• About Andy

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    AskAndyAboutClothes.com is devoted to what to wear, how to properly wear it, and the history of why we wear what we do.

    Check out Andy’s story and how this website came to be.

  • Father’s Day

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    Sunday, June 19, 2016 is Father’s Day!!      Any man can be a Father, but it takes a special person to be called Dad.   Scout and Atticus in To Kill a Mockingbird. The celebration of Dad’s special day is credited to Sonora Smart Dodd, Mrs. John B. Dodd, of Washington […]

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    I get many questions by private e-mail and thought I’d share some of the most recent with you! If you have style questions for men, I’m here to help.

  • The Encyclopedia Of Men’s Clothes

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    Andy’s Encyclopedia of Men’s Clothes contains complete information on every article of men’s clothing: how to look your best, and garment history. PLUS there are chapters on fabrics, clothing care, foreign size conversions and grooming.

  • The Basics – How to Look Your Best

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    To look your best it’s important to project a sense of style through body language, eye contact, voice, hand positioning, and posture as well as selecting the right clothes for your specific body type.

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The Ready to Wear (RTW) SHOE Pyramid

This was on the original website, but when we revised the website and then changed hosts several times it was lost. There has been some requests to find and return it!
I found it reproduced on a Chinese website!!
But CAUTION, this information is probably out of date, but it will give you a reference tool!

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Why Even Be Concerned with Fashion?

“Fashion passes, style remains.”
— Coco Chanel (1883-1971), founder of Chanel
Men’s clothing, unlike women’s, is more traditional and less fashion oriented. It takes several seasons for men’s designers to change even slightly the width of a necktie.

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What you wear can change how you think!

What you wear can change how you think! We think not just with our brains but with our bodies We’ve established that how you dress really does make an impression on others and affects how they perceive you and how they treat you. Ever see a guy in shorts, tee shirt and flip flops get bumped up to First Class?

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Clothes DO Make the Man

What you wear really does make a difference in how you influence the people around you. When your credibility is crucial, in situations such as job interviews or first dates, it is important to made a “good” first impression and new research shows us how best we can do that.

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Keeping Warm & Comfortable In Winter

Staying warm in Winter is all about the clothing material used, important layering techniques, and careful facial protection. We’ve got a ful guide to step you through each facet.

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How To Dress For A Job Interview

A job interview is a chance to make a lasting impression. Getting your clothes, shoes, grooming and overall style just right is key, as well as being prepared to speak professionally and ask intelligent questions.

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Staying Cool In Warm Weather

Choosing the right fabrics, colors, styles, accessories and taking care of your body are the key ingredients to staying cool in the hot weather while staying fresh and stylish.

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Clothing Tips & Advice For Police Officers

Police officers need to consider how their dress choices can influence perceptions. The color of their clothing, the type of hats worn, even the fabric can make a huge difference. Follow these tips for more authority, credibility, and even more comfort.