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The trends are changing, again

Q. It seems we are moving away from the narrow, tight look back toward the center? Is that correct? What are the current trends in men’s business clothing, i.e. lapel

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Look hot with a collar

Q. I know you like traditional clothes and neckties, but today there are fewer and fewer times when I wear a tie. Still, I do like to look good and

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Blazer vs. Sport Coats

Q. What trousers should I wear with patterned black, blue, and brown blazers? I know you say not to wear blazers with the same color pants because they look like

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Shoes speak louder than words

Q. I usually add to my husband’s tie collection at the holidays, but this year he asked for shoes. Specifically, he wants a pair of Allen Edmonds that his brother

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Why the necktie?

Q. Why do I need to wear a necktie? This seems like an idea that was born and should have died last century! A. A necktie adds a certain seriousness

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Dress for success

 Q. My husband has an executive interview coming up for the position of president in a new company. In the past he moved his way up in an informal setting,

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Good dry cleaners keep ties tip top

Q. I was talking with the only other doctor in my practice who cares as much about clothing as I do. He said he found his best tie had a

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Are suspenders still in style?

Q. I would like to have my next shirts made with my monogram, but I am not sure about placement. I wear suspenders with all of my pants and do

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Tie clips: A necessary fashion?

Q. What is the rule about tie clips? Are guys wearing them? If so, how long should they be and where are they placed on a tie? A. Yes, guys

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Dressy, but not too dressy: Recommendations for a more casual workplace

Q. I’m a lawyer whose office has always been dressier than most; we never descended to “business-casual.” Of course, these days we’re not as formal as we used to be;