Dave's New York

  • Fit or Function? Make the Most of Your Winter Wear

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    When the temperature begins to drop, your first instinct is to grab a cup of hot cocoa and a blanket and put in your favorite movie. While that's great for Saturday nights, what if you need to go out? If you need to brave the elements and face a cold New York City winter, a winter coat and some warm layers are absolutely necessary. But not all winter layers are created equal. Some puffy coats are all about staying warm while others are about looking good and feeling good. So what's more important, fit or function? As you can imagine, there is no single best answer. Here are a few tips to help you figure out what is best for you. For the sake of making things easy, consider fit to include both how an item physically fits and how it looks.

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  • Are You "Down" with the Best Insulation for Coats?

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    Keeping Warm Out There

    It's starting to get cold out there. And you're out there, in the elements, travelling to and from work, taking care of errands or meeting up with friends during your downtime.  This winter, whatever you're doing out there, you want to look good, but most importantly, you want to stay warm. And keeping warm means keeping well, so you can keep staying out there. For men, finding the right outerwear in New York City is important.

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  • Quality Materials for Outerwear Made in the US

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    When choosing outerwear, you'll want to find a coat that is made of high-quality material that can withstand even the most intense cold and that looks and fits well. A great coat can last for years, going with you on camping, hiking, ski trips or as one of your everyday go to outerwear choices.   Having several coats for different occasions is also a must, as peacoats or leather jackets can complete a variety of outfits. One of the many trusted outerwear brands in our store in New York City is the Schott brand. Schott coats are produced from American leather and wool, so when you invest in these pieces you can feel great about supporting the age-old ranching industry in the US. Here we'll tell you more about the styles and specific designs you can choose from.

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  • A Parka or Layers? How to Decide

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    Are you looking for any easy way to combat the intense cold of a NYC winter? There are plenty of great outerwear options that will keep you warm and toasty even on the coldest nights. If you are looking to stay warm, should you layer or use a winter coat? Which method is the most effective? The answer isn't as simple as you might think. Here are a few things to consider.

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  • Military-Style Snorkel Parkas: A Quick Guide

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    When you hear the words "snorkel parka," two conflicting images might pop into your head: looking at fish in the tropics and outerwear that will keep you warm in a blizzard. Actually, the snorkel parka is a high-quality style of coat with a fascinating history of development. These are perfect examples of outerwear for men in NYC, or any state with freezing winters, which are fashionable, made of quality materials, and that will stay in great shape for many seasons. Here we'll give you background about the development of military snorkel parkas and how our parka selection has benefited from their evolution.

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  • Canada Goose Parkas Are in a Class of Their Own

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    The winter is coming and that means it's time to layer your clothes when going outside and find a great coat that can repel the wind and snow. If you're looking for outerwear in NYC, we have several lines of parkas that have been developed to withstand even the most intense cold, including the lauded Canada Goose brand. When you're investigating parkas, you should make sure that they have all the right attributes to ensure that they're a solid investment, look great, and will last you for years. Here's a guide to some of the features that make Canada Goose an especially smart choice for your outerwear needs.

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  • Understanding Types of Jean Fits

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    When you are shopping for new jeans, all of those categories and jean types may seem daunting. You may even be tempted to try on every single type of jean fit to find one that feels comfortable on you while still looking attractive. We at Dave’s New York know that when it comes to shopping for a brand like Levi’s jeans in NYC, there are many terms you should know to buy the right jean and look your best. Here is a guide for you.

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  • Matching Your Jeans and Your Footwear

    Boot cut, straight, tapered, wide, or skinny? How do you like your jeans? If you’re like most women, you have jeans in a few leg styles to suit your moods, your activities, and your intended destination. But what many women wonder is if there are rules about which types of shoes are best with specific leg cuts. Fortunately, we at Dave’s New York are happy to help you get a handle on your footwear.

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  • Matching Your Jean Fit to Your Body Type

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    Style today dictates that your jeans should fit you like a glove. They should not sag or be baggy; they also should not accentuate any flaws you may have in your body; they should make you look slim. Men’s jeans should make their legs look lean and muscular; they should lift and show off your backside. Women’s jeans should give you a lean, slightly-curved appearance. And on top of all of this, your pair of jeans should look sharp and match well with your current outfit.

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  • Understanding the Rise of Your Jeans: High, Mid, and Low

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    When it comes to choosing the perfect pair of jeans, you must choose whether you want denim with a little or a lot of stretch, select the leg style (straight, boot-cut, skinny, wide, etc.), and decide if you want a flat front, pleats, hip pockets, bling on the seat, or contrasting stitching. As if you didn’t have enough to think about, you also need to know what rise looks best on you and will help you look most proportionate. At Dave’s New York, our jeans selection is extensive and comprehensive, and we want to help at least one choice to be a little easier for you to make.

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