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One of our favourite brands, and especially favourite belts we carry at Mr. Derk is Anderson’s Belts. Anderson will make holding your pants up way more enjoyable. Here’s what you need to know before you purchase one. If you go here, a video walks you through the details of the average belt from anderson’s being constructed, each belt is handmade and all the leather and material is sourced from Europe. Each belt goes through one factory, through the same hands, and
Temperatures are dropping, days are getting shorter and there’s no way around it now: autumn is in full swing and winter is just around the corner. It’s crucial to be prepared for a YEG winter because the weather in this town bites and it bites hard. So we took the liberty to throw together an outfit with a few
The boutonnière is a graceful accessory, one that should be worn more commonly than the odd summer wedding. They offer an intriguing juxtaposition to a suit in numerous ways: – it’s colour offers stark contrast to the typical stodgy brown, grey, or blue – the gentle curve of the flowers stands out against the sharp lines of the lapels and shoulders – for the more poetic, where the cut of men’s suits has
March 20th, 2018 might be the first day of spring but with the temperature already rising we’ve decided to bring spring early. What better way to throw away winter than to pack up those winter clothes and transition into your spring wardrobe. Today is all about bringing you some of the casual tastes from John Varvatos and opening your eyes to the ‘edgier’
For guys who want to freshen up their wardrobe but don’t know what colours to go for, shopping can be a dreaded experience. The colours you choose to wear influence your behaviour and enhance your appearance. Every guy should have a wide variety of colours in their closet. Red – power, dominance, health, strength Pink – upbeat, calming, good health, friendly Orange – happy, successful, courageous Brown – earth, reliable Yellow – alert, playful, intelligent, optimistic Green – growth,
If you’ve been paying attention to menswear trends in YEG and abroad, you might have noticed a particular style of jogging pants that have been increasing in popularity. They are the flagship jogger by Zanerobe, which are anything but a simple jogger. With 5 signature looks to choose from: The Sureshot, The Munk Trunk, The Dynamo, The Slingshot, The Slapshot, they have evolved from what was once a basic, casual look into an aesthetic that is at the forefront
Italian tailoring, much like Italian garments, comes with high quality and a prestige reputation. Here at Derks, we appreciate and know a thing or two about Italian tailoring, too. The roots of the true Italian tailor can be traced back to the Italian Renaissance, starting in the 13th century. Tailoring in Italy isn’t just about making a suit fit “right”; it’s the reason Italy is the world’s most stylish nation.
Our Derks Man articles are dedicated to celebrating our long term clients – guys that shop at Derks, guys we’re inspired by, and guys that make our clothing look damn good. Our next DerksMan to be featured is Paul Eli, “ The instafamous@hipstagramlul.” Paul Eli is an up and coming Canadian model and instablogger, who has been a muse to emerging menswear brands and photographers across North America. His personal style has been blowing up instagram, incredibly gaining over 11k followers. Get
Looking for a brand new all-black everything weekend outfit? Or are you dying for that blacked-out office wear with peeping collar look? In that case, we have just the look for you! Peep this outfit we put together to contrast the last dying breaths of YEGs winter white landscape. This is the All Black (almost) Err-thing look. It’s a simplistic, well-fitted
This is it. This wishy washy fall weather we are experiencing means the hunt is on for the perfect fall jacket. With the many different fits and styles of leather and wool jackets in today’s market, it can be difficult to be confident you are making the right choice. And because winter is so long in this city,
The shoes you put with your outfit say a lot about you. By taking care with your shoewear, you can ensure a fabulous look that will last for years. Start with quality – genuine leather is one place you can’t go wrong. A proper fit is something a lot of men think they have but you’d be surprised at how many men wear shoes that don’t fit correctly. They need to have good arch support and not pinch your feet.
June is creeping up around the corner, which means summer is officially here in Edmonton! A brilliant way to lighten up your wardrobe and freshen up your summer look is: white denim. White denim has always been a staple for the summer season and in menswear, it’s integral to complete your summer
Looking for some basic ideas and rules to help get you started? Check out our tips and tricks to keep from making a major fashion faux pas! Generally you can wear a striped tie with a striped shirt as long as the strips are not the same size. One colour in your tie must match your suit, shirt or your belt and shoes (which should match each other). Don’t wear a striped shirt, striped tie and a pinstriped suit together.