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5 Suits that aren’t Navy or Charcoal (to welcome back dressing well)

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Heads up: Buying via our links may result in us getting a commission. Also, we take your privacy rights seriously. Head here to learn more. Suit up! Because, why not? It’s been a while for many. And I swear it’ll inject a little positivity into your world. I wore a suit the other day and people were literally smiling and asking for my name out of nowhere. And while wearing a suit is hardly achieving Mother Teresa levels of altruism, people want to believe in something. And that goes for all of us wanting to believe in ourselves. With the...

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Dutch designer Dave Hakkens has launched an online academy that teaches users how to fix "99 per cent of their clothing" in a bid to combat the mounting issue of textile waste.

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Called Fixing Fashion, the platform features instructions and video tutorials on how to repair, remake, resize and recolour damaged or unwanted clothing items. Alongside this, Hakkens has also created a fashion collection that illustrates these different techniques but will not be for sale. Among the techniques featured on the Fixing Fashion platform are various ways to combine two old items into one new garment "Many sustainable fashion efforts focus on the origin of garments and promote solutions to be purchased," said Hakkens. "But fashion doesn't need something new, we already have enough clothes in the world for the coming decade....

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Banana Republic: 46% off (or 52% off for GAP inc cardmembers)

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Heads up: Buying via our links may result in us getting a commission. Also, we take your privacy rights seriously. Head here to learn more. B.R.: 46% off w/ BRTHX or 52% off for cardmembers w/ BRCARD20 Time is the only commodity worth a damn. Everything else is a derivative. And the timing of this sale is quite good. Because after a year’s worth of cheese doodles and sweatpants… or running shoes and stress hormones, a lot of us are now turning to our warm weather wardrobe and thinking “oh schnikes this does NOT fit anymore.” It’s not quite as...

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If you’re like me, the word cashmere has for years elicited an image of upper-crust socialites in attire I would never dream of wearing

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It wasn’t until recently that I realized that the best cashmere sweaters for men are actually affordable, can accommodate many different style-types, and can be a long term investment that I hang onto for years. For example, a black cashmere sweater is a timeless classic that will last a lifetime if well kept. Affordable cashmere sweaters can be found all over the internet these days, but determining quality, fitment, and finish can be difficult without putting your hands on the garment. A cheap cashmere sweater could be a real waste of time, so to help you avoid these pitfalls, we’ve...

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The best dress shoes for men cost hundreds of dollars, right?

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Gents, I thought so too. When it comes to shoes, a higher cost usually means a superior construction. So where does that leave guys who can't splash out $300 on a new pair of shoes for work? Are these men doomed to wear cheap, faux leather shoes for the rest of their lives? Of course not. Guys, I'm here to offer you some advice. Believe it or not, it's actually very possible to find a great pair of quality dress shoes for less than $100. You've just got to know what you're looking for. As I've always said, there are...

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