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SHOES

SHOES

GOOD SHOES Its often said that a man’s shoes are his most important item of clothing. They are. An otherwise perfect appearance is destroyed, irreparably and at a stroke. If a man has an ugly pair of shoes on his feet, it would better to go through life barefoot or just wearing socks, citing religious […]

THE NECKTIE

THE NECKTIE

HISTORY OF THE NECKTIE The first real prototype of the modern necktie is to be found in eighteenth-century America. It was called the bandana and was a large, patterned cloth wrapped several times around the neck and tied with a bow. Bandanas were popularised by the American boxer James Belcher. THE NECKTIE IN THE 19TH […]

A GENTLEMAN’S SUIT

A GENTLEMAN’S SUIT

A GENTLEMAN’S SUIT A gentleman’s suit is said to be the most masculine outfit of them all. A man can express himself and impress others with his suit! For millions of men across the world the common denominator that identifies them is a suit. It is undisputed: A suit embodies seriousness, respect and awareness for […]

A GENTLEMAN’S SHIRT

A GENTLEMAN’S SHIRT

A gentleman’s shirt a brief history: A gentleman’s shirt and how it has evolved through time. The modern men’s shirt has a long history, though its present form began to take shape only at the end of the nineteenth century. The first shirt with buttons all the way down the breast was registered in 1871. […]

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR ITEMS

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR ITEMS

Item care: ITEM CARE SUITS A suit that’s been cared for properly can outlive the man who bought it. While you’re wearing your suits carry as little as possible in the pockets, preferably nothing in the jacket pockets. After wearing your suit: Brush your suit after each wearing, using a natural bristle brush. Hang your […]