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Real People: Never Rule Anything Out, Entirely

July 21, 2015

Real People: Never Rule Anything Out, Entirely

Once I graduated from liberal arts college, I moved to a city, hoping I’d never see another pair of Birkenstocks…

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For True Water Protection

July 9, 2015

For True Water Protection

For fun, here’s a shot of Chris’ Outdoorsman boots. They’re heavier than his C&Js, and come up higher on the…

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A Fisherman’s Approach to Shoe Care

July 9, 2015

A Fisherman’s Approach To Shoe Care

Workwear has been en vogue now for over a decade, and its rise in popularity is deeply tied to our…

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Real People: The Middle Ground

June 3, 2015

Real People: The Middle Ground

Here’s a great example of that “middle ground” we talked about a few weeks ago – that fine line between conservative…

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Real People: The Much Neglected Cotton Suit

May 20, 2015

Real People: The Much Neglected Cotton Suit

A cotton suit might be the most under-appreciated garment in a warm weather wardrobe. The material can feel cheap when…

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Real People: The Casual Suit

May 6, 2015

Real People: The Casual Suit

Visit any store that sells suits these days and you’ll find the same thing: racks upon racks of dark grey…

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Real People: The Silk Scarf + Overcoat Look

April 30, 2015

Real People: The Silk Scarf + Overcoat Look

I love the dramatic look of a long overcoat, but sometimes having a garment that covers you from near head-to-toe…

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Real People: Send a Message

April 9, 2015

Real People: Send A Message

If you’re interested in clothes, like I am, you’ll always feel the nagging need to make what you’re wearing look…

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Real People: Dress Codes

April 3, 2015

Real People: Dress Codes

The New York Times has an interesting piece on the style of men who work at Conde Nast, the magazine…

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Real People: Textured Knitwear

March 30, 2015

Real People: Textured Knitwear

Almost every clothes conscious guy has a few finely-knit merino sweaters somewhere in the back of his dresser – the…

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Real People: Northern Lights

March 16, 2015

Real People: Northern Lights

Tailored clothing is expensive, but the good news is that you don’t need much of it to be well dressed….

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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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Real People: Sport Coats with Jeans

February 19, 2015

Real People: Sport Coats With Jeans

Erik in Stockholm shows how you can pair a sport coat with jeans without giving yourself a “sartorial mullet” (all…

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Real People: Having a System

February 12, 2015

Real People: Having A System

Having a system for how you get dressed sounds needlessly complicated, but it can also simplify a lot of your…

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Real People: Mixing It Up

January 21, 2015

Real People: Mixing It Up

One concept we consistently champion at Put This On is building personal style. I know we’re all super-jaded postmodernists for…

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