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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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Shoe Construction

June 19, 2013

Shoe Construction

StyleForum member jcusey made a really nice graphic many years ago showing the inside of a Blake/ Rapid stitched shoe….

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What I Learned From My Father

June 13, 2013

What I Learned From My Father

Recently Max Wastler of All Plaid Out asked me to write a brief piece about what I’d learned from my…

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What Is Balance?

May 29, 2013

What Is Balance?

If you’ve ever participated in online forums about classic men’s clothing, you may have come across people talking about a…

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The Man Who Thrifted A Ferrari

May 18, 2013

The Man Who Thrifted A Ferrari

Who’d have thought you could thrift a Ferrari? Matthew R. is an inveterate thrifter. He says he works seventy hours…

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Professionalism

April 30, 2013

Professionalism

Several years ago, I started reading Put This On and started to think with slightly more purpose about how I…

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The OCBD Shirt Series, Part VI: Our Recommendations

April 24, 2013

The OCBD Shirt Series, Part VI: Our Recommendations

After reviewing so many companies, we thought it’d be useful to say which we recommend the most. Obviously much depends…

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A Visit to B. Black & Sons: The Last Tailor Supplier in Los Angeles

March 4, 2013

A Visit To B. Black & Sons: The Last Tailor Supplier In Los Angeles

I needed a few buttons for a coat my tailor’s making. He didn’t have any natural ones on hand, so…

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Accessorizing Your Way Out

February 6, 2013

Accessorizing Your Way Out

One of the most common mistakes men make when trying to dress well is believing that all their outfit needs…

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If I Could Speak to My Younger Self

January 28, 2013

If I Could Speak To My Younger Self

In my time as a man interested in men’s clothing and style, I’ve made many mistakes, some of them very…

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Proper Garment Care

January 21, 2013

Proper Garment Care

Buying high quality garments, with the assumption that they’re built to last, only means something if you know how to…

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Nine SPREZZY STYLES Predicted By Our Experts!

January 10, 2013

Nine SPREZZY STYLES Predicted By Our Experts!

Put This On’s Ultimate Sure-Thing Guide to Pitti Uomo Accessories Every year, the menswear cognoscenti converge on Florence, Italy for…

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Should I Cuff My Trousers?

November 12, 2012

Should I Cuff My Trousers?

Cuffs (called turnups by the Brits) are a curious phenomenon. They seem to have emerged from country clothing – an…

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Style for College Students

October 24, 2012

Style For College Students

There’s no kind way to put this: college students are some of the worst dressed people in America. I say…

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