THE CASE FOR KHAKI:  RETHINK YOUR PANTS NOW
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THE CASE FOR KHAKI: RETHINK YOUR PANTS NOW

By now khakis are the go-to Friday Casual attire in Austin that may have run its course, so it’s time to step it up a bit, don’t you think?  Here’s a look at the history of the workhorse garment, as well as some cool style guys who’ve owned the look since they wore them…to inspire your next wearing for fall.…

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SEEKING BESPOKE? IT’S SPOKEN HERE: THE MASTER TAILORS OF SAVILE ROW TELL ALL
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SEEKING BESPOKE? IT’S SPOKEN HERE: THE MASTER TAILORS OF SAVILE ROW TELL ALL

“If I did not design my own men’s collection, I would have virtually my entire wardrobe made on Savile Row, says Austin native and designer Tom Ford who created the forward for the new tome, BESPOKE (Thames & Hudson, $40). And, we couldn’t agree more to a having a handmade anything, especially this definitive story of the tailors, customers, and…

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SH$T MY DAD HAS:  5 TIPS OF HOW POCKET SQUARES ARE COOL
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SH$T MY DAD HAS: 5 TIPS OF HOW POCKET SQUARES ARE COOL

Think back: in family photos, your father and grandfather likely had as pocket square tucked away near their lapels. Whether it was white cotton (likely), a matching pattern to the tie near it (also very likely), or if it was a contrasting color (if so, then you come from natty dressers), it made a small, yet impactful style statement about…

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MODXMAN STYLE: OUR STARS TELL ALL
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MODXMAN STYLE: OUR STARS TELL ALL

Around here at ModXMan we speak our minds. And, we like it when others do the same. When it comes to style, we found a few style-setting guys we wouldn’t mind having a beer with on Rainey Street when they are next in town. Here’s what style means to them, so take note, amigos. A bespoke shirt is one of…

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POLO UP: DOES YOUR POLO SHIRT TELL YOUR STORY?
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POLO UP: DOES YOUR POLO SHIRT TELL YOUR STORY?

Since we were young boys we’ve worn polo shirts. Striped, solid, capped sleeves, with luxury insignias…or our those of our sporting teams. It’s a year ‘round staple, yet at this time of year it does double duty: under a sport coat, a sweater, a zippy, or a light jacket. Oh, the places your polo will see.  Which got us to…

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MODXMAN PREDICTS:  ARE GREEN SHOES THE NEXT BIG THING?
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MODXMAN PREDICTS: ARE GREEN SHOES THE NEXT BIG THING?

Around here, in the style department, we sometimes think we’ve seen it all. Until we haven’t. Gentlemen, we give you green shoes. Green? As in St .Patrick’s Day green or a Key Lime pie? Sort of. We are finished with our blue phase as alternative to the brown or black we all grew up knowing were good bets for almost…

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