Posted on January 18, 2013, by DELancaster

Question: What color shirt is best for job interviews? Answer: Unless you’re applying to work as a graphic designer or other artistic talent, a job interview isn’t the place to show off every facet of your personal sense of style. Instead of wearing your most unique look, showcase your ability to create a professional appearance by selecting a traditional look for your interview. Your first choice for an interview shirt is standard white, followed by light blue. Save the shirts with stripes, checks, and bold colors for later. Your tie need not be limited to a “power tie,” but should be conservative
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Posted on January 18, 2013, by DELancaster

The best type of collar for you is the collar that creates a flattering, powerful look-and that look depends on many factors, including your physical build, the occasion, and your personality. Here are a few common types of collars to consider when creating your next custom shirt:  Straight collar. Thinner ties are at home with a straight collar. The straight collar is the most prevalent choice in menswear, as its simplicity creates elegance and professionalism without calling attention to itself. Button-down collar. This collar is the most casual choice for your shirts, and can be easily worn with a sweater or sport
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Posted on December 18, 2012, by admin

Ironing Basics More than likely, you send your dress shirts to the dry cleaners to be laundered and pressed, but every now and then, you may need to touch up a shirt while on the road. Here are a few points to remember: Iron Mistakes-Most people get the iron too hot and put the iron directly on the shirt, thus scorching or burning the shirt fabric. Always test the heat of the iron on the ironing board before placing directly on shirt.  Also, make sure there is no residual rust on the bottom of the iron by pushing the steam
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Posted on November 5, 2012, by admin

Question: How do I create a perfect dimple in my tie? Answer: It takes only a bit of dexterity and practice to create an elegant tie dimple. Create your knot as usual, but before you tighten it, place one finger into the fabric right below the knot. With your other hand, gently tighten the knot until there’s a dimple in the center approximately half an inch deep and an inch long. Practice your technique a few times until the dimple is squarely in the middle of the fabric, and even on both sides. A dimple works best with wider ties,
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