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The 5 rules about wearing bright socks

Here you can find 5 easy rules about wearing bright colored socks starting with when not to wear them. 1. When not to wear bright socks Bright colored socks can be plain, patterned, or even containing graphics, but there are a few times when wearing them is inappropriate. They are not to be worn when trying to pull off any serious business attire or at any sort of formal event. This is because these occasions are not appropriate to express yourself at due to their serious nature. 2. When to wear bright socks Anything that isn't formal or extremely professional usually lends itself to allow for expression such as colorful socks. They can be used to liven up a boring...

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Why "Casual Friday" doesn't mean what you think it means

Casual Friday is a tradition that a lot of offices and businesses take part in where their dress code is relaxed on the last day of the work week, Friday. This can be a good and a bad thing. Here are a few reasons: 1. It is more comfortable (the good) Almost everyone can agree that wearing casual clothes is more comfortable than having to wear a suit or even just a shirt and tie. You don't have the constrained neck from the tie or the constrained arm mobility that suits will often give you. It also allows for a more comfortable body temperature due to being allowed to wear less clothes as well as being able to wear more...

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How to Stop Sweat Marks in Three Easy Steps

We all have had them: sweat marks. They usually happen when you are dressing up for some sort of formal occasion and we choose a shirt that is not necessarily very breathable. Summer is coming so in order to save yourself from this embarrassing atrocity, you should follow these three easy steps. 1. Wear an undershirt The number one way to stop sweat stains is to wear an undershirt. Let the undershirt take all of the beatings while your dress shirt remains nice and classy. The undershirt can be made out of a cotton material or a sports undershirt which will provide more breathability. Generally it is best to go with a white undershirt because it can be worn underneath...

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The 5 styles to wear this summer

Don't know how to add some flare to your style this summer? Check out this list of 5 styles to wear this summer. 1. Shoes I know what you are thinking, you already wear shoes during the summer. Wrong, most guys tend to wear flip-flops on a more than okay basis. Flip-flops are meant for the pool or beach and should not be worn anywhere else. The best way to battle this flip-flop addiction is to invest in a pair of comfortable boat shoes that don't need any socks, so they can be worn just as easily as flip-flops. Boat shoes will last you much longer and will make you look much more mature as well as provide your feet with...

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Never, I said never, underestimated the power of a pocket square.

Pocket squares or handkerchiefs provide a finishing touch to any suit or blazer. Whether you are going to a wedding or you are going to work, a pocket square makes you look like someone who really knows how to dress. They are cheap and easy to wear, but make sure you know how to fold one. This short video tutorial by the Gentleman's Gazette shows us five of the best ways to fold a pocket square or handkerchief. See the article and video here.  

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