There's an Alarming Number of Bandana Guys

April 27, 2021

There’s An Alarming Number Of Bandana Guys

Last year, shortly after it was established that wearing a facial covering can help slow the spread of COVID-19, some…

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Real People: Building a Holistic Wardrobe

April 15, 2021

Real People: Building A Holistic Wardrobe

The Hungerford Building in Rochester, New York is a sprawling, four-story industrial center that overlooks a train yard. A hundred…

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What Your Beanie Color Says About You

December 6, 2019

What Your Beanie Color Says About You

Once worn by blue-collar tradesmen who needed to keep their hair back, the beanie today is a cultural signifier for…

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Principles for Choosing Better Ties

October 21, 2019

Principles For Choosing Better Ties

If the suit is dead, the industry around lamenting its demise is alive and thriving. Over the weekend, Richard Godwin…

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The Unlikely Return of White Socks

September 23, 2019

The Unlikely Return Of White Socks

Nothing is sacred anymore. In the last few years, as guys have gained a more nuanced understanding of how to…

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Finding A Straw Hat for Summer

August 12, 2019

Finding A Straw Hat For Summer

A lot has been written about the death of tailored clothing, as well as its accompanying necktie, but the first…

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One of the Best Books on Watches Just Got an Update

December 18, 2018

One Of The Best Books On Watches Just Got An Update

Men often build their style from the ground up, figuratively and literally. Most start by getting a nice pair of…

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This Japanese Painter Bag is the New Filson 256

June 28, 2018

This Japanese Painter Bag Is The New Filson 256

If you’ve been reading menswear blogs for a while, there’s a good chance you have a dusty Filson 256 sitting…

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Finding the Right Watch for Your Wardrobe

June 26, 2018

Finding The Right Watch For Your Wardrobe

Even if they’re both into style, the online communities for men’s clothing and fine horology exist on different islands. The…

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Q & Answer: Office Appropriate Backpacks?

February 12, 2018

Q & Answer: Office Appropriate Backpacks?

Kai writes: I’ve been using briefcases for years now, and I have a really nice one from Linjer. Unfortunately age (or…

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Guide to Getting Good Gloves this Winter

December 6, 2017

Guide To Getting Good Gloves This Winter

Good gloves are often worth the money. If you trust yourself not to lose a pair in a bar or…

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The Easiest to Wear of Traditional Hats

August 9, 2017

The Easiest To Wear Of Traditional Hats

A lot has been written about the death of tailored clothing, as well as its accompanying necktie, but the first…

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Sunglasses with Personality

August 2, 2017

Sunglasses With Personality

Richard Merkin, who was known for his art, as well as his flamboyant sense of style, has this quote I…

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