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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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Shoe Terminology

June 20, 2013

Shoe Terminology

Yesterday’s post on shoe construction seemed to be popular, so I thought I’d do something similar by going through some…

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