Men

Breaking the Tie

Without performing any apparent function, your tie is, perhaps, the one item of your attire that reveals the most about you. Your tie is your personal signature; it gives you an opportunity for self-expression, individuality and distinctiveness. Your tie is usually the most colorful of all the clothes you wear in business and it is …

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The Right Shirt and Collar (Men)

“The shirt is the piece of clothing that is closest to your body; it needs to act almost like your second skin and cotton performs this function the best,” says Alan Flusser, author of Clothes and the Man. For such an important companion, you want to be sure that it is enhancing your professional image. …

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Combining Colors and Patterns (Men)

Fool-Proof Coordination Among the most common clothing questions men ask themselves and/or their partners is: Does this tie go with this suit? Or, Is this shirt good with this suit? The tasteful coordination of jacket, shirt, and tie not only makes you look your best, but it also shows your sense of creativity and organization. …

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Suitable Patterns (Men)

Pattern is another element that affects the formality and appropriateness of a suit. The pattern,¬† plus the cut of the suit, affects the way your suit complements your body structure. The patterns that are considered appropriate for business are subtle, which means you can distinguish the pattern close-up but it looks like a solid from …

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