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WHY DON’T YOU NEED BLACK SUITS ANYMORE?

WHY DON’T YOU NEED BLACK SUITS ANYMORE?

Aside from gray, blue, and brown, there is one other color in the world of men’s suiting that’s fairly widely seen, and that’s black. But for how popular and ubiquitous it’s become, the question remains: is it truly a good look for most men? Let’s find out. Why Are Black Suits So Widely Seen Today?  The fact that the typical…

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What Is the Best Fabric to Wear in Hot Weather?

What Is the Best Fabric to Wear in Hot Weather?

Whether you are choosing fabric to sew clothes for your business, casual strolls or going outs, cotton and linen are fibers that will do the trick. Let’s have a look at their properties and see what makes them so suitable for the summer heat. Cotton: Soft, moisture-absorbing, breathable, from semi-sheer to opaque Linen: Slubby, softens with each washing, moisture-absorbing, breathable…

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HOW TO WEAR A SUIT AT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY?

HOW TO WEAR A SUIT AT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY?

Have you ever wondered “should I wear a suit to college and university, and if so, how?” Well, that is not an easy question to answer. But the following points will probably help you. Don’t Dress up. Dress Down Yes, dressing up is not for you, if you want to adapt well to the university environment. When people around all…

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SHIRT’S COLLAR STYLES

SHIRT’S COLLAR STYLES

ON THE FACE OF THINGS Unlike other less visible accoutrements such as hosiery or shirt cuffs, the shirt collar is an integral and highly revealing gesture of personal style. All sophisticated dressers have arrived at one or more collar styles that best highlight their unique features while adding a bit of dash along the way. The following men illustrate how…

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EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SUIT FABRIC

EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SUIT FABRIC

Worsted This is the most common fabric used for suits and refers to wool or wool-blend cloth with a smooth surface. It is woven from smooth, neatly twisted yarns that have been combed. Prince Of Wales (POW) It is also referred to generically as Glen plaid, as it is developed from the Glen Urquhart check worn by the gamekeepers of…

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A STORY OF THE MODERN DRESS SHIRT

A STORY OF THE MODERN DRESS SHIRT

Throughout most of the nineteenth century, all gentleman underclothing was made of linen. The word “linen” became a generic term for a man‘s underwear. The dress shirt functioned exactly like the modern T-shirt by keeping sweat away from the outer garments while protecting the body from the coarse outerwear materials. However, propriety demanded that only its collar and cuff be…

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