Different Styles of Ties
Ties have been in style in America since the beginning of the 20th century. They are still required for several different dress codes including one with its namesake, "Black Tie." No matter what kind of work you do or where you live, a man should always own a few different ties. Let's take a look at the most common styles of ties.
Travel on A Boat in Style
Whether you’re traveling on a yacht or you’re headed out with some buddies for a fishing trip, there are certain essentials for heading out on the water. At Frank’s, we have just what you need for your next journey out to sea.
The History of The Polo Shirt
The polo shirt has a classic look that never seems to go out of style. It's an incredibly versatile wardrobe staple that works for many different occasions and events. Let's take a closer look at the polo, from its humble beginnings to how it fits in with today's style.
The Colors You Wear and What They Mean
Think about your typical daily wardrobe. Now, think about what color you see repeating almost everyday. You may not realize it, but the colors you choose to wear say a lot about who you are. Being that Frank’s serves up just about every color in the book, it’s easy to think a color is just a color. Find your favorite color and see what the hue says about you.
What To Pack For A Business Trip
Business before pleasure has always been the mantra for many, but what if we took a little pleasure in the packing process? Packing for a business trip, however long your journey may be, seems a little daunting, but we want to make sure you’re not forgetting anything--check out our suggestions and tips for packing for a business trip.
Right and Wrong Places to Wear A Baseball Cap
Baseball caps will always be in style. They are a great way to dress down an outfit and have plenty of practical benefits as well, like sun protection and hiding a head full of messy hair. But where is it appropriate to wear a baseball cap and where is it not appropriate to wear a baseball cap? Let's take a look.
How To Pack Your Luggage
It’s a no brainer that travelling anywhere, whether it be on a business trip, a vacation, or just a little weekend getaway can be extremely stressful; you have to plan the days, get itineraries ready, and most importantly: pack your bags.
How To Add More Color To Your Daily Wardrobe
We know that day-to-day fashion is often normalized to the same old suit, sportshirt, trousers, etc. so you typically don’t look much different from Monday to Friday and all of the days in between. One of the number one things that often gets overlooked is the color that you add to your wardrobe on a daily basis
5 Trends to Follow for the Summer
Summertime is always a breeze and the hot days are usually filled with sunshine on the beach and plenty of ice cream and barbecue. But, the fashion always seems to shift just a little as time goes by. Here are some summer style essentials that have shown up on our fashion radar and how you can copy the look:
How Your Black Clothes Are Your Secret Weapons
It’s no secret that black is a staple color for just about everyone. It’s easy to match with and it looks perfect on all shapes and sizes. There are so many ways to use the color with your daily wardrobe, but, did you know that it could actually be your secret weapon?
The Art of The Pocket Square
Pocket squares seem like they are out of date, but don’t be fooled because they are making their comeback as we speak. If you’re unfamiliar, pocket squares can be intimidating at first glance: How do you fold them? What colors to get? Does it go with my shirt? Does it have to match my tie? There are more than enough questions that come up as you step into one of our stores and see the layout of the plethora of colorful squares. Here is your ultimate guide to the art of the pocket square.
Date Ideas and What To Wear
It’s easy to get in a funk when it comes to figuring out what date night should consist of. Whether you’re a newbie looking to impress or a routine date night fanatic looking for something to liven the mood, at Frank’s we have just the tools to spice up your wardrobe for date night as well as the itinerary.
Men's Summer Fashion Trends
This year, men's summer fashion trends are all about comfort. We're seeing a lot of casual styles in fun colors to celebrate the warmer weather. Whether it’s bright plaid shorts or a pastel polo, this year summer is laid back and casual. Let's dive deeper into the most popular trends this season.
How To Go From Day To Night In A Pinch
We all know the infamous, “Let’s go out to happy hour after work,” phrase, and while we always want to go, nobody wants to go to the bar in a suit. You’ll overheat, get dirty, and it just isn’t a great look for the casual event. No worries though, we have some quick tips and tricks for how to ditch the work attire and go for a night look in just a few minutes.
Three Celebrities You Can Model Your Look After
Check out these three celebrities that you can model your fashion after!
Job Interviews: What to Wear
People always say, “Dress for the job you want, not for the job you have.” And quite frankly, they’re right. But, what they don’t tell you is that it all depends on what job you want to have. Job interviews are hard as it is, Frank’s Big & Tall Shops have just what you need to make sure your wardrobe isn’t one of the many things you’re thinking about before the big day.
How To Stay Cool In Outdoor Weddings
Outdoor formal events in the summer are fun, but they can be tricky. The usual suit and tie that you would normally wear to a wedding are just too much in the summer. Who wants to be sweaty and uncomfortable while dancing and mingling with people that you probably don't get to see very often?
Great Outfits for The Beach
The beach is the best part of summer. And now that it’s finally time to hit the shore, what should you wear? Outfits for the beach should always be kept simple and comfortable. You need to be ready to hit the waves and walk the boardwalk without having to change in between. Let's take a look at the two basic staples of a great beach outfit.
5 Ways to Style Your Baseball Cap
We all have that one special baseball cap that we can’t seem to get rid of. No matter how worn, torn, and tattered it may be, you still wear it every single week. Regardless of how many times your friends and family have begged you to at least get a new one, you still gravitate back to it.
A Guide to Wearing Shorts - Are Cargo Shorts Still In?
