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Q & Answer: What Is Casual Elegant Wedding Attire?

June 27, 2015

Q & Answer: What Is Casual Elegant Wedding Attire?

Wes asks: I have an outdoor wedding to attend tomorrow evening, 7:30 PM, on a farm back home.The wedding invitation says…

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Renting a Tuxedo: Don’t.

June 17, 2015

Renting A Tuxedo: Don’t.

When I was in high school, there were two rites of passage during prom season: renting a tuxedo and then…

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An Informal Announcement

June 16, 2015

An Informal Announcement

Fashion columnist Vanessa Friedman has an article in the New York Times today on how Jeb Bush announced his bid…

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Oscars’ Best Dressed

February 23, 2015

Oscars’ Best Dressed

“It all sounds very serious and very heavy, I guess, but part of it is to examine our attitudes about…

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Q & Answer: Dyeing Shoes

February 20, 2015

Q & Answer: Dyeing Shoes

jonathangreen asks: I am wondering about dyeing leather shoes. Getting married this summer and wanted green leather shoes – not…

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50 Years of James Bond in Black Tie Inforgraphic –

January 29, 2015

50 Years Of James Bond In Black Tie Inforgraphic –

50 Years of James Bond in Black Tie Inforgraphic – I’ve created an infographic that breaks down James Bond’s 28…

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Real People: Doing It Up on New Year’s Eve

January 5, 2015

Real People: Doing It Up On New Year’s Eve

There’s no better opportunity to wear black tie than New Year’s Eve, when having the right clothes can give you…

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The Suits of James Bond: how to wear black tie like 007

November 24, 2014

The Suits Of James Bond: How To Wear Black Tie Like 007

Over on The Suits of James Bond: how to wear black tie like 007.

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Olive canvas trousers and rugged brown Chelsea boots

October 13, 2014

Olive Canvas Trousers And Rugged Brown Chelsea Boots

I went to a funeral this weekend, and a friend was wearing olive canvas trousers and rugged brown Chelsea boots….

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When Undergrads Wore Tailcoats to Parties

September 12, 2014

When Undergrads Wore Tailcoats To Parties

Ivy Style somehow tracked down the man you see above. In the photo, when Life Magazine shot him for a…

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The Beginning of the End of Government Suits?

August 22, 2014

The Beginning Of The End Of Government Suits?

Despite my advice in yesterday’s post, sometimes you can wear whatever the hell you want to a job interview. Wired calls…

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Pocket Squares: Interview Attire?

August 21, 2014

Pocket Squares: Interview Attire?

Infallibleatx asks: I recently graduated from a masters in accounting program, and was chatting with a member of career services…

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Ben Harrison and his beautiful fiance Rachel

July 29, 2014

Ben Harrison And His Beautiful Fiance Rachel

I just wanted to share this photo of our director, Ben Harrison, and his beautiful fiance Rachel on board The…

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What to Wear on a Tropical Cruise

May 13, 2014

What To Wear On A Tropical Cruise

I’ve rather unexpectedly become a cruise entrepreneur – a career cruiser, you might say. I founded a comedy-and-music cruise called…

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The Other Kind of Black Tie

March 13, 2014

The Other Kind Of Black Tie

For reasons good and bad, menswear enthusiasts seem to hate the color black. Black suits, for example, are said to…

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