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They don’t make them like they used to

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Or at least that’s what people say. For the most part, there’s some truth to it. Modern cars can feel soulless compared to their classic predecessors, most of the greatest movies and albums ever made predate the Millennium, and we’re not sure about you but we’re convinced Mars bars are getting smaller. But then you have brands like Budd. For more than a century, this Mayfair institution has been crafting some of the finest shirts and tailoring accessories money can buy, using the same traditional techniques passed down for generations. Budd is one of only a handful of truly authentic...

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Hit Spring in Style With These 13 Stylish and Lightweight Men’s Jackets

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Spring finally marks the time to shed heavy jackets and celebrate the melting of snow, longer days and the return of warmth. While we no longer need protection from the frigidity of winter, the fact is that things won’t really warm up for another few months. Enter the solution — the lightweight spring jacket. We’re officially giving you the green light to pack away your bulky winter coats and trade them in for something more sleek, refined and flexible. Men’s lightweight jackets vary in style, thickness and function, which makes them more fun to wear than winter coats and parkas....

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First things first: a “lounge suit” is nothing more than a traditional suit that you’d wear to the office or an event, outside of black tie, which requires a dinner suit

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The confusion for men comes from invitations with Lounge Suit stated as the dress code. This translates simply to a smart suit worn with a shirt and tie. These days, those invitations are few and far between – because the need to wear a suit is fast diminishing outside of all but the stiffest professions. Indeed, given the rise of business casual and the comfort-driven nature of modern menswear, a suit now is more typically worn for pleasure and socialising than it is for work. The suit has been rescued from being a uniform – to be called a “suit”...

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So you have a job to do, and you need a pair of pants that are as tough as you are

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No problem. Whether you’re working indoors or outdoors, in blazing sun, pouring rain or frigid winter cold, there’s a pair of work pants ready to help get the job done.  No matter what the conditions may be, you need a pair of work pants that offer comfort and protection. It also helps if they’re made to take a beating. Not just any old pair of jeans or khakis will do.  Picking the right pair of work pants for your needs can be tricky, which is why we decided to do some of the work for you. We looked at the...

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10 Men’s Style things I used to believe in, but don’t anymore.

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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. Recently, a technical matter forced me to go way back into the archives of this website. What I saw made me uncomfortable. But that’s good! Because if you’re striving to improve every day, and you have any sense of shame, then looking back will often cause a wince or two. Or ten. Such as the ten below. Not all of these were pushed on Dappered, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t believe in them at...

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