The style trends in 2018 are filled with a lot of comebacks. We're seeing casual wear with hints of the 90's, with a big emphasis on cargo pants and shorts. Shorts, in general, can be a tricky item to style appropriately, but this year the casual and laid-back style is in. Here's a guide to wearing shorts in 2018.
A Men's Guide to Footwear
It’s really easy to buy a pair of shoes and get so comfortable with them that you don’t realize it has been years since you’ve gotten new pair. Worn out but still wearable, forgetting that your favorite shoes have probably seen better days is common.
Exploring in Style - Hiking Fashion
The weather’s getting warmer, which means it’s time to get outside. Adventure awaits for the Big and Tall man who’s looking to venture into nature and be outdoors. Whether it’s a camping trip, a daily hike, or a nice walk around the park, having the proper clothes to be active in can really facilitate your experience.
10 Best Hiking Trails in New Jersey
Whether you’re looking for a new spot to take a morning walk, you’re looking for your next challenge, or you’re trying to find a good family park for a picnic, New Jersey’s local and state parks have the best spots for every person.
Great Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
Everyone is always looking for new music to listen to, or the ease of reverting back to your classic oldies is way too tempting to not pass up. But, podcasts are one of the best ways to kick back and relax but also engage in a heated discussion, laugh till your face hurts, or learn something new about the world. Below are the best podcasts you didn’t know you needed to listen to.
The Top Ten Essentials For Your Wardrobe
When cultivating a certain look, searching for the best pieces to establish your style can get tricky. It’s great to dress for the here and now, if you’re able to do so, but one might argue that while sticking to current fashion trends is great, there’s nothing quite like a classic.
The Right Way to Iron A Dress Shirt
Ironing clothes is a daily task that doesn’t take much thought. Usually, it’s early in the morning, you’re immersed within your morning routine, and it’s easy not to think twice about taking out that old ironing board and taming those pesky wrinkles.
Different Ways To Wear Jeans
Jeans are a staple of most people’s wardrobe. While they are typically worn casually, you can dress them up or down as needed. When dressing jeans up or going for a look that is more put together than throwing on a pair of jeans and a t-shirt, there are some things to consider. If you can wear jeans to work, there are even more things to keep in mind.
A Men's Guide to Hats
Most men don’t think of a hat as an integral part of an outfit. Some of us don’t wear hats. Others grab the trusty, old baseball cap to block out the sun and forget about it. There are so many styles, fabrics, and shapes of hats that it’s easier to say forget it. However, you may want to stand out from the crowd with a touch of style. You will find that there’s a hat for everyone.
Guide to Color Matching
Color matching isn’t something most of us think about very often. It’s easy to grab a t-shirt, a pair of jeans, sneakers, and call it an outfit. With that combination, you don’t have to worry about colors clashing because jeans usually come in neutral colors. However, that doesn’t make for a fun or interesting look.
Your Guide to Street Fashion
Passing people in the streets, its nearly impossible not to notice the ways they put themselves together to head out into the world. Dressing fashionably every single day isn’t easy, especially if you’re just running to the store. However, street fashion is the perfect blend of a fashionable and relaxed look that is perfect for doing exactly what it says; hitting the streets.
Spring Cleaning: Why it's Important to Clean Out Your Closet Every Year
Every year it seems we build up more clutter than before, and when it comes time to get rid of the old and replace it with some new, the task can be pretty daunting.
Get Inspired: Three Big and Tall Fashion Influencers You Should Follow
In the past, finding the latest trends was no easy undertaking. Today, however, social media has made it simpler than ever to find fashion inspiration, and more importantly, to find people who dress just like you.
The Importance of A Well Tailored Suit
Buying a suit off the rack may seem easier and cheaper than buying a custom-tailored suit. While we can’t deny that it usually is cheaper, it’s not necessarily easier because you can spend hours trying to find one that’s “good enough.”
The Right Tie for Your Body Type
Picking out the right tie can be made complicated, but it really shouldn’t be. Most people look at it from the wrong direction. Finding the right tie isn’t about what’s fashionable; only the pattern is and, as far as that’s concerned, there’s a lot of leeway allowed for personal style preferences. It’s about finding the right shape and length for your body type.
Why You Need A Tailor
Finding the right size can be complicated. Unless you’re into custom made clothes, you want to be able to walk into a store, grab something off the rack, and leave having the item look perfect on you without any adjustments. While this is a nice fantasy, off-the-rack suits, pants, and jackets tend not to fit well for anyone.
Top 4 Ways to Stay Warm this Winter--In Style!
Looking bulky and staying warm go hand in hand this time of year. At Frank’s Big and Tall, we want you looking sharp and staying cozy during the chilly days and nights of Winter...
Black Shoes With Black Belt and Other Fashion Basics
Every day it seems like there’s a new fashion. While some people are comfortable trendsetting and ignoring the fashions of the day, most aren’t. Instead of worrying about whether or not you’re keeping up with the latest trend, keep these fashion basics in mind and you’ll always be in style...
5 Big and Tall Athletes
We’ve compiled a list of 5 big and tall athletes, who dominate in their sports. The following athletes would easily be able to find all their fashion needs at Frank’s Big and Tall...
Best Breweries Near Our Locations
After getting new clothing at Frank’s Big and Tall, celebrate with a beer from one of these 5 local breweries...