This was the dawning of the age of the sweater. It’s the sweatshirts older, classier, and more versatile cousin. And when selected carefully, it becomes an essential component in your style.
“I know that everyone including me has a style, whether I like it or not, and I would like to exert more control and self-determination, not to mention self-expression, into my approach to what I wear.” -Bill, Style-up Customer
Above, Jeremy’s Style-Up: Before and After. Over the years, I have gone through my own style growth. I have learned a great deal: what rules to follow, what rules to break, and how style is more about self and identity and less about cloth and clothes. I call the process of matching up my outsides to my insides (and […]
I feel sorry for sweaters. Allow me to explain. I’m a sentimental person. I’d hope my friends would say that this is what makes me a decent listener when they’re in crisis. I empathize, I feel others’ pain. It’s worth it to be wired this way, because being a human being is about human feeling. It […]
No, you won’t look like Don Johnson. Yes, you can roll up your blazer sleeves. Just follow these three simple rules. 1. Shoulders NO: Big shoulder pads. YES: “Unstructured,” casual jacket. 2. Material NO: Wool, tweed, “suit material” – essentially, a suit jacket. YES: Casual materials like cotton, jersey (sweatshirt material), or “sweatery” material. 3. Fit […]