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Ezra Paul Men's Clothing Blog

Is Boss Worth The Cost?

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Is Boss Worth The Cost?

Is a Hugo Boss suit worth the cost? In this blog post we open up and deconstruct a Hugo Boss The Jam/Sharp suit to show how it's made.

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Is the Three-Button Jacket Extinct?

Is the Three-Button Jacket Extinct?

The three-button jacket has all but vanished. Is it just out of vogue, or is there something else going on?

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Are Your Suits Too Tight?

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Are Your Suits Too Tight?

As men’s clothing has undergone a drastic conversion from an all-time peak of bagginess in the early 2000s to the much more fitted styles of today, a lot of attention has been devoted to the laggards who have been slow to adapt. I recently wrote about Donald Trump’s baggy suits and he certainly isn’t alone in his outdated style sensibilities. However, I’ve noticed a pretty severe overcorrection in some crowds in response to the excessive bagginess of the 1990s and 2000s. Honey, I Shrunk Your Suit Starting in the middle of the 2000s, men’s clothing started to gradually slim down....

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The Real Reason Trump Wears Dumpy Suits

The Real Reason Trump Wears Dumpy Suits

It’s been pretty well documented that Donald Trump’s suits are ill-fitting. I’ve seen several articles and videos that prescribe solutions – mostly a trimmer silhouette for the jacket and trousers. However, I think the fit of his suits is more purposeful than many people realize. Most of the discussion seems to revolve around how to remedy the poor fit, but I think to fully understand the issue, it’s necessary to look at the potential causes. People are sometimes slow to adapt to changed styles Trump, like much of America, got used to the baggy fit that dominated men’s style from...

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How Often Should You Be Dry Cleaning Your Garments?

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How Often Should You Be Dry Cleaning Your Garments?

The last several blog posts have focused on jacket construction – this time I’m concentrating on garment care, since the two are intrinsically connected when it comes to longevity. Garment care is multifaceted, but the largest issues I encounter surround a general misunderstanding of dry cleaning – particularly why a garment should be cleaned. What is dry cleaning and why should I have a garment professionally cleaned? To understand why, it is important to understand what dry cleaning is exactly. Most people know that woolen goods generally can’t be laundered or dried. Tumbling in water will destroy the guts of a...

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