Stylish Color Combinations To Spruce Up Your Look
What Dapper Means To You?
Ever struggled to figure out what colors go well together or how to elevate an everyday look with a pop of color? We love having fun with color combinations, so we put together a handy guide to help take your outfit to the next level.
What is the Definition of Dapper?
Traditionally dapper has meant someone (usually a man) who is stylishly or sharply dressed. But the word dapper has taken on a broader meaning and been adopted by many women and gender non-conforming folks who prefer the styles and designs of menswear. We wanted to find out what dapper means to you, so we held a contest. And wow, we were blown away by so many amazing entries!
History of Women Wearing Men's Clothing
Dapper is defined as a spruce and stylish dresser. Traditionally it has referred to men, but more recently women sporting suits, button-ups and bow ties have been described as dapper. We are holding a contest for a free Kirrin Finch button-up shirt and want to know what dapper means to you.
Plaid: Family Heritage Symbol to Modern Fashion Staple
For many years, women were restricted to wearing dresses, and tight corsets, but things started to change in the late 19th century. Women began to challenge the norms, and started wearing more masculine clothing. We explore the history of women wearing men's clothing in this blog post.
Upcycled Accessories: Giving New Life To Fabric Scraps
Plaid has been around since 100 B.C, and is now ubiquitous throughout global fashion. Learn about the history of plaid, how it originated in Scotland, was banned for almost 40 years and came to be associated with anti-establishment punks in the 1970s.
Button-Up or Button-Down Shirt: Is There A Difference?
When we make our shirts there is often leftover fabric scraps. So we decided to upcycle them into fun and unique bow ties and pocket squares.
Beauty Begins The Moment You Decide To Be Yourself
Ever wondered what the difference is between a button-up shirt and a button-down? Find out where the terms originated from and what makes the two shirt styles unique.
Why We Use Corozo Buttons On Our Shirts
Laura has always gravitated towards "boyish" clothes, but it has not always been easy for her to feel comfortable. She reflects about her own experiences with clothing and how it influenced her feelings and those around her.
Corozo comes from the Tagua tree that grows in the lowland rainforests of Ecuador Peru, Columbia and Panama. Buttons made from Corozo are sustainable because the corozo nuts are durable, renewable and harvested naturally.
How To Look Spiffy This Holiday Season
An anecdote of the threads that tie Kelly to clothing. Although fashion was not a foregone conclusion for Kelly, or her grandfather, menswear appears to be a Sanders family tradition.
And The Men Wore Skirts
Not sure what to wear over the holidays with so many parties, family gatherings, and of course, New Year's Eve? Don't fret, we've put together some menswear-inspired style ideas to help you look spiffy this festive season.
Kelly's Stepdad, Stuart, wrote a humorous and touching story about our wedding that provides his parental point of view on what it is like to be part of a non-traditional wedding, where many of the men wore skirts and the brides to be and other women wore suits.