allen edmonds bought by caleres

Allen Edmonds Bought by Caleres

Allen Edmonds, one of the most popular and most beloved of the brands discussed on Styleforum, has just been purchased by Caleres for $255 million. Caleres, the parent company of Famous Footwear, also owns several handfuls of not-quite-fantastic women’s footwear brands such as Vince, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Franco […]

how to choose a pocket square

How to Choose a Pocket Square

Are you a pro-pocket square person? Perhaps you’ve heard that they are the cheapest way to “upgrade” your wardrobe, but you’re hesitant. You feel safe in your white shirt, navy suit, and black shoes, and while you’ve seen them on other guys, and even liked one or two, […]

Blue Blue Japan SS2017

Blue Blue Japan SS2017

The Blue Blue Japan SS2017 lookbook has just been released, and we’re pleased to share it with you. For the spring season, Okura’s house brand has gone slightly punk, with Western-style patchwork jeans, souvenir jackets, Doc Marten-style 10-hole boots, and even braces – all dyed indigo, of course. […]

Styleforum tips for men's great style

5 Member Tips for Great Men’s Style

Styleforum’s members have built a reputation for offering fantastic, if highly opinionated, tips for great men’s style. They range from simple suggestions to take to your tailor, to complete philosophies encompassing life, the universe, and everything. Are you looking for rules? Guidelines? Confirmation that your own way is […]

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Christmas Shopping Deadlines

Christmas is less than ten days away, which means that your last minute shopping is officially last minute. Here are the Christmas shopping deadlines for America’s major shipping companies: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16: FEDEX STANDARD GROUND, AMAZON FREE SHIPPING MONDAY, DECEMBER 19: UPS STANDARD, AMAZON STANDARD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20: USPS […]

what is formalwear

What is Formalwear?

Perhaps you’ve received an invitation to an event that requests black tie, white tie, or cocktail attire. Were you confused? Did you just end up going in one of your “meeting” suits? All three (NOT the “meeting” suit) are considered formalwear. They are usually reserved for the evening (when […]