What's with the Pig? - Pink Pig Apparel by Shelton Clothiers

What's with the Pig? That is a question I hear more than once a day here at Shelton Clothiers. You see, I don’t know anyone who has played polo, or even seen a match for that matter, so we put a little pink pig on a polo shirt 5 years ago…

[Infographic] What your clothes' colors say about you.

What do your favorite colors say about your personality? Each time you wear a color, you're might be signaling certain personality traits without even realizing it. For men, a great way to show off a favorite color is through a tie. Tie colors…

Making a Comeback - Men's Vests in Memphis

Men's Vests are a fashion item that has seen a bit of a comeback lately. The trend has been to make it a more hip, casual clothing item rather than a stuffy old man’s suit accessory.   Vests Have Always Been Popular The vest has a long…

What is Business Casual?

We're often asked in our men's clothing store in downtown Memphis: what is business casual? Business casual is a term that popped up almost 30 years ago. It describes a trend in business wear that moves away from the traditional suit and tie…

What makes some suits cost more than others?

I’m asked all the time why some suits cost more than others. The answer is the same as any product on the market, whether it’s a suit, a washing machine, or a lawn mower. Time and materials dictate the price of anything. The amount of time…

Men's Fashion for the Fall in Memphis

Dressing for fall in Memphis is not unlike most of the country.   Memphis, like most of the country, enjoys four seasons. Fall in Memphis can be considered a transitional period from very hot to moderately cold.  The temperatures are mild…

Pants: How-to Hem (Little break or lots of break?)

When measuring a gentleman’s pant bottom, I always ask his preference on the break of the pant. While 80% of them have no opinion, it’s the 20% that do that I want to please. I also want to please the 90% of their wives that have an opinion. There…

Suit Buying 101: Accesories

[one_half] Choosing men's accessories sometimes can be difficult because it is so easy to do. Some men just over think it but most do not give it enough thought. It starts with the shirt and tie Basically, accessories for a man wearing…

Suit Buying 101: Choosing the Right Shoes

One question I get here at Shelton Clothiers in downtown Memphis is “What kind of shoes do I wear?” If you're shopping for a new suit, you should also consider purchasing a pair of shoes that will match. Putting the right shoes with your…

Suit Buying 101: Color

Years ago there was a popular notion that certain men could only wear certain colors depending on their personal look. I was never a big believer in “having ones colors done”. I think if you’re redheaded and you want to wear a red shirt,…