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How to Find a Suit that Fits

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Choosing the right suit is also about getting the perfect fit. Here are the four points to get right before you walk out the door.

1. SEAMS LEGIT
The jacket’s shoulder seams should fall squarely at the edge of your natural shoulder, not short of or beyond it. Make sure to get this one right, or everything else will be thrown off.

2. THE END RESULT
Your sleeve should end right near your wristbone (enough to expose ¼” to ½” of shirt cuff).

3. IT TAKES TWO
When you fasten the top button on a two-button suit, you should be able to fit two horizontal fingers between your chest and the jacket (snug but not pulling). You should also be able to fit two vertical fingers’ worth of room in the waist of your pants when they’re fastened.

4. THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT
The jacket’s bottom hem should fall near the base of your front pockets—just far enough to cover your rear when seen from the back.

Now that you know how it should fit, visit the Suit Shop to get yours.

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Tom Ford Men Grooming Collection

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tom-ford-men-grooming-collectionTom Ford Men Grooming Collection Via Neiman Marcus Left to right: Purifying Face Cleanser, Skin Revitalizing Concentrate serum, Oil-Free Daily Moisturizer, Intensive Purifying Mud Mask, Bronzing Gel.

Tom Ford Men Grooming Collection: When Tom Ford presents a new collection, the fashion world swoons. When he launched a women’s cosmetics line in 2011, the beauty world behaved likewise. Now comes something special for the guys: a much- anticipated grooming collection, Tom Ford for Men, launching this month at Neiman Marcus stores.

“There is an etiquette to grooming that creates an air of respect and consideration that others can sense and that makes them feel good,” Ford explains. “It’s important because your face is the first thing that people see.” Ford keeps things simple for the guys. “I’m very much about don’t waste time, don’t waste energy, and this collection is step one, cleanse and moisturize; step two, cover up imperfections; and step three, add a bit of color,” says Ford.

The easy-to-implement daily drill consists of just four products, each loaded with plant extracts, botanicals, and antioxidants designed to calm and comfort the skin and render a matte complexion. Two intensive treatments are to be used as needed—a purifying mud mask and a skin-revitalizing concentrate that hydrates and combats damage brought on by daily skin- stressors like lack of sleep, harsh temps, or maybe too many vodka tonics.

At the core, the new series is about creating and maintaining good skin, but Ford also recognizes that men suffer the same skin troubles that plague women—broken capillaries, puffy eyes, blemishes. Knowing he wasn’t alone in occasionally dipping into his women’s cosmetics cache for dabs of cover-up, the development of Concealer for Men was intuitive. The twist-up camouflage stick comes in three shades that blend easily into the skin, leaving no detectable trace. The handsome medicine-cabinet remodel also includes a water-based, oil-free bronzing gel, which mimics a few minutes in the sun. Indeed, men need a little color, too.

Asked why grooming is so important, Ford responds, “If I am lying in the bathtub with a clay mask on, or at the mirror applying under-eye cream, I feel as though I’m polishing myself. It does make me feel refreshed and younger, the same way putting on a brand-new pair of shoes or a beautiful new suit does.”

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Men’s Fashion Trends for 2014

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As seen during the London fashion week, the double-breasted blazer is officially back and slim slacks are back cropped around the ankle and worn with bigger, bulkier layers on top. Also, the comeback of the three-button suit, a street rebel aesthetic and the sophisticated rope coat are among some of the key trends from the fall European shows.

The deconstructed cotton sport coat and other casual takes on the traditional sport coat had become the norm with jeans. The lines started getting blurred between casual and dress and men are now looking for more distinct looks.

Cuff links never go out of style. Tie bars are popping up and their popularity will continue to rise in 2014. Man bags have had a resurgence over the past few seasons and we saw a lot again on the runway so expect plenty more of them.

