Category: accessories

Are Cell Phones a fashion statement or practical in our daily activities?

The cell phone market originally began in the early 1970’s with Motorola’s introduction of the DynaTAC 8000x. Although the phone did not become available in the retail market until 1983, the phone’s launch did spark a radical change in wireless communications. Previously, wireless communication had been limited to the business elite, most options available at [...]

Dress shoes with Shorts? Socks with Shorts? What can you wear with Shorts?

It’s summer time! You know what that means… shorts! But with power comes responsibility… if you’re going to be wearing shorts, you’ve got to know what you can wear with them… Can you wear socks? Should you wear sandals? Dress shoes? What can you wear? This is exactly what we’ll talk about this week! First [...]

Should you wear a Speedo? Speedo considerations for men…

It’s beach season again and the age-old debate about whether men should wear speedos begins once more. This being a World Cup summer, the debate has somehow intensified. All the women’s magazines are posting pictures of our favorite soccer stars and in some cases in very low-cut shorts. Why soccer would encourage men to wear [...]

Socks and Sandals? Can you wear both together? You’d be surprised.

Recently, one of our readers asked us the question: “Can I wear socks and sandals together?” If you look up the term socks and sandals on Urban Dictionary, you’ll find the following definition: “A footwear combination worn only by the fashion-challenged. If it’s hot enough for sandals, it’s too hot to wear socks.” With that [...]

Socks 101 – What type of Socks to Wear with Your Suit

Socks are such a trivial part of your attire… right? Not exactly. It is a common misconception by most men that choosing your socks doesn’t really matter. The reality is that a mismatch between your socks and the rest of your outfit will degrade your look. If you go through the effort to dress nicely [...]

What type of Hats are there? – part II of III

As part of our 3 part series in talking about hats, we wrote briefly about the different parts of hats (i.e. hat nomenclature) in our last post. This week, we are going to talk about the different types of hats there are. The following are some of the more common hats: Baseball Cap: Starting at [...]

Should I wear a pocket watch?

This question comes from Tim McDonald from North Dakota: Should I wear a pocket watch? In order to understand the fashion statements that a pocket watch can make, one must understand the origins. Back in the day, pocket watches were a statement of wealth and class. They were very accurate time-keepers and were great for [...]