THE QUEST FOR THE PERFECT PAIR OF KHAKIS
Few articles of clothing are as ubiquitous or as indispensable as the all-American pair of khakis. We put them on for casual Fridays. We jump into a pair to grab our morning coffee. We wear them out for drinks, for dinner dates, and for darn-near everything else. If there’s a more versatile pant out there, we haven’t found it.   But historically, khakis have been plagued by a problem: they just don’t fit. Droopy seats, baggy legs, and a boxy silhouette are the usual suspects.   Bonobos got its start by addressing this very issue with our best-selling Washed Chinos. We created an innovative design and set of fit options that solves the khaki conundrum once and for all. Here’s what makes Bonobos Washed Chinos unique: [[MORE]]  Curved Waistband Hold up your favorite leather belt. Notice the curve? That’s because it conforms to the natural curve of your waist. Our Washed Chinos feature a curved waistband that does the exact same thing. No more bunched fabric in the waistband, no more droop in the rear.  A Trimmer Cut Lots of men’s pants are either too baggy or too tight in the thigh. And the lackluster results speak for themselves. Bonobos are designed with a trimmer cut that leaves room for the more athletic among us, but eliminates all that unneeded fabric. This creates a more flattering V-shaped silhouette in the interior and exterior of the legs.  3 Fit Options Guys come in all shapes and sizes, and every one of them deserves a great-fitting pair of pants. That’s why we offer Washed Chinos in Standard Fit, Slim Straight Fit, and even Boot Cut. So you’re guaranteed to find the right pair for you. High-res

THE QUEST FOR THE PERFECT PAIR OF KHAKIS

Few articles of clothing are as ubiquitous or as indispensable as the all-American pair of khakis. We put them on for casual Fridays. We jump into a pair to grab our morning coffee. We wear them out for drinks, for dinner dates, and for darn-near everything else. If there’s a more versatile pant out there, we haven’t found it.
 
But historically, khakis have been plagued by a problem: they just don’t fit. Droopy seats, baggy legs, and a boxy silhouette are the usual suspects.
 
Bonobos got its start by addressing this very issue with our best-selling Washed Chinos. We created an innovative design and set of fit options that solves the khaki conundrum once and for all. Here’s what makes Bonobos Washed Chinos unique:

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BONOBOS DRESS SHIRTS: WHAT’S THE DRESS CODE?

Unless you’re a committed nudist, sooner or later, you’re going to need a few quality dress shirts in your closet. Maybe it’s for the daily grind of going to the office, for that big wedding coming up, or possibly just a way to look your best when mom and pop are in town. It’s something every guy’s got to have.
 
And here at Bonobos, we get it: Men want a top-notch, great-fitting dress shirt, but they’re not about to go to the tailor and spend hours and a small fortune getting custom shirts made. It’s a pain, and we don’t want to do it either. That’s why we’ve created (wait for the drum roll) the Dress Code.

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DRESS SHIRTS: IT STARTS WITH THE FIT
When it comes to dress shirts, the most important element is fit. Hands down. And to get ours just right, we spent months fitting hundreds of shirts on dozens of guys to create the perfect set of options: Standard, Slim, and Tailored Slim. If you’re not sure which fit is best for you, here’s a little cheat sheet to help get you started. [[MORE]]Standard Fit: For guys of average build who like a shirt that’s flattering, but not too snug. It’s a little trimmer than most off-the-rack shirts because we got rid of that unnecessary fabric around the middle.Slim Fit: For men with a more slender build, or who simply prefer a snugger fit. The waist has a distinct taper, and the sleeves are a little narrower as well.Tailored Slim: The most form-fitting option we offer, this is as close to a custom tailored shirt as you can get. The rear darts really bring in the sides for a crisp, definitive taper.  Fit may be the most crucial factor in finding the perfect dress shirt, but it’s just one piece of your dress code. To determine yours, click here. High-res

DRESS SHIRTS: IT STARTS WITH THE FIT

When it comes to dress shirts, the most important element is fit. Hands down. And to get ours just right, we spent months fitting hundreds of shirts on dozens of guys to create the perfect set of options: Standard, Slim, and Tailored Slim. If you’re not sure which fit is best for you, here’s a little cheat sheet to help get you started.

