Ezra Paul Men's Clothing Blog
Is Roger Stone Really That Stylish?
I regularly get requests to do write-ups on the attire of public figures. Lately, one person in general has dominated the request line – infamous political strategist and recently indicted peacock, Roger Stone. Stone has a penchant for flamboyance and flair seldom seen in the world of politics. One of his few peers in this regard happens to be his former lobbying partner, Paul Manafort, who’s facing related legal troubles. Stone clearly takes great pride in his dress. Generally, his aesthetic is in the realm of what’s considered “traditional” (though the concept of traditional menswear really wasn’t cemented until the...
Do Suits Still Make Practical Sense?
Though probably not a sound business decision, I thought it might be fun to discuss the fact that the suit is an outdated article of clothing that has no practical use in the 21st century. Its features are vestigial remnants of military regalia, equine transport, and the excessive trappings of the upper crust from bygone eras. It’s survived war, famine, depression, beatniks, rock & roll, the nineties, casual Friday, casual Monday through Thursday, and many other potential deathblows. There are several reasons that the suit hasn’t completely vanished. Tradition is probably the most obvious reason. The idea of jeans and...
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