During the summer wedding season, I get lots of questions of the "What should I wear?" variety. What's appropriate? What colors? What kind of neckwear? And so on. I've written before about how to dress for a summer wedding in the city, country, or garden, but here are a few general tips and guidelines for looking your best when you're attending someone's special day. VIEW MORE ▶︎
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Like a brown suit, a plaid suit is definitely a next step proposition once you've gotten comfortable with the basics and decided it's time to expand your style vocabulary. The distinctive look of a plaid suit screams sartorial sophistication and when worn properly, can show that you've graduated from solids and into a new realm filled with possibilities. In addition to—and perhaps despite—its uniqueness, a plaid suit is extremely versatile. Over the next couple of weeks I'll be posting looks that showcase the several ways you can wear it, but to kick things off here's some inspiration for how to wear a grey plaid three piece suit. VIEW MORE ▶︎
I bet that headline got your attention, right? As part of their men's fall fashion preview, Playboy invited me to contribute a post on burgundy accent pieces. Burgundy happens to be one of my favorite colors in addition to simply being a fantastic color for fall. Click here to read my piece on Playboy, featuring the gorgeous Elena Romanova—I would classify this link as mostly safe for work (i.e. no nudity) but perhaps not appropriate for all workplaces—and read on to see my look featuring my Alton Lane brown suit with burgundy accents. Men's Style Blog Fashion Grooming He Spoke Style VIEW MORE ▶︎
An unfortunate pant style from the early 2010s reminiscent of the Hammer Pants of the 1980s popularized by Stanley Burell.
A young, urban, heterosexual male with liberal political views, an interest in fashion, and a refined sense of taste.
A man’s comfortable jacket, typically made of velvet, formerly worn while smoking after dinner.
An ankle-length boot made with a suede upper and a crepe leather sole.
A type of outer garment that is half shirt, half jacket. Kind of both. But not either.
A multicolored diamond pattern, sometimes with overplaid, usually in wool; originally knitted in England on hand frames, it is now made by machines and applied primarily to socks and sweaters.
A trend in fashion in which clothing designed for athletic workouts at a gymnasium, sometimes termed activewear, is worn outside of the gym to go to the office or shopping or other social occasions.
A small, thin suitcase that is used especially for carrying papers and documents.
The height, distance and spacing of a coat’s front buttons relative to its front edge and waist.
A man who places particular importance upon physical appearance, refined language, and leisurely hobbies, pursued with the appearance of nonchalance in a cult of Self.
Clothing that is sewn from a standard-sized based pattern.
A unisex fashion trend characterized by unpretentious, average-looking clothing.
A summer wedding in the country is a chance to have a little fun and mix things up. For some reason, a quilt is one of the first things that comes to mind when I think of the country. It may be because my mother is an accomplished quilter and lives on a street with the word ‘country’ in its name, but regardless, it’s definitely an association I make. It is also the inspiration for this look that I put together for a summer wedding in the country. VIEW MORE ▶︎
It has been great to see more and more couples choosing to have their summer wedding outdoors. Not only does a garden provide a beautiful setting for a beautiful day, but from a style perspective, it lends itself to a little more casual and relaxed approach to getting dressed up. Here's a look that offers some inspiration on what to wear to a summer garden wedding. VIEW MORE ▶︎
Summer wedding season is currently in full effect and chances are you're probably attending one yourself. With such a variety of approaches to wedding ceremonies and venues, it can be difficult to know what's appropriate to wear for any given celebration. To offer a little inspiration, here is the first in a series of three posts on how to dress for a summer wedding. VIEW MORE ▶︎