Tight-fitting clothes vs. classic, comfortable tailoring

Here's my take on the subject of men's clothes. I realize I'm going against current trends with this view, but thanks to my recent experience with severe back pain, I've gained additional insights into the effects that clothes have on our posture, our bodies and ultimately our health. I know and I have seen first-hand … Continue reading Tight-fitting clothes vs. classic, comfortable tailoring

How to match your tie to your outfit

This video was requested quite a few times in recent months and I finally had the chance to record it this weekend, albeit in a somewhat constrained timeframe. Nonetheless, I was able to present general rules about picking ties and then demonstrate how I would pick a tie for one of my own outfits. I … Continue reading How to match your tie to your outfit

Suits and correct posture

When we wear suits, even without realizing it, our body adjusts its posture to fit the clothes better. Depending on their cut, they may pull on our shoulders or the back of our neck, even imperceptibly, distorting our posture over the course of our day. Even more so, sleeves and shoulders may also not allow … Continue reading Suits and correct posture

How to pair shoes with pants

While it's good to have variety in your outfits and to sometimes break the rules when it comes to choosing what you wear, it's also important to know how things go together. As Picasso used to say, you need to know the rules before you can break them. With that in mind, I'd like to … Continue reading How to pair shoes with pants

Character, Body, Clothes and Behavior

In this video, I talk about four layers of one's being that make up a gentleman -- or any man worth his salt for that matter. As we stand in the core, the very substance of a man, the most inner layer is his character and looking outward, we see the other layers: the body, … Continue reading Character, Body, Clothes and Behavior

Bespoke vs. Store-bought Suits

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD0cDIfhhsM In this video, which is part of The Elegant Gentleman series, I talk about the following topics: The importance of a proper fit (also known as a cut) for your clothes, which only a good tailor can do. It matters because it not only makes you look good, but it allows for fluctuations in … Continue reading Bespoke vs. Store-bought Suits

Cold weather clothing

I thought I'd do something a little bit different for this topic and publish photos of some of my cold weather clothes. I want to give you some ideas of what to look for in materials and what you can combine in terms of color and texture. Warm weather may be on the way but … Continue reading Cold weather clothing