Clothing & Accessories: The Basics
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Women’s Quick Closet Buying Guide
You won’t regret purchasing these timeless pieces for your wardrobe:
1. Trench Coat
Choose a neutral color like black, navy, or tan to go with trousers or a dress!
Yes, you can keep buying those inexpensive trendy boots each fall and winter, but why not splurge a little on a lasting leather boot that you can return to each year? Once again, opt for a neutral brown, black, camel, or tan that can match multiple outfits.
While it might seem like Apple Watches and other smartwatches are taking over this accessory’s spotlight, it’s worth investing in at least one timepiece. Check our deals at Jomashop for some great prices on luxury brand watches.
4. Tailored Blazer
Find a blazer that compliments you and your body type . Take it one step further by having that jacket tailored. The best thing is, you can wear a blazer in more than just formal settings — consider the fashion queen that was Lady Di !
One of the most classic wardrobe pieces , it goes without saying that a little black dress (“LBD”) is a must for any woman’s closet. The perfect LBD can be both dressed up or dressed down based on the occasion .
Men’s Quick Closet Buying Guide
Whether you’re opting for a minimalist wardrobe , or just checking off the basics, there are a few pieces each man’s wardrobe should contain:
Most men already have at least one pair of jeans in their wardrobe, but it’s good to be sure that you have a nice pair of jeans to wear out. Dark washes tend to look dressier, but having one pair of each standard wash (dark, medium, or light) is a good move.
Whether you work at a job that requires trousers or not, it’s a smart choice to keep at least one pair of khakis or slacks in your closet — bonus points for having those trousers tailored!
3. Dress Shirts
To literally and figuratively top it all off, dress shirts are a must in a man’s wardrobe. You can dress it up with slacks and a tie, or dress down in jeans. It’s best to first fill out your selection with solid colors (white being an essential), and then add patterned shirts.
4. Leather Belt
Whether it’s for utility or fashion, a good leather belt should be found in every man’s closet. It’s best to have at least one black and one brown.
5. Sport Coat
Sport coats may be the equivalent to a woman’s little black dress, in the way that you can dress it up or down. Men’s Wearhouse has a great fit guide to help you pick out the best style for you.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I care for my leather handbags?
In order to prolong the life of your leather handbag (and to keep it looking as close to new as possible), it is recommended that you take these steps to care for it:
- Follow any instructions provided by your supplier.
- Moisturize your handbag as needed with a leather conditioner.
- Keep your handbag out of prolonged exposure to direct sunlight, heat, or rain.
- When you’re not using it, stuff your handbag with paper to help maintain shape.
- Remove any stains promptly. As with all stain removal, it’s important to know what kind of stain you’re treating in order to use the correct removing agent:
- Food or blood stains can often be cleaned with chalk powder.
- Oil or grease stains can be removed with baking soda or cornstarch.
- Ink stains may be removed with rubbing alcohol — but use caution, as alcohol can dry or damage leather.
For additional care details, check out this great guide from Overstock.com.
What are polarized sunglasses?
Polarized sunglasses use a special lens technology that reduces glare from still or glassy surfaces like water, or shine from a car. This makes these types of sunglasses a great purchase for commuters or those who find themselves out on the water frequently.
How do I find the right size clothes?
When shopping for clothes online, it’s often hard to make sure you’re purchasing the right size because of the variance between brands. The best way to ensure you get a good fit is to take measurements .
When measuring for men’s clothing , measurements should be taken for:
- Tops - neck, shoulder width, chest, waist, hips, arm length, and torso length
- Pants - waist, hips, length between waist and ankles, thigh, inseam, and rise
When measuring for women’s clothing , measurements should be taken for:
- Tops - bust, waist, hips, arm length, and torso length
- Pants - waist, hips, and inseam
Once you have these measurements, you can compare them against sizing guides provided by each brand; they’re often found on the page of the product you’re shopping.
An additional option is to utilize the True Fit tool that many brands now offer, which compares your measurements or size and fit against the brand you’re shopping.
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How do I make my shoes more comfortable?
You may think you have to sacrifice comfort for style, but there are a few ways that you can have both!
1. Break your shoes in before wearing them for extended periods of time.
A great way to avoid future discomfort is to break your shoes in little by little. Wear the shoes around the house for an hour or so at a time, and note any areas of discomfort. You can then place padding or use a stretcher in the right areas.