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The 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s officially holiday shopping season and we’re back with another gift annual gift guide. This is for people who are shopping for someone stylish, or if you want to inject a bit of style into someone’s wardrobe. As always, I try to stay a bit more broad and not get too specific into clothing. Stylish people, self included, can be very picky about others buying them clothes.

Summer Style Tidbits

We’re in the dog days of summer where the heat can be a little rough, as can be the decision on what to wear in that heat. Here’s a few things to keep in mind as we power through the remainder summer…

3 Clothing Subscription Services You Should Try

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The weather has finally turned for the good, and there’s no better time to start shopping for warmer weather clothing. But instead of spending your time in stores or endless hours online, let the clothes come to you. I’m talking clothing subscription services. There are lots of upsides and downsides to these. The biggest upside is you being able have these outfits delivered to your front door to try on with other things in your wardrobe.

I judge these subscription services off of 3 criteria: the sign up (how well they get to know me), the style of the outfits, and obviously cost. So here are 3 subscription services that you should check out…

Brands to Shop When You’re on a Budget

We’re into a new season now and that means it’s almost time to change over the wardrobe and maybe add some new items. It’s been said many times here before, but you don’t have to spend a ton of money to buy stylish clothes. Quality is important, but sometimes our budget doesn’t allow us to shoot for the high quality. In those cases, it’s always good to have a handful of brands that you can rely on to deliver good style. So here are a few that I think are worth your money.

2 Leather Accessories You Should Invest In

We see leather everywhere, in all different types of clothing and accessories. The downside is, most of it is probably not of good quality. But right now I want to focus on accessories, and there are 2 main accessories that I think are worth investing a little more than you typically would: wallets and belts.

Before we get there, let’s briefly talk about leather and why you should opt for higher quality/grade leather. What that means to you is opting for full or top grain leather. Those two are the best quality leathers your money can buy, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s expensive.

Shy away from genuine leather because it’s are typically made from scrap leather that has been bonded and refinished to appear to look like top or full grain leather. That also means it doesn’t have the strength and durability that full or top grain leather provides. If you are unsure on the grade of leather you’re buying, just ask.