The Dopp Kit – Essential Travel Toiletry Bag

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Blue Claw Co.  FYI - I use their Dopp Kit as my go-to travel toiletry bag - Antonio One bag, many names. There are  more words for the portable toilet kit than any other piece of luggage out there. Dopp kit, toilet kit, toilet bag, hygiene kit, soap bag, … [Read more...]

Are you damaging your suit every time you hang it?

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This is a guest post by my friend Kirby Allison, founder of the Hanger Project. Is your favorite suit being destroyed right now in your closet at home? Think about it. Your jackets spend more time in your closet than they do on your shoulders. And what are they resting on - for days if not months … [Read more...]

Sleep Like A King – Style, Sheets, & Comfort

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My recent international flight from Ukraine was a nightmare. Think 18 hours in the air, a 17 hour layover (complete with sleeping in the airport), topped off with a 5 hour drive home being jet-lagged by an 8 hour time difference.  Oh - and did I mention my wife and I had our three young children with … [Read more...]

The Weekender – Why Buy This Classic Luggage Piece?

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I would like to thank my friend Adam over at Blue Claw Co. for providing me with the images and a sample bag for testing. - Really great American made travel luggage - go check them out. A couple months ago I was invited to judge at the Stu Clark Investment Competition at the University of Manitoba. I'm … [Read more...]

Clothes and the Man – The Principles of Fine Men’s Dress – Video Book Review

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You know how some books just get better with age? Even though the author may write better books, that first one just sits better with you as you know it was made when the author was hungry and he had less of a budget.  You can tell he had to use creativity instead of money - and he results are unique and … [Read more...]

Details Men’s Style Manual – Video Book Review

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If a group of magazine editors worked on a fashion manual you'd expect it to read a lot like a collection of magazine articles. That's basically what the "Details Men's Style Manual" is. Daniel Peres (and the editors at Details Magazine) bring their combined fashion knowledge to bear in a simple, … [Read more...]

Leather Honey Leather Conditioner Product Review

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Leather Honey Leather Conditioner is hands down the best leather conditioner I have ever used. I've been using it for the last 6 months, and I have been very impressed with it's ability to penetrate and protect leather for a longer period of time than other popular conditioners on the market. In fact - I … [Read more...]

Carol Davis Sportswear – Men’s Cold Weather Clothing Review

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I have a strong connection with Carol Davis Sportswear. The fact is the company's founder, Carol Davis, is one of the reason's I founded A Tailored Suit.  You see back in 2005 when I was a grad student at UT Austin I did a case study on her business.  It really opened my eyes to the opportunity of online … [Read more...]

Video Book Review – Men’s Everyday Dress – Tom Julian’s Casual Clothing Guide

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I''ve had this little book for a year now, and I have to say I like it! Nordstrom's Guide to Men's Everyday Dressing is a compact guide to casual style for men. Let me be clear:  It is NOT a complete style guide, it is not big (100 pages, 6X8 inches), and it relies on small crisp photos versus hundreds … [Read more...]