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Offline vs. Online Personal Branding

If you wonder whether you have or not your personal brand, I can assure you have one. And if you wonder what it is, well... this is simply "what people are saying about you when you are not in the room". It is your reputation and how you are perceived by others....

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Corduroy – fabric for autumn

Corduroy is a cotton fabric that is used to make pants, skirts, jackets, and outerwear. It is warm and soft with a particular texture. Corduroy pants are casual and can be part of an everyday outfit for informal occasions. They come in all colors, although black,...

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Socks – a small thing that matters

It seems like there is nothing special about socks. They are just something you have to wear and they don’t really matter. However, this minor detail can ruin any outfit if the choice of socks is not given proper thought. There are a number of things to consider when...

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Ascot – Alternative neckwear

Many men despise wearing ties. They don’t wear a tie because they want to; they wear a tie because they feel like they have to. They wear them out of a sense of obligation and only feel like themselves once the tie is off. Men who do not like wearing ties should...

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How to look ‘preppy’

The Preppy style is inspired by American Ivy League colleges. These students primarily come from the upper classes and have a specific way of dressing and acting. It involves more than just an outfit; it is a lifestyle. In addition to clothing, a prep has a neat...

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Handkerchief – a stylish detail

Handkerchief is a piece of men’s clothing, which can signal that you truly have style. It is a small thing, but it really completes an outfit. It allows you to experiment with colors and express your individual nature. A handkerchief, also called a pocket square, is a...

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Brown suit – how to wear it?

Why are so many people reluctant to wear brown? In the past, brown was a color worn by the lower classes because it didn’t get dirty very easily. Brown is common in English tweed, which is used for horse riding and hunting. Traditionally, black is designated for...

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Trench – an iconic coat

In the spring, it is great to replace heavy winter coats with light spring coats. It also means a return to colors, not just in nature but also in our clothes. A trench coat is wonderful for spring. It is as classic as a black dress or a white shirt. Trench coats were...

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Sport jacket vs. suit jacket

It may seem like all jackets are the same, but there are big differences between a blazer, a suit jacket, and a sport jacket. A sport jacket has nothing to do with tracksuits or t-shirts. The term sport jacket came about because gentlemen used to do sports like horse...

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Monogram on a shirt

A monogram is a symbol that is based on letters and is used as decoration. It usually represents the owners’ initials. Monograms first came about when people needed to mark objects with the initials of the owners. They have been used since ancient times, but...

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Shirt – the details (2/2)

When choosing a shirt, a gentleman should also pay attention to the details like: Collar style There are many kinds of collars. They can be straight or rounded, narrow or broad, high or low, and without or without buttons. There are also specialty collars, like the...

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Ties – Selection, Storing, and Tying

When choosing a tie, you need to consider both the occasion and the rest of your outfit. For business meetings, interviews, and work, you should avoid anything too wild and choose a classic tie with just a few colors. When the occasion is less formal, you can choose a...

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Tie – History, Production and Patterns

The use of ties dates back to the 17th century. The first people to wear ties were Croatian merchants who worked for Louis XIII. The King was fascinated by their style and soon the necktie was all the rage in France. These ties were simple muslin scarves wrapped...

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Dress Code

A dress code is a set of rules concerning the appropriate outfits for social, professional, or religious occasions. Even though dress code is most common in professional settings, there are other events in which dress code is important. The rules can be clearly...

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Suspenders… not just for brokers!

Suspenders used to be a popular men’s accessory. Like a belt, they held up pants and were a necessary part of any outfit. Suspenders have been used for more than 300 years, but in 1822 Albert Thurston created the modern design that we still use today. Over the last...

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Fake image

„An image” means a subjective perception of a given person; it is a picture created by fragmentary and random capture of particular features and details of an appearance and behaviour, and resulting from a relation we are in with a given person. It means that...

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Image – definition

A word „image” has a broader meaning and denotes a subjective perception of a given person, an image created by fragmentary and random capture of particular features and details of the appearance and behaviour, and resulting from the relation in which we leave a given...

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