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UrbanExec Socks

August 22, 2016

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Founded upon the style needs of the modern professional, UrbanExec Socks provide men with sure-footing on their ascent up the corporate ladder.

As men opt for the clean lines of designer suits, and office culture ditches the daily necktie, there are few ways to accessorize without being over-the-top. UrbanExec Socks decided there was an important element missing from today’s businessman attire: stylish, comfortable, premium dress socks.

Whether heading into a client meeting, grabbing drinks after work, or catching an early tee time, the naturally wicking nylon microfibers keep on-trend colors vibrant with a beautiful sheen; while the luxury Performance Skin™ ultra comfort fit and innovative fiber blend keep the mid-calf fit snug all day without any crouching or folding. UrbanExec Socks is proud to be made in the USA. Take it from the pros at District Weddings, they are amazing. Our DW grooms can’t stop raving, including my very own groom!

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Grooms be Grooms

July 25, 2016

You know the line…boys will always be boys, well, it’s also true about grooms!

As a bride/groom, it is important for you to not get frustrated with this new news, but instead be proactive.

Well how do you do this? It’s easy, follow our steps!

 

  1. The groom has officially asked his groomsmen, now you jump in!

Send an email to the entire groomsmen party, giving them as much information as possible about the wedding planning. Lay out the “ground rules.”

Will you be providing them attire? Do they need to start saving for your wedding? What do they need to do? When do they need to arrive in-town? What wedding activities are they in-charge of / need to plan for?

2. Speeches? Is the best-man the only one speaking? or are there more? Is it a group speech?

Get all that information prior, so you aren’t surprised/upset on your big day. I recommend sending them tips for speeches and giving them a time limit. Did you know the average attention span is 8 second…yes, you must keep guests on their toes to keep them listening!

3.  Attire? Get it done early on! From personal experience, I used the black tux and LOVED it.  Talk about organization and professionalism. It is online and makes it easy for those boys coming from all different parts of the world for your big day!

4. Drinking? Yes, you need to tell them in advance to not over drink on your big day. I recommend sending them an email directly from you (leaving off the groom) explaining to them that this is a super important day in your life and would appreciate if they didn’t drink until cocktail hour. Today isn’t the day for bottomless brunch…

5. Let them have fun, you can’t change them. You forget how nervous they are! Let them enjoy the experience too. It’s the hands-on/hands-off experience. You will know, how much to do and how little do it, once you are in this role!

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Bridesmaid and Groomsmen Gifts!

June 2, 2016

Sweet Root Village put together some fabulous gifts recently and today, they are sharing where and how these beautiful babies came to life!
These bridesmaids gifts were all things sweet, wintery citrus, and floral. A perfectly light combo of deliciousness for these ladies. The gifts included Anthropologie’s Royal Apothic Eau de Parfum, Castelbel’s Plumeria Blossom soap which you can find at World Market, and a delicious nougat treat from The Italian Store to satisfy a little sweet tooth!

The Groomsmen gifts included a pretty rocking stormtrooper tie clip from SirCuffs on Etsy to pay subtle homage to Josh’s deep love of Star Wars. As well as sleek clay pomade from Baxter Of California and a metal hair comb with a bottle opener by Wood ‘n Steel that can be found at Heritage Dry Goods.

The looks were perfectly on point for this crew of attendants and such perfect inspiration for a thoughtful collection of items to love on your closest of friends and thank them for standing with you on such an important day!

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Leo & Lee’s

May 12, 2016

Leo, one of our founders, witnessed greatness at his wedding when an old college roommate, currently a U.S. Army doctor, removed his black tuxedo jacket at the crescendo of a wild dance move to reveal a tuxedo shirt emblazoned with American Flag sleeves. The wedding was a black tie affair at the Four Seasons in Georgetown, D.C. The crowd went wild. Brandon “Lee”, a Baltimore based entrepreneur, and longtime friend of Leo, was equally inspired by this moment of boldness. The two teamed up with one of Silicon Valley’s rising stars in e-commerce and growth to build Leo & Lee’s.

 

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Charitable Mission: We donate a portion of proceeds from our signature Stars & Stripes shirt to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full financial assistance for a post-secondary degree from an accredited two or four-year college, university, technical, or trade school; and offers family and educational counseling, including in-home tutoring, to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line of duty.

Custom and Made in the USA:  Our shirts are manufactured in Baltimore, MD and made from premium fabrics. We start with 100% cotton poplin sourced from a family owned New York City textile business with a nearly 100 year history. We layer bespoke patterns of your choice onto the sleeves and back of the shirt and cut it to your size. What you end up with is a one-of-a-kind dress shirt that will change your world. These shirts are sometimes referred to as “Party Shirts” and customers can even add monograms or fun pockets for additional flare!

Just for you DW Readers, we have a special promo…10% off all purchases using the promo code: DISTRICT10

THE BLK TUX

May 5, 2016

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Need a tuxedo or suit? Lets just say we are crushing hard at DW today! The BLK TUX is the next big thing and we can’t say enough good things. From their amazing customer service to their remarkable looks, you can’t go wrong! If you have some time, take a look at their Suit Rental section to become more familiar!

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