Posts Tagged ‘Advice’

Women Sound Off On Men’s Fashion: Worst Fashion Offenses

Author: Zachary Lowell

Men's Fashion Disasters

It’s sad to say it, but unfortunately not every man is born with an innate sense of style. For some guys, it takes a lot of time and practice to learn the intricacies of putting together a good outfit and master the art of looking sharp. Yet, even the most dedicated student can trip and fall hard over the hurdles of fashion if they aren’t careful. Recently we contacted a group of female style experts and enthusiasts to get the scoop on the most heinous crimes  in men’s fashion. Are you guilty of any of the infractions listed below? Read More

Diamond’s Not A Man’s Best Friend: Jewelry Advice For Men

Author: Zachary Lowell

Men's Jewelry Fashion Advice

In the mid-nineteenth century, the world was riveted by accounts of the Koh-i-Noor, a 105 carat diamond valued at 137 million US dollars in today’s money. This lavish rock was given to Queen Victoria in 1850 by the royal family of India, as part of a settlement following the Sikh Wars. There was a catch though: the stone was said to be cursed, and any man who wore it was sure to meet a tragic end. While all pieces of bling are not as dangerous as the Koh-i-Noor, for the sake of style, men should approach every item of jewelry as though it were imbued with a deadly hex. Read More

Ask The Experts: Arash Afshar, Artist

Author: Zachary Lowell

Arash Afshar

Here at ShirtsMyWay, we’re all about being unique, and Arash Afshar is one of the most unique people we’ve met. After pursuing a career in business and marketing, Arash left the rat race and turned his attention to photography, video direction, design and music. Currently this talented man on the rise is part of the San Diego-based creative collective and hip-hop group known as the Diego Brown Project. Yet, frequently taking the stage wearing a shirt and tie, Arash’s distinctive clothing choices are anything but what you might expect from an uncensored artist. Recently we had a chance to talk to Arash and get his take on fashion as a creative outlet. Read More

Ask The Experts: Laurie Brucker, Image Consultant

Author: Zachary Lowell

Laurie Brucker Image Consultant

While every man deep down wants to look good, some need a little more help than others when it comes to getting dressed. If you’re struggling with how to present yourself, we know just the person you should talk to: certified image consultant Laurie Brucker. With more than 10 years experience in the fashion industry as a designer and consultant in New York and LA, Laurie uses “the science of dress” to help her clients use fashion effectively. We talked with Laurie recently to get her thoughts on men’s fashion and the ways men can look their best. Read More

High-Tech Suit Aimed At Shy Guys

Author: Tyra 'nell Pille

Overcoming Shyness

If you’re in your mid- or late-thirties, ready for a full time commitment but can’t quite find a girlfriend, you may be missing the most important weapon in the battle of courtship: Confidence! A few weeks ago, we told you about the world’s most expensive suit, a diamond-studded two-piece priced at right around $900,000. Well, today we bring you a suit that may be worth its weight in gold for shy, socially-awkward men worried about approaching the ladies. Read More

Accessories For The Everyman: Belts

Author: Tyra 'nell Pille

Belts With Dress Shirts

It would be safe to say that a belt is one of man’s best friends when it comes to cinching together (pun intended) a perfect outfit. The belt is one of the few flattering yet masculine accessories that every man should have in his closet. In fact, venturing outside without a belt, any dapper gent is in danger of pulling down two things: your image and your pants. Read More

A Color To Dye For?

Author: Zachary Lowell

Dyed Shirt Fabric

As we wrote in a recent blog entry for the Huffington Post, customers are now demanding a greater degree of choice and individuality when it comes to the products they buy (like shirts). While technology is making it easier for shoppers to customize products prior to purchase, more and more people are beginning to wonder how they can change the items they already have. While we usually give advice on services a tailor can help you with, one of the most common DIY questions we receive is: can I change the color of my shirt at home? Read More

When In Rome: The Italian Art Of Looking Effortless

Author: Zachary Lowell

How To Dress Italian

Italians are a passionate people, renowned throughout the world for their love of wine, pizza, exotic sports cars, epic poetry, coffee, cinema and being late. But for anyone who’s ever traveled to Rome, Milan or Venice, it seems that the most obvious obsession for many Italian people is with their clothing. Although it might be difficult to find anyone poorly dressed as you stroll through any of Italy’s major cities, you may be wondering why is it so easy for outsiders hoping to emulate the fashion sensibilities of this Mediterranean country to wind up with a look that’s more clownish than classy? Read More

The Best Shirts To Hide Dandruff

Author: Tyra 'nell Pille

Shirts That Hide Dandruff

It’s a fact, men worry about their hair. They worry when it falls out, turns grey, recedes, and, according to research conducted by Head and Shoulders, 29 percent of men claim that they worry about dandruff. Perhaps you’re one of them. If this is the case then you probably know that dandruff is a common scalp problem characterized by either oily or dry skin flakes, which have a nasty habit of making their way onto your clothes. For guys who want/need to look their best, this unfortunate hygiene problem can be devastating. Read More

Women Sound Off On Men’s Fashion: The First Date Shirt

Author: Tyra 'nell Pille

The Perfect First Date Shirt

Nervousness, excitement, uneasiness – these are just a few of the emotions common to men on their way to a first date. But now that you’ve picked a time and place to meet, thought of some witty discussion topics, you’re probably wondering what to wear. Don’t worry, we’ve got that part covered. As part of our ongoing attempt the educate and enlighten our readers about what women like, we asked a group of ladies from all over the world, and all different walks of life: what’s the best shirt for a first date? Read More