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Men’s Care: How to Achieve a Close Shave

Q. Hi Lois, I am hoping you can help. My son is in his early 20’s and clearly has always had trouble with razor burn and bumps.  He’s not one

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Don’t overlook shoes when picking an outfit

Q. My husband does not seem to understand that wearing a pair of dress shoes with jeans and a pullover is not dressed-up for a night out and that wearing

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Avoiding the made man

Q. I’m a single man in my early 70’s. My new lady friend has been telling me about a gentleman she knows who unwittingly dresses in what she calls “a

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Bolo ties are not “in style” but are “a style”

Q. I have a beautiful custom-made silver bolo tie that I purchased from a Native American about 25 years ago. It is one-of-a-kind, but probably not considered antique. I want to give

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The Meaning of Black and White Attire isn’t Black and White

Q. I just got an invitation to a small New Year’s Eve party. It asks us to come in Black and White Attire. Does it necessarily mean formal or just

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Cuff links as a gift for a new adult

Q. My nephew is a senior in high school. I’d like to give him a Christmas gift that would help him transition into adulthood and would appreciate your thoughts on

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Must the Belt Match the Shoes?

Q. When wearing a traditional navy blue blazer, gray flannel slacks, and cordovan shoes, what is the proper belt color, brown or black? Must the belt match the shoes?  A.

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How to hide those Covid curves

Q. This past year when we were spending so much time at home, the kitchen was a huge draw. I’ve gained a few unwanted pounds and am not happy about it.

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Beard dyeing tips for the professional look

Q. For a 60-year-old, I am happy to have mostly dark hair on top of my head, but less pleased with my beard. My temples are definitely very gray, but the

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Cooler weather brings different fashion choices

Q. I am coming into the office for the first winter after a promotion (which took place last winter during work-from-home). This means I am dressing at a more professional