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
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When an invitation reads Black Tie, Black Tie Optional, Evening Wear or Dinner Jacket, that means you wear a tuxedo. Traditionally that means a black or midnight blue tuxedo, Read more
In menswear, one of the most discussed topics is the correct sleeve length of shirts, jackets and the combination thereof.
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
One of the things that people get wrong all the time is the distinction and meaning of the terms Ready to Wear, Off the Rack, Made to Order, Made to Measure, and Bespoke. Therefore, I decided to create a guide that clearly explains what these terms mean, how they are (ab)used and what you need to know, so you don’t get fooled when you buy clothing.