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Cotton suit - the most versatile suit

The cotton suit might be one of the most underappreciated garments in men's summer wardrobe. Despite that I had for a long time been thinking about getting one commissioned for myself. Today I am taking a look at the result. A suit might sometimes sound like the last thing you want to put on during hot and sunny summer days. There are still many ways to cool down the look and make it appropriate for the weather. First of all by choosing lightweight fabrics and unlined models one can fight the hear. Secondly, different kind of combinations featuring loafers without socks or even t-shirts with a jacket for example can make a difference. id="attachment_9626" Caught by Karl-Edwin Guerre at the party...

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Proper Cloth - smart online mtm-shirts

Today taking a look of Proper Cloth made-to-measure shirts. About 8 months ago I got an email from Chris Callis. Chris is a guy that many #menswear-blog followers might recognize for example as a man behind sites the blog called Men of Habit. Chris offered me a chance to give a try and review some made-to-measure shirts by Proper Cloth - rather young American company I had been keeping my eye on for quite a while. And I happily agreed. As mentioned - it has now been around 8 months since I ordered the shirts. I think now is good time to take closer look at the process and results. Proper Cloth - The Company First a few words about Proper Cloth...

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Denim shirt - how to find the right one?

Are you looking for a versatile shirt to combine with your sport coats? Or something to wear under your suit on a casual Friday. If you are, a high-quality denim shirt is an option worth to consider. Put This On recently published an inspiring article about denim shirts. After that I realized that I actually have almost as many denim shirts in my closet than I have usable white button-up shirts. That is a clear sign of my relationship with denim shirts. I do like them a lot. But what makes a denim shirt my favorite? align="alignnone" From last summer at Pitti Uomo - wearing monochrome blue look, featuring a dark blue denim shirt. Pic by Neil Watson for TSBmen.com Denim shirt -...

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Checked suit - easy to dress up and down

How to wear a suit featuring check-pattern? Here I try to give you a simple example of how to pull off a checked suit. This is a basic example of what I tend to wear for work. It is an appropriate choice for days when I need to be dressed up a bit but not in the most formal way however.  Checked suit - made-to-measure by Vaatturiliike Sauma The suit pictured is a made-to-measure piece by Sauma. When I ordered it I wanted something a bit different from my usual range of suits. So I chose lightweight wool fabric by Fratelli Tallia di Delfino in "greyish blue" with subtle brown / light blue over check. In terms of construction the jacket...

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