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Put This On's Holiday Gift Guide 2013

December 9, 2013

Put This On’s Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Every year we hear from the brothers, parents, wives, girlfriends and best pals of fashionable gentlemen. They ask us: what…

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The US Government on Suits

December 5, 2013

The US Government On Suits

StyleForum member CrimsonSox recently found this fascinating guide on how to buy a suit, surprisingly published in 1949 by the…

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“Does It Fit?” Checklist

November 27, 2013

“Does It Fit?” Checklist

A friend of mine recently had to get a new suit for a wedding (not his), and asked for my…

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Shopping Japan

November 19, 2013

Shopping Japan

Although, technically, legal trade between the United States and Japan has been going on since the 1850s, and Americans and…

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Where To Look First for a Suit (Part One)

October 23, 2013

Where To Look First For A Suit (Part One)

Far and away, the most common question I get in my inbox is: “Where should I go to buy a…

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Ramon Puig: La Casa de las Guayaberas

September 24, 2013

Ramon Puig: La Casa De Las Guayaberas

I was in Miami last week, and rather than visit South Beach, I thought I’d take my half-day of free…

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What A Clown Taught Me About Dressing

September 23, 2013

What A Clown Taught Me About Dressing

Or: How Not To Be A Lonely Nerd In A Fedora I’ll admit it here and now: I went to…

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The Point of Distinction

September 20, 2013

The Point Of Distinction

Here at Put This On, we’re all about encouraging a simple, classic aesthetic. You won’t find Ed Hardy t-shirts or…

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More Military Surplus: Leathers

September 13, 2013

More Military Surplus: Leathers

Last week’s field jacket roundup addressed primarily cotton field jackets, omitting some other massively influential categories of military outerwear–today we’ll…

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Field Guide to Field Jackets

September 3, 2013

Field Guide To Field Jackets

In the last couple weeks at Put This On we’ve set up midcentury utility- and sportswear as ideal for easy,…

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Clothes & the Quiet Movie Theater <em>How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone </em>

August 8, 2013

Clothes & The Quiet Movie Theater How To Gain Super Powers With Your Clothing Alone

– At the Movies with Anil Dash At least in my quiet corner of the internet, all anyone’s talking about…

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When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

August 1, 2013

When You Need It NOW! (You Shoulda Got It THEN!)

A huge portion of the emails I get at Put This On are about men who NEED IT NOW! They’ve…

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A Course in Advanced Tie Knots

July 29, 2013

A Course In Advanced Tie Knots

Here is all you need to know about “advanced” tie knots: they are useless and you shouldn’t wear them. Above…

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Buying Vegan

July 18, 2013

Buying Vegan

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from a reader who – whether for ethical, religious, or some…

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Q & Answer: When <em>Shouldn’t</em> You Go Bespoke?

June 25, 2013

Q & Answer: When Shouldn’t You Go Bespoke?

Philip asks: I’m considering how I should spend $400 to buy a suit. I can either purchase one from a…

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