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Seeing the benefits of the seersucker suit

Q. I like seersucker. I’m thinking about getting a seersucker jacket, but I’m not interested in a whole suit. Is that something that is appropriate on its own? A. Yes,

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The low down on the button-down

Q. In a recent question, you referred to “ button-down shirts.”  I am not exactly sure what kind of shirts you meant.                                                                                                     A. This is one of several men’s clothing terms

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A short sleeved dress shirt? Really?

Q. I received an email from Brooks Brothers showing short sleeve dress shirts. I didn’t think those were dress shirts. When are they right to wear? A. I am tempted

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Make a splash with the right pair of swim trunks

Q. Our pool club is closed this summer and luckily I’ve been invited to swim in my neighbor’s pool. He is always in fashion and all I have to wear

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Storage tips for off-season clothes

Q. I’ve heard that I should store my clothing after seasons, but never bothered before. Now that I have the time, what are the basics I should know? A. Many of

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The perfect Father’s Day gift

Q. This will be my husband’s first Father’s Day with our son not creating a present in school. He will definitely make him a card, but otherwise he and I

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The versatile trench coat

Q. What is currently in style as rainwear in a non-dressy situation, meaning not a trench-coat?  A. Most of your options are determined by what purpose you want your rainwear

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House shoes or socks?

Q. During these days of “staying home,” I have been going out once each day for a walk as exercise. When I return, I’ve been told I should leave my

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How to choose age and situation appropriate shorts

Q. With the days now becoming longer, I’m thinking of buying one or two pairs of shorts. I am wondering, How long should they be? Anything else to look out

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Suit tips for larger men

Q. What clothing should I wear that will make me look thinner? If you don’t mind, I’ll keep my question general and not provide my specifics. A. If you are