Traveler

March 11th, 2015

There’s an interesting and fabulous fabric for spring from Hickey Freeman called “Traveler.” It’s a cloth that is wrinkle resistant (hence the “Traveler” moniker) and spill resistant. It repels liquids that could possibly be spilled on it and will repel rain if you should be caught in it. The wrinkle resistance characteristics of this cloth…
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Dressing for the 2015 Academy Awards

February 24th, 2015

In my last blog post I was critical of how some men were dressing for the Golden Globe awards and I stand by, wholeheartedly, the comments I made then. Sunday was the Academy Awards (also known as the Oscars) and I am obligated to comment on what I saw on the “Red Carpet” and throughout…
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Black Tie Formal and Other Modern Sartorial Mistakes

February 9th, 2015

I would like to share with you some of the things about modern dressing that really bug me! Excuse my choice of words, but it demonstrates my passion about this topic! As an avid football fan, the show ESPN Countdown is a must view. I love the insights and feel that the commentators know their…
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MODERN FABRICS FOR SKINNY CLOTHING

November 12th, 2014

Last month, we wrote of today's "skinny" clothing, its attributes and drawbacks. Now, we would like to draw your attention to the modern fabrics for skinny clothing that make them soft, comfortable and easy to wear. Elastane, also known as Lycra, represents an evolution in man-made fibers, when woven into wool and cotton, produces a…
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