What Is Organic Cotton?

What Is Organic Cotton?

June 22, 2017 1 Comment

People are always talking about buying organic, but what does that actually mean in terms of clothing? Unlike conventional cotton, organic cotton uses no synthetic pesticides, manmade fertilizers or genetically modified seeds. Want to learn more about the benefits of organic cotton? 

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Stylish Color Combinations To Spruce Up Your Look

Stylish Color Combinations To Spruce Up Your Look

April 19, 2017

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. 

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What Dapper Means To You?

What Dapper Means To You?

March 28, 2017

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!

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What is the Definition of Dapper?

What is the Definition of Dapper?

March 03, 2017

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. 

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History of Women Wearing Men's Clothing

History of Women Wearing Men's Clothing

February 17, 2017

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. 

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Plaid: Family Heritage Symbol to Modern Fashion Staple

Plaid: Family Heritage Symbol to Modern Fashion Staple

December 05, 2016

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. 

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Upcycled Accessories: Giving New Life To Fabric Scraps

Upcycled Accessories: Giving New Life To Fabric Scraps

September 28, 2016

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.

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Button-Up or Button-Down Shirt: Is There A Difference?

Button-Up or Button-Down Shirt: Is There A Difference?

September 06, 2016

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. 

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Beauty Begins The Moment You Decide To Be Yourself

Beauty Begins The Moment You Decide To Be Yourself

July 12, 2016

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. 

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Why We Use Corozo Buttons On Our Shirts

Why We Use Corozo Buttons On Our Shirts

April 04, 2016 1 Comment

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. 

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Clothing Connection

Clothing Connection

January 15, 2016

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.

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How To Look Spiffy This Holiday Season

How To Look Spiffy This Holiday Season

December 15, 2015

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. 

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