"Can't Wait to See How This Breaks In," Says Man Who Buys New Clothes Every Week

August 28, 2019

“Can’t Wait To See How This Breaks In,” Says Man Who Buys New Clothes Every Week

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Sitting in his small one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco, Anthony Storres, 34, confirmed Wednesday that he’s…

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Aero's Board Racer, a Leather Jacket for Almost Anyone

May 7, 2019

Aero’s Board Racer, A Leather Jacket For Almost Anyone

Over the weekend, bespoke shoemaker Nicholas Templeman came into San Francisco as part of his US trunk show tour. Nicholas…

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Leather Jackets for Guys Who Aren't Sure About Leather Jackets

April 9, 2019

Leather Jackets For Guys Who Aren’t Sure About Leather Jackets

Before the 1940s, leather motorcycle jackets were seen as culturally neutral, utilitarian garments. At the time, American motorcycle clubs were…

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10 Essentials for Fall

September 22, 2016

10 Essentials For Fall

Here at Put This On, we love our essentials. You could say we need them! Readers have found our previous lists to be…

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Einstein’s Theory of Versatility

June 22, 2016

Einstein’s Theory Of Versatility

Me and Albert Einstein? We have a LOT in common. OK well at least we both like the same Levis…

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On cool Irishmen

March 17, 2016

On Cool Irishmen

“He was almost impossibly cool when, really, it was just not considered cool to be Irish.“ –Telegraph Music Critic Neil…

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The Allure of a Painted Motorcycle Jacket

March 16, 2016

The Allure Of A Painted Motorcycle Jacket

Jesse recently asked our Twitter followers what they’d like to see on the blog and the consensus seemed to be:…

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White Tee + Denim + Leather

March 3, 2016

White Tee + Denim + Leather

White t-shirts and jeans sound like the most boring things in the world, but they can also be the foundation…

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Atelier Savas: Making Bespoke Leather Jackets

December 9, 2015

Atelier Savas: Making Bespoke Leather Jackets

Few bespoke tailors specialize in casualwear – and for good reasons. Casualwear is a lot more forgiving in terms of…

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How the Motorcycle Jacket Lost Its Cool & Found It Again

October 28, 2015

How The Motorcycle Jacket Lost Its Cool & Found It Again

Troy Patterson has an interesting article in the New York Times today on the history of the leather jacket. Specifically…

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Refreshingly level-headed advice about leather jackets

October 13, 2015

Refreshingly Level-headed Advice About Leather Jackets

“It’s hard for me to talk about the designer stuff, because on the one hand I wear it, and sometimes…

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What Makes a $2000 Leather Jacket Better than a Cheaper Jacket?

October 8, 2015

What Makes A $2000 Leather Jacket Better Than A Cheaper Jacket?

At the Effortless Gent, designer and stylist Peter Nguyen (who’s worked with Robert Geller and on his own line of…

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Does Your Leather Jacket Wear You?

March 12, 2015

Does Your Leather Jacket Wear You?

After Derek wrote about vintage leathers yesterday, we joked about dressing appropriately for your personality–that is, what if you look…

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Want an Affordable Leather Jacket? Go Vintage

March 11, 2015

Want An Affordable Leather Jacket? Go Vintage

Every once in a while, we’ll get an email from a reader asking where can they score a leather jacket…

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the New York Times says the 8 Ball Jacket is back

December 28, 2014

The New York Times Says The 8 Ball Jacket Is Back

No less a source than the New York Times says the 8 Ball Jacket is back. Sort of. Click over…

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