Fashion Jack: Tucked shirts & lost keys

By Jack Clark Fashion Advisor Q. My husband always tucks his shirt into his pants ... even Hawaiian and African shirts. I think this looks goofy....

Fashion Jack: Beards & Shrunk shirts …

By Jack Clark Fashion Advisor Q. I have a long, white beard that hangs down below my belt. My wife likes it a lot shorter, but...

Fashion Jack: Tags and numbers …

Q. When should the tags be taken off new clothes? -Wally, Escondido A. You can’t take the tags off right away or people won’t...

Fashion Jack: Formal Wear …

Q. Do you wear a cummerbund with the pleats facing up or down? -Woodrow, Aguanga   A. No, I don't. But if you are going to...

Fashion Jack: Proper pairings

Q. When should I put on socks with sandals? — Alan, Rubidoux A. Before you put on the sandals. Wearing socks over sandals is considered gauche...

Fashion Jack: When to wear white…

By Jack Clark Fashion Correspondent Q. I’ve heard you’re not supposed to wear white after Labor Day. Does this apply to white underwear, too? — Mildred,...

Fashion Jack: Retiring an old shirt

Q. When should a favorite shirt be retired? — Herman, Perris A. Even your favorite shirt must be retired sometime. Here’s how to tell if...

Fashion Jack: Buttons and wedges …

Q. I have a shirt with a missing button. The only button I have to replace it has two holes, whereas the rest of...

Fashion Jack: Undershirts & glasses

Q.  I’ve gained some weight and now a lot of my shirts are way too tight so the shirts strain at the front...

Fashion Jack: Ventriloquism & colors

Q.  I think I’m in love with a ventriloquist. He’s witty and smart, and he has the most beautiful big brown eyes. I think...
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