White Stripes

— Mon, 18th August 2008 —

Esquire offers two helpful tutorials on how best to punch up your boring suit & tie routine.

The *first* illustrates how to do the brown shoe — which was once thought unacceptable to pair with blue suits, but apparently no more.

The *second* explains how to properly execute stripes and other common suit patters. The cardinal sin in this area: Pairing two patterns — on your shirt and suit — too closely in scale.

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