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Fashionisto Friday: Suited Up and Dapper

Based on what I’ve heard from my dad and twin brother, I know suits can be quite expensive. Ranging from $200-$1,000, these business apparel staples can easily break the bank. That’s why I was so impressed when I saw today’s Fashionisto Friday’s find while perusing my Instagram feed. Van, a stylish and dapper Dad, recently posted […]

FF suited up

Balmain X H&M: Too Much Hype?

As y’all might’ve seen fashionistas, last week H&M debuted its collaboration with the almighty designer fashion brand Balmain. Balmain was founded in France by Pierre Balmain, a fashion and style genius. Throughout the decades, his lines have kept it sophisticated and uber classy. Not only does he have a women’s line, but also designs menswear […]

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Guest Blogger: Does it Matter What I Wear On Valentines Day?

Big plans for Valentine’s Day?  You have probably (or hopefully) put some time and thought into what you’re doing and where you’re going.  But make sure you put the same care into your preparations on what to wear. Securing your date for the evening and making a reservation isn’t enough for this or any other […]


Guest Blogger: Tie One On – A Guide

As summer comes to a close, fall fashions have filled the stores.  Perhaps your office has gone a bit casual for the summer and you are getting ready to go back to professional business attire. Here is a quick guide to present a confident and successful image at work, using one of the best tools […]


Guest Blogger: Is the Tie Dead?

There has been much conversation about the death of the tie and how we don’t need to wear ties any more.  Some will tell you that they are not only worn less and less, but that the male dress code has changed to the point where ties are not necessary. I totally disagree.  True, starting […]


Where’s my performance clothing?

Boston-based Ministry of Supply visited DC last weekend, bringing with it a slew of “performance” menswear. Actually, it’s “performance professional,” which means that not only does it feel good, but it looks good too. I hadn’t heard of the brand before, so I took a peek around their website. The product descriptions make me jealous. Here’s […]

Ministry of Supply

Guest Blogger: The Dinner Jacket

To truly stand out at your festive holiday events, consider the dinner jacket. When you hear the words dinner jacket, what images come to mind? To me, the dinner jacket captures the essence of a more romantic era of 1930’s Hollywood. In the golden film era the dinner jacket  became synonymous with elegance, confidence and […]

houndstooth tux

Fashion experiments, made possible with Goodwill

Sometimes, you just hit the frugal jackpot. I stopped by the South Dakota Avenue Goodwill store on Monday with the primary purpose of dropping off a bag of donations from my closet and a bag from my neighbor’s closet (What can I say? We’re doing our winter cleaning.). I had a secondary purpose—to look for […]

High & Crye shirt at Goodwill

Guest Blogger: 17th Annual Trade-In Event- Upgrade to the Best

  Davelle Clothiers is entering one of our favorite times of year. Yes, we love fall with all the new layered looks, warm colors and new styles; but even more importantly, we are starting one of our biggest events of the year, the Trade- In Event. We started this event seventeen years ago as a […]


New York Fashion Week: Watch for these trends in 2014

Now that New York Fashion Week has wrapped up, I took another look at the spring 2014 collections to see what styling elements stood out to me most. I’ve compiled my top five trends—for better, or for worse—to look for in 2014.     Fringe: We saw it in Altuzarra’s early show and again in […]

Calvin Klein Spring 2014
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