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How to dress vegan

Q. My boyfriend is vegan and will not wear clothes that violate his principles. This very much limits his clothing choices. We both like upscale dressing, but it is hard

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Swim trunks for the businessman

Q. I have an upcoming sales meeting at a resort that has a swimming pool. What do guys wear with a swimsuit these days? A. More important than what to

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Blue blazer’s brass buttons required?

Q. My uncle gave me his blue blazer. I really like the fit, but something about the brass buttons seems out of place. Do you think I’ll ruin the look

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Black-tie looks

Q. I am getting married this spring and must put together the correct black-tie look. What are the exact requirements? A. Few occasions in a man’s life are so full

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Best suit for the big man

Q. It’s unlikely I’m going to lose any weight (at least any time soon), but I do hope to look my best. Of the supposed methods, does anything truly flatter

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A hot button issue, to button or not button?

Q. I enjoy reading your advice about men’s clothing. Now, I have a question for you. I am getting married this spring and just bought a tuxedo for the occasion.

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When you should have a vested interest in suits

Q. I was at a party and I heard a man refer to his “waistcoat.” I didn’t know what he was talking about so I later looked it up on

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That tie thing

Q. For years I have tucked my tie into my shirt as they do in the military when eating or washing my hands. Recently someone made fun of this look

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Sock it to me

Q. I have been reading your column in our paper for some time. Thank you. My problem is that the cotton dress socks I buy fade after a few washings

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Quieting down loud shirts

Q. I have some shirts that are non-traditional business colors (for instance, one is what they call salmon). How can I wear them for work? A. Unusual colored or bright-colored