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Trivial Pursuit (Part 4 of 4)

Manswers for the Inexperienced Shopper.

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Thank you to our special guest blogger Miguel Bencourte for this post! 

9. Love your Tailor- This is your new best friend! Get to know your tailor and let your tailor get to know you. There is nothing like having someone in your corner than understands your body type and can make a garment look like it was designed exclusively for you. I would suggest finding at least two go-to tailors in your city. Someday you may need a same day rush on a garment and one shop may be too busy, you can always fall back on the other. Remember these are skilled professionals and most people take read more...

Trivial Pursuit (Part 3 of 4)

Manswers for the Inexperienced Shopper.

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Thank you to our special guest blogger Miguel Bencourte for this post! 

6. Two or Three Button? 

TWO  BUTTON

TOP – ALWAYS

BOTTOM - NEVER

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THREE BUTTON

TOP - SOMETIMES           

MIDDLE - ALWAYS

BOTTOM - NEVER

A two button suit is classic, and with the right tailored fit it gives a polished presentation and works well on anyone. The button stance is lower and, depending on the cut, most two buttons will give you more room in the armhole, increasing mobility.

The three button suit was designed for Joel Osteen! The read more...

Trivial Pursuit (Part 2 of 4)

Manswers for the Inexperienced Shopper.

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Thank you to our special guest blogger Miguel Bencourte for this post! 

2. Don’t get clerked, get consulted. Like buying a car, make sure you’re taken care of by the salesperson and that he or she provides the best customer service possible. Ask questions. If the employee can’t answer some questions you have, it may be best that you continue to look further.

3. It’s true; price is determined by the quality of the garment. Prices tend to go up when you have exclusive pieces, designer labels, bespoke tailoring, or a higher thread count in your suit. Some guys may look at an read more...

Trivial Pursuit (Part 1 of 4)

Manswers for the Inexperienced Shopper.

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Thank you to our special guest blogger, Miguel Bencourte! Miguel is the owner/founder of The Gentleman's Closet, an online retail, wardrobe, and image consulting firm located in Dallas,Texas.

I’ve noticed when it comes to dressing up or even putting on a suit for the first time, most men get fashion knowledge by what they see in their environment and not really ask any questions. That’s where we go wrong. Men have to stop making the mistake of wanting to look like a particular person and actually find their own style.  We are each our own individual masterpiece, create and style read more...