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What’s Worth Buying Used: Part I

March 14, 2016

What’s Worth Buying Used: Part I

A reader recently asked us what was okay to buy used vs new. The answer is different for everyone depending…

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A Buyer’s Guide to Barbour

October 26, 2015

A Buyer’s Guide To Barbour

It’s been five years since Barbour came into fashion with the rise of the heritage trend. Despite them being a…

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The Amazing World of Japanese Textile Arts

October 14, 2015

The Amazing World Of Japanese Textile Arts

After Jesse posted about our Japanese textile scarves on Monday, I found myself Googling around for more info about boro…

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Thrifting From Home

May 28, 2015

Thrifting From Home

Rummaging through thrift racks can not only be a great way to score deals, it can also be a way…

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Reading Formality in Tailored Clothing

April 2, 2015

Reading Formality In Tailored Clothing

Let’s get something straight: wearing a suit or sport coat in 2015 is going to make you look dressed up….

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Real People: Simple Principles

February 25, 2015

Real People: Simple Principles

Michael Alden of The London Lounge used to say about menswear writers: “read what they write, but remember they need…

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The (Still) Very Useful Work Boot

November 24, 2014

The (Still) Very Useful Work Boot

The craze for Americana/ workwear clothing seems to have died down, but the trend did leave us with some very…

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The Great PTO Briefcase Roundup

November 13, 2014

The Great PTO Briefcase Roundup

Whether because you need something to go with a suit and tie, or perhaps just want to look a little…

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Are You Wearing Knockoffs?

September 10, 2014

Are You Wearing Knockoffs?

When we think of knockoffs in fashion, we typically think of the cheap imitations of luxury brands such as Chanel…

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What Is A Gentleman?

August 14, 2014

What Is A Gentleman?

On my way home from work today, walking through Union Station in Los Angeles, I was listening to Fela Kuti’s…

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The Style at the Time

July 23, 2014

The Style At The Time

The best and maybe most important show on TV in the 1990s (yes, better than Seinfeld), the Simpsons arguably should’ve…

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Q & Answer: How Do You Pick the Right Shoe Size Online?

July 14, 2014

Q & Answer: How Do You Pick The Right Shoe Size Online?

Zack writes to us to ask: I’m interested in buying a pair of shoes online, but am having trouble figuring…

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Where to Buy Good Pants (Part Two)

July 10, 2014

Where To Buy Good Pants (Part Two)

The market for trousers is pretty wonky. There’s surprisingly not that many good options, and despite there being a new…

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Q and Answer: Where’s My Waist? Where Should My Jacket Button?

June 5, 2014

Q And Answer: Where’s My Waist? Where Should My Jacket Button?

Wyatt asks: I’ve heard said both on your blog and elsewhere that a jacket should button at one’s natural waist…

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How Pants Should Fit

May 12, 2014

How Pants Should Fit

We’ve written about how tailored trousers should fit before, but our friend Ed over at Panta Clothing just posted some images of a pair trousers…

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