Archive for the 'Fashion Care' Category

Advice for Mixing and Matching Patterns

Author: Necktie Advisor
March 11, 2008

Matching two or more different patterns in the same outfit is an alarming proposition, and many men don’t bother trying it. However, matching patterns is not unheard of in men’s fashion – and if you know how to do it right, the result can be quite striking. We’ve all seen men who wear a striped tie with a striped shirt, and not only pull it off, but manage to look downright terrific. Who doesn’t want to be that guy?

Unfortunately, when you are mixing and matching patterns there is also a greater likelihood of messing up your intended look, which keeps many men from attempting it. But like any fashion technique, the key is to know what you are doing. Keep reading for tips on how to mix and match two or more patterns, whether they are similar or different in style.

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Keep Your Tie Looking New

Author: Necktie Advisor
February 29, 2008

For many men, a tie collection is among their most prized possessions. Such a man might have dozens or even hundreds of ties, all of which he cares for meticulously.

Even if you are not all that jazzed up about your ties, though, caring for them properly is important. The condition of the ties you wear has a bearing on your professional image. If you wear ties that are wrinkled, stained, or worn, your bosses and coworkers may interpret the quality of your work as less effective than it really is. Moreover, companies are more likely to promote people who will reflect a positive image for the company, so it is in your career’s best interests to dress the part.

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Men’s Fashion and Fabric Care

Author: Necktie Advisor
February 29, 2008

Knowing how to care for your clothes is as important as being up-to-date on men’s fashion. Clothes that are not cared for properly age more quickly, so knowing the ins and outs of fabric care will help you not only extend the life of your clothing, but also make the most of your investment in your wardrobe.

Unfortunately, the realm of fabric care can be quite confusing. Although the best advice is to always make sure to read the care tags on your clothing, most washable clothing can be separated into four different groups.

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