In a previous article in The Gentleman’s Gazette, we discussed the nature of summer fabrics including linen, seersucker, and fresco; it remains essential reading as we hit the “Dog Days” of summer. In this follow-up, we take a closer look at other aspects and properties of these fabrics as well as some specialty materials that make for excellent summer wear for men who like dressing up no matter the temperature.
Let us once and for all, definitively, answer the question on how many suits a man needs.
Cotton, remarkably, is found in 75% of all men’s garments. This versatile natural fiber forms the backbone of the textile industry, and it’s worth a deeper look for any style-conscious man, as he will most certainly own a substantial amount of cotton over time.
The Oxford Cloth Button Down shirt (or OCBD) is one of those dress shirts that just isn’t a dress shirt. Read more