Shop the trends at Dunhill.com

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Summer 2013 Essential Men’s T-Shirts

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The humble t-shirt is a summer essential. Perfect for using as a cover up on holiday, wearing casually with shorts or keeping cool on hot summer evenings out, it’s a style staple that no men’s wardrobe should be without. Whatever you have planned for summer 2013, check out the latest trends in men’s t.shirts and refresh your tee collection for the new season:

Beach Life
Light, bright men’s t.shirts are great for using as cool cover ups on the beach. Pull on after a dip in the pool to take you from the poolside to the bar or bistro, or wear during the hottest part of the day on the beach to protect sensitive shoulders.

The beach themed Photo Montage Print T-shirt, just £5 at George at ASDA , is the perfect pick in hot orange. Or, for a more understated style, the Boston Crew T-shirt, £8, comes in a cool light beige for maximum sun reflection.

Summer Sports
Summer is the perfect time to perfect your tennis swing, don those cricket whites or hit the field with a football. Being able to get outside and exercise in the fresh air and sunshine is one of the best things about the summer season, so make sure you’re kitted out to take advantage of it.

The George Neo Tec T-shirt in white will reflect the sun’s rays and features moisture wicking technology to keep the body cool and dry. Be sure to reapply your sun protection regularly, as sweat can render sunscreens ineffective, and don’t forget to wear a hat.

Casual Style
Summer stripes are perfect for casual days out in the sun. Whether you’re headed for the park or the pub, the George Stripe T-shirt will keep you cool and comfy, and look stylish with the summer’s chino shorts in beige, cream or navy. Just add boat shoes for an off-duty summer style that’s bang on trend.

Summer Nights
Summer nights out can be difficult to dress for. Looking smart but feeling cool and comfortable is a balancing act, so look at smarter tees that will take you from day to night in style. Pocket tees are a hot summer trend, or choose granddad or polo style t.shirts for extra fashion points. If you have a gig to go to, a cool band style t-shirt like the Kasabian print shirts at George, will fit the bill.

Keep Cool at Work
While you might be used to buttoning up in smart shirts for work, if the dress code allows, why not lighten up your work look for summer? Collared polo t.shirts are a good compromise, and the Chambray Polo, £9 from George, will look great with smart chinos.
There’s a simple summer tee for every outfit and occasion, and the best bit is that men’s t.shirts can be picked up for just a few pounds, letting you update your wardrobe for the new season with spending a fortune.
Image Credit: inkedmag
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{men’s council} The Exclusive Style of Etrusca Shirts

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Deriving from the Etruscan civilization comes a new Italian line of men’s dress shirts. This new brand focuses primarily on quality to emulate the lavish style of the Etruscans, who were known for elaborate and sophisticated designs. Estrusca focuses on transversal style that can be worn with slacks, then later paired with jeans. These shirts are made with the highest quality fabric, and have superior technical designs. 
These shirts come in six different styles which represent a sense of power with relaxation. The classic fits are Giorno and Americano which have a wider collar and double barrel cuff. If you’re looking for something with a little more edge, than the Scapolo is perfect for the bachelor in you. However, if the evening calls for a sharp suave look, then opt for the Como or Gentiluomo.

The ambiguity of these shirts allow men to wear them to office and then out with the guys after with undone cuffs and collar for a more relaxed feel. Along with great style, these shirts promise an excellent fit as well as superior construction; as the Tessuto Di Alta Qualita on the tag indicates they are made with only the finest premium fabrics in Italy.

The detail on the shirts is outstanding, since they have a split yoke, which they have cut the fabric on the bias to engage its natural stretch and a more comfortable feel around the neck. You’ll notice they have gussets, which are typically used to create extra room in numerous areas, but in these quick selling shirts they are used to reinforce the bottom of the side seam, which not only adds details but extra security. In order to continuously has a crisp collar look the Estrusca shirts have a collar stay placement.

With Father’s day approaching, they are quickly selling out, so grab one or more of each style and test for yourself the “exclusivity, quality, and style” that Estrusca strives for everyday. Enjoy 25% off plus free shipping that they are offering for father’s day.


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