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From formal suits to casual sportswear, here's how to make your look really pop.
Contemporary menswear is finally embracing a more adventurous approach to colors, patterns, and cuts, and nowhere is this more apparent than with graphic prints.Granted, all of those zigs, zags, swoops, and jolts of color can make introducing prints into your wardrobe feel ...
 
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You know that "X" stitch on the vent? That's not supposed to stay there.
There is a scourge upon this land. OK, not really. But, seriously, there is one persistent issue that I see all the damn time when it comes to men's overcoats, and considering how easy it is to remedy, it's time we band ...
 
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Small changes; big gains.
Curse New Year and its resolutions. Why must I change? Why must I carve out a beach bod? Why must I strive to be a better, nicer, more humane individual? Because, reader, change is good. Especially when it concerns your personal style. While ...
 
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It was the weirdest year for men's style in recent memory. And that's a good thing.
Pants tell a story. From the billowing bellbottoms of the Summer of Love and beyond, to the "like trousers like mind" ethos espoused by austerity-era, cigarette-legged British punks, it's never just been about covering up your legs. So what do you say ...
 
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When it comes to selecting a timepiece, consider what it’s made of and how it will move with you.
Apart from its primary function of telling the time, the kind of watch you choose to wear can signify many things: style, social status, and hey, even athletic ability. It’s practical, of course, to own multiple watches for a variety of functions ...
 
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Seven outfit ideas that'll guarantee you're the most stylish guy in the room, no matter where you are.
If there was an upside to the Don Draper era of menswear, it’s that you didn’t have to think much about what you wore. Gray or navy suit, white shirt, tie, and wingtips during the week; chinos and an Oxford during the ...
 
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Here's how to stay warm and look good.
Cold weather style is, to put it bluntly, the best. It has boots. It has jackets. It has sweaters. Sweaters! If the worst thing about dressing in the summer is that you don’t get to wear sweaters, then you can be quite ...
 
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Get it right and you’re the king of Christmas.
Buying a fragrance for your partner is daunting. How you choose to smell is so personal and intimate that deciding that for your girlfriend feels presumptuous, like ordering for her in a restaurant. But the reasons that make fragrance tough to buy are ...
 
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One item, a whole bunch of ways to wear it. Here's how to style your suit for every scenario.
For most of the history of the men’s suit, there was only one way to wear it: with a dress shirt and tie. But over the years, this foundational piece of tailoring has extended into a variety of different uses. First came the ...
 
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Clint Bondad shows you how to define your wardrobe with the fundamental white dress shirt, bullet-proof sport coat, and all other classic details of men's dress.
Every morning, you are faced with the same dilemma: What do I wear today? Then you start putting things together. Shirt + pants + shoes + what else? There are times when it works. There are times when it doesn’t.To tip the balance ...
 
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Follow these three easy steps to discover your smell.
You probably have an abstract idea of what your signature scent should be like already. Something manly, something earthy, something not too strong. Something sexy. But finding it has so far proven impossible. Because every time you've gone to a department store ...
 
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Tailor Thomas Finney narrows down just what you need to consider.
When it comes to getting your perfect, made-to-measure suit, knowledge is power. And no one knows what to consider more effectively than a tailor who makes those suits. In this case: Thomas Finney, the Brooklyn-based menswear designer with a background in custom ...
 
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It really is incredible what an avocado can do.
Dressing up for Halloween is the best. Dressing up for Halloween and having 97 props and pieces with you is the worst. If you want the best of both worlds, a one-item (or if you're adventurous, two-item) outfit can be a killer ...
 
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Winter (or travel to a cold place) is coming.
The term "knitwear" can bring up all sorts of horrible PTSD fashion connotations for a man, of misshapen cardigans and itchy fibers on the constant verge of inferno, unflattering colors, and boring, stuffy layers. But things are different now... better. Knitwear has found ...
 
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When to wear brogues, hiking boots, Chelsea boots, loafers, etc.
Chances are your shoe closet consists of racks of different sneakers imaginable and a single pair of leather shoes for every occasion: work, weddings, that job-defining meeting, and all those events labeled as black-tie.Just as you wouldn’t use the same shoes during ...
 
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Crisper weather and seasonal styles mean a whole different set of rules.
Wedding season is upon us—which means that there's a good chance that you're going to have to attend one some day soon. But dressing for an end-of-year wedding has a different set of requirements than a summer one does. For one thing, ...
 
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Lose the tie and follow these tips
Classic suits aren't going anywhere: that much is obvious. But as men dress better and better (a good thing), there has been a collective effort to step to the fore (an even better thing). That's where the air tie came in. Pioneered by ...
 
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From weekend to work week, here's how to wear the style staple.
The denim jacket may have roots in workwear, but nowadays it's become a different beast entirely. It's not just a classic, it's remarkably versatile—if you know how to style it the right way. That's where we come in. We've pulled together three ...
 
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From chocolate to tobacco, not since the Seventies has it been so hip.
At my mother’s second wedding (there were another three to follow), my sister and I were dressed in special outfits made entirely from shades of brown. I still have a photograph of me, looking quite furious, in my dark brown cotton shorts ...
 
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Here's how every man can strike gold. Or silver. Or bronze.
Men's jewelry: two words quite likely to cause a shudder. If it doesn't conjure memories of Mr T, then it's the gold-dripping cab drivers outside Rome/Barcelona/Milan airport, who—while cool in their own way—are hardly the kind of gent we want to imitate ...
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