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True Style

Sep 24, 2015

Is it a fashion violation to mix blue and black? What works best and why -- a two-button or three-button suit jacket? And how do you navigate the trouser-sock-shoe nexus? Men’s fashion is fraught with pitfalls, but Bruce Boyer, former menswear editor at Town and Country, has some simple advice for beginners -- if you like it, wear it. In his new book, “True Style,” Boyer traces the history of modern dress - from the evolution of the suit to the origin of Levi’s to the celebrity who made eyeglasses fashionable. Also joining us for some style advice and to tell us about his program to outfit ex-offenders with new clothing: Baltimore tailor Christopher Schafer.

Fashion expert Bruce Boyer says, "If you like, wear it," but remember to consider your audience.