Men's Shoes: How To Step Up Your Game

One thing I’ve noticed about Cincinnati and men’s fashion, they take shoes very seriously. Your shoe game almost defines you in this midwest city. Most men here own more shoes than they own clothes, okay this blog post may be getting out of hand, but the point is that if you want to look good and feel great it all starts with your kicks.

At Blaine’s, we offer only the utmost comfort and styles. We pride ourselves on being ahead of current trends and making sure you are always looking your best. In order to take care of you guys, we’ve put special attention on our shoe collection. We know you can get a basic sneaker or dress shoe at any store in town, which is why we carry premium European brands that you won’t find anywhere else.

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Office Appropriate: Designer Denim

Depending on your lifestyle, denim is arguably the most important piece in your wardrobe. Even the professional world has become more accepting of casual work attire, allowing your favorite pair of blue jeans to be considered work appropriate.

Even if this is the case, that doesn’t mean all types of blue jeans are business appropriate. There is a fine line between a nice tailored and formal looking pair of blue jeans and a baggy outdated pair you’ve owned for the past 15 years. These jeans automatically scream unprofessional and could potentially make your bosses change the blue jean policy.

Here are some tips to keep in mind when searching for the perfect office appropriate pair of denim.

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Designer Suit: How To Select One & Get The Most Out Of It

I may be a little biased, but I believe that a suit is what defines a man’s wardrobe. Men’s fashion was built on the suit, it’s the ultimate foundation to a luxurious wardrobe.

When I sell my luxury suits to customers, I want them to love it so much they enjoy wearing it. It should never be this “ugh it’s a suit day” today. The thought should be, okay I love this new Canali suit that I just bought from Blaine’s, how can I wear it as much as possible.

Let me give you some quick inspiration and unique ideas of how you can wear your suit even if your office isn’t formal business attire, or you’re lucky enough to work from home. And the first step to knowing how to wear the suit is selecting the right suit fit.

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Four Experimental Menswear Aesthetics to Try This Summer

So, menswear experts of the Greater Cincinnati region, this one is for you: no matter how complete your wardrobe or how dashing your daily wear, it’s time to take a step outside of your comfort zone and into some experimental, cutting edge menswear aesthetics that are perfect to try out this summer.

There are dozens of discrete aesthetics I could have selected for this list, but for today, I chose four unique looks that can augment many typical styles and are sure to breathe some fresh air into your wardrobe.

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Made-to-Order Menswear in Cincinnati

Have you ever gone shopping with high hopes to find a really cool and different shirt? Or a suit that just fits you to a T? Later to find yourself disappointed and walking out of the store empty handed. 

Since Cincinnati hasn’t been considered the best shopping destination in the past, men tend to leave their shopping excursions for when they travel. Our made-to-order program looks to change that behavior by […]

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Holiday Dress Code

Its that time of year again where you will be heading to a few festivities and celebrating the holiday season. Deciding what to wear for the countless occasions is probably not high on your to-do list. That's why we are here to help simplify things and get you looking your best. Here’s our Holiday Dress Guide:

The Office Holiday Party - Keep it semi formal. Throw on that blazer, and add some […]

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Fade into Fall

The summer days are slowly getting away from us as we start looking forward to autumn leaves, football, and layering pieces. Sweater weather always presents the opportunity to pull out some of your best pieces in your closet. Here are some of our fall staples that every […]

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Summer Vibes

Summer is among us, and with that comes the undoubted vibe of ease. The last thing you want is to look uptight. So here’s a few tips on how to upgrade your suit and keep it relaxed. 1. Do away with the tie, and opt for fun pocket squares from Edward Armah, Hook and Albert, and Chelsey. Generally, when keeping the suit simple, pick out […]

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