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It’s Time for Little Time

It’s interesting to see how fashion develops over the years. Or maybe not develop as much as swing back and forth like a pendulum. This might sound like I’m implying that fashion is super predictable and mundane, but it’s not at all. Fashion trends can take years to build up to a point where it tips and turns into the next craze. Take watches as an example.  For years guys have been sporting oversized watches with blingy details and dials, the bigger the better (reaching crazy measurements like 58mm in diameter!). With Mad Men taking over our screens in 2007 we were dazzled by the old-worldly styles and fashions and subtly introduced to the smaller, more gentlemanly wristwatch (some as small...

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Semi-formal: about as bewildering as the term “we’re just friends”

Semi-formal: about as bewildering as the term “we’re just friends”. So your mate is finally getting married to that preppy girl he’s been dating for way too long.  But the invitation you received in the mail doesn’t look like he’s been consulted at all. Somewhere in between all the ribbons, doves and Celine Dion lyrics, you spot the dress code: semi-formal. Good! He must have put his foot down when she wanted black tie? But wait, what the hell does semi-formal mean? Somewhere between formal and casual, right? So that means… a formal blazer, a t-shirt and those killer sneaks you recently purchased… right? Slow down, Kanye. I suggest you read on. Semi-formal unfortunately still suggests that the attire be formal,...

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