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Cufflinks for the regular shirt and regular man

Q. I know it isn’t an actual style but would it be entirely wrong to have the cuffs on my regular shirts tailored to put a hole where the button

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The waist, the length and the rise: The details on properly fitted pants

Q. I have a very difficult time getting pants to fit me properly. Pants with 38″ waists are too tight, 40″ too loose, and every pair of pants seems weird

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How short is too short for a pair of shorts?

Q. Currently, what are the shortest length shorts that men should wear. I need a few new pairs but they all seem to extend below the knee, which looks too

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Are Tab Collared Shirts Still Fab

Q. I just came across a shirt from five years back with a snap collar (I think you call it “tab”). Can I still wear it? I haven’t seen anyone else

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Seeking Selections for Seersuckers

Q. You wrote about seersucker suits a few weeks back and I would like to wear less heavy fabric in the summer, but don’t think I would be comfortable in

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The long and the short of short pants

Q. What is the deal with these new high-water pants or even capris on men . . . and with no socks?  Is this really acceptable weekend wear? I have

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Sweat stains can be the pits, some advice for warm weather clothing

Q. I will be traveling to a very hot and humid climate later this month. What fabrics are the coolest and most comfortable for me to take with me? A.

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When the spare tire doesn’t fit in the trunk anymore

Q. Now that he is in his 40’s, my husband is beginning to show a little weight around the middle. It isn’t significant, but he’s a bit upset about it. 

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Male Call — Casual shoes with slacks and a shirt

Q. I have sent you a question on suits before and thank you for a fine answer. My new question is this: Are there any casual shoes (we used to

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Shopping to update a man’s wardrobe

Q. I have a number of pieces of clothing that I’ve had for over 10 years, that I imagine I will need to replace before the Fall. What do I