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How to Tell the Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Suits

You are what you look - well, at least to others. Like it or not, your appearance shapes how others see and think of you. A suit is an extension of yourself, and is a way to show your style and personality. A man dressed in a high-quality, well-tailored suit broadcasts to the world that [...]

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What to Wear to Meet the Parents

Meeting your girlfriend (or boyfriend’s) parents is a big step in your relationship and it’s important to dress accordingly. It’s hard to shake a bad first impression and your clothing is arguably the first thing they’ll judge (assuming you don’t show up with a Mohawk having not showered for the last week).While you want to [...]

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How To Buy a Good Suit: The Construction (Part 2) - Fused vs Half-Canvassed vs Full Canvassed

Now that we’ve gone through the first part of buying a good quality suit - selecting the fabric - the next part we should consider is the construction of the suit. The common mistake that people make when purchasing their first suit is to go directly for a brand name that they recognise without considering the [...]

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​What to Wear to a Wedding – The Men’s Guide

With wedding season in full force, it’s important to realise that you should be adhering to the dress codes written on the fancy invitations you’ve received! Your friends have spent a lot of time, energy and probably many domestic arguments fighting over little details like this, so show your friends some courtesy and dress appropriately! That being said, we understand [...]

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What to Wear to Your Formal or Prom

Prom, or school formals are events you will likely remember for the rest of your life. When it comes time to decide on your attire, don’t be tempted by bright coloured suits a la Dumb and Dumber.  While it’s important to show your personality through style, there are classy ways to do so that won’t have you cringing when [...]

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Top Wedding Suit Trends for 2014

Navy was king of 2013, but what will 2014 bring us? We’ve gone to the experts (and our customers!) to see what’s hot now and what to expect for 2014. While grooms may never wear fuchsia suits, we’re excited to report that more men are having fun with their big day ensemble. So let’s dive [...]

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How to Fold and Pack a Suit

Travelling can be stressful enough without having to worry about your bespoke suit ending up wrinkled and unwearable by the time you reach your destination. While you can always spend a solid 20-30 minutes ironing and steaming in your hotel room, some businessmen on the go don’t have time for that. So, besides carrying [...]

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Suiting Up for Sand (Part 1): How To Dress for a Beach Wedding - The Groom's Guide

Nothing says relaxed romance like the sound of waves crashing and sand beneath your guests’ toes. For couples that decide to say “I-Do” beachfront, rigid wedding norms can be thrown out the window in favor of a more bohemian feel. Brides have the flexibility of going vintage, short, lacey, flower headdress accessories…you get the idea. [...]

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5 Ways to Wear a Denim or Chambray Shirt

Chambray, or light denim, has been a staple in men’s wardrobes since the sixteenth century. Developed in Cambrai, France, this fabric is a lightweight, plain weave cotton cloth making it perfect for layering or sweltering summer nights. Not only is chambray both comfortable and versatile, it has an effortlessly stylish feel to it. There are [...]

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Suits: Tailored vs Hire

Here at Joe Button we believe that fit is everything. So whenever we get clients who are curious about the difference between hiring off the rack versus the benefits of tailoring, we are a bit surprised. For those who still need convincing, let’s cover the basics of tailoring versus hiring a suit.The Pros of Hiring [...]

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