show great examples of elegant tuxedo outfits. Therefore we decided to create a hands-on black tie series that helps men look dapper in a tuxedo or dinner jacket without having to sacrifice individual style. Read more

Glued/Fused Suit vs. Half Canvas vs. Full Canvas Construction

Glued / Fused Suit vs. Half Canvas vs. Full Canvas Construction

When you go out and buy a suit today, no matter if it’s offline or online, chances are you encounter the terms Glued, Fused, Half Canvas or Full Canvas. But what exactly do these terms mean, and why are some jacket construction techniques better than others?

Many of salesmen use these terms loosely and therefore we want to help you understand what you buy so you get the most value for your money when you buy a suit. Don’t expect the salesman to know what they’re talking about, you should know what you get so you don’t get cheated.

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Pitti Uomo 91

Pitti Uomo 91 – Impressions, DO’s & DON’Ts

It is once again time for some outfits impressions, outfit DO’s & DON’Ts from Pitti Uomo the world’s leading men’s fashion trade show.  Read more

Dress Code Primer

The Dress Code Primer

The way a person dresses is often the first thing to be noticed and subconsciously judged. Is that fair? Certainly not, but it is the way humans work, so instead of fighting one’s DNA it seems smarter to understand how the system of clothes and dress codes work to your advantage. Read more

$500 vs $5000 suit

Difference Between A $500 Custom Suit & $5,000 Bespoke Suit

Recently, we showed you the difference between a $100 vs. $1,000 suit. Today’s post continues in that fashion and highlights the main differences between a $500 custom suit and a $5000 bespoke suit. We share secrets and quality hallmarks so you will get the best value for your money, no matter how much you spend.

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