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Sock it to me

Q. I know I should have asked you this earlier in the summer, but since we still have another month or so of summer, maybe you can respond. I discovered

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Color me confused, color rules for suits

Q. You often write about “good color in a man’s wardrobe,” but I’m not clear what that means. Especially given that for business the standards are white shirts and dark

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Black Tie do’s and don’ts

Q. You said in a recent column about black-tie dressing, “Stay with the basics in the suit; save the whimsy for the accessories.” Can you give a few examples of

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White in November? Not even for your wedding

Q. Our original July wedding was delayed to November by health concerns (and then venue timing). Originally. I was wearing a white tuxedo. Will this still be okay in the

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A good seersucker defines the southern gentleman

Q. Unbelievable! Sunday’s article completely ignored the Southern gentlemen. There is nothing that says summer in the South more than a man’s seersucker suit. Ever since Joseph Haspel invented the

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A Fashionable wardrobe, on a budget

Q. I need to improve my wardrobe, but on a limited budget. Are there some basic concepts I can use and shop with? And not at GQ prices? A. It

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Summer Suits

Q. Last week I answered a question about a light blue jacket as a nice variation for summer wear. I immediately received an email complaining/asking if lighter blue was really

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What to do, with the blue jacket

Q. My mother just passed to me a light blue jacket that was my father’s from about 8 years ago. Is this still appropriate to wear and is now the

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Dressing well, without the tie

Q. I am really glad that going without a tie has become so popular, especially for business. Our office is still somewhat on the formal side; we wear suits, blazers,

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Formal wedding do’s and don’ts

Q. Help, I need your advice quickly. I have my wedding in 3 weeks and, after looking at the formal wear on the news last week in London, I’m not