Know What to Wear Where and When and Win

Yes, that is a tongue twister if you say it 10 times fast. And, no, that is not a typo. Knowing what to wear where and when so that you will win in the professional world. Today will be a very long day for me. I woke up for some reason at 4:30 (grateful that I … Continue reading Know What to Wear Where and When and Win


Take Care: #Shoes

So you have 3 pair of dress shoes, right?  And 3 suits.  15 dress shirts, 4 pair of slacks, and 26 ties.  Pretty solid wardrobe for those of us under 40 years old.  But how do you keep all of those great investments in pristine condition?  Over the next few weeks, I will be publishing … Continue reading Take Care: #Shoes


I'm very fond of pairing the correct watch, belt, and shoes.  Now, everyone knows (or should know) that your shoes ought to match your belt whenever formally dressed (the rule doesn't apply when you're wearing white chucks but definitely when wearing dress shoes).  Anyway, I found this graphic online and had to share it with you … Continue reading Pairing

Five Essential Items for Every Man’s Closet

When it comes to your clothes, it’s worth investing time and money in key pieces that will last a lifetime. by Yale Breslin ONCE UPON A TIME, men’s fashion was simple. A few pairs of jeans, a few good suits and you were set—not just for a season but for years. Talk about the good … Continue reading Five Essential Items for Every Man’s Closet

They’re Throwing Salt

I got to NY 2 days after the blizzard had ended.  Streets were icy.  Snow was piled along the sides of cars.  And salt was on every sidewalk and doorstep for a 200 mile radius.  That salt had me scared to wear my Cole Hann, Johnston & Murphy, and Allen Edmonds hard bottoms, which in … Continue reading They’re Throwing Salt

The 5 Men Every Man Needs

#WellDressedWednesday is usually about... well, dressing.  But today I decided that just as important as being well-dressed is being well put together.  So I wanted to share this article by Adam Baidawi I read in Esquire. As an aside, black men, we know we have to get a haircut more frequently than this writer prescribes … Continue reading The 5 Men Every Man Needs

Men’s Essentials 2.0

Great infographic I found a while back on Pinterest.  I've got everything mentioned except the gloves and some of the coats.  Those things will be this summer's goals.  (Hint: Buying them during the summer b/c everything is less off-season).