Should Men Wear Pleated Pants

Should Men Wear Pleated Pants?

British born actor Cary Grant (1904 – 1986) walking outdoors wearing a pinstripe jacket and a hat, 1940s. (Photo by Getty Images)

For some, the very mention of pleated pants is enough to evoke flashbacks to the worst menswear fashions of the ‘80s and ‘90s. With current trends favoring flat-front cuts, the question of whether you should wear pleats today is often answered with a resounding “no.” It’s time we shed our existing negative perceptions and rethink pleated pants; you can definitely wear them, and we’ll tell you how.

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Ironing Essentials - Guide to Ironing Part I

Essential Ironing Tools – Part I The Complete Guide to Ironing

The amount of cuff Sven Raphael Schneider like to show

The amount of cuff Sven Raphael Schneider like to show

Those who appreciate classic tailoring take considerable time and care when selecting the clothes they buy and wear. A similar level of dedication is needed to maintain and protect your investment. Knowing how to iron your dress shirts, trousers, and tailored jackets is a useful skill to keep you looking sharp; on the other hand, ironing incorrectly can ruin your clothes. In the first of our three-part series, we talk about the preparations and equipment you need for successful ironing and explain the process of ironing a dress shirt.

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How to Wear Yellow

How to Wear Yellow as a Menswear Color

Continuing our series on how to wear certain colors, we move from two underrated menswear hues, green and orange, and one overrated one, black, to one that some men are reluctant to use because of its brightness or tone: yellow. As an accent, yellow pairs exceptionally well with classic menswear colors, and the range of tones it includes makes it quite versatile when featured as a larger article of clothing such as a sports coat.

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how pants should fit

How Pants Should Fit

Dress pants and trousers are often neglected when it comes to fit. While the jacket receives most of the attention, a well-fitting pair of pants is a piece of art. While some legs are easier to fit properly than other, certain aspects of a nicely fitting pair of pants can be achieved by anyone. In today’s guide we discuss how pants should fit, what mistakes you should avoid and what you must pay attention to, in order to end up with perfectly fitting pants, khakis or trousers.

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black tie pocket guide

Introducing the Black Tie & Tuxedo Pocket Guide

Over the last few years, we have reviewed the tuxedos and dinner jackets at the Oscars. Sadly most of those men have terrible black tie outfits despite the fact they have a lot of money but as the old saying goes:”Money can’t buy you style.” Read more