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Is It Okay for Guys to Wear Leggings? If So, When, Where and Why?

Short answer: Yes, it’s totally fine for guys to wear leggings… as athletic wear and preferably with a pair of athletic shorts on top unless worn for performance purposes (i.e. cycling, running, etc.).  Leggings for men are sometimes referred to as “meggings”. What’s the difference between leggings and tights? Not much. Both are skin-tight pants.  …

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What kind of pants goes well with a flannel plaid shirt (and pants that don’t)

I love plaid shirts.  I didn’t always. Last year my wife bought me a couple of great plaid shirts from L.L.Bean.  I liked them so much I bought another from Banana Republic. All three plaid shirts are part of my rotation now that it’s cold out. I love how they’re warmer but not sweater-warm (I …

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Should men wear undershirts? If so, what types of undershirts are best?

I wear undershirts every day so you know my answer.  Yes, men CAN wear undershirts.  I’m not going to say “should” because it’s not entirely necessary.  There are both advantages and disadvantages to wearing undershirts. Why I wear an undershirt? I wear an undershirt for two reasons: Delay pit stains: If I didn’t wear undershirts …

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7 Terrific Pinafore Dress Styles (Different Types)

The pinafore dress is never worn alone. What you wear under the dress is just as important as the dress itself. The pinafore has a long history in fashion but this dress took a different route to become a wardrobe staple. How did this child’s dress become a super chic fashion garment…and how many different …

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6 Jean (Denim) Dress Styles for that Casual Dress Style

Though you might know them as denim dresses, jeans dress styles are everywhere on the fashion scene. The fabric used to make jeans is just so synonymous with the word jeans itself, many people use the two words interchangeably. And many people have learned that denim can be worn on all parts of the body, …

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What Shoes Go With Cargo Pants? Lots Do for Both Women and Men

Cargo pants are not just stylish (maybe not everyone thinks so), but they are practical and versatile. Plus, they look equally good on both men and women. With their loose cut and multiple pockets to carry everything, cargo pants are the go-to pants for any casual event or outdoor activity. What’s great about them is …

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7 Different Pencil Dress Styles for the Sleek Dress Style

The pencil dress is one of the classic silhouettes. It creates a long line from your hips to your knees, hugging every curve on the way. The pencil dress has a slimming effect and it can be styled to go anywhere and do anything. You can take the right pencil dress directly from the office …

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17 Types of Trench Coats (by Style, Length, Color, Fabric and Purpose)

Dating back to the early 20th century, trench coats are among the oldest army garments, signifying that soldiers still wanted to look smart when going to war. At that time, however, no one other than military officers was allowed to wear them. Now that you’re free to wear them anywhere, take the time to study the different …

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Stunning Vintage Dress Styles from the 1940s through the 1980s

The vintage look is always popular and always trendy because what’s out of style can be in style again. As they say, fashion is cyclical. The looks that have been will come around again and that’s why vintage fashion always looks great. Reach back through time to find the looks that will work on you …

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9 Hourglass Dress Styles You Need to Know About

The hourglass shape is celebrated for being sexy…by those who don’t have the task of dressing it! Actually finding the right hourglass dress styles isn’t easy. When you know where to start looking and which silhouettes are going to best display your shape, having an hourglass figure becomes fun and fashionable. You’ve got the curves. …

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Red Dress Styles and How to Choose the Perfect Red Dress

Some experts believe that colors affect mood and feeling. Seeing a certain color can even bring back a memory or trigger some response. Perhaps no color is as associated with different feelings and meanings as the color red. It is used to symbolize passion, rage, love, pain, heat and many other emotions and states of …

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11 Quintessential Long Dress Styles for Your Closet

Long dresses are often associated with formal wear. you see them at weddings, on red carpets and at the fanciest events. But there are lots of different long dress styles out there and so many different ways you can wear long dresses. The right long dress can be super casual, super cute for date night, …

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8 Different Straight Dress Styles You Need to Know

Straight dress styles are designed to be flattering and attractive but not necessarily restrictive or revealing. There are many straight dress styles to choose from and some may look just amazing on you. Which types of straight dresses should you be wearing…and which ones are you going to start wearing once you become more familiar …

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The 8 Types of Canada Goose Jackets You Need to Know About

My first Canada Goose jacket was a gift from my wife 2 years ago.  Talk about an awesome gift. I wear it all the time to this day.  Since then, the only outerwear I wear is Canada Goose. It’s so good. I’ve bought several more Canada Goose jackets. I’m very familiar with all the different …

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Leggings vs. Tights? Is a Difference? If So, What Is It?

Leggings and tights are both clothing pieces that are specially designed to be flattering to the buyer’s legs while still offering comfortability. There are several occasions to choose either type of legwear, and sometimes we can get a bit confused about the difference between leggings and tights. Leggings and tights are extremely similar, as they …

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Are All Canada Goose Jackets Waterproof? Can You Wear them in the Rain?

Short answer: No, not all Canada Goose jackets are waterproof or even water-resistant. Here are the details about waterproof Canada Goose jackets.  I know this topic very, very well.  First, I own pretty much every type of Canada Goose coat they sell (parka, puffer, down, rain and a variety of hoodies and sweaters).  Second, I …

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17 Things To Know Before Buying Lululemon Clothing (I Own Tons of the Stuff)

Over the years I’ve spent thousands on Lululemon clothing.  I’m familiar with pretty much every type of apparel Lululemon sells.  Plus I live in North Vancouver which is close to where Lululemon was founded (and is still headquartered).  I’m joking, my living close to Lululemon HQ is meaningless but it’s cool for our city that …

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