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When a Fedora That Isn’t a Fedora Is a Fedora.

Maybe you’re aware of the long-standing controversy over what is a fedora and what isn’t, and what’s wrong or not wrong with the people that wear them. Or maybe you have better & more productive things to do with your time, like watching paint dry. Since I don’t have any fresh paint to inspect at the […]

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Clean Your Closet!

  Don’t you hate it when an unlikely confluence of events makes it too hard to procrastinate any more? It had to happen eventually: Rainy Saturday afternoon. Nothing on TV. Nobody wants to just hang out. No deadlines or catch-up work. Time to clean the closet? You know all those carefully orchestrated piles of stuff […]

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Spring 2014 Looks

Hey, here come our new looks for Spring 2014! Primary Colors So what are  primary colors? They’re the basic colors that you can get all other colors from by mixing. That part is easy, we all knew that, right? It depends how you’re doing the mixing though. Wikipedia says they are red, green & blue […]

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Spin the Wheel (of Colours), Get Lucky?

When you pick that perfect outfit to make a great first impression, don’t forget that colours really matter! Colours talk to us on all levels — Are you open to conversation? Is getting lucky the only thing on your mind? Are you ready to start over and have a new beginning? Do you want to […]

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Manket Fever

At first, I couldn’t see why people got so acerbic over this winter’s Manket outbreak. Actually, I thought that the Manket seemed a perfectly reasonable fashion reaction to the deep freeze that froze so much of the Northern Hemisphere over the past few months. After all, one might say:  “A manket? Why, that is just […]

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The Common Belt

When push comes to shove, a belt is a strip of material that is worn around the waist. It holds up your clothes, helps you carry your wallet and/or tools, holds your gun, or it can just be a decoration for your hips. A belt can also serve as a symbol of rank for a […]

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The 12th Doctor’s Outfit — What’s a Crombie?

The BBC has just released the first picture of the Twelfth Doctor’s outfit. As Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor himself says, “No frills, no scarf, no messing”.   By “frills” one would assume he means a fez or bow tie, and we all know the scarf! Unlike some other recent iconic pieces of Doctor Who fashion […]

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Holiday Surprises

With Minty Duds’ (mintyduds.com) first holiday shopping season behind us, we thought it was time to take a dive into some of the numbers. We like numbers a lot so this is kind of a late holiday gift to ourselves (yes, really). We saw a lot more female shoppers during the holiday season, and it […]

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Winter 2014 Looks

We’ve published three new looks for winter 2014! Radiant Orchid (aka Purple) “Radiant Orchid” is Pantone’s Color of the year 2014, so that seems like a good place to start. We’ve seen a lot of purple items come in this fall & winter, and while we certainly wouldn’t suggest wearing solely this color, it is […]

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