Caring for Lamé

Caring for Lamé

En garde! It’s what’s shouted to fencers, informing them to take an opening position and prepare for action. Fencers as in those folks who wear the interesting costumes and fight – but not to hurt each other – with swords. While the sport is filled with French terms,...
Strange Diets: Why Do Moths Eat Clothes?

Strange Diets: Why Do Moths Eat Clothes?

Not a good sign. You open up your closet doors and a moth flutters out. Time to check your clothes for holes. Here’s the thing. The moth that just made an exit from your closet wasn’t munching away on your favorite wool sweater – or any other piece of clothing for...
Coming Clean On What To Do About Your Jeans

Coming Clean On What To Do About Your Jeans

Many of us live in our jeans when we’re not at the office. Some of us are lucky enough to work where jeans are a part of the dress code. We love our jeans, but they can cause us distress. Nobody seems to agree on the best way to clean them. Sure, the rugged denim...
Gentlemen Are You Folding Your Pocket Square Correctly?

Gentlemen Are You Folding Your Pocket Square Correctly?

If your job requires you to wear a suit – or even if you just enjoy the look – you know that a pocket square tucked in the coat’s breast jacket completes the look. But where did that colorful accessory come from, anyway? Fashion historians trace it all the way back to...