Updated: 06/14/2018 4:03 PM | Print Story |  Email

Men’s Fashion: Comfy and Classy

If dudes want to be comfortable, they don't have to be sloppy. It's time to not burn the cargo shorts, but maybe put them in the back of the drawer.  Jodi Myers, from Jodi Mayers & Style Partners stopped by with her style tips to help the guys look comfy yet put together.

1.    Johnston & Murphy (Ridgedale Center)
Shoes:  tip – invest in a pair of dressy sneakers and loafers.
•   McGuffey’s- Full grain woven leather with a fabric covered memory insole. Lightweight construction for all day comfort.
•   Bowlings- Ultra-lightweight construction with a tumbled nubuck upper, flexible EVA sole and memory foam insole.

Shorts: tip – Solid colors will play well with other items in your closet.

Polos:  tip – Look for interesting details and pint collars.  

Jacket:  tip – pay attention to the cut and the shape. Stay away from too boxy.

2.    Luya Shoes (50th & France in Edina)
•    Shoes are Fluchos and Pikolinos, both made in Spain
•    Bow Ties are handmade in Minnetonka by Bird Dog Bowties
•    Portfolio is by Cowboys Bag out of Amsterdam
•    Ozone socks designed in France

3.    J.Hilburn Custom Menswear (Direct to consumer through independent stylists)
Shirt: tip – fit is everything, if you can’t buy off the rack, try custom.
•    J.Hilburn White/Orange/Navy Bold Check custom shirt

Denim: tip – darker = dressier.
•    DL1961 Denim for J.Hilburn-Classic Straight Fit
Belt: tip – show it off – this is a great accessory for men.
•    Available at Luya Shoes

Shoes: tip – leather vs. fabric is more versatile and polished.
•    Available at Luya Shoes

Hat: tip – anything other than a baseball cap.
•    Head n Home - Handcrafted in California
•    Available at Luya Shoes

Watch: tip – a subtle way you can communicate.
•    Available at Luya Shoes

Need help in the styling department? Jodi can help! Learn more about her styling services at Ridgedale Center.