Fashion 2017-03-20T10:51:41+00:00

Seersucker Clothing: When & How to Wear the South’s Best Warm Weather Fabric

It’s almost Easter and like many Southerners, I look forward to celebrating the life and resurrection of Christ, the blooming of the azalea trees, and yes, the opportunity to wear seersucker. The fabric is ideal for the long, dog days of Dixie summers. Here’s a little history on this wrinkled, lightweight fabric and [...]

Southern Man’s Fashion: What to Wear to a Wedding

A few weeks ago I received an invitation to my cousins late March wedding in Nashville and it immediately got me thinking about spring fashion and what a proper Southern gentleman should wear. Follow these rules, and you’ll be looking on point (and adhering to the dress code) without upstaging the groom [...]

The Red Tie and Presidential Inauguration Fashion

The Red Tie is back in style, thanks to Donald Trump. Never let it be said the President of the United States does not set men’s fashion trends. In January of 2001, it was the powder blue tie George W. Bush wore but now we must make room for the red [...]

12 Winter Clothing Essentials for Every Southern Man

It's cold outside. How do I know? Today we've seen the South's first snowfall and you know we southern men have a hard time handling cold weather. If you're looking for some new items to supplement your existing threads, or you're looking to replace a few of last year's favorite [...]

8 Fall Shoes for Southern Men

We're already in our second month of Fall down South but it's not to late to consider these autumn footwear classics. Sure we’d all love to putz around in our favorite pair of boat shoes or flip flops for that matter, but sometimes we have to put on our adult hat and, [...]

Grooming Tips: How Southern Men Can Age Gracefully

Fortunately for those of us southern guys who aren't sought-after TV personalities, we too can use tried and true grooming techniques to maintain a youthful appearance. Looking great as you get older is all about paying attention to the details—and being consistent. Things like applying moisturizer daily have a cumulative [...]

5 Easy Fashion Tips for Southern Men

Looking great is not about money, it's about know-how and paying attention to the details. Antonio Centeno at Real Men Real Style is one of the best at giving men's fashion advice. Below is an excerpt from on of Antonio's podcast. A lot of people think that in order to [...]

Cotton-Tweed Sport Coat, Ideal for Southern Tailgates

Labor Day tells us to store our seersucker and poplin but what about those fall occasions that suggest a sport coat when the heat index remains high. Nic Brown at Garden & Gun profiles a sport coat that may be perfect for fall tailgates in the South. Chapel Hill’s Alexander [...]

Franklin, TN Host World’s Largest Seersucker Party

Several years ago I lived in Franklin, TN, and met many wonderful people, one of whom was author Robert Hicks. In addition to our love for writing, we both have a taste for seersucker. Adding another credit to his resume, Robert and friends are hosting the world's largest seersucker party [...]

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