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Modernized Formalwear

Classic formal is merging with current funk

Implications - Over the past several years, a shift in fashion from formalwear to casual apparel has been prevalent, especially in menswear. As dress codes loosen, and job layoffs have people leaving suits in the closet, there is a fashion movement toward wearing classic pieces with modern twists.
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I know guys are going to call me crazy when I reiterate multiple times how awesome bowties are (Nah dude…regular ties are where it’s at). Denying that we don’t like bowties is just a way of saying, “Please… MORE
Retro Modern Menswear
Retro Modern Menswear
Luxe Looks for Guys that Mix Old Fabrics With New
We all know that fashion moves in two directions, from the bottom up and top down. The men in these photos definitely make you look both ways. They mixed classic retro menswear looks with modern pieces… MORE

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