Be cautious about wearing a period suit unless you’re pursuing a total period look because in isolation the suit starts to look like a novelty.
Choose it because you enjoy it, not because you believe it will make you money. Watches are personal because they mark your passage through time.
Most guys are unduly afraid of it; everything that isn't navy or grey frightens them.
It’s wider in the thigh, so it’s comfortable, but narrows, so it works with either smart shoes or sneakers
Use wooden hangers for shirts and shoe trees for your best shoes; get your suit dry-cleaned and pressed; wash your clothes on a regular basis and, ideally, avoid tumble drying.
You don't want anything fancy, including the colour, pattern, and sole. Anything fancy may appear beautiful right now, but it will look strange very soon.
It’s best to harmonise them with what you’re wearing by picking out a colour or two. Or even to juxtapose them entirely
Few things are less stylish than a man dressed in what he believes he should dress in rather than what he actually feels complements who he is.
Think of clothes as being codes: you need the right combination to work with the setting you’re in – and that’s whether it’s a formal dinner or a lazy Sunday in the pub.
People spend an average of seven minutes selecting a pair of shoes that will identify them for the following three to five years.