Summer is approaching

April 12, 2011

Summer Is Approaching

Summer is approaching, and if you’ve been paying attention to menswear for more than a year, you know every menswear…

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Matt Spaiser at The Suits of James Bond

April 12, 2011

Matt Spaiser At The Suits Of James Bond

Matt Spaiser at The Suits of James Bond covers some of JB’s favorite cream-colored shirts. I wear a lot of…

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It’s On eBay - Benjamin Bixby Button-Down Oxfords

April 11, 2011

It’s On EBay – Benjamin Bixby Button-Down Oxfords

The death throes of one of my favorite brands have led to a lot of discount sales on eBay. There…

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Here’s a thrifting tip - that works at regular stores, too

March 19, 2011

Here’s A Thrifting Tip – That Works At Regular Stores, Too

One sign of a high-quality dress shirt is natural buttons. Plastic buttons are cheaper and more durable than mother of…

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Five white shirts, button-down collars…

March 10, 2011

Five White Shirts, Button-down Collars…

BoingBoing asks Errol Morris, perhaps the greatest documentarian of all time, what’s in his bag. Five white shirts, button-down collars……

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$19.95 introductory offer off Modern Tailor

March 5, 2011

$19.95 Introductory Offer Off Modern Tailor

The online made-to-measure shirt tailor Modern Tailor is offering a $19.95 introductory offer for shirts in their simplest blue oxford…

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How to tailor a button-down shirt for a perfect fit

February 16, 2011

How To Tailor A Button-down Shirt For A Perfect Fit

How to tailor a button-down shirt for a perfect fit.

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February 6, 2011


thisfits: For dieworkwear: Perhaps ironic in regards to Economic Development since this was taken at a ceremony for divesting from…

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Q and Answer: Collar Stays

January 27, 2011

Q And Answer: Collar Stays

Yama asks: I’ve been getting frustrated with the plastic collar stays that come with most of my shirts. I see…

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Q and Answer: Why are there two buttons on my cuff?

January 4, 2011

Q And Answer: Why Are There Two Buttons On My Cuff?

Alejandro writes: What’s the deal with the extra button on shirt cuffs? I’d always assumed that it was so people…

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British shirtmaker T.M. Lewin

December 3, 2010

British Shirtmaker T.M. Lewin

One of the better values in low-price shirts is the British shirtmaker T.M. Lewin. The quality of the shirts is…

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<p>Now that’s a beautiful shirt.</p>

November 4, 2010

Now That’s A Beautiful Shirt.

novh: Brooks Brothers | Extra-Slim Fit Navy Plaid with Cream Deco Flannel Sport Shirt Now that’s a beautiful shirt.

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Hint Hunt</strong></em> booklet, c. 1940s

October 27, 2010

Hint Hunt Booklet, C. 1940s

questionableadvice: ~ Hint Hunt booklet, c. 1940s via Kitsch-Slapped “Hint Hunt was an old Armour Radio show broadcast on CBS…

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It’s On Sale: Brooks Brothers Black Fleece Multistripe Oxfords

October 25, 2010

It’s On Sale: Brooks Brothers Black Fleece Multistripe Oxfords

$75 from $250 at

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An example of the classic English style

October 20, 2010

An Example Of The Classic English Style

oroszpeter A wonderfully architect-y shirt and tie combination from Sir Norman Foster.  An example of the classic English style –…

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