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Field Guide to Field Jackets

September 3, 2013

Field Guide To Field Jackets

In the last couple weeks at Put This On we’ve set up midcentury utility- and sportswear as ideal for easy,…

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Clothes & the Quiet Movie Theater <em>How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone </em>

August 8, 2013

Clothes & The Quiet Movie Theater How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone

– At the Movies with Anil Dash At least in my quiet corner of the internet, all anyone’s talking about…

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When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

August 1, 2013

When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

A huge portion of the emails I get at Put This On are about men who NEED IT NOW! They’ve…

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A Course in Advanced Tie Knots

July 29, 2013

A Course In Advanced Tie Knots

Here is all you need to know about “advanced” tie knots: they are useless and you shouldn’t wear them. Above…

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Buying Vegan

July 18, 2013

Buying Vegan

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from a reader who – whether for ethical, religious, or some…

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Q & Answer: When <em>Shouldn’t</em> You Go Bespoke?

June 25, 2013

Q & Answer: When Shouldn’t You Go Bespoke?

Philip asks: I’m considering how I should spend $400 to buy a suit. I can either purchase one from a…

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Shoe Terminology

June 20, 2013

Shoe Terminology

Yesterday’s post on shoe construction seemed to be popular, so I thought I’d do something similar by going through some…

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Shoe Construction

June 19, 2013

Shoe Construction

StyleForum member jcusey made a really nice graphic many years ago showing the inside of a Blake/ Rapid stitched shoe….

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What I Learned From My Father

June 13, 2013

What I Learned From My Father

Recently Max Wastler of All Plaid Out asked me to write a brief piece about what I’d learned from my…

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What Is Balance?

May 29, 2013

What Is Balance?

If you’ve ever participated in online forums about classic men’s clothing, you may have come across people talking about a…

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The Man Who Thrifted A Ferrari

May 18, 2013

The Man Who Thrifted A Ferrari

Who’d have thought you could thrift a Ferrari? Matthew R. is an inveterate thrifter. He says he works seventy hours…

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Professionalism

April 30, 2013

Professionalism

Several years ago, I started reading Put This On and started to think with slightly more purpose about how I…

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The OCBD Shirt Series, Part VI: Our Recommendations

April 24, 2013

The OCBD Shirt Series, Part VI: Our Recommendations

After reviewing so many companies, we thought it’d be useful to say which we recommend the most. Obviously much depends…

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A Visit to B. Black & Sons: The Last Tailor Supplier in Los Angeles

March 4, 2013

A Visit To B. Black & Sons: The Last Tailor Supplier In Los Angeles

I needed a few buttons for a coat my tailor’s making. He didn’t have any natural ones on hand, so…

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Accessorizing Your Way Out

February 6, 2013

Accessorizing Your Way Out

One of the most common mistakes men make when trying to dress well is believing that all their outfit needs…

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