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Menswear

Why Men Cuff Their Pants

The cuff. The mankle. Whatever the hell you’d like to call it is here and has been here for some time. I know that now it’s really mainstream since some Phil Dunphy type dads are seizing the trend. But why do we do it? What’s the point? Well I’m actually a huge fan of this and I’ll tell you why. A Brief History This trend takes its origins from numerous places. For one, Thom Browne is largely to be blamed for the fad. He is the man that effectively shrunk the classic suit, and rose the suit  ...

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Menswear

The Perfect T-shirt (really!)

I find myself, it seems on a never-ending quest for the perfect solid colored t-shirt. And this past weekend I think I may have found just the one. I love solid colors. I think it’s the easiest way to put together an outfit because you can start with the simplest color and then add something to it. Take the white t-shirt for example. James Dean. Paul Newman. Marlon Brando. They all wear it (and well.) It has been around for years. The t-shirt is quite possibly everyone’s favorite article of  ...

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Lifestyle, Menswear

Patterns and Menswear

I could not be more excited to bring you my first post on my personal style and my take on menswear. I am 24 years old. That’s weird to say. But as I progress through my life, my style is ever evolving and changing. I think that’s the natural process of anyone in their life, much like their personalities and hobbies change. Style itself is always changing as well but what I am always drawn to seems to be classic men’s tailoring and old-world class. To me, there is nothing better than a  ...

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Lifestyle

A Fresh Start

Hello to everyone.  Through this past year of modeling and being in the garment industry I have re-affirmed my love for menswear and the subtlety of tailoring. The beauty of clothes to me and the possibilities that you can explore with them are endless. It is a way for us to share a piece of ourselves and personalities which makes it a fun, unique and creative way for us to show the world ourselves. Because of this, I am starting a menswear blog, exploring the industry and how to wear what.  ...

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