How to Take Care of a Suit
A classic well-fitted suit never goes out of style, which means if you clean a suit right, you can wear it with confidence for many years to come. Those who are meticulous about maintaining their suit extend its lifespan even beyond their own generation while also getting the maximum wear out of it.
Renting vs. Buying a Tux
Getting invited to a black-tie event is an exciting opportunity for most people. But it can also be anxiety-inducing for those who don’t own a tux because it raises the age-old question of choosing between a rental tux versus getting one made to order.
What to Wear to a Wedding: Black-Tie, Black-Tie Optional, Cocktail
Dressing up is one of the most fun parts of being a wedding guest. Yet, it’s also one of the most stressful. There are so many ways you can get the dress code wrong if you’re not familiar with what the different terms mean. Some of these are pretty straightforward, but others, not so much.
Essentials of a Business Wardrobe
In the corporate world, the way you present yourself is one of the keys to success. People make split-second judgments based on your appearance and determine how professional, reliable, and trustworthy you are. So why not invest in men’s business attire that will help you make a strong and positive first impression?
6 Wedding Suit Styles to Make You Feel Confident on Your Wedding Day
Your wedding is a big day for you, and wanting to look your best adds a lot of pressure to managing and planning an already stressful event. At Alton Lane, we’re the experts in finding the perfect suit for every occasion, so we’re here to help simplify your life by guiding you through some of the options that will enhance your style, boost your confidence, and guarantee you wow your bride and the crowd during the wedding. If you’re browsing for the best wedding suits for grooms, check out this guide from our experts.
What's the Deal with Bespoke Suits and Why You Shouldn't Care
At Alton Lane, we know there’s a lot of confusing terminology around the suit industry. Beyond the types of suits you can buy, the fit styles, and the myriad of lapel, pocket, and button details, there’s also the confusion around tailored and custom suits versus bespoke suits. What’s the difference?
How Should a Suit Fit You? Professional Advice and Tips
Whether you’re purchasing your wedding suit or just upgrading your wardrobe, we want you to feel confident with the fit of your suit. So, how should a suit fit? At Alton Lane, our Stylists are fit experts. They will walk you through how each garment should fit and will build your garment based on your fit preferences. Alton Lane is here to help with styling, building out an essential wardrobe, and making you feel confident.
Blazer Pairings: What is a Blazer’s Place in Your Wardrobe?
What is a blazer? You might think a blazer and a suit jacket are the same thing, but — spoiler alert — they may look similar, but they serve a completely different purpose in each wardrobe. A blazer is generally less formal and used for a diverse list of occasions. The blazer was fashioned for a rowing club in 1825. They were called the red “blazers” of the Lady Margaret Boat Club and their blazers were made of bright red material. You’ll also find that blazers are generally part of uniform attire for groups that want to look professional and cohesive, like airline employees, schools, sports clubs, and more. But that’s not the only reason to wear a blazer!
7 Groomsmen Attire Ideas - Because Let's Be Real...They Need Your Help
Just like the bridal party, the groomsmen have to make their own big decisions on what to wear. Groomsmen should be better dressed than the rest of the guests, but they still can’t outshine the groom. It’s a balance between dress code, venue, season, and style for everyone. If you’re wondering how you can explore some groomsmen attire ideas that will ensure all the guys look good and fit in with the theme and venue, Alton Lane has the guide to get you started. We’ll explore a few classic and contemporary styles that may inspire your wedding party and ensure you exude an effortless elegance that fits right into your wedding theme.