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Instead of buying new shorts, make your own

May 4, 2011

Instead Of Buying New Shorts, Make Your Own

My post about affordable summer style got a lot of positive response, so I thought I’d post something else in the…

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Brooks Brothers, Ralph Lauren, and Yoox Sales

May 3, 2011

Brooks Brothers, Ralph Lauren, And Yoox Sales

A while ago, I wrote about Brooks Brothers’ upcoming sale. Turns out it actually starts tomorrow, May 4th, not May…

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Guide to Going Sockless

May 3, 2011

Guide To Going Sockless

With Esquire and Brooks Brothers’ recent tweets, the menswear Twittersphere has been buzzing over whether it’s too early to forgo socks….

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Drake and Barbera on British and Italian Style

May 2, 2011

Drake And Barbera On British And Italian Style

I recently came across this article by Michael Drake, the founder of Drakes of London, where he details his sartorial…

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"No Fear" T-Shirts Based On Board Games

April 30, 2011

“No Fear” T-Shirts Based On Board Games

“Out of jail. Two hotels on St. James. NO FEAR.” “Up by 9. One turn left. You’ve got the Q. NO FEAR.”…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part V: Summer Style on the Cheap

April 29, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part V: Summer Style On The Cheap

Before Jesse let me start writing here, I was a dedicated PTO reader for more than a year. One of the…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part IV: Swim Shorts

April 28, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part IV: Swim Shorts

While Jesse grew up in the Bay Area and later moved to Southern California, I grew up in Southern California…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part III: Polo Shirts

April 27, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part III: Polo Shirts

Aside from maybe chinos, there are few things more quintessential to summer style than polos. It was invented in 1933…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part II: Plimsolls

April 26, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part II: Plimsolls

Let’s be honest – nothing beats the comfort of sneakers. That comfort comes in handy when you’re taking long strolls…

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There’s one way to enjoy menswear and booze at the same time

April 26, 2011

There’s One Way To Enjoy Menswear And Booze At The Same Time

I was just at a bar last night and realized how easy its been to finance my menswear interest since…

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The Five Days of Summer Series, Part I: Bretons

April 25, 2011

The Five Days Of Summer Series, Part I: Bretons

The trees in my neighborhood have been leafing and flowering for some time now, but this weekend, as the weather…

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a five day series about other summer items you may need

April 24, 2011

A Five Day Series About Other Summer Items You May Need

I’ve already talked about linen shirts and fabrics for hot weather, but starting tomorrow, I’m going to do a five day series about other…

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Ways in which the Midwest Express In-Flight Catalog Describes Shirts That Won't Wrinkle

April 23, 2011

Ways In Which The Midwest Express In-Flight Catalog Describes Shirts That Won’t Wrinkle

Won’t wrinkleResists wrinklesWrinkle resistantHeroically wrinkle resistantWrinkle defiantA wonder of wrinkle-defying eleganceWrinkle-freeVirtually wrinkle-freeWrinkleproofVirtually wrinkleproofGuaranteed not to wrinkleNo wrinkles — guaranteedNever needs…

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We shouldn’t conflate heritage and quality

April 22, 2011

We Shouldn’t Conflate Heritage And Quality

Jesse made a comment yesterday about how we shouldn’t conflate heritage and quality, and I completely agree. Too many consumers,…

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Brooks Brothers “Friends and Family” sale starts in just two weeks

April 21, 2011

Brooks Brothers “Friends And Family” Sale Starts In Just Two Weeks

Brooks Brothers “Friends and Family” sale starts in just two weeks, on May 5th. It’s unclear what the discounts will…

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