The InSider

New Year's Resolutions: Personal Style Revision

Posted by Igee Okafor on Dec 6, 2017 2:26:40 PM

Words by, Igee Okafor

"New Year, New Me." I'm sure we've all heard those four words before and as cliche as they may sound, sometimes the idea of a new year does necessitate a blank slate.  

I've always been a fan of making New Year's Resolutions. Ever since I was a little boy, it was something that my family made sure I did and it stuck ever since. I believe in having positive goals, putting it out there and trying your best to stick with them.

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Topics: Advice

Dress for Success

Posted by Team InStitchu on Nov 29, 2017 12:43:32 PM

It’s often said that clothes maketh the man, and never is this more the case than when it comes to dressing for our nine-to-five work environment. Many a bloke has failed to ascend the corporate ladder for simply failing to wear the appropriate clobber.

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Topics: Advice

The Top Ten Fashion Faux Pas Made by Men

Posted by Team InStitchu on Nov 22, 2017 4:12:09 PM

In the pantheon of men’s fashion there has been some mighty blunders over the years. Such as being seen out in public in anything designed by Ed Hardy. Or even considering a man bun. Or drop crotch trousers. Trust us…if you ever want to father children, the last thing you want is your crotch near the floor. 

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Topics: Advice

Suiting Fit For The Colder Season: The Charcoal Herringbone Suit

Posted by Igee Okafor on Nov 15, 2017 12:12:26 PM

Words by: Igee Okafor
Photography by: Daniel D'Ottavio

Transitioning into colder months, it is essential that we trade in clothing with lighter fabrics for heavier ones with tactile quality such as the herringbone suit. For those who are unaware, "Herringbone" is one of the most prevalent fabrics in menswear that can be woven in various forms. Its pattern is visually appealing without reading as flamboyant or overwhelming. 

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Topics: News

How Wearing a Suit Makes a More Confident, Successful You

Posted by Team InStitchu on Nov 15, 2017 12:03:00 PM

"Putting on a beautifully designed suit elevates my spirit, extols my sense of self, and helps define me as a man to whom details matter." – Gay Talese, Author

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Topics: News

The Foundations of the Perfect Suit

Posted by Team InStitchu on Nov 8, 2017 2:18:25 PM

Just as you wouldn’t build a skyscraper without digging deep into the earth and laying the correct footings, and you wouldn’t drop a grand on a horse in the last minute at Flemington without first studying the form-guide, neither would you construct a suit until its foundations are perfect.

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Topics: Suits

Summer Lovin'

Posted by Team InStitchu on Nov 1, 2017 1:21:28 PM

With the wedding season upon us, we look at dressing for the occasion...

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Topics: Wedding Suits, Summer, Linen, Black-Tie

The Essential Every Man Should Own: The Navy Suit

Posted by Igee Okafor on Oct 31, 2017 1:12:07 PM
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Topics: Insider, Suits, Advice

Stranger than fiction: Why the French cuff is not actually Français, and more...

Posted by Team InStitchu on Oct 18, 2017 1:27:51 PM

This week we thought we’d entertain and inform you with some history and fun-facts about a few of InStitchu’s custom options. For example, did you know the French Cuff is a misnomer? It actually originated in Great Britain and was known as a Double-Cuff. The name French Cuff was only born once the style reached the USA.

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Topics: Advice, History

Fall into Winter

Posted by Team InStitchu on Oct 11, 2017 4:44:21 PM

As 2017 winds down, we're approaching that slow and steady transition between Fall and Winter. Here we've got some direction to help you stay ahead of the game right through to 2018.

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Topics: Winter, NY, Fall, Autumn