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Young Man/Old Man. Street Etiquette. Mens Style Guide, Men's Fashion Advice, Articles. How a Black Sock Service Began. It all began inauspiciously as an embarrassing moment for a young advertising executive in 1994.

How a Black Sock Service Began

Today, BLACKSOCKS has sold over 1 million pairs of socks, worldwide, in 74 countries. Here is the story of BLACKSOCKS. After graduating from college with a marketing degree, BLACKSOCKS co-founder Samy Liechti began his career at an advertising agency. One afternoon, he was invited to go to dinner with Japanese business executives that same evening. He ran home to put on proper business attire and grabbed two black socks (or so he thought) from his sock drawer.

A Japanese Custom: Remove Your Shoes After a successful business dinner, the party was moved to a Japanese tea house, where it is customary to remove your shoes. So much for business etiquette. As the conversation continued, Samy could only think of one thing. The Sockscription Is Born The next week he began his research. He came up with the BLACKSOCKS sockscription solution. Milestones. Men’s Fashion: Look Stylish on the Cheap. Whether a man has made his fortune or not, he desires others to see him as confident, trustworthy, and professional.

Men’s Fashion: Look Stylish on the Cheap

We live in a world of perception, and although our outward appearance is not nearly as important as our inner character, men are best served when they dress sharply. Fortunately, it doesn’t cost a fortune to look great. If you pay attention to the details and are willing to spend a bit more time putting your wardrobe together, you can build an outfit that makes you look like a million for less than $200. But before getting started, let me warn you what not to do. Do not purchase clothing simply because it is on sale. Looking beyond the sales and promotions at major retailers, here are some tips that you’ll want to consider when assembling your wardrobe on a budget. Thrift Stores & Garage Sales (suits, shoes, ties $5 & up) Second-hand clothing has long been a source of inexpensive outfits, with many of us being the third recipient of worn out hand-me-downs. Bartering.

Intro Men's Pocket Squares & Mens Handkerchiefs. The Pocket Square - An Introduction Of all the various accessories available to the gentleman, the handkerchief in the jacket's breast pocket is quite likely the least understood.

Intro Men's Pocket Squares & Mens Handkerchiefs

What color to choose, which fabric is right, and how to fold it properly are just some of the questions that add to the apprehension. The dress handkerchief doesn't have to be a mysterious and frightening item; with a little know-how and a few simple rules, it can become a standard – and debonair – part of any gentleman's wardrobe. Pocket Square Rule # 1 The cardinal rule of dress handkerchiefs – or pocket squares, as they're often called – is that the handkerchief is never identical to the tie.


How to Build Your Wardrobe for Men.