Spuce up those shoes

Nice leather shoes stop looking so darned crisp with time, or after being actually worn and walked around in. Restoring their luster isn’t hard at all – you just need a can of the black stuff, a horsehair brush, a newspaper and a rag.

From lifehacker.com.

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Fatties be meek

Heavyset men shouldn’t wear bold patterns of any sort.

Pinstripes and solid colors, especially dark ones, are your friends. Bulky fabrics such as tweeds should be avoided when it comes to suits, and softer wools such as gabardines and super 100’s should be embraced.

From about.com.

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How to dress for your next date success

Look your best. Get some decent clothes and shoes. Women always look at your shoes even if the last time you checked your Nike’s out was 1996. Get clothes that fit you, suit you and are contemporary.

From topdatingtips.com.

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Purchasing suits

Purchasing suits in either January or July is your best bet, as these months are typically when retailers reduce prices on last season’s styles.

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Get shorter

Dark trousers with a lighter shirt create a lengthening effect; a darker shirt with lighter pants shortens your appearance.

From: artofmanliness.com

Never go shopping alone

Most of the time, it’s tough to trust the sales people because they usually work for commission. Shop with a friend who will give you their honest opinion

From: kinowear.com

Your affectation

You’re allowed one affectation. A fedora. A pocket watch. A bracelet or class ring. Pick one, but no more – give your whatever-it-is space to say whatever-it-says.

From: lifehack.org

Pay attention to your shoes

Pay attention to your shoes. Everyone else does. It’s hard for the non-fashion-maven to tell a more expensive suit from a less expensive one, but everyone can tell cheap or poorly cared-for shoes.

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Sloppy

If you unbutton your collar, remove your tie. You can wear a suit or sports coat without a tie, but wearing a tie with an unbuttoned shirt looks sloppy.

From: lifehack.org

Sharp wardrobe

White and light blue cotton dress shirts are the backbone to a sharp wardrobe. These colors make up approximately 90% of the dress shirts sold worldwide.

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Dressing for success

You want to own three suits. Your first suit should be either navy blue or gray, Your second suit should be the one you didn’t get the first time around. Your third should be black for black tie affairs.

From: lifehack.org

Short people…

Short waist men should avoid wearing trousers and jeans at waist, they tend to highlight your short waist.

From: indobase.com

Book Friday: Image Matters For Men: How to Dress for Success!

In seven idea-packed chapters of Image Matters For Men, you will learn which clothes will flatter your coloring and his build, which tie goes with which shirt, and which haircut and style of eyeglasses suit the shape of your face.

From: Getting Older Stinks

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Easy steps to spicing up your wardrobe

All too often, men build monochromatic outfits. There’s this deeply ingrained preference for blacks, whites and browns that, while good for ‘safe’ office ensembles, usually turn out very drab.

Spice up your outfits with a bit of color, and no one will notice that you wear the same suit jacket to work every day.

From: ties-necktie.com