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Billy Reid Heirloom Tailored Suiting

Billy Reid’s Heirloom collection is a new made-in-the-USA luxury line distinguished by high-end wools and cashmeres from the booming southern-style diplomat. The tailored collection currently features eight suits, all of which have their merits — but the Campbell Patch Suit in black red is our pick for expanding your suiting palette beyond the staples of…

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36 gift ideas for the stylish man

12 Guys of Christmas: The Dapper Man

Nothing sets the teeth to rattling like the task of gift buying for a style zealot (except maybe an in-law’s icy glare). Rolled or cuffed? four-in-hand or windsor? Double breasted or single? Brown or black? Personal style is, well, personal; a faux pas can have lasting consequences. That’s why we’re throwing you a life line:…

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Style Pick: Suitsupply Deconstructed Double Breasted Suit

Though it may still be a brutal, humid Summer, Fall is right around the bend. Flex your sartorial dominance over all the seasons with the new Suitsupply Deconstructed Double Breasted Suit ($569), done in exclusive collaboration with the online haberdashery Park & Bond. The deep navy livery is made from super 130′s wool, features an…

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Restating the Case of the Classic Silk Striped Tie

Smart Turnout Old School Ties

Kids in Brooklyn and the fashion powers-at-large may be doing their damndest to convince the world the skinny tie is king, but that doesn’t mean they’re necessarily right. Standing firmly in defense of the classic male look obtained with the help of bold colorful stripes, Smart Turnout’s series of “Old School Ties” are the perfect…

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Custom Made, Custom Paid, and Custom Fitted

Indochino Bespoke Suits

The suiting mad men of Indochino have upped the ante in the custom-suiting game: bespoke-quality suiting. Normally reserved for men with well-endowed, ahem, wallets, bespoke suiting is nothing new to our readers. What is is new, however, is an offering of bespoke suits at such incredible prices. Since Gear Patrol last covered Indochino Suits, the…

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Only have a few suits? Then black is not your best option. Here's why.

Upgrade Your Suit, Ditch The Black

Recently, I found myself reading the latest issue of one of my favorite men’s magazines and scratching my head. It’s not often that I disagree with many of its suggestions, but in this matter, I cannot comply. In a (popular) section where the magazine offers ideas for filling out your business wardrobe, it states that…

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Quality Suit For Under $200. $150 To Be Exact.

Merona Wool Suit

Pssst. Hey, you. Yeah, you. The guy in the oversized suit with the way-to-long trousers and finger length sleeve cuffs. How much did you spend on that suit? $700! Why? Recently I received an email from a Gear Patrol reader asking what options there are out there for suits in the sub-$200 category. My knee…

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Indochino Tailor-Made Suit

Custom Made-To-Measure Designer Suit. Mainstream Price. Suit: Indochino Piccadilly Purple Pinstripe Suit (Jacket, Pants, Vest – $395), Ultimate Utility Shirt ($85), Louis’ Lilies Blue Tie ($40), Chrome Cubes Cufflinks ($35), Sunglasses: John Varvatos, Phone: iPhone 3G, Watch: EOS Red Knight in Black Whether you earn five or six figures, the thought of purchasing a custom…

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J.Crew Seersucker Suit

By Guest Writer Mark Arevalo So you’ve supplemented your summer wardrobe with a linen shirt and a good pair of flip flops. And I’m sure you already have a pair of shorts, but I bet you haven’t thought about formal ware. Yes, formal ware. I’m talking seersucker. Whether you summer in Cape Cod, the Outer…

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The Style Maven | 2007 Gift Guide

Tim Gunn of Project Runway (not that you or I watch the show) would tell you that he’s a style maven. We might agree with that, but a sense of style is appropriate for any man – not just ones who run fashion empires. Taking an extra minute to make sure your shirt is pressed,…

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Banana Republic Modern Twill Khaki Suit

Keep a cool head in khaki. Its neutral twill fabric provides a classically tailored but modern look making it this Spring’s go-to jacket for work. Dress it down with denim for more relaxed events. Features: Fully lined. Notched lapel. Two-button front closure. Two exterior flap pockets, one chest pocket. Two interior welt pockets, one pen…

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Fashion Friday – Don’t Burn Your Paycheck On A Suit

Forget the articles and photos in magazines demanding that you own a multi-thousand dollar suit. That’s crap. The average working man’s salary doesn’t afford them the luxury of maintaining a multi-tens of thousands of dollars sartorial lifestyle. That said, there’s nothing saying it’s not possible to own a suit that fits your budget and makes…