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What would Don Draper do? Careful down that road. You might end up wasted, fired or worse.

But what would Don Draper wear? Better question.

The enigmatic and pathological main character of AMC’s Mad Men TV show dresses sharp, with a “classic gentleman” look built on straightforward ties, tan car coats, oxfords or derby shoes–and when stepping out: black tuxedo.

To really get in touch with Draper’s style, remember consistency is key. Pretty much the only change in his wardrobe as Mad Men arced from the 1960s to the 1970s was that he started wearing more stripes.

Clothes and accessories to keep you draped up and dripped out, so to speak:

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April 7, 2015

Behind the Brand: W.R.K

New season, new inspiration says Matteo Gottardi, leader of the menswear brand W.R.K–seen here at The WRK Shop showroom and design studio in New York City.

This spring: Formula One racecars and their drivers, a sport that is as visually striking and glamorous as it is punishing and dangerous.

Gottardi’s interest in speedy machines makes sense: he’s a motorcycle enthusiast, his mind moves racecar fast in conversation–and his general view with W.R.K is menswear should be high performance

Because we’re never static, are we? We’re always moving at the speed of life, word to David Bowie and Xzibit

On the phone, Gottardi talked to us broadly about men and style, and took us under the hood of a few of his designs, including the rare beast known as the summer sweater.

All photos by Brad Ogbonna

Shop: W.R.K

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Behind this boot is a man with a penchant for quality and an obsession with footwear: Joshua Bingaman, an American who got fired up about cobbler-style boots in Europe and has since found his career sweet spot with his boot company HELM, based in Austin, Texas. Bingaman is passionate about blending European and American styles and making his products 100 percent in the U.S. of A.–and he loves nerding out on the details.

We spoke to Bingaman on the phone about the Pete, HELM’s take on the chukka boot. This upgraded version of the classic silhouette includes American bison leather and the legendarily tough/beautiful leather known as Chromexcel, from the Horween company in Chicago.

Related: Joshua Bingaman on the HELM Muller boot
Shop: Men’s Boots

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how to wear jogger pants feet

All images by Barb Penoyar and Studio N

From Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade to rapper Kendrick Lamar to our friends at Street Etiquette, men everywhere are sporting the crucial evolution in trousers known as jogger pants. And it’s easy to understand why.

Besides being abnormally comfortable (many have elastic at the waist as well as the cuffs), they cut a lean, tapered silhouette that shows off your favorite shoes, without pesky concerns about rolling or hemming your pant leg.

Keep reading to see three ways to wear them: on the weekend, at the office and for a date.

Shop: Jogger Pants | Men’s Streetwear

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Behind this boot is a man with a penchant for quality and an obsession with footwear, Joshua Bingaman, an American who got fired up about cobbler-style boots in Europe and since found his career sweet spot with his boot company HELM, based in Austin, Texas. Bingaman is passionate about blending European and American styles and making his products 100% in the U. S. of A.–and he loves nerding out on the details.

We spoke to Bingaman on the phone about the Muller, above, a boot that pulls off the trick of being shapely and rugged at the same dang time:

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February 24, 2015

How To: Remix Your Suit

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Once you consider styling options, there’s no pressure to be in wedding or job-interview mode each time you wear your super-clean HUGO BOSS suit–or whichever suit you may have selected from Nordstrom’s many spring styles. Switch your style up, and watch the compliments pile up.

To help you feel empowered to remix your suit, our in-house Studio N stylist Brenna Carlson created three looks and offered her wisdom:

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When I asked Kent Worthington to let me take a look inside his NYFW gear bag and tell me how he gets kitted out to support our Women’s team with their exclusive backstage reports, I wasn’t expecting him to say this: “I like to build a little shrine in my hotel room using some spiritual earth elements to ground, support and bring me energy during the week.”

Naturally, I needed to know more.

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Attention, all overhead-compartment-stuffing, gym-bag-throwing, clothes-rumpling men and those who love them: Did you see The New York Times wrote about the virtual unwrinkleability of the Todd Snyder White Label suitThat is, the Nordstrom-exclusive Todd Snyder White Label suit? For real, this is the easy choice for a suit for traveling during the holidays or just being on the move in general.

Relevant info from the article from the designer himself, with testimony from NYTimes writer Guy Trebay:

“It used to be that people put Lycra in travel suits so they held their shape,” Mr. Snyder explained with considerable distaste. “Now there are enough ways you can do it within the yarn, twisting it a little bit tighter–almost like loading a spring.”

The yarn woven to produce Mr. Snyder’s newly introduced $795 single-breasted travel suit is so peppy, he claimed, you can wad it up into a ball.

Rather than taking Mr. Snyder at his word, I stuffed the jacket into my gym bag and promptly forgot about it. Days later, I discovered it wedged between a pair of Stan Smiths and some gym shorts. I yanked it out, gave it a quick shake and some airing. Then I put it on and wore it to a business lunch.

There you have it!

Below, read Snyder’s comments from Nordstrom Men’s Shop creative director Andy Comer about Pinterest, architecture, sweatshirts and more.

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In the late ’70s, American men’s workwear was rugged and woolly, cut like military clothing but trimmer–it looked good and never fell apart. Today we call this fashion. In that vein, we salute brands that have stayed busy not fixing what wasn’t broken, like Filson and Pendleton. Images below are from the Nordstrom vaults. Links are there to help you find the modern counterparts.

Filson Mackinaw Cruiser Wool Jacket | Pendleton Trail Trim Fit Wool Woven Shirt

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Our guest editor Thig Nat (right)—a polished professional by day, hip-hop musician and talented photographer by night—possesses an innate sense of style that shines through on the microphone as much as it does in his personal appearance.

Keep reading for a look inside Thig’s creative process as his band, The Physics, heads back into the studio—and to see his favorite fall items that work as hard as they play.

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