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How To Wear It: Patterns

Who doesn’t love the idea of a great paisley tie, herringbone sport coat, glen plaid suit or pinstriped shirt?  But, how should you wear them, and do you dare mix and match all these patterns?  For a lot of guys, patterns can be intimidating, and their uncertainty over how to wear them, we find, can keep a lot of people in solid shirts and neutral suits, safely relegating any and all patterns to only their ties and pocket squares for fear of making a fashion faux pas. In this article, we want to show you how utilizing patterns throughout your wardrobe can add so much more dimension, texture and visual interest to your overall look. And to help you feel a little more confident when faced...

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Teddy On The Town: The Food Edition

We get inquiries all the time about where to eat in downtown Huntsville – whether it’s visitors from out of town wanting a great cool lunch spot or clients that have lived here all their life but don’t get downtown to dine much and interesting in trying out a new place. As more and more fun and exciting eateries are opening downtown, we wanted to highlight a few of our personal favorites (both those that have been serving the community for years and those newcomers that just popped up on the scene) making sure you know about all the amazing places to dine downtown. BREAKFAST Honest Coffee Roasters: Honest Coffee Roasters came on the scene not long after we opened...

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Wear Now, Layer Later: Staff Fall Favorites

As the official start to fall has come and gone and we are finally starting to see some cooler temps heading our way, we thought it would be a great time to highlight some of our personal favorite fall pieces that just arrived at the shop! These are staple items you can wear now on their own and then we'll give you some ideas for how to wear them throughout the winter season just by layering on a few extra pieces... Look One Olive is such a strong color for this fall, and we just love the hue on these Citizen of Humanity five pockets.  Pairing these with this great super soft lightweight Billy Reid striped henley is a perfect casual look...

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Teddy's Tips for Extending the Life of Your Shoes

We recently posted a journal entry on how best to increase the life expectancy of your tailored clothes. But what about your shoes - the literal foundation of your look? Let’s face it, shoes have the power to make or break your look and set the stage for that all important first impression. Unfortunately, these days the art of shoe care is becoming more and more a thing of the past, often overlooked and perceived as daunting, difficult or complicated. But proper shoe care doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated! And lucky for you, we're here to help break it all down and share a few of our favorite tips and tricks for extending the life and look of your favorite shoes! Invest In Quality...

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Teddy's Tips For Seamlessly Transitioning Your Wardrobe From Summer To Fall

As we look to the upcoming fall season, while the current temperature outside is screaming anything but fall, it can be quite challenging to navigate how one is supposed to keep to the proper seasonal attire while still remaining cool and comfortable during those first few, rather warm, weeks of fall. Lucky for you, we've got a few tricks of the trade that just might help you beat the heat as well as get a little extra wear out of those stand-out summer pieces in your closet. The Unconstructed Coat We had some really great unconstructed coats this past spring/summer that can easily transition into fall. Those seasonal coats that have more muted and/or neutral hues are great for this time of year as they are...

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