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Half Formal

Classed up business casual is a reflection of the new corporate attitude

Implications - Young adults joining the workforce were raised to value individualism. As they join the professional world, they shake up traditional environments with more laissez-faire, be-yourself attitudes. They celebrate diversity of interest, style, learning techniques, and are thus revamping traditional work cultures.
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Bowties and Denim
Bowties and Denim
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Spring 2010 appears to be the season that neckties come roaring back into fashion for men. For many years, the suiting piece has been out of style, and only donned by bankers and men in very formal work… MORE
80s-Inspired Menswear
80s-Inspired Menswear
Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring 2010 Collection Turns Back the Clock
Marc by Marc Jacobs has proven itself to be a line of versatility and innovation once again. With the premiere of his 2010 Spring collection, Marc Jacobs has let hot men’s fashion loose, and given us all… MORE
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Ralph Lauren Purple, Polo & Black Label Returns to the Classics
Recently Ralph Lauren previewed his Purple, Black and Polo labels for Spring/Summer 2010. In these collections the message was clear, with a return to classic men’s formal wear done in a put together… MORE
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'Beetlejuice' Pants
Robert Geller's Spring 2010 Menswear Dares You to Scream "Betelgeuse" Thrice
Robert Geller's Spring 2010 menswear line is perfect for 'Beetlejuice' fans. The models rocked pants with wide black-and-white stripes that would have been perfect for that troublemaking bio-exorcist from… MORE
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Moschino's Menswear Spring 2010 Line Made From Headlines
The newspaper industry was alive and well at the Moschino Spring 2010 menswear line. Many of the models wandered down the runway wearing pieces with newsprint pattern. As the internet 'machine' continues… MORE
Stylish Semi-Suits
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S/S '10 Menswear Pairs Blazers With Shorts on the Runways
Classic men’s formalwear has been trickling back into fashion for a while with a modern-day twist. For Spring 2010, one of the fun twists is to wear a jacket, shirt and tie with preppy shorts, like a demi-formalwear.… MORE
Short Suiting Shorts
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Antonio Azzuolo's Spring 2010 RTW Menswear Collection Shows Some Thigh
In much of the U.S., seeing a man's thigh is reserved for the bedroom, but Antonio Azzuolo's Spring 2010 RTW menswear collection shows that we'll soon see it in the boardroom as well. Azzuolo's line features… MORE

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