Make 2020 the year you get it right from head to toe.  
There are a lot of things we all should leave behind in the past decade. Vaping, science denial, dangerous selfies, and scam calls are just a few of them. We should start the new decade fresh, with a clean slate, free from all the questionable choices and trends of the 2010s. We have created this post to help you avoid, what we think, in our humble opinion, are the most easily fixable style issues facing men in 2020 and give you suggestions on how you can avoid them and stay on top of ’em.  


Most, if not all of us have been there – we have put on a little extra weight after the holidays and our clothes just simply don’t fit us correctly anymore. First of all, let me tell you that it is not something to panic about, but it is definitely something you should fix. One very obvious sign that shows you that it is time to size up your shirt is when the buttons look like they are working overtime on holding the two sides of the garment together and your skin is peaking through the gaps. 
The placket of the front side of the shirt should lie flat against your body. Trust us, this won’t only look better, but also make you feel a lot better. 


Several garments, suits and tuxedos in particular, come with their vents and pockets sewn shut. Mostly they are sewn together pretty tightly, but sometimes it is just a loose stitch. Regardless of the way it’s sewn together, there seems to be some confusion out in the world about whether or not these seams are meant to be broken, particularly when it comes to blazer vents. 

Let me explain what these stitches are there for; they help the garments keep their shape as potential buyers try them on. But as soon as the garment arrives in the actual buyers closet, those vents and seams should be opened up and the threads should be removed. If you are afraid that you might accidentally ruin the fabric by opening them, you can either use a small scissor, or a seam ripper. We understand that not every man owns a seam ripper, so you can always have the store or a tailor open them for you. 

After the seams and vents are broken you are finally able to wear the garment as the designer of the pieces intended it to be worn. 



This is one of the most fashion faux pas we encounter on a daily basis in our store. Most men still seem to struggle with the shirt-to-jacket-sleeve ratio. To make things easier for you in 2020, allow us to inform you about how to wear it the right way once and for all. 

The sleeve of your shirt should peek out underneath your suit jacket sleeve about 1/4 of an inch to 1/2 an inch. Any more than that and you shirt will look lanky, any less than that and it will appear as if you are wearing a short sleeve shirt or no shirt at all. 

If you own a shirt that has sleeves that are too long or a suit that has sleeves that are too short, or maybe even a combination of both, bring them by our store and let us alter them for you to perfection. It might seem like a small thing to you, but it is surprisingly noticeable for others. Let us fix this fashion no-go so that you can start the decade with style. 



From the shirt-to-jacket-sleeve ration down to the legs; The length of your pants is subject to different trends. Sometimes we like the high water, also known as no break, and sometimes we like them full break. What we never like is ill-fitting, way too long pants that puddle around your shoes. 

You can always head over to us for a fitting. Some men prefer their trousers to have a bit of a break (when the pant hits your shoe and creases, the divot in the fabric is called break), and some like none at all. Which you choose is up to you, but we are always there to advice you on what break would look best for your pant. 



We know that we are only a few days into the New Year, but galas, weddings, proms and other events will be upon us soon, and that means formalwear all the way. Now that you know how your shirt should fit under you suit jacket and what to do with the length of your pants, it’s time to figure out what to do with your shoes. If you are attending a formal event, you should not be wearing the same shoes you wear to work day in day out. Invest in some appropriate shoes, such as a patent Oxford or some fancy velvet loafers, and don’t forget to purchase a soft cloth bag as well and take good care of them. There is nothing worse than a person showing up to an event in worn out or dirty shoes. If you play your cards right, and you really do take good care of them, they should last for several years. And if you only wear them for formal occasions (assuming no party disasters occur), they will always look like new. 




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