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BONOBOS DENIM: WASH AND LEARN
For an American, jeans are the most basic staple there is. And you’d be hard-pressed to find a guy out there who doesn’t have at least a few pairs of favored indigo beauties on hand for when he needs them. Which is precisely why we go all out on our denim to make sure it lives up to that ideal of versatility, comfort, and the American spirit. We source our denim fabric from a mill in North Carolina called Cone® that’s been making heritage denim on traditional looms for more than a hundred years. But we don’t stop there. The secret to an authentic-feeling pair of jeans is also in the wash—the treatment given to the denim to create different levels of wear on the fabric. Here are a few of our most popular washes, and tips on how to wear them. [[MORE]]  Dark Rinse: This is the closest you’ll generally get to raw indigo denim when it comes to finishes. And as a result, the darkness of the fabric means you can dress it up a little, especially when you go out at night. We like to pair our Flatiron Rinse Premium Denim with a blazer and Grenson dress shoes when we hit the town—it’s a really smart and simple look.  Medium Wash: These types of washes let the denim’s true character come out, creating the feel of jeans that have been broken-in over time. For that reason, they go especially well with richer, more textured pieces. Heavier twill shirts and woolen tweed pair well in the cold, and lightweight linen shirts and herringbones are right for the heat. Our Broken-in Medium Wash Blue Jean and Premium Denim do the job nicely.  Full Bleach Wash: Let’s just put it out there: these jeans make a statement, and a stylish one at that. But they’re not hard to pull off. These are perfect summertime jeans, and they match well with darker solids and stripes. And if you’re ever in doubt, you can’t go wrong with a navy shirt or sweater. We stick to our Premium Denim Selvage Full Bleach Wash for this, and have yet to be disappointed. To see the full line of Bonobos denim, click here. And who knows? You might just find your next favorite pair. High-res

BONOBOS DENIM: WASH AND LEARN

For an American, jeans are the most basic staple there is. And you’d be hard-pressed to find a guy out there who doesn’t have at least a few pairs of favored indigo beauties on hand for when he needs them. Which is precisely why we go all out on our denim to make sure it lives up to that ideal of versatility, comfort, and the American spirit. We source our denim fabric from a mill in North Carolina called Cone® that’s been making heritage denim on traditional looms for more than a hundred years. But we don’t stop there. The secret to an authentic-feeling pair of jeans is also in the wash—the treatment given to the denim to create different levels of wear on the fabric. Here are a few of our most popular washes, and tips on how to wear them.

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THREE CRUCIAL THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN BUYING A SUIT
What’s so important about a suit? Everything. It’s the foundation of every man’s wardrobe, a staple piece he will go back to again and again. Business meetings, weddings, trips abroad, special occasions – a good suit is essential. Buying a suit can be daunting, however. There are about a million options out there. So how do you sort through the clutter? Here are the only three things you need to keep in mind when finding a suit that will last you a lifetime: [[MORE]]  1. Cut and Construction It’s all about the fit. A $2,000 suit does you no good if it fits like a snuggie. A good suit should fit just right. The shoulders are most important, as they dictate the drape of the jacket. The pants should also fit comfortably, but not too tight or too loose – this will create a formal silhouette that can work for business and pleasure both. Fortunately, we obsess about this stuff at Bonobos. We’ve spent years building what we think is the perfect suit construction in two great fits: a trim-fitting Standard and a more tailored Slim.  2. Fabric Cloth is key. And no matter how perfect a fit may be, it won’t mean anything without quality fabric. At Bonobos, we source premium fabrics from mills in Italy, the British Isles, and other countries around the world. The result is a richer texture, and a suit that will last you for years. The Italian Marzotto® and Reda® Super 130’s fabric we use in our Foundation suits is the best of the best – it’s what separates a good suit from a great one.  3. Detailing Once you find the perfect suit, your job isn’t done, unfortunately. It’s the details and accessories that make the difference. Make sure you have a solid collection of dress shirts, 5-10 ties, a couple of pocket squares, two belts, and two pairs of dress shoes (brown and black). Throw in a tie clip and some great socks and you’re ready to go. Overwhelmed again? Don’t be. We’ve got everything you need right here at Bonobos. High-res

THREE CRUCIAL THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN BUYING A SUIT

What’s so important about a suit? Everything. It’s the foundation of every man’s wardrobe, a staple piece he will go back to again and again. Business meetings, weddings, trips abroad, special occasions – a good suit is essential. Buying a suit can be daunting, however. There are about a million options out there. So how do you sort through the clutter? Here are the only three things you need to keep in mind when finding a suit that will last you a lifetime:

