Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

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The Dapper Man doesn’t get that way without knowing a few tricks of the trade. Dressing sharp takes a lot of behind-the-scenes work, and, sometimes, things can go wrong. Here are some life hacks for The Dapper Man which can be used in a pinch, from head to toe. And cheek to cheek. Hey! Dapper Man! Don’t ever lose your cool. Or your rep…

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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

It’s not always about how The Dapper Man holds it. Sometimes it’s how he folds it. If you’re taking it all off in a tight spot and can’t hang up a perfectly pressed jacket, do it from the inside out to cut down on wrinkles.
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

The days of the Zoot Suit are long past for The Dapper Man. To check the fit on a padded jacket, try standing with your side up against a wall. If the shoulder pad touches the surface first, the jacket’s at least one size too large.
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

The denim shirt is the Go-To casual accessory for The Dapper Man. But, repeated washing fades that perfect shade of blue. Add a tablespoon of Distilled Vinegar in the last cycle of the wash, and the color should stay Dapper Blue a lot longer.
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

The Button Down Shirt is a staple for The Dapper Man. It can be casual – or all dressed up. But if it hangs in the front and back, and curves around the hip – The Dapper Man always tucks it in.
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

The Power Tie says a lot about The Dapper Man. Especially if it hangs too short. Or, worse, way too long. Rule of thumb: No matter the color, the power tie hangs no lower than the top of the belt buckle. Otherwise, it gets in the way of… well, The Dapper Man knows…
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

Tie width is another vexing problem for The Dapper Man to solve. Too fat? Too skinny? Here’s a fashion hack every Dapper Man knows: The wider the lapel, the wider the tie.
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

The Dapper Man wouldn’t be caught dead in a T-shirt. But since that day must come for all, make sure you’ve guarded against shrinkage in the wash. Just soak it in a bath of hot water and hair conditioner and it should get its shape back. The Dapper Man always looks sharp. Even on a slab…
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

Sometimes, The Dapper Man has to (gasp!) buy slacks straight off the rack without a fitting. Rule of thumb: the waist should be a little wider than the length of the arm to a closed fist. Add another inch if you just finished Thanksgiving Dinner…
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

Every now and then, a stuck zipper is a fact of life – even for The Dapper Man. If it happens right before that Big Presentation (when else?) rub the tip of a pencil along the teeth. Turns out graphite makes a perfect dry lubricant. Just make sure the pencil’s a number 2…
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Fashion Hacks For The Dapper Man

The Dapper Man knows a pencil is good for more than just getting phone numbers. The eraser makes for the perfect suede brush in an emergency. Dirt and scuff marks can be brushed away easily, restoring suede’s unique texture. Got a tougher stain? The Dapper Man knows that soaking them up with bread crumbs is the ultimate fashion hack. Because, for The Dapper Man, anything less than always looking sharp is for the birds…
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