Every guy needs a go to style icon, someone with a vast wardrobe to inspire you on how to build yours. They need to have properly fitted outfits and someone who catches your eye almost every time you see a picture of them.
I've found many guys come to us for a light gray suit around May-July thinking they only have so long to wear it. The truth is you can stretch a light gray suit to the shoulder seasons of Spring and Fall as well, it just takes the following knowledge.
There are many do's and don'ts when it comes to taking care of your suit. You will get lots of bad advice on general question boards and unfortunately from many stores. Here is a quick rundown for you.
Velvet is not one of the staple suits in your wardrobe but it is perfect for a formal dinner or a stylish event where you want to make your mark. Velvet is known for its ability to repel smoke, hence the term "smoking jacket", but that doesn't mean you have to be a smoker to wear it. This post will be a everything you need to know about velvet.
The bold blue suit is what we call the fifth essential. After the light gray, navy blue, charcoal and black this would be a go to in your wardrobe. With it being such a bolder color, what do you wear with it? We have a few suggestions for a basic starting point until you are comfortable branching out.
Pattern matching is a pretty simple game when you understand how it all works. We understand a lot of men are not interested in adding patterns because they don't want to stand out and they are not sure what to wear it with. We hope this quick article can help you overcome that.
Dressing well is not something that is reserved for those making six figures, everyone can afford to do it. If you choose to buy off the rack we have put together a few tips to make sure you make the most of it.
There are many options when it comes to the pockets but we can make this Rundown short and sweet.
The lapel is the fabric that runs from the button, around the neck, back down to the button. Not only are there the peak, notch, and shawl but there is 2" all the way to 4.5" if you would like. How do you know what to pick for your body type? Let's talk about five of your options.
I'll mention as well, when we are talking about the width, it is at the widest point where the notch or peak in the lapel comes out.
One of the questions we ask our clients is how many buttons would you like? This can range from 1, 2, 3 or double breasted. Here is the rundown on what you should choose.
All articles are written by Cardero Clothing's Owner: Derek Burbidge