Style Guide, Tips, & Tricks

30
APR
2014
Spring Menswear Outfit, Pink Tie

Spring Menswear 2014: Colors And Fabric

Having just written up a few tips on how to manage spring temperature fluctuations, it’s important to remember that with spring comes a different color palette and different fabrications. Will you still wear your dark navy and charcoal worsted suits to the office in mid-May? Of... Read More →
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16
APR
2014
Philadelphia During Spring Menswear Tips

Top 5 Spring Menswear Tips

To quote the Beatles, it’s been a long, long, lonely winter. Well, hopefully not lonely, but it’s certainly been a long, drawn-out season replete with record-tying snowfall, nine-degree evenings, and really dry skin. As much as we here at the shop love our 10-ounce wool suitings... Read More →
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03
DEC
2013
Custom Henry Davidsen Suit

Budget-Based Suiting (What Quality Suit Should I Buy…)

Esquire Magazine just released a handy guide on how to budget for a suit based on your income. As image consultants, we at Henry Davidsen were very pleased because budgeting is one of the most important parts of a long-term wardrobe building strategy. One thing the article didn’t... Read More →
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19
NOV
2013

Tie Dimples

Learning to tie a necktie is a rite of passage into young manhood. Many of us learn a simple four-in-hand knot, as it’s the easiest to maneuver. One detail that sometimes gets glossed over, however, is the dimple. It’s one of those neckwear details that adds elegance and... Read More →
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05
NOV
2013

A Primer on Wedding Colors

So you just got engaged. Congratulations! You’ve had a wonderful dinner, notified your family, and put up new pictures on Facebook. Life is good, right? Wedding Planning It is. Then the reality of wedding planning sets in, and while you don’t really have anything to complain... Read More →
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15
OCT
2013
Brown Leather Shoes

Top 5 Shoes for Fall

Here at Henry A. Davidsen, we’re not just custom clothiers, we’re Image Consultants. With that in mind, our advice goes beyond the suit that you wear. George Frazier, working for Esquire back in the 1960’s, is known in sartorial circles for this famous quote: “Wanna know if a guy... Read More →
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10
SEP
2013
Custom Demin Jeans and Monk Strap Shoes

Top 5 Garments for Fall

Despite the heat and humidity, we’re looking forward to fall. True, we have three weeks to keep wearing bright colors and lightweight fabrics, but it’s time to think about your autumn wardrobe if you’re having custom clothes made. To that end, we’ve come up with a brief... Read More →
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23
JUL
2013
The best tailor in Philadelphia Henry A. Davidsen

Top 5 Interview Tips

Whether you’re just out of school or decades deep into your professional life, you will likely go on a job interview at some point in your life. Coaches and mentors will help prepare you for the questions the interviewer will ask, how to respond to them, questions that you... Read More →
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16
JUL
2013
Man in custom sport coat, with bright pocket square

Color Coordination Tip: Keep Your Distance

Summertime is all about color. Looking light and bright not only matches the sunny days of the season, but you’re missing out on the opportunity to have a lot of fun getting dressed if you don’t have an understanding of how to handle colors. This is a common issue for men. ... Read More →
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02
JUL
2013
Holland & Sherry Fabric Swatches

The Fabric Series, Pt. VI: Wool

We’ll continue our focus on summer weight cloths in this, the next installment of the fabric series focusing on wool. “Wait a minute,” you say, “my sweaters are wool. I have wool socks for the winter time. My overcoats are wool. You expect me to believe... Read More →
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