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What's the Difference Between a Blazer, a Sportcoat, and a Suit Jacket?

Posted by Dan Fox on

To any man just getting their feet wet in the world of menswear, a blazer, sport coat, and suit jacket look extremely alike. You may be thinking they can be used interchangeably without anyone noticing, and it’s likely you haven’t been told otherwise. Minor details make a world of difference for any piece in menswear — none more than when choosing between a sportcoat, blazer, and suit jacket. Fortunately, this guide on all three of these classic staples will help you identify their differences and when you’re best off wearing each piece. Blazers The first blazers were created for the...

What's the Difference Between a Blazer, a Sportcoat, and a Suit Jacket?

Brown Shoes — How to Incorporate Them Into Any Outfit

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

Coordinating every aspect of your fit to establish a consistent look and tone represents a challenge for gentlemen everywhere. Bringing your outfit together, from your suit’s lining to your tie, pocket square, socks, and even your shoes, can help you redefine your style and create a proper sartorial fit for every occasion. Finding the appropriate footwear for every event that fits a wide range of styles can prove challenging for most men.  However, you don’t need a bespoke men’s tailor to tell you that brown shoes can be one of the most versatile pieces in your entire wardrobe. Whether you...

Brown Shoes — How to Incorporate Them Into Any Outfit

Which Shirt Collar Style Is Right for You?

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

When it comes to putting the finishing touches on your suit, picking a shirt collar style complements your style and fits the event is crucial. Different collar styles fit your unique bespoke suiting needs, and choosing the right one for your upcoming event can make or break your style for the evening. A button-down collar might be perfectly suitable for a date night but would feel out of place in the boardroom.  Fortunately for discerning gentlemen, multiple shirt collar options are available to make your custom suit the perfect fit for every occasion. Knowing which style works best in a...

Which Shirt Collar Style Is Right for You?

Settling the Debate — Belts Vs. Suspenders for Bespoke Suits

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

                  When it comes to a gentleman wearing a bespoke suit, the accessories play an important role in completing your fit. The choice in ties, the material of your suit, and even the colors of your shoes and socks are all essentials of looking like your distinguished self. However, one part of your fit that you may have considered interchangeable comes down to the age-old question — do you wear a belt or opt for suspenders?  As gentlemen have endured the belts vs. suspenders debate, figuring out the right situations where each...

Settling the Debate — Belts Vs. Suspenders for Bespoke Suits