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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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25
JUN
2013

Top 5 Tips For Dressing Casually

Just the other day we posted some pictures to Facebook of Mike in a “Casual Friday” outfit. For those who missed it in all its loud, obnoxious glory, here’s a refresher: This got us thinking about how confusing casual dressing can be. The vast majority of the clothes that we make... Read More →
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11
JUN
2013
Bespoke mans clothes for a capulse wardrobe

The Capsule Wardrobe

All too often, people look into their closets full of clothes and think one of two things: 1. For women: “I have nothing to wear.” 2. For men: “I don’t for the life of me have a clue as to how to put any of this together.” This occurs as often as it... Read More →
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09
APR
2013
Blue Blazer

The Suit Series, Pt. IX: Sport Coats, Blazers, and Suit Jackets

In the world of menswear, not all jackets are created equal. The terms blazer, sport coat, and suit jacket are often mixed up and misused as a result. This causes confusion amongst men and makes their lives more difficult than they need to be. In the interest of offering some... Read More →
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02
APR
2013
Custom Suit Button

The Suit Series, Pt. VIII: Buttons

If there’s one thing we know about looking good versus looking great, it’s that details matter. A lot. When designing a custom suit, decisions get heavy on details: lapels, vents, linings, pant styles, and plenty more. One detail that will differentiate your suit from... Read More →
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26
MAR
2013
Bespoke Tuxedo Philadelphia

The Suit Series, Pt. VII: The Tuxedo

The Oscars just passed us, and with wedding season coming up, formal wear is on our minds. Few men have the opportunity to wear a tuxedo nowadays and there’s a lot of mystification as to what they’re supposed to look like. So, what makes a tuxedo a tuxedo? WHAT MAKES... Read More →
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