Gift Ideas for Father's Day 2020

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Father’s Day this year falls on 21st June, which is coincidentally when we are able to move into Phase 2 as well. Over this #StayHome period, I believe that most of us have got the opportunity to spend some quality time with our fathers that we usually don’t. This day gives us an opportunity to celebrate the most important man in our lives, which might seem awkward for some. Gift-giving for dads are not as straightforward as for mums who would be easily surprised by flowers and chocolates. When it comes to buying a gift for your dad, it has...

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What is a Power Suit?

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If you are a working professional who is working your way up the corporate ladder, you may have heard of the term “power suit” before. So, what exactly is it; and what makes a power suit, well, a power suit? As gentlemen, it is our duty to know the importance of image and how to dress appropriately in order to send the right message and to be perceived the way we want to be by others. The power suit is a type of office suit typically associated with Wall Street bankers, sharp-witted lawyers, and bold businessmen, which gives them a...

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Top 5 Wedding Suit Inspirations For 2020

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"My wedding is one-off so I'm just gonna buy a cheap suit off the rack." Gents, if that's what you're thinking, you are so WRONG! Your wedding day should be one of the best-dressed days of your life. Your wife-to-be and yourself have been spending weeks, if not months planning out every single detail of your big day - the gown, makeup, hair, venue, decor, aisles, flowers, etc. Suiting up should NEVER be overlooked. Compromising on a well-fitting suit will only crumble all the efforts put in. Whatever form your ceremony takes, it certainly merits your sharpest appearance, and it...

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3 Shirt Collars That Won’t Go Wrong

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When it comes to choosing your shirt collars, you may be overwhelmed by the many options out there that are available to you. But fret not, in this editorial article, we will discuss 3 common types of shirt collars that will look smart on almost every gentleman.   1. The Spread Collar The Spread Collar is the go-to dress shirt collar that we recommend. It has just the right proportions for a collar without being too large or too small, and goes well with a tie or a bow-tie. This collar style also accommodates most tie knots very well, including...

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Outfit Ideas for Business Casual

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Gone are the days where gents have to wear a suit and tie to work. Unless you are a banker or lawyer, most companies these days have started to adopt the Business Casual dress code. But what exactly is that? Like myself, most of you are probably a little confused when it comes to the Business Casual dress code because it is so loosely defined and it leaves a lot of room for interpretation. While it all depends on the company you are working at and the culture there, let’s discuss some general guidelines that you should follow so that...

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Low vs. High Waisted Pants

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Should you wear high-waisted pants? That is the question. When it comes to men’s clothing, most gents seldom take the rise on a pair of pants into consideration when buying them. The first few things that they probably pay attention to, is the waist and the length, right? Don’t worry, this was me before I learnt about the finer details of classic menswear too. This is because most of us are too used to wearing pants (most commonly denim jeans) at our hip bones because of comfort, and we simply do not have an idea where our pants are supposed...

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