Can a man survive with only one pair of jeans? Of course. And if you only have one pair, let them be raw, crisp and inky in color. With a straight cut, these classic jeans pair just as well with your favorite T-shirt and retro sneakers as they do with a blazer and tie.
Pajamas and underwear go on sale (often in well-priced package sets) in hopes to appeal to holiday shoppers. Stock up now on staples.
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is a renown shopping day for all the special bargains for those willing to put up with the crowds. For those not into crowds or getting up early, Cyber Monday, the following Monday, offers great sales available from the comfort of your computer.
No one wants to think about home repairs now, so tools are often discounted. Now is the time to buy your basics.
Nordstrom's Half-Yearly Men's Sale is around this time of year, as is the Brooks Brothers' semi-annual sale, which always takes place the day after Christmas.
Clean Your Sweaters
If you haven't washed the sweaters you keep in heavy rotation, take the time to give them a good hand wash.
Fill a clean sink 3/4 full with cold water and add Woolite.
Soak for five minutes, working suds into fabric. Drain and rinse in cool water. Press out excess water.
Lay sweater on a clean towel and pat into shape. Layout to dry completely.
Stock your bar: You likely drank everything over the holidays. And to prepare for the one time of year people are interested in Champagne, producers get cut-throat trying to lure everybody to their brand, so stock up on wine, spirits and bubbly.