Framing Your Face

Do you know which collar fits your face? There are many types of men’s dress shirt collars. Button down, spread, straight, narrow point, cutaway, band, club, eyelet, button tab and more. Collars frame your face and thus shape the picture you present to the world. So we’ve put together some quick tips for how to choose…

Dressing the Athlete

How do athletes show off their cut physiques while still looking dapper? Athletic builds are often the most difficult to dress, especially when it comes to men’s suits. Off the rack and even made to measure are cut for the ‘average’ body type and that typically does not include anyone over 6’ feet or with…

Lethal Links: The History of the Cufflink

If cufflinks could kill, which would you choose? Cufflinks are a great way to showcase attention to detail, personal style and immaculate sophistication. They can be sharp and subtle, like a snub nosed .38 Colt, and elevate a strong look. Think Steve McQueen in Bullitt. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lbs_nYW3-o) Cufflinks first emerged as a standard piece of men’s…

Knot Standard’s Dos and Don’ts

Every well-dressed man knows there is a real and critical difference between fashion and style. Fashion is a seasonal phenomenon that is constantly changing. One minute hot pink boutonniere buttonholes are in, the next they’re passé. Style, on the other hand, is classic. Men’s style rules have remained relatively constant for more than a century.…

What is Ivy Style?

Custom made suits may be necessary for the office but once upon a time they were de rigueur on American college campuses as well. This was especially true among the affluent Ivy League universities in New England at mid 20th century. We are delighted today to see the return to fashion of the sartorially swank…