Men’s Shoe Style Guide

Buying the right men’s shoe for your outfit is a challenge. How do you pick the right color? Or the proper style? What about socks? This infographic by GroomU illustrates dress, casual, athletic shoes and boots. It also covers shoe care, choosing a color, and socks. When it comes to choosing a color, be sure to get brown shoes for neutral color clothes. Wear black shoes with black, deep, or rich color outfits. They recommend not to wear novelty socks, but a bit of color in your outfit is not a bad thing.
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What to Look Out for When Purchasing a Watch

asset-version-571379e3a6-montbrillantThere are many different forms of jewelry for women: bracelets, rings, necklaces, earrings. For men, the one classic piece of jewelry is the watch. The watch has been losing popularity as many people don’t see a reason to wear something that just tells time. There are now “smart” watches which can connect to your phone, show messages, take photos, and more. The Apple iWatch, the Samsung Galaxy Gear, the Pebble Watch, are just a few of the many new wearable devices. These smart watches are still very bulky, big, and not fashion forward.
A watch is a great accessory for any outfit. When going out to purchase a watch you may hear some of the terms below. Be sure to read up on them so you know exactly what you watch will suit your style.
Quartz
Quartz refers to how the watch is regulated. The quartz crystal regulates the movement which is powered by a battery. Watches with quartz are more accurate than other types.
Self-Winding
Self-Winding refers to a type of mechanical watch which is wound by the movements of the wearer. The motion generated provides enough energy to run the watch. This is opposed to manual-winding, another type of mechanical watch, in which the wearer must wind the watch to provide energy.
Water-Resistant
Many watches tout their water-resistant capabilities. But this doesn’t mean you should go right ahead and swim or shower with it. It is generally safe to do this if the watch is resistant up to one hundred meters.
Complication
This refers to any function on a watch other than time. These are items like a calendar or stopwatch.
Gold-Plated
Gold-Plated refers to the layer of gold that is placed on the metal of the watch. It can rub off though, so handle it with care. They can be had for as little as $100.
Rose Gold
This refers a gold mixed with copper to create a pink effect.
White Gold
This gold is created from yellow gold mixed with nickel or palladium to make a white color. These watches tend to be 18 karats.
Bezel
The ring that surrounds the watch face.
Crown
A button on the outside of the case that can be used to wind the mainspring, in a mechanical watch, or to set the time or calendar.
Dial
Another name for the watch face.

#gogold for a Good Cause

gogold_140830 Joseph Wendt is a big supporter of dozens of charities in SWFL, but his generosity goes beyond the Sunshine State. One of the many charities close to Joseph Wendt’s heart is The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund. The mission is to help families tackle childhood cancer by providing comprehensive financial, emotional and practical support. From diagnosis to recovery and beyond, The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund is part of the team, allowing parents to solely focus on their child’s well being. Their goal is to BE THERE for parents facing the unthinkable so they can be there for their families.

Next weekend, Joseph Wendt will be donating several items to the silent auction at the 10th Annual Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Champions for Children Gala, set to take place on October 17th in New York City. This star-studded event has quickly become the premier fundraising event for the Jay Fund in the New York/New Jersey area, and this year promises to be the best ever!

Below are the three auction items that Joseph Wendt is proud to offer:

Be part of the Giants team! With the holidays just around the corner how about the gift of a lifetime! Travel with the NY Giants to Jacksonville as they battle it out with the Jacksonville Jaguars Nov.30, 2014.  You and a guest will be treated as a member of the team!  Receive car service from your NY/NJ metro area home to the Quest Diagnostics Training Center.  Travel with the team in their chartered plane. Stay in the team hotel, head to Everbank Field with the Giants to watch pre-game warm ups ON FIELD. Enjoy the game from great seats, and return travel with the team, hopefully celebrating!slide-pic03

Look your best on the trip with a $1200 his/her Gift Certificate from Joseph Wendt Custom Clothier’s ready to wear line; $600 for him and $600 for her.

LIVE! with Kelly and Michael: 4 VIP Tickets to see a taping of  Live! with Kelly and Michael. Tickets include VIP Seating and backstage access to take photos and chat with Michael after the show!

Look your best at the show with a $1200 his/her Gift Certificate from Joseph Wendt Custom Clothier’s ready to wear line; $600 for him and $600 for her.

Premium Custom Suit by, Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers: You’ll receive a hand-made custom 2-piece suit with your choice of fabric and style; includes tailored shirt and tie. Joseph will come to you and personally help choose the fabric to best suit your personality and style. Joseph has fashioned clothing for Tom Coughlin, Michael Strahan and over 100 players in the NFL and Major League Baseball as well as business executives and entrepreneurs across the country.

Purchasing with a Purpose: A Great Gift, for a Great Cause

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Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers, is partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in a special holiday charity program to raise money for the organization.

As part of the program, Joseph’s will offer a select number of tie fabrics in four different styles, all in red. Each special tie, which will feature an embroidered LLS logo on the tipping of the tie, will retail at $195 with $50 of the retail pre ice going directly to LLS.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. Founded in 1949, and headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., LLS has chapters though out the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit http://www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572.

“Purchasing with a Purpose” will continue until the entire stock of special ties is sold out. Any questions or comments on the program can be directed to Joseph’s main office at 239.530.0070. The ties cannot be purchased online. Persons interested in purchasing a tie who cannot come to our showroom should call to order.

100 Years of Women’s Fashion

At Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers, we’re proud to off ready-to-wear mens AND women’s clothing. We know life is busy, and people don’t always have time for a fitting. Looking back on the history of women’s fashion, it’s interesting to note that the1920’s was the start of ready-to-wear clothing for women.

PrimeTime Clothing company produced this great visualised infographic  of 100 Years of Women’s Fashion and some great brief facts and insight you may want to know.

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FALL Men’s Style Guide Infographic

It’s that time of year again! The cool (kinda), crisp breeze has replaced the humid summer air, football stadiums are filled with cheering fans, and the leaves outside are beginning to change colors (at least for our friends up north). While those of us in Southwest Florida don’t get the full fall effect, we can at least take on many of the fall fashions. This infographic by Famous Outfits encourages men to choose texture-rich clothing with an earth toned palette that can be easily layered for warmth.

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