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Guest Blogger: Party Panache- The Gentleman’s Guide to Holiday Dressing

Ladies, be sure to forward this post to all the special men in your life! Your calendar is full of holiday festivities…are you ready to shine? We have a few words of advice to get you through the holidays and for all the gentlemen who want to leave behind their everyday look and up the […]


Don’t forget dad: Shopping for that special guy

Father’s day is next weekend, and unlike my tips for Mother’s Day shopping, this time we’re planning in advance. Dad can be hard to shop for, and I often find myself stumped around the first of June. Here are a few worthy gifts that can be found at your local Goodwill: Neckties: If you’re shopping […]

Vintage shirts

Welcome back, bow-ties

So it isn’t just my imagination. Even the Wall Street Journal thinks the bow tie is making a noble attempt at a comeback. Last week it offered a lengthy article about the stigmas and stereotypes of bow tie wearers, and how those stereotypes are changing. Not only are bow ties for those who need to […]

Bow Ties

Fashion For Father

You still have almost two weeks, dear readers, to pick up the perfect present for Dad. To me, it always seems like shopping for Dad is way harder than shopping for Mom. Why is that? I’m not sure. But I believe that the DCGF has discovered some totally awesome gifts that you still have time […]


Tie One On

Tragically, dear readers, the Casual Friday-ification of the workplace has resulted in a dumbing-down of office dressing. For men, however, there’s still nothing wrong with a great tie. And this week’s Goodwill Good Buy of the Week is actually several lots of fabulous vintage and designer ties. You’ll be bidding on them before you can […]


Three. Piece. Suit.

The three piece suit is not necessarily easy to wear. Generally, buttoning the vest while leaving the jacket open works well for most men, although variations on that theme are acceptable. If shirtsleeves are the norm in one’s office, wearing just the vest with the trousers looks great, too. A tie in that case is […]