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Tips On Choosing Blue and Grey Suits For Business

When you are at your favorite clothing store, what are the first few preferences that go through your mind? “Is this the style that I like to wear? Do they have my size? How can I stay within my budget while getting the clothes that I want?” Consciously or unconsciously, individuals that are shopping for…

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The Birth of Cool: Defining Swagger

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Privelege customers have swagger. You know it when you see it. It’s an attitude. It’s a style. It’s a feeling. Walking down the street, a man with swagger has confidence that he can handle whatever the day is going to throw his way. He keeps his cool, assured in the deep-seated knowledge that he works from the…

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The Allure of Classic Style

  The Allure of Classic Style   There’s just something about a man in a well-fitted suit who’s well-groomed; this is true, at least, according to a blog from The GentleManual about what women find most appealing when it comes to a man’s style. Apparently, if a man knows how to wear a suit and when the appropriate time is…

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Sunglasses Inside

Contrary to belief, no gentleman outside of the blind should wear sunglasses inside. When inside, there are many places you can place your sunglasses such the top of your head, in your hand or even resting on the back of your neck. However, there is

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The Super Fabrics

When dealing with men’s bespoke or custom suiting, you will often hear the terms super 100’s used. The numbers denote the fineness or thinness of the individual fibers that are spun in the yarn which is woven into the cloth and sewn into a suit. The higher the number, the thinner the fibers, hence the…

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Seersucker

Seersucker is a thin puckered all-cotton fabric that is commonly striped or chequered and usually worn in the Spring and Summer seasons. The word “seersucker” is Persian and originates from the words sheer and shakar which mean “milk and sugar”. It is said that the smooth and rough stripe texture of the fabric resembled milk…

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Shirt Collar Styles

When picking or having a dress shirt made, one of the first steps is understanding what collar you prefer. The spread collar is the most popular today while the traditional choice is the classicp collar also known as the forward point collar, but has fallen out of favor with many for its inability to be…

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The Side Vent

The averge man only pays attention to what he can see in the mirror. But the Privélege man understands details are all around us. The vent is the slit on the backside of blazers, sport coats and suit jackets. Vents originated from military heritage. As a functional necessity while traveling horseback, the vent provided comfort…

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The Lapel Buttonhole

One of our readers recently asked the reasoning behind the buttonhole on suit lapels. Well, Prince Albert was presented with a small bouquet from Queen Victoria on their wedding day. He made the splendid gentlemanly gesture of cutting a hole in his lapel and put the flowers in the lapel. Later, he had his tailor…

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