The red carpet style competition is notoriously stiff. Full time teams dedicated to the “look”, relationships with the most acclaimed designers, back-up attire for every event- it seems impossible for anyone (who isn’t an A-lister) to keep up. Except for us. We have every affair attended to, day to night, power lunches to black tie soirees. Slim fit suiting, creative details, trends and formalwear covered- for slickly understated attire to coolly stand apart from the crowd.
Nothing does more to dictate a suit’s character than the lapel. But with so many varieties to choose from it can be challenging to know which style is right for you. In this GOTstyle MANual we offer you the beginners guide to lapels as we discuss the three basic and most common forms of lapels: notched, peaked and shawl.
Lyle & Scott’s Fall 14 collaboration with genius Glaswegian Jonathon Saunders has resulted in vibrant pieces that work on or off the green. Case in point- a carefully crafted Merino wool, crew neck sweater. A muted front complete with golden eagle insignia, gives way to a surprising contrast dot print at back. Balance the motif with simple, slim denim and on-trend sneakers.
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Get in gear for a fall of epic events, career-making classes and style that earns top marks. GS has a sartorial education for every academic pursuit. Steer clear of droopy trousers, dated bags and drab suiting. Look to our editorial for distinguishing attire- and stand out from the crowd, no matter the major. Going back to school never looked this good.
Major in style- back to school bags that shine. Whether you’re hitting the books or the office these bags mean business. Ultra impressive document portfolios or sleekly understated laptop carriers, GS has cases to haul it all- nine to five and beyond. Ditch the dated gear and finish looks with exemplary pieces that belong in the big leagues.
Selvedge (n,): or “self-edge” is the edge of woven fabric finished to prevent unraveling which is achieved through a tighter, more dense weave.
Selvedge denim refers to a unique type of selvage that is made by means of using one continuous cross-yarn (the weft), which is passed back and forth through the vertical warp beams. This is traditionally finished at both edges with a contrasting warp (most commonly red); that is why this type of denim is sometimes referred to as “red selvedge.” This method of weaving the selvage is possible only when using a shuttle loom.
Shuttle looms weave a narrower 30-inch fabric, which is on average half the width of modern shuttleless Sulzer looms. Consequently a longer piece of fabric is required to make a pair of jeans from selvedge denim (approximately three yards). – Wikipedia