The Effortless Gent – Video Review and Podcast Interview with Barron Cuadro

The Effortless Gent

  I've been following Barron Cuadro over at the Effortless Gent for over a year.   His solid content, unique perspective, and consistent posting led me to believe early on that he was going to be a great style blogger.   Turns out he's more than that.     He's not only a … [Read more...]

An Interchangeable Wardrobe

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When you build a house you start with a strong foundation. Building a timeless wardrobe is no different. A man needs a foundation of clothing he can reach for when he needs it - clothing that helps him look his best, is right for the occasion he'll be attending, and is timeless in style. The goal of … [Read more...]

How to wear a Suit Jacket with Jeans

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Can you wear a suit jacket with jeans? My Answer - It depends. I know you want a Yes or No here, but you're not going to get it. The truth is there are 3 factors that determine if wearing a suit jacket with jeans can be pulled off. On a side note this question could also read is it acceptable … [Read more...]

The Difference a Jacket Makes

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Imagine a product that will adds inches to your perceived height, shaves 20 lbs of your midsection, and makes you appear more muscular.  And the magic item can do all this instantly! Sounds too good to be true, right?  Well, it's not. A well fitting suit jacket, sport jacket, or blazer can do just this … [Read more...]

4 Components of Individual Style

4 Components Individual Style

"Style is the Perfection of a point of View" - Richard Eberhart Many men go through life never developing a point of view; they dress as if it were a chore, instead of a way to non-verbally communicate and influence those around them.  I want to change this. I believe people would care more about their … [Read more...]

Men’s Leather Dress Shoe Styles

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Understanding Men's Dress Shoes isn't difficult. Like most things in life, if you break it up into sections and apply a few guidelines it turns out to be pretty simple. This guide is a overview of mens dress shoe formality meant to help you "generally" understand shoe types, the levels of dress, and what … [Read more...]

Why Give a Damn About Appearance

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You can talk all you want about fashion, but most men still won't give a damn. That's partly because there's a lot of silly, useless information out there that confuses and as a society we've tried to push the mantra - it matters how you perform, not how you look. And yes, in a perfect world that would … [Read more...]