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5 WAYS TO ENJOY THAT SKI TRIP IF YOU REALLY DON’T SKI
Fresh powder, crisp mountain air, a pocket full of lift tickets – oh, it’s going be a glorious ski weekend getaway. With just one catch: You really don’t ski. Well, just relax. Because here are some tips on how to enjoy yourself without even strapping up those boots. [[MORE]]  GO FOR A RIDE There’s no rule that says you can’t ride the ski lifts for fun. Heck, if you have those lift tickets, you might as well use them. Think of it as a round-trip sightseeing tour. And if you can, try to get stuck with that charming brunette halfway up … for conversational purposes, of course.  ‘MALLOW OUT We’re talkin’ cocoa. Hot cocoa. The drink of the gods. It will keep you warm and your blood sugar levels just where they need to be. And if you still need a kick, don’t be afraid to “spice” it up a little at the bar. It’s cool, Larry the bartender won’t tell a soul.  MELT THE ICE Try ice sculpture. Or even snow forts. Snowmen? They work, too. But making things out of ice/snow will get some fresh air in your lungs, and make you look like a real sweetie. Ask a passerby to borrow their beret for the snowman’s hat, and you’re in.  BE THE LIFE OF THE LODGE The slopes may have the adventure, but the lodge is where the action happens. There are usually activities available, and we suggest signing up for all of them. Karaoke? Check. Team trivia? On it. Basket weaving? Why not. You’ll make more friends than you can shake a craft kit popsicle stick at.  ACTUALLY LEARN TO SKI Yes, it might be a little humiliating to start on the bunny hill, but there’s no time like the present to start. Don’t worry about those hot-shots wooshing off to the Black Diamonds – just keep practicing your snow plow stops and stay on your feet. There’s an après-ski waiting, and plenty of friends from that basket weaving class who’ll want to hear all about it. High-res

5 WAYS TO ENJOY THAT SKI TRIP IF YOU REALLY DON’T SKI

Fresh powder, crisp mountain air, a pocket full of lift tickets – oh, it’s going be a glorious ski weekend getaway. With just one catch: You really don’t ski. Well, just relax. Because here are some tips on how to enjoy yourself without even strapping up those boots.

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PLEASE STAYCATE THE PREMISES: TIPS FOR A STYLISH STAYCATION
Yes, many of your friends are jetting off to Caribbean cruises, downhill adventures, and an assortment of other more temperate climes. But does that give you license to just hang around and pout? Well, maybe, but who says you can’t do it in style? It’s time to celebrate the grand tradition of the all-American staycation, and no matter your reason for holing up this winter instead of hitting the road, there are a number of ways to make it a staycation to remember:  [[MORE]]CANCELED FLIGHTFEST Just because the airport closed and your flight was canceled due to whatever the heck a “polar vortex” is, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a jet-setting good time. Slip into your finest Italian wool Foundation Suit, put on an Americano dress shirt, and you’re ready for takeoff. Now, just recline your seat back, crack open a few tiny bottles of your adult beverage of choice, and buddy, you’re flying.  BLOWN BONUS BEACH BASH So what if you blew your entire holiday bonus on that Jacuzzi? Your girlfriend may never forgive you, but a whole lot of other people will. Pump up the heat on your thermostat, get some daiquiris in the blender, and throw on a lightweight cotton Northfork sweater with a pair of South Beach White Travel Jeans, and you’re dressed for the tropics. Ding-dong … is that the doorbell we hear?  LODGER DODGER Fine. We get it. You backed out of that ski trip when you found out that Hillary and all her annoying work friends were coming. And we don’t blame you. But that man-cave basement of yours has just enough exposed wood and taxidermy to get your lodge on without them. We suggest tossing a few Duraflames® on the fire and bundling up in a Bonobos sweater with some Premium Denim. Wait, look out … Man-valanche! High-res

PLEASE STAYCATE THE PREMISES: TIPS FOR A STYLISH STAYCATION

Yes, many of your friends are jetting off to Caribbean cruises, downhill adventures, and an assortment of other more temperate climes. But does that give you license to just hang around and pout? Well, maybe, but who says you can’t do it in style? It’s time to celebrate the grand tradition of the all-American staycation, and no matter your reason for holing up this winter instead of hitting the road, there are a number of ways to make it a staycation to remember:
 

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