Carl Michael Ziehrer, one of the first gentlemen who truly rocked the bow tie.
There is no doubt that we are a pampered generation of men. Bravery for the average Joe used to be displayed in the form of ice water diving with the Polar Bear Club, an afternoon rugby match or resting one’s head in the mouth of an alligator. These days, however, one of the boldest moves the modern man can make is topping off an everyday outfit with the illustrious bow tie. (more…)
Dick Van Dyke still keeps up with fashion trends even in his late 80's. Kudos!
Formal wear for men made a big splash this past week at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Sponsored and voted on by the actual actors union, the honors are distributed to various performances from a singular performer to an ensemble honoring the best in TV and film. (more…)
President Obama sworn in to his 2nd term in office - in style, of course.
On January 21, 2013, the 57th Inaugural Ceremonies took off in a grand style. Charles E. Schumer, the current Chairman of the Joint Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies for President Barack H. Obama’s 2nd inauguration, served as the master of ceremonies and gave a tremulously powerful opening speech during the Call to Order and Welcome Remarks. Before he stepped off the podium, he left us with this: “America always rises to the occasion.” That day, America managed to do so again. Doing their best to keep the nation’s standards high, the president, his family, fellow cabinet members, and guests rose in stunning and celebratory formal wear as the entire Nation watched our 44th president swear into office. (more…)
Are you excited to see this weekend's SAG Awards?
The start of the New Year is always cold and dreary but there is a bright spot for fans of men’s formal wear. Awards season is officially underway with the release of the Oscar nominations and the recent conclusion of the Golden Globes Awards, giving a national platform (more…)
70th Golden Globe Awards - Who ranked the highest in terms of men's fashion?
The Golden Globes is always a prime time for male celebrities to sincerely present a certain level of class to their public persona. (more…)
Get the look inspired by TV's Don Draper. Follow these 60's style rules and you will definitely be able to pull it off.
On the silver screen, James Bond set a standard for men’s formal wear. The daring British agent is always decked out in strong suits whether he is fending off henchmen or simply having a drink. Since the 1960’s, no other film icon has made such an impact on tuxedo suits for men. In the present day, however, the small screen has brought us a new fashion visionary.
Even young men and women were no exception to the fashion styles back then.
Back in the early to mid 1900’s, it was not uncommon to see people dressing to the nines for most occasions. What seems like a simple venture out nowadays was a reason to dress up back then. This includes going to the movies, sporting events, and even going to certain stores. Men would wear a full suit and tie, while women would don nice dresses, heels, jewelry, and hats. So, what changed? (more…)
The evolution of men's formal wear has been very subtle yet so significant. Sometimes, merely adding colors and choosing a different texture for the fabric can make all the difference! Find out what's trendy this coming year.
Trends and fads are forever changing, making fashion a fickle friend. There is, however, one thing that has remained pretty consistent over the years: men’s formal wear. Wearing nice suits and fancy bow ties to special occasions has always been stylish and classy, and is generally guaranteed to get you a nod of approval. But even the classic suit and tie combo has to evolve. Check out some trendy must-haves to consider for 2013. (more…)
Different personalities, different clothing styles
The look you choose for yourself often defines you. It’s what creates first impressions, images, and labels. I know we all consider ourselves to be individuals – what we choose to wear is our choice alone. That is true, no one can force you to wear something that you don’t like. Guys, on occasion, are particularly adherent to this belief. However, there are some iconic looks that have been adopted by many. Here are 5 fashion personas for men that are apparent throughout society. (more…)
It's time to throw out those worn out t-shirts and faded ripped jeans. Dress the part. Revive your image with men's formal wear.
With the new year upon us, the idea of a fresh start is on everyone’s mind. Part of the excitement is the possibility of change and welcoming new opportunities that come our way. With that said, why not take the time to revamp your wardrobe and give yourself a new look? (more…)