J. Crew Struggles to Become Relevant Again

October 19, 2016

J. Crew Struggles To Become Relevant Again

What happened to J. Crew? Six years ago, they were the darling of every menswear blog, but now hardly anyone…

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Style Inspiration without Clothes

September 19, 2016

Style Inspiration Without Clothes

Most menswear editorials revolve around photos of well-dressed men, but some of my favorite sources for style inspiration have nothing…

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$133 for Wool Pants? Not Bad

April 27, 2016

$133 For Wool Pants? Not Bad

We try to recommend well-made, affordable items here at Put This On, but some things are just tough. Wool trousers,…

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Talking Shirt Fabrics with The Albini Group

April 4, 2016

Talking Shirt Fabrics With The Albini Group

If the Scots are known for their tweed and Americans known for their denim, then the Italians are often credited…

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Ten Great Sneakers for Spring

March 17, 2016

Ten Great Sneakers For Spring

Should we make this a tradition? Last year we rounded up ten great sneakers for spring, as warm weather calls…

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Millennials don’t need nor want three wardrobes

January 8, 2016

Millennials Don’t Need Nor Want Three Wardrobes

Unlike previous generations, millennials don’t need nor want three wardrobes: wear to work, recreation and going out. The casualization of…

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The Great Khaki Pants-Off

November 19, 2015

The Great Khaki Pants-Off

My favorite non-denim pants? Probably a pair of vintage Christmas-y faux-patchwork from Brooks Brothers. The cut is objectively bad but…

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Fall Textures on Any Budget

October 29, 2015

Fall Textures On Any Budget

Perfect casual clothes for hanging out in the neighborhood? Shetland sweaters with oxford-cloth button-downs, corduroys, and suede shoes. Heavy Tweed…

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Outerwear That Won’t Break the Bank, Part Two

September 24, 2015

Outerwear That Won’t Break The Bank, Part Two

It’s harder and harder to find well-made, well-priced clothes these days. Everything is either cheap crap from fast fashion brands,…

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Light Washed Jeans for Summer

July 27, 2015

Light Washed Jeans For Summer

Light washed jeans have been growing in popularity for the last few years. No longer considered just the poor fashion…

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The First Straw: Entry-Level Panama Hats for Summer

May 19, 2015

The First Straw: Entry-Level Panama Hats For Summer

The classic, brimmed hat is a fraught accessory in the post-every-guy-wears-one, ballcap age. Few would argue that Sinatra, or Neil…

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The Henley Round-Up Guide

April 27, 2015

The Henley Round-Up Guide

Henleys can be a great alternative to t-shirts when you want something equally casual, but visually more interesting. The half-placket,…

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The Transitional Field Jacket

April 20, 2015

The Transitional Field Jacket

Now that the weather has warmed up a little, it’s time to put away the heavy coats and break out…

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Reading the Tea Leaves of Mainstream Menswear

February 19, 2015

Reading The Tea Leaves Of Mainstream Menswear

You can be forgiven for not paying a lot of attention to the runway shows and brand presentations that feed…

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Splurging on Outerwear and Knitwear

October 15, 2014

Splurging On Outerwear And Knitwear

The centerpiece of almost any ensemble tends to be outermost layer. It’s what people see most easily, and what covers…

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