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Cleaning Sneakers

August 14, 2014

Cleaning Sneakers

Some things look better new; some things look better old. Anyone who has ever bought a brand new pair of…

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Building a Patina

August 6, 2014

Building A Patina

As a guy who owns more footwear than he probably should, I’ve found that my best looking shoes aren’t the…

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Ten Tips for Ironing Shirts

July 30, 2014

Ten Tips For Ironing Shirts

Most people hate ironing, but I admit to finding a strange pleasure in it. There’s something gratifying about passing a…

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Breaking News: Waxed Cotton Jackets are Waxy

July 28, 2014

Breaking News: Waxed Cotton Jackets Are Waxy

I recently ruined a brand new leather jacket, which taught me a thing or two about storage and cleaning. First,…

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The Most Important Step in Storage

April 16, 2014

The Most Important Step In Storage

Every time we transition into fall or spring, I pack away the clothes I know I won’t be wearing for…

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Q & Answer: Fixing Holes or Tears in Tailored Clothing

March 31, 2014

Q & Answer: Fixing Holes Or Tears In Tailored Clothing

Craig asks: I recently developed a small tear on the right side of my suit pants, and the place that made…

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Wear

March 6, 2014

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Wear

Like anyone who feels guilty about how much they’ve spent on their shoes, I’m fairly good at taking care of…

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Just a little over a year ago, I adopted a cat

March 3, 2014

Just A Little Over A Year Ago, I Adopted A Cat

Just a little over a year ago, I adopted a cat. She was originally my neighbor’s, but when she started…

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Storing Heavy Leather Jackets

January 30, 2014

Storing Heavy Leather Jackets

In the past year or so, I’ve come to appreciate the value of good hangers. Suit jackets and sport coats…

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At-Home Repairs

January 29, 2014

At-Home Repairs

Not nearly as cool as Jesse’s repair, but following his post, I thought I’d share these photos from StyleForum member Ghost01….

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Conditioning Leather Jackets

September 26, 2013

Conditioning Leather Jackets

Folks who have read our blog for a while are probably familiar with the importance of treating leather shoes to…

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The Switch

September 16, 2013

The Switch

Rigidity about the beginnings and ends of seasons for clothing denies the variability of our climate. Labor Day has come…

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Five Tips for Better Shoe Polishing

September 2, 2013

Five Tips For Better Shoe Polishing

I spent a little bit of time this weekend polishing an old pair of chukkas of mine. Though their pebble…

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Should You Use Sole Protectors?

August 15, 2013

Should You Use Sole Protectors?

A long time ago, when I first started buying high-quality footwear, I used to have my cobbler put sole protectors…

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Q and Answer: What Shoe Care Products Should You Consider (Part One)

July 1, 2013

Q And Answer: What Shoe Care Products Should You Consider (Part One)

Lookyoungspeakold writes us to ask: I just watched the PTO episode on shoes and am now working on picking up some…

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