The clothes don’t make the man and, if we’re to be honest, they don’t even make the man stylish. The way the man wears the clothes: That’s what matters.
In the interest of making the most of our wardrobe, we reached out to the men who designed (or inspired the designers who designed) most of the clothes in our wardrobe and asked them how to pull them off. Ever humble, these five well-known men’s wear mavens were mostly eager to tell us how to make a more casual look work. They talked. We listened. Here’s what we learned.