Men’s Fashion
Quad Style: Nils Noor

Quad Style: Nils Noor

Nils Noor // first year “A suit is meant to be pretty much like a second skin. If it doesn’t even fit you properly then it is not doing its job.” I like a man in a suit, and Nils looks pretty spiffy in his custom-made hand-sewn suit from English Bespoke. Nils just returned to...
Style by Major: Law Letters

Style by Major: Law Letters

In a major program that spans a diverse range of fields it’s no surprise that the individuals who study Law, Letters, and Society are equally unique in terms of their personal style.  Fourth year Lauren Kelly-Jones explains, “I love LLSO because despite the requirements, you can be so creative within it – which is kind...
Quad Style: Matt Mo

Quad Style: Matt Mo

In attempting to define the masculine version of “urban chic,” fourth year Matthew Mo is the first point of reference. Inspired by his New York upbringing, Matt believes men’s fashion should be a constant revision and revisiting of classics and staples with a different twist each season. While monochrome, Matt’s ensemble is anything but dull. He employs...
Quad Style: Nate Brooks

Quad Style: Nate Brooks

Who’s to say that men’s style can only be defined outside the tents of New York, Paris and Milan Fashion Week? With so many street style photographers documenting the same menswear looks–desert boots, bespoke suits, and New Balance sneakers come to mind–with the repetitiveness and banality that recalls the intersection of 55th and Lake Park...
A Not So Short Introduction to Americana

A Not So Short Introduction to Americana

In the last couple of years, there’s been a significant increase in interest in vintage American styles and products. Alongside this shift, there’s also been a marked growth in awareness and interest in the craftsmanship of clothing. Americana is a fusion between this aesthetic and attitude. The move towards Americana is all about embracing the...
MODA + Independence

MODA + Independence

Nestled amongst the other new storefronts of 53rd Street resides Independence, a new men’s boutique that brings out the quintessential American in even the most international of Hyde Park’s residents.  Selectively stocked with new twists on old classics (like a cable knit sweater in a material that puts scratchy wool to shame), Independence boasts a...
Friday Links

Friday Links

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Friday Links: Fashion Blogs Edition

Friday Links: Fashion Blogs Edition

With so many fashion blogs out there, it’s sometimes hard to know which one’s to read or even how to find them. For this special edition of Friday Links, we’ve compiled some of our favorite fashion and style blogs so you can navigate the waters of the blogosphere a little bit more easily. If we...
5 Pairs of Raw Denim for Beginners

5 Pairs of Raw Denim for Beginners

Now that you actually know what raw and selvedge mean, it’s time to pick up a pair of high quality denim. Back when I was looking to pick up my first really good pair of denim, I was completely overwhelmed by the amount of choices. Although there are far more than just five options to...
Spring Style: Men's Shirting

Spring Style: Men’s Shirting

As the days get longer and the weather gets better, it’s about that time to put away your chunky winter sweaters for the season. But, before you do, make sure you know the latest trends in spring shirting to keep your steez at high levels at all times. Abstract Print The abstract print trend has...
Wolfgang Goes to MODA

Wolfgang Goes to MODA

My first impression of anything related to fashion is Zoolander. Blue Steel, David Bowie, and Frappuccino-fueled gasoline fights. So as a football playing Fraternity bro being asked to attend an UChicago fashion show, I was concerned…to say the least. Sure enough, as soon as I got on the bus to take us to Union Station,...
Dressing For Formal: Men

Dressing For Formal: Men

You’re on top of your formal game. You’ve found a date, picked your dinner option, and ‘yelp’- ed the venue. Now the only thing left to do before formal is figure out what to wear. But don’t worry; we here at MODA can help you with that. These five tips will help you dress your...