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A Wrinkle-Free Suit Packing Blueprint for the Traveling Professional

A Wrinkle-Free Suit Packing Blueprint for the Traveling Professional

No matter the purpose of your trip, you always want to arrive looking dapper. So how do you achieve this when your luggage seems determined to wrinkle your suits? This article will show you a suit packing blueprint that produces wrinkle-free results every time.

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Plastic, Wire, or Wood Suit Hangers? Which Options to Invest In

Plastic, Wire, or Wood Suit Hangers? Which Options to Invest In

Using the right suit hangers is one of the easiest, yet most effective ways of protecting your clothing. This article will help you pick the best options for your wardrobe by comparing three common types of hangers - plastic, wire, and wood suit hangers.

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Suit Hanging is a Science: Learn the Perfect Formula

Suit Hanging is a Science: Learn the Perfect Formula

Suit hanging is a science that leaves your clothes in pristine condition for a long time. It also saves you loads of time otherwise spent steaming and ironing.

This article creates a simple, clear-cut guide to suit hanging and caring for the clothes and accessories that go with it (dress shirts, ties, etc.).

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Suit Storage for Beginners: Protecting One's Fine Attire

Suit Storage for Beginners: Protecting One's Fine Attire

Protect this vital wardrobe essential by taking proper steps towards short and long-term care. This article will show you how to care for your suit while in an everyday wardrobe and when placed in long-term storage.

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A Suit Tailoring Dictionary: Understanding Your Alteration Options

A Suit Tailoring Dictionary: Understanding Your Alteration Options

Off the rack suits are any ensemble bought from a clothing store and wear "as-is." The problem is that off-rack clothes come in standard estimated styles, such as Small, Medium, or Large. Some variations exist, like Athletic and Tall sizes - yet few people fit perfectly into these categories. 

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When (and when not) to Press Suits

When (and when not) to Press Suits

There are specific steps you can take to maintain the suit's luster. They include dry cleaning, pressing, steaming, brushing, and hanging, among others. Let's look at when you should and shouldn't use this tool in your suit maintenance arsenal.

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When Dry Cleaning a Suit is (and Isn't) a Smart Idea

When Dry Cleaning a Suit is (and Isn't) a Smart Idea

One of the critical aspects of maintaining a suit is taking it to the dry cleaner. Dry cleaning is typically the process of cleaning textiles without the use of water or detergents. However, the process isn’t as dry as the name suggests. 

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Washing Machine or Steamer? A Man's Guide to Cleaning a Suit

Washing Machine or Steamer? A Man's Guide to Cleaning a Suit

In order to keep your suit looking its best for years to come, and to avoid costly mistakes, we’re going to show you do’s and don’ts when it comes to cleaning a suit and performing general maintenance for one of the most foundational pieces of a man’s wardrobe.

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The Advantages of Luxury Wooden Hangers: Explained

The Advantages of Luxury Wooden Hangers: Explained

If you're a classy, organized professional, you may enjoy curating a closet that genuinely showcases your unique style. Pairing your clothes with luxury wooden hangers elevates your closet aesthetic while also fulfilling the practical needs of your clothes. 

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Your Guide to Using the Local Tailor Shop

Your Guide to Using the Local Tailor Shop

Connecting with your local tailor can be amazingly beneficial. They specialize in garment alterations- changes to help your existing garments stay in-demand. 

Let our guide help you establish a confident, knowledgeable foundation before you step into your local tailor shop.

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Trust These Vendors When Shopping For Luxury Hangers Online

Trust These Vendors When Shopping For Luxury Hangers Online

When it comes to buying luxury hangers, we've assembled your most trusted options in one place. All of the listed online stores feature an excellent mix of quality, value, and a history of superior customer service.

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A Handy Guide to Clothing Care Symbols

A Handy Guide to Clothing Care Symbols

Each clothing item has specific needs, especially your more delicate garments such as dress clothes, underwear, and sweaters. 

Make your life easier while taking better care of your clothes with our handy reference guide to the most common clothing care symbols. 

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The 5 Best Tools For Clothing Repair and Maintenance

The 5 Best Tools For Clothing Repair and Maintenance

Proper garment maintenance and repair will keep your clothes looking pristine and serving your wardrobe needs for more extended periods. However, most people don’t take care of their garments, resulting in short-term ownership and unnecessary spending. Here are five essential clothing repair and maintenance tools you need to invest in.

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Spring Jackets Every Man Should Own

Spring Jackets Every Man Should Own

If there was ever a timeless jacket for this list, it's certainly the trench coat. Though it has its origins way back in the mid-19th century, it made a splash during World War I.  Its woolen ancestor was made obsolete by the demands of modern warfare and a lighter, more weather-resistant garment was needed. This practical garment thus became synonymous with the trench warfare that became prevalent during the war, hence the name.

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What Is Business Casual Really?

What Is Business Casual Really?

These days, for a lot of us the option of going to work in business casual attire is a given. The formality of past decades has evolved, and a more accepting attitude towards personal expression can be felt in many lines of work. If you’re heading to the office somewhere like southern California, you might even be wearing shorts and flip flops and not raise a single eyebrow.

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When and How to Place Garments in Long-Term Clothing Storage

When and How to Place Garments in Long-Term Clothing Storage

Your clothing items require specific storage strategies to breathe appropriately, stay fresh, and not attract bugs, discoloration, or wrinkles. Here are a few tips on how to place your clothing items safely in long-term storage.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Closet Organization

A Beginner’s Guide to Closet Organization

Maximizing closet space, having an organized wardrobe, and increasing your overall daily fashion structure is essential to an effective daily routine. Here's how.

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How A Shirt Should Fit

How A Shirt Should Fit

The web is full of how-to’s and DIY’s. From the head-scratching (how to pet a cat) to the hipster (how to grow your beard faster) to the honestly helpful (how to extend the life of your engine). And legit or simply lol-worthy, these tips are one of the handiest aspects of anytime-anywhere access to the internet.

One of our favorite sites to hit-up when we’re in need of someone in the know, is Real Men Real Style.

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To Hang or Fold? A Guide to Clothing Storage

To Hang or Fold? A Guide to Clothing Storage

Simply throwing every item into drawers won't protect them from creasing or getting caught on other garments. Your essential clothing items require a specific care strategy to ensure their longevity. 

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A Guide to the Right Hanger For Each Type of Garment

A Guide to the Right Hanger For Each Type of Garment

There are probably several types of hangers in your closet, but do you have the right ones to hold each garment? Each of your cherished clothing items needs the right accessory - one that caters to it's unique construction. There are tons of options to choose from - contour hangers, concave hangers, or straight hangers.

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What We Loved!

What We Loved!

Earlier this month gentleman and ladies turned up and turned out in their best menswear looks–from roguish biker chic, to tried-and-true tweed–at Pitti Uomo Fall 18, the top of the top when it comes to menswear shows.

While many looks were runway-ONLY-ready, and some street style had a lot more street than style, there was plenty of classic tailoring with just the right amount of freshness to please both the old and new schools.

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5 Steps To The Perfect Closet

5 Steps To The Perfect Closet

Keeping your closet in order is Gentleman preparation 101. Organized chaos might be alright for a garage or your desk at work, but making sure you’re ready for any type of day is paramount.  Perhaps you already have all of your essentials lined up, or maybe you’re like a lot of people out there with clothes all over the floor and unable to close the closet door because shirts are all bunched together without any rhyme or reason. 

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How to Properly Hang Clothes  (and What You’ve Been Doing Wrong)

How to Properly Hang Clothes (and What You’ve Been Doing Wrong)

When it comes to proper clothes storage, are you using the right hangers? Your garments spend most of their lives resting on hangers, and you must have the right tool to fit the needs of each.

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Formal Affair—Caring For Your Formalwear

Formal Affair—Caring For Your Formalwear

Butler Luxury’s museum-quality Suit and Tuxedo Wardrobe Covers from The Butler’s Closet.These handsome, tailored covers are made from 100% cotton fabric free of bleach or chemicals. They have wide gussets and can store more than one garment. These covers were designed in consultation with expert textile conservators and meet museum standards. The covers let your clothes breathe while stored in your closet. They are sophisticated and elegant and made in New York.icals.

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