Style Advice (26)

The Aloha Shirt: History and Style

The origins of the Aloha shirt can be traced back to 1920s and early 1930s Hawaii. It was inspired by and first made out of Japanese work kimono fabrics, and took the name “Aloha” from the … Read

Dress Shirt Collar Styles

All Proper Cloth Collar Styles Choosing a collar style can be difficult if you’re not aware of your options. In this post, we break down all of the collar styles you might encounter on a dress … Read

Proper Cloth Jogger Pants: Style & Design

Sporty, relaxed, and effortless. Our custom jogger pants feature premium construction and design details that strike the perfect balance between leisurely and smart. Choose between our Ludlow joggers, which are made from any of our classic … Read

Pleated Pants: Function, Design & Style

While many think of pleated pants as an aesthetic embodiment of the powerful yet nonchalant look of the ’80s and ’90s, their original and enduring purpose was, and is, comfort. Pleats are small folds of fabric … Read

The Custom Knit Shirt

Knit shirts have long been a staple of business casual menswear. Comfortable and versatile, they can be styled with garments of different texture, weight, and formality to achieve a wide variety of looks. Our custom knit … Read

9 Style Tips for Shorter Guys

Dressing for your height can be tricky, but we’ve got you covered. Here are our best style tips if you’re under 5’8”. 1. Slim Fit is Flattering A slim or more tailored silhouette can instantly improve … Read

President Spread Collar vs English Spread Collar

Differences between the President Spread and English Spread collar When choosing a collar, one should consider more than just the spread of the collar–size will also be an important consideration. We made our President Spread collar … Read

The Western Shirt: History and Style

The Western Shirt embodies the classic American southwest look with a pointed, stylized yoke extending over the front and back of the shoulders as a staple. Dual pockets on the chest always come in handy and functional snap buttons … Read

Tuxedo Shirt Styles

There are several styles of dress shirt that can be appropriate for wearing with a tuxedo. The following is an explanation of the three options we have that accommodate tuxedo studs: Pleated Front, Pique Bib Front … Read

How to Choose a Collar Style

With so many collar styles to choose from, choosing the perfect collar style can feel a bit daunting. But it’s really not so bad.  Here are some guidelines we generally stick with to help guys choose … Read

Spread Collar vs Point Collar

Spread Collar vs Point Collar The spread collar and point collar are two of the most popular collar styles–the former being a little more modern, while the latter leans more classic. While the collar points on … Read

Cutaway Collar vs Spread Collar

Cutaway Collar vs Spread Collar For a bolder look, one might want to consider a cutaway collar in addition to the more popular spread collar. On the cutaway, the collar points will finish even farther apart … Read

President Spread Collar vs Londoner Collar

Difference between the President Spread and Londoner Collar The President Spread is less spread than the Londoner collar and a little bit taller at the front collar band as well as at the back of the … Read

President Button Down vs Soft Ivy vs Colorado BD

Differences between the President, Soft Ivy, and Colorado Button Down Collars The Soft Ivy Button Down and President Button Down are taller button down collar styles. They both have some “roll” to them, that trademark bowing … Read

Point Collar vs Semi Spread Collar

Semi Spread Collar (above left) vs Point Collar (above right) These are both traditional dress shirt options, with the biggest difference being the difference in collar spread. The Semi Spread Collar has points that finish 4″ … Read

Soft Collars

While crisp, fused collars have dominated the landscape over the last 70 or so years, all collars used to be made using unfused construction before the 1950s. Some of the best shirtmakers in the world have … Read