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The Laws of The Game | Volume: 7 | It's Your Shoes, Stupid

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

Gents, in the same vein, it’s your shoes, stupid.

It’s this column’s charge to provide sartorial advice in a way that translates to real world success.

I’m not saying anything new, of course, as in man’s attempt to woo the fairer sex (or the same sex for that matter), nothing is more commonly known than “women [people] judge men on their shoes.

The Laws of The Game | Volume: 7 | It's Your Shoes, Stupid

The Laws of The Game | Volume: 6 | Four Horsemen of The Wardrobe Apocalypse

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

Judging one's wardrobe doesn't require a divine event. Indeed, the start of a new year is a good time to make an assessment.
Like the Four Horsemen, there are four main mistakes that can plague your wardrobe. The goal of this article is sartorial salvation - let the sermon commence.
The Laws of The Game | Volume: 6 | Four Horsemen of The Wardrobe Apocalypse

The Laws of The Game | Volume: 5 | What is That, Velvet?

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

Most men have a familiarity with the common suit description of “Supers”, e.g., Super 100s, Super 120s, Super 150s, etc. (Note: “Super” is a certification only used in U.S.). 

These designations are based upon the thread diameter, which is measured in “microns.”  
The Laws of The Game | Volume: 5 | What is That, Velvet?

The Laws of The Game | Volume: 4 | Dress For Who You Are

Posted by Craig Schroeder on

This was, of course, a dichotomy made out of simplicity, but there are numerous variations that I did not previously discuss, including, e.g., dark hair with dark skin.  For further reading on the subject, I strongly suggest picking up a copy of Alan Flusser’s Dressing the Man if you don’t already own a copy.  It’s a great coffee table book and reference guide.   
The Laws of The Game | Volume: 4 | Dress For Who You Are

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