Detail of the Day – Twilled Cotton in Pink from Button-down Shirt

view full image This is the detail of a twill weave of cotton from a pink button-down shirt. Related articles Waistcoat Wednesday: Universal Works, almost universal approval (welldresseddad.com) Meet the British Fashion Council's hottest new menswear designers (metro.co.uk) The Button Up Shirt (gentsamongmen.wordpress.com) Outfit of the Day - May 29 (kingpinchic.com)  

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The Shirt 101 – The Basics and How to Measure Yours

The base of every gentleman's outfit is his shirt. They may be made of cotton, linen, silk, wool, or other textiles. A shirt maybe worn for casual pursuits or the most formal ones. The basic shirt is comprised of the collar, sleeves, cuffs and yoke. The yoke and the sleeves have plackets to help with …

Kingpin Chic at Kingpin Chic Vintage Mens Clothing at Wychwood Barns Gadsden’s Toronto Vintage Clothing Show

By special request Kingpin Chic will be opening up our collection of fine gentleman's apparel one day only on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at the Gadsden’s Toronto Vintage Clothing Show Wychwood Barns located at 601 Christie Street Toronto, Ontario. The hours for the show are 11 am – 4:00 pm and admission for adults is …

Why T-shirts Are the Slippery Edge of the Slope For a Gentleman

It  is a common site on the streets, in the cafe, nightclubs, banks, and even weddings and funerals to see men dressed in a T-shirt as their only uppermost garb. Time was that you only saw a man in his T-shirt when he had removed his actual shirt to do some heavy labour or in …

Style Watch – Late Night French Cuffs

I have friends that have many excuses for not wearing proper shirts, let alone ones with French cuffs. This style of cuff is the one that lets you choose the style of cuff links that demonstrate you are a gentleman to those around you. Oh, you say, that's not cool. Really. I guess you're too …