In recent years, double monks have become quite popular and hence it’s about time for us to discuss the monk strap dress shoe, including its history, what to look for and how to and how not to wear it. Read more
What is a Gentleman? And how do you dress like one? That’s a question many men would like to know how to answer. In today’s interview we talk about it with Bernhard Roetzel, who is the author of the most popular book on the subject. His book, Gentleman: A Timeless Guide to Fashion, has sold over 1 million copies and has been translated into many languages. We’ll also discuss his new book, Bespoke Menswear, wardrobe basics, and much more. Enjoy the interview!
Summer outfits are distinctly different from fall/winter ensembles, and one aspect that is often overlooked is the choice of shoes. Therefore, this guide is all about summer shoes for men and the more casual styles every gentleman should have in his wardrobe. Read more
The other week, I discussed the differences between Bespoke, MTM, and RTW but on top of that, you often read description such as Custom Made, Handmade, or Bench Made but rarely ever machine made. In this guide, I discuss the differences between these terms so you can spot false advertisements more easily, and get a better value for your money.
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.