Men’s guide to wearing navy suits

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Harvey Specter is one of the sharpest “suits” on tv
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A navy suit is one of the most versatile things in any man’s wardrobe. It’s a color that flatters every skin tone and is as classic as it is modern.

Yet there are plenty of ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ when it comes to navy. Can you wear black shoes with a navy suit? What about patterned shirts? Is navy a summer or winter color? If you want to know how to wear a navy suit, here’s the ultimate guide.

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Men’s guide to baptism attire

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A baptism or christening is a joyous occasion for new parents as well as family and friends.
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The baptism or christening of a baby is a happy occasion, so although it’s still a formal event, there’s room for a little playfulness in your attire. Let the nature of the celebration, and the venue where it will be held, set the tone for how far you can push the boat out with your personal sense of style.

Not sure what to wear to a baptism or christening? Whether you’re a proud parent, member of the family, godparent or friend, our guide will help you welcome the new baby into the world in style.

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America’s best male grooming bloggers

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Get inspired by the top male skincare bloggers in the business.
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Male grooming is big business, but when there’s so much ‘helpful’ advice out there, how do you know which sources to trust? To help you tell fact from fiction, we’ve scoured the web to find some of America’s best male grooming blogs – guys who know their stuff. Enjoy.

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Men’s guide to gala event attire

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Not sure what to wear to a black tie event? We’ve got you covered.
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If you’re attending a formal event with photographers – we’ll help you stand out from the crowd in all the right ways. Check out our tips before you step foot on the red carpet and avoid a fashion faux pas.

Whether it’s an awards ceremony or charity gala dinner, every detail matters at black tie events. From the tips of your polished Oxford shoes to the point of your carefully folded silk pocket square, everything you wear should exude a sense of effortless elegance. If you’re not sure what passes muster when it comes to gentlemen’s evening wear, fear not – we’ve got you covered.

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Get in shape with America’s best health and fitness bloggers

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Embrace fitness in the new year.
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Friend, how are those New Year’s resolutions going? Have you promised to get fitter, stronger and healthier in 2019? Taking control of your health and fitness is such a great goal to aspire to.

But it’s always easier to achieve alongside an expert who’s got your back.

Whether you’re a couch potato who needs to shed some pounds, or you’re an active guy who wants to take it to the next level, we’ve got ten of America’s greatest health and fitness bloggers to help you smash those goals.

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How to save a stained silk tie

A silk tie smartens up any outfit
Image source: Handmade silk tie in regal gold from Samuel Windsor

It happens to the best of us. You’re deep in discussion over a bowl of spaghetti, when the marinara strikes. With a sinking heart you realize you now have an ugly stain on your favorite silk tie.

A stylish silk knot raises a plain shirt to a whole new level, but unfortunately your tie is also located directly in the splash zone for many a messy meal. Should disaster strike, here’s our best advice on how to save your stained silk tie. Try these tips before throwing in the towel…

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Christmas gifts for men who have everything

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Make sure your Christmas gifts don’t disappoint this year
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Are you scratching your head over the last few presents to pop under the tree this Christmas? We all know a man who’s hard to buy for, whether it’s your dapper dad, your super stylish brother or your best pal who keeps buying everything for himself!

Here’s the ultimate gift guide to help you get to the end of your shopping list with time to spare. And if you think you might be that difficult-to-buy-for man yourself – use our list to drop some helpful hints for your family…

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Men’s suits – the ultimate guide (infographic)

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Need a new suit, but can’t decide between navy pinstripe or charcoal? The choice of cut, color and cloth can be overwhelming. The ultimate guide to men’s suits unpicks the confusing terminology so you can shop smart for your next suit.

Should your pants have a half break, or no break? Do you need Italian or English vents? And is it better to wear a woolen herringbone or a polyester pinstripe?

We’ve tailored our infographic guide to answer all of these questions and more, so you have the confidence to choose the right men’s suit, and look great wearing it.
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The best American gentleman’s fashion bloggers

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The best of US Style at your fingertips
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Looking for men’s style ideas to keep you looking professional, poised, and polished? Here we bring you some of the best American menswear blogs we’ve found so far. Classic fashion ideas with a modern twist? These writers show you how to dress like the thoroughly modern gent you are.Continue reading

Why your leather shoes squeak

Look after your shoes carefully to prevent the squeak

Look after your shoes carefully to prevent the squeak
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You ride the elevator to the top floor management suite. You step into the corridor, exchange a polite “good morning” with the Senior VP and make your way towards the corner office.

Now turn the sound on: “Step, eek, step, eek.” With shoes that sound like tortured mice, is it any wonder you still work in the mail room? Here’s how to prevent the squeak, make a good first impression and boost your career!
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