Fashion

Proportion – the Foundation of Style (p.1): Proportion for Jackets, Trousers and Accessories

Proportion – the Foundation of Style (p.1): Proportion for Jackets, Trousers and Accessories

( Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion – Alan Flusser) Inappropriately scaled clothing is the root cause for the contemporary man’s current lack of sartorial distinction. Obsolescence in menswear is built upon the manipulation of the classic proportions, sometimes in ways that do not flatter, as flared bottoms, overly shouldered jackets, and square-toed shoes attest. It is…

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Formal as Black Tie – A thorough guide

Formal as Black Tie – A thorough guide

Whereas most of us choose clothes based on our lifestyle, black tie gives us a chance to choose a lifestyle around our clothes. Especially around this time of year, when the holidays are full of opportunities for formal occasions — a night out at the ball, an opera event, of a fancy party. It’s easier to mark an occasion when…

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Japanese, Korean & Chinese Menswear – Classic Styles

Japanese, Korean & Chinese Menswear – Classic Styles

When people talk about the most stylish men in the world, odds are they’re referring to the Italians for their apparent effortlessness at looking good, or to the British with their dignified elegance. But distinct and stylish menswear traditions have emerged elsewhere around the globe, as well–and today we’ll focus on those of Japan, China, and South Korea. It’s no surprise that…

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