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The Laws of The Game | Volume: 3 | Become Who You Are

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

Dressing intelligently begins with a few simple methods. "Personal color strategy,” as menswear guru Alan Flusser has written extensively on (see Alan Flusser’s “Dressing The Man” for more information), is an art that most men know nothing about.
The Laws of The Game | Volume: 3 | Become Who You Are

The Laws of The Game | Volume: 2 | The Pornography of Fit

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

While proper fit is difficult to define, it can be learned. Indeed, there are certain laws, if adhered to, that can lead to it. I have not included an exhaustive list of these rules, as they are numerous. Instead, I’ll focus on those rules that most men violate to their sartorial peril. This column is about advancing the cause of personal style and that all begins with knowing a few of the ubiquitous mistakes and correcting them.

The Laws of The Game | Volume: 2 | The Pornography of Fit

The Laws of The Game | Volume: 1 | The Hand of God

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

Dressing well is also governed by laws. There are inummerable “rules” about what is the correct way to wear garments, matching of color, etc.  And, like the hand of God, at times the conscious breaking of the rules becomes the stuff of legend. Take for instance the wide lapels on almost all of Tom Ford’s men’s suit jackets; they are large and out of proportion with the rest of the garment, and likely with its eventual wearer’s body. Yet, this breaking of the rule is Tom Ford’s celebrated and lucrative “style.” So much for adhering to rules.
The Laws of The Game | Volume: 1 | The Hand of God

To Tweed, or Not to Tweed

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

To tweed or not to tweed? When choosing an elegant option for any affair, tweed should certainly be under consideration. Synonymous with elegance and luxury, tweed suits may be known as “the professor's fit,” but they can be one of the most sophisticated outfits to create. Before diving deep into the world of tweed, let’s explore the intricacies of tweed and how to maximize your suit to get the look you desire. What Is Tweed? Tweed is a highly versatile and functional workwear fabric combined with warmth and moisture resistance without compromising quality and elegance. It’s believed that tweed came...

To Tweed, or Not to Tweed

The Best Fabrics for a Wedding Suit

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Your wedding day is the happiest day of your life — you should dress accordingly. Picking out the perfect suit for your wedding can become a long process. Gentlemen have to select their preferred suit style, fit, and whether they want a traditional tie or bow tie. Among the most critical decisions they have to make regarding their wedding suit revolves around the type of fabric they choose.  Picking the best fabric for your big day requires you to consider different factors to ensure you're looking your best while waiting for your partner to walk down the aisle. The seasonal...

The Best Fabrics for a Wedding Suit