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Chicago’s Mens Street Style & Fashion Inspiration

Our Pick for Mens Fall Outwear

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As soon as we start thinking of preparing for cooler months, we know (fashionwise) that a coat is by default an investment piece, considering how often you will wear one as if it were uniform. With that very thought in …

The Modern Tourist

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It’s summer in the city and a good time to embrace your inner tourist. Grab a “vacation shirt” and hit up some of the great places Chicago has to offer. These printed boxy tops are an excellent addition to …

3 WAYS TO EMBRACE THE WRINKLES THIS SUMMER

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Linen suits in light, earthy colors are a great staple that will allow you to celebrate these sun-filled days of summer. Need a little styling inspo? We’ve got you covered! With so many different styling opportunities ranging from an outdoor …

Our Father’s Day gift Guide

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Father’s Day is around the corner and you may have not crossed that ‘gift for dad’ task off your list. Here are some simple ideas that are suitable for most Dads! Remember- you don’t have to give your gift on …

CASUALLY APPROACHING SUMMER

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Summer is fast approaching and let’s be real, the temps are almost catching up to the calendar. Gone are the days of marshmallow puffers and wooly coats, so I couldn’t be happier. Although I currently spend most of my time …

Three Ways to Style a Tracksuit

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New seasons usually means new trends, but which specific trend do you invest in this season? The answer is: a tracksuit! Athleisure is on everyone’s (fashionable) radar at the moment and the Track jacket is no stranger.  With minimal style, …

The Shawl-Collar Sweater

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One of the most fun yet challenging conundrums of dressing for fall can be actively seeking outerwear solutions that fit what the weather may bring.  Wearing a heavy piece of outwear during an in-between season can be hit or miss; …

The Utility Jacket

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It’s time to get to work in one of fall’s must-have items, the utility jacket. When I think of utility jackets, one of the first thoughts that come to mind is Bill Cunningham’s iconic blue workman’s jacket, which he wore …

Real men wear Pink-ish

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It’s 2016 and you’ve probably gotten your suiting basics down. In your closet, you’ll find your go-tos like gray, navy, and khaki. Although these suits will take you through most of life’s more formal occasions, it’s time to turn up …

5 ways to wear a Linen Sports Jacket

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If you don’t own a well-fitting linen sports jacket already, you should put it on your must-have list for this summer. When it comes to looking put together and staying cool in the oppressive heat, the linen sports jacket can’t …

Black, White & Brit all over

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With a classic design and rugged appeal, there’s probably no better article of menswear to project a casual or straight-up rebellious look than a great fitting leather biker jacket. The minute I put my arms through the sleeves of my …

Chinoiserie and how to wear it

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The bomber jacket gets a major update this season with a nod to the souvenir jacket that’s rich in bold Asiatic embroidery. You may or may not be familiar with the term, ‘Chinoiserie’, but it’s French for “in the Chinese …