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The Importance of Gray Pants

February 4, 2011

The Importance Of Gray Pants

There are two essential casual pants: blue jeans and chinos. For every other situation that doesn’t call for a suit,…

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Chest Canvas and the Pinch Test

January 18, 2011

Chest Canvas And The Pinch Test

I’d been debating whether to hold on to this little tip for a future video episode, but it looks like…

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The Great Wallet Roundup

January 18, 2011

The Great Wallet Roundup

Lately the trickle of wallet inquiries we regularly receive has turned into a torrent. What precipitated this trend I cannot…

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Q and Answer: What Men’s Watch Should I Wear?

January 5, 2011

Q And Answer: What Men’s Watch Should I Wear?

Trevor asks: Can you outline what kind of watches are appropriate for what occasions?  Surely everything comes down to preference…

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Q and Answer: Converting European Sizes to American Sizes for Jackets and Pants

December 23, 2010

Q And Answer: Converting European Sizes To American Sizes For Jackets And Pants

Ryan asks: Why in the hell are US sizes always exactly 10 under the Euro size. Is that totally arbitrary?…

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Good, Fast, Cheap, Pick Two

December 5, 2010

Good, Fast, Cheap, Pick Two

John writes: I’m trying to transition to better, more interesting clothing, but when I double-check the internets regarding whether something…

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Would you guys be willing to gut check me on something?

December 1, 2010

Would You Guys Be Willing To Gut Check Me On Something?

thisfits: This is the jacket from a suit I recently purchased. Thoughts on fit? You can disregard the sleeves, as…

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Shoes When The Weather Outside is Frightful

November 8, 2010

Shoes When The Weather Outside Is Frightful

One of our most frequently received questions (three times just this week) is: “what shoes should I wear when it’s…

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A Loosey-Goosey Brand Guide for Thrifting Suits and Sportcoats

November 1, 2010

A Loosey-Goosey Brand Guide For Thrifting Suits And Sportcoats

I’ve had many requests for a list of brands to look for when thrifting.  Of course, this is a monumentally…

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The Brannock Foot Measuring Device

September 7, 2010

The Brannock Foot Measuring Device

I was reading up on the Brannock Foot Measuring Device.  I often do this sort of thing, as it is…

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Q and Answer: Choosing an Engagement Ring

August 17, 2010

Q And Answer: Choosing An Engagement Ring

A reader (whose name will not be disclosed for obvious reasons) writes: I understand that Put This On is primarily…

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Q and Answer: What’s the Difference Between a Suit Jacket and an Odd Jacket or Sportcoat?

July 12, 2010

Q And Answer: What’s The Difference Between A Suit Jacket And An Odd Jacket Or Sportcoat?

Mike from Michigan asks: You shouldn’t wear a suit jacket without its matching pants. I understand the rule, but why?…

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The Essential Man’s Wardrobe

June 18, 2010

The Essential Man’s Wardrobe

Perhaps the most frequent question we get at Put This On is: “what are the essential elements of a man’s…

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How to Really Clean A Shirt

March 11, 2010

How To Really Clean A Shirt

From our friends over at StyleForum, a five-step system for getting rid of stubborn stains in shirts using vinegar and…

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