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Loafers Only: A Visit to Florida's Maus and Hoffman

November 15, 2018

Loafers Only: A Visit To Florida’s Maus And Hoffman

Sitting on the beach while on vacation in Naples, Florida, I mentioned to my wife that I hoped to visit…

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The Polo Bear Had a Big Week

November 12, 2018

The Polo Bear Had A Big Week

First, he starred in a Ralph Lauren Polo / Palace collaborative collection that had everyone from aspiring DJS to hype…

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Mohair Does It To Me Every Time: More Seinfeld Items, Illustrated

November 12, 2018

Mohair Does It To Me Every Time: More Seinfeld Items, Illustrated

George Costanza pretty well crystallized men’s approach to dressing in a post-formal world when he said “I happen to dress…

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More Tips on Wearing  Overcoats Casually

November 1, 2018

More Tips On Wearing Overcoats Casually

When I was putting together Monday’s post on overcoats/long coats worn casually, I planned to include a photo of Dan…

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Russian Lit and the Casual Overcoat

October 29, 2018

Russian Lit And The Casual Overcoat

Russian author Nikolai Gogol understood the plight of the starving jawnz enthusiast. In 1842, he published “The Overcoat,” a short…

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Let It Ruck: Revisiting Rugby Shirts

October 18, 2018

Let It Ruck: Revisiting Rugby Shirts

When it comes to sports’ influence on what we wear, often a sport moves on but the broader sportswear stays…

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10 Rad Baseball Caps You Can Buy Right Now

October 11, 2018

10 Rad Baseball Caps You Can Buy Right Now

It’s not hard to justify a purchase if you’re willing to lie to yourself just a bit. I’ve heard the…

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Take Me in and Dry the Rain: Weather-proofing Your Leather Shoes

October 4, 2018

Take Me In And Dry The Rain: Weather-proofing Your Leather Shoes

Have you ever marched 10 miles with cold, wet feet? “The ‘poor bloody infantry’ have had to trust their feet…

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Real People: A Restrained Palette for Early Fall

September 27, 2018

Real People: A Restrained Palette For Early Fall

  When you get a sunburn, you can find some relief with aloe or after-sun balms (I recommend Biggs and…

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What's Not in Your Wardrobe?

September 20, 2018

What’s Not In Your Wardrobe?

We often poke fun at the endless lists of “essentials” that are a cliche of men’s style magazines and websites….

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The Darker Dress Shirt

September 13, 2018

The Darker Dress Shirt

Summer is often a more daring time for clothing — for loud prints, short shorts, and unbuttoned buttons — and…

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It's on Sale: Year-Round Stuff at Todd Snyder

September 12, 2018

It’s On Sale: Year-Round Stuff At Todd Snyder

I recently got a Todd Snyder catalog in the mail and I admit I haven’t really looked at Todd Snyder…

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Fall Sports: Track Jackets

September 6, 2018

Fall Sports: Track Jackets

Damon Albarn, rudely awakened by the dustman. I hesitated to write about track jackets. As synthetic, shapeless, valuing-comfort-over-appearance leisurewear, they’re…

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Style in the Open Era: Arthur Ashe in 1968

August 29, 2018

Style In The Open Era: Arthur Ashe In 1968

Tennis is one of the most stylish sports–it’s an individual competition, so players can largely wear what they want, rather…

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The Restrained 1970s: Paul Newman in The Drowning Pool

August 23, 2018

The Restrained 1970s: Paul Newman In The Drowning Pool

As eras recede into the past, it’s tempting to narrow our view of them. Thinking about how people dressed in…

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