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Pink pants for the modern man

Q. I’m not saying it’s me, but let’s just say I know someone whose wife bought him a pair of pink jeans, and they fit him really well.  What could

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Undershirt or T-shirt

Q. What is the current appropriate undershirt neckline? When I wear a dress shirt without a tie, should the T-shirt show at the neck, and when I wear a white

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Rolled up sleeves do and don’ts

Q. Is there an actual etiquette to when you should or should not roll up your sleeves? Is there a proper specific way to roll up your sleeves? A. The answer

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Update those old Armani suits, or not

Q. I have six Armani suits that are 30 years old and still in great condition, but I imagine they are all unusable going forward. Is that the case? They

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Now is the winter of our dress shoes’ discontent

Q. The snow is a-coming and I’m not slipping rubber covers over my work shoes. So, I’m wondering if it is acceptable to wear winter boots with dress pants and

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The shoes make the well dressed man

Q. How and when should I wear tan shoes? I’m thinking of western style men’s shoes. And what about navy or maroon? A. The first question I have is “how

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Tied up in knots over knit ties

Q. You’ve written about knit ties, but it seems like their time is over? I haven’t seen them around; is this a 2010s trend that has died? A. I don’t know

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Wallet vs. money clip

Q. What is the general thinking about money clips both in business and out? Do they exude class and elegance, or are they pretentious? Is a bulky wallet inappropriate in

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A talent for tailoring

Q. How do I find a decent tailor; can I just look/ask online, and/or should I “test” the one people recommend? I have $250 trousers and a $1000+ suit that

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The art of the shirt pocket

Q. Do breast pockets distinguish the quality of a shirt? When I’m buying shirts for work I’m always thrown by which have pockets and which don’t, and